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Immersive Tech Panel Series: AI

FREE November 9, 2023 @ 2:00 pm ET


This event is part of a series:   Immersive Tech Panel Series

Please join the Future of Privacy Forum for the fifth session of its Immersive Tech Panel Series, examining the new privacy risks and policy questions that arise when immersive technologies are integrated into domains like health, advertising, transportation, AI, and education. 

The fifth virtual panel of the Immersive Tech Panel Series will focus on AI, and will be held on ThursdayNovember 9 from 2:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET.

Join us for an engaging discussion on key issues that arise from the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in immersive spaces. What are the potential benefits, challenges, and risks of using generative AI in extended reality environments? What privacy laws, policies, and ethical considerations should be taken into account regarding the use of AI as these technologies are developed? This event will provide valuable insights and guidance to professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts interested in exploring the intersection of AI and immersive technology.

Click here to view the webinar recording.






2:00 pm –
2:00 pm ET

Introduction & Opening Remarks

Jameson Spivack, Future of Privacy Forum

2:05 pm –
2:05 pm ET

Introduction of this panel

Amber Ezzell, Future of Privacy Forum

2:10 pm –
3:00 pm ET

Panel Discussion: Privacy Considerations for Immersive Technology

  • Amber Ezzell, Future of Privacy Forum
  • Michael Running Wolf, McGill
  • Karim Mohammadali, Google
  • Ellysse Dick, Meta


Amber Ezzell

Policy Counsel, FPF

Amber Ezzell is a Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum. Her work focuses on a variety of consumer and commercial privacy matters, from technology-specific areas to general data management and privacy issues. Amber’s primary interests include artificial intelligence and machine learning, algorithmic decision-making, advertising technology, and the impact of emerging technology on communities of color.

Amber earned her Juris Doctor from the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law. During law school, she served as President of the Student Bar Association, a member of the Advanced Trial Advocacy Team, a teaching assistant for a first-year litigation skills course, and co-chair of the Dean’s Task Force on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion. Amber’s interest in civil rights and technology law led her to complete a semester-long independent research project on balancing the risks of bias and business necessity in the use of algorithms for employment decisions. Additionally, Amber clerked for a Supervisory Administrative Judge at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, interned at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and externed at a business law firm.

Prior to law school, Amber served in state government as a Tennessee Governor’s Management Fellow, where she led and managed special projects for various Cabinet-level agencies. She also completed internships with various civil rights and policy organizations as well as in the federal government, including the U.S. House of Representatives through the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.

Amber is a proud alumna of the University of Virginia, where she double-majored in Political & Social Thought and African-American & African Studies. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Karim Mohammadali

XR Policy Lead, Google

Karim Mohammadali joined Google’s Government Affairs and Public Policy team in 2021 and is a Senior Analyst leading initiatives on AI, AR/VR, and other areas within Google’s hardware business.

Karim has also spent time with Google’s sales organization where he provided insightful review, perspective, and direction on the strategy and operating performance of Google’s businesses. He was previously an M&A consultant at PwC, advising executives across the deal lifecycle in industries such as technology, energy, and infrastructure.

Karim graduated with High Honors from the University of Illinois, earning dual degrees in Finance and Accountancy with a minor in Political Science. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking with friends and family, exploring New York City, and spending time with his Siberian Husky, Glacier.

Jameson Spivack

Senior Policy Analyst, Immersive Technologies, FPF

Jameson Spivack is Senior Policy Analyst, Immersive Technologies at the Future of Privacy Forum, where he leads FPF’s emerging work on VR, AR, and other related technologies. Previously, Jameson was an Associate with the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law, where he worked on research and policy advocacy related to algorithmic technologies like face recognition in the criminal legal system. Prior to this he worked in communications for an international development nonprofit. Jameson received his M.A. in the Communication, Culture & Technology program at Georgetown University, and his B.A. in Government & Politics from University of Maryland.

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