AI Governance, Big Data, and Ethics Summit

Monday, June 24 | 9:00 am – 12:45 pm

This special program brings together business and research thought leaders to address the concerns that the global community has with respect to ensuring that AI is being used responsibly.

Co-Chairs: David Bray, PhD, Executive Director, People-Centered Internet Coalition; Senior Fellow, Institute for Human-Machine Cognition 

Anthony Scriffignano, PhD, Senior Vice President & Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet 

Conference Introduction

Michael Dukakis imageMichael J. Dukakis, JD, Chairman, The Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation


The State of Governance, Big Data, and Ethics

Your Co-Chairs welcome everyone to the Summit and highlight the important questions – as well as misconceptions – to discuss and address today. We will define the current state and challenges that governance, national security, and big data efforts face concerning the rapid acceleration and deployment of AI technology, as well as the ethical considerations to address. 

David Bray imageDavid Bray, PhD, Executive Director, People-Centered Internet Coalition; Senior Fellow, Institute for Human-Machine Cognition 
Anthony Scriffignano imageAnthony Scriffignano, PhD, Senior Vice President & Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet

 

 


Panel: U.S. National Security Commission on AI

Recently, the National Security Commission on AI was established by the U.S. Government. The commission, created by the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, will advise government on the national security implications of artificial intelligence and how to maintain U.S. dominance in the tech’s increasingly competitive market. 

Co-Moderators:

David BrayDavid Bray, PhD, Executive Director, People-Centered Internet Coalition; Senior Fellow, Institute for Human-Machine Cognition


Bob GourleyBob Gourley, Co-Founder and CTO, OODA LLC


Panelist:

Mark WilliamWilliam Mark, PhD, President, Information and Computing Sciences, SRI


Model of AI Government

Thomas Patterson imageThomas Patterson, PhD, Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press, Harvard University


Panel: Big Data Shapes World Economics, Regulation, and Services   

This panel will discuss how big data shapes – and is shaped by – economics, regulation, and services. This includes how cloud services that host big data play a role as well as how big shapes what AI and intelligent automation can do. 

Krigsman_MichaelModerator: Michael Krigsman, CEO, CXOTalk


Panelists: 

CLEMENT-JONES_TIMLord Tim Clement-Jones, Former Chair of the UK’s House of Lords Select Committee for Artificial Intelligence and Chair of Council, Queen Mary University of London


Establishing Ethics Standards for Data Use by AI and Possible Regulations  


Rotenberg_MarcMarc Rotenberg, President and Executive Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)


Panel: Current State of Ethics Standards Development

Many efforts are underway throughout government, standards development organizations and research to develop an AI ethics standards framework. This session updates attendees on the many various key efforts underway. 
Michael Krigsman imageModerator: Michael Krigsman, CEO, CXOTalk


Panelists:
Nazli Choucri imageNazli Choucri, PhD, Professor of Political Science, MIT
Creely_ThomasThomas Creely, PhD, Associate Professor of Ethics, Director of Ethics & Emerging Military Technology Graduate Program, U.S. Naval War College


Panel: Setting the Stage for Responsible AI: Steps Organizations Should Take

AI is integral to Digital Transformation and is gaining traction in both the public and private sector. This session covers the steps organizations need to take to deploy responsible and ethical AI, and what organizations need to look for in their AI vendors. The session also highlights techniques vendors are deploying to assist agencies in their AI system bias detection. 

Moderator: Adelaide C. O’Brien, Research Director, Government Insights, IDC

 

 

Panelists:

Lord Tim Clement-Jones, Former Chair of the UK’s House of Lords Select Committee for Artificial Intelligence and Chair of Council, Queen Mary University of London 


David Bray imageDavid Bray, PhD, Executive Director, People-Centered Internet Coalition; Senior Fellow, Institute for Human-Machine Cognition


Executive Panel Wrap-Up: What Actions Can We Take Today for a Better AI Future Tomorrow?

The executive wrap-up provides attendees with a strategic summary of the conference discussions and suggests ways for collaboration to occur. 

Co-Moderator:

David Bray, PhD, Executive Director, People-Centered Internet Coalition; Senior Fellow, Institute for Human-Machine Cognition


Anthony Scriffignano imageAnthony Scriffignano, PhD, Senior Vice President & Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet


Panelists:

Michael Dukakis imageMichael J. Dukakis, JD, Chairman, The Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation


Nazli Choucri imageNazli Choucri, PhD, Professor of Political Science, MIT


Bob Gourley, Co-Founder and CTO, OODA LLC

 

Devin Krotman, Director, Global Learning XPRIZE, IBM Watson AI XPRIZE   

Summit Concludes


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