Data for Policy 2024

Decoding the Future: Trustworthy Governance with AI?

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London Programme

9th – 11th July 2024

Please Note: Programme may be subject to change at short notice

Venue: Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College, SW7 2AZ
Rooms G16, G34, 119/120, 121/122
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Day Two

10th July 2024

09:30

Keynote Lecture 2

  “What we can learn from high-stake decisions in AI for medical treatment” – Aldo Faisal

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Keynote Lecture 2  (Room G16):  “ What we can learn from high-stake decisions in AI for medical treatment”

Speaker: Aldo Faisal, Director of Science & Innovation – Grand Challenges (Health),The Alan Turing Institute; Professor of AI & Neuroscience, Imperial College London

Chair: Stefaan Verhulst, The Gov Lab, New York University.

10:30

Parallel Session 4

  • Panel: At a Time of Rapid Advances in AI, are we Entering a Data Winter? (4A) – Room G16
  • AI, Ethics and Policy Governance in Africa (Sp3) (4B) – Room G34
  • Generative AI for Sound Decision-Making (Sp6) (4C) – Room 119/120
  • Policy & Literacy for Data (St3.a) (4D) – Room 121/122

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Session 4A (Room G16) – At a time of rapid advances in AI, are we instead entering a Data Winter?

Speakers:

  • Sonia Cooper, Open Innovation Team at Microsoft 
  • Gina Neff, Executive Director of the Minderoo Centre for Technology & Democracy, University of Cambridge 
  • Elena Simperl, Director of Research, Open Data Institute
  • Barbara Ubaldi, Head of Digital Government and Data Unit, OECD.

Chair: Stefaan Verhulst, The Gov Lab, New York University.

Session 4B (Room G34) – Sp3.a: AI, Ethics and Policy Governance in Africa

  • “Are Certain African Ethical Values at Risk from Artificial Intelligence?” ; Samuel.T. Segun – Global Center on AI Governance and The African Observatory on Responsible AI, South Africa. (DAP-2023-0153)
  • “Artificial Intelligence, Digital Colonialism and the Implications for Africa’s Future Development“ ; Aishat Salami – Technology Consulting and Research, Veeta Advisory Hub, Lagos, Nigeria. (DAP-2023-0174)
  • “Should we communicate with the dead to assuage our grief? An Ubuntu perspective on governing griefbots” ; Connor Wright – LCFI, University of Cambridge,UK, Montreal AI Ethics Institute, Montreal, Canada. (DAP-2023-0141)
  • “The ethics at the intersection of artificial intelligence and transhumanism: A personhood-based approach” ; Amara Esther Chimakonam – Centre for Phenomenology in South Africa, University of Fort Hare, Alice, South Africa. (DAP-2023-0132)
  • Chair(s): Rachel Adams – Global Center on AI Governance and Samuel T. Segun – Global Center on AI Governance ; African Observatory on Responsible AI, South Africa

Session 4C – Sp6.a: Generative AI for Sound Decision-making

  • “Enhancing Health Policy-Making Through ChatGPT: Opportunities and Threats” ; Shahabeddin Abhari – School of Public Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Plinio Morita – School of Public Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada and Jasleen Kaur – School of Public Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada. (4258)
  • “Generative AI and electric vehicle service operations in urban and remote areas” ; Omar Asensio – Harvard Business School and Yifan Liu – Georgia Institute of Technology. (9951)
  • “Does Generative AI Revolutionize Higher Education?  Perspectives, Policies, and Curriculum Reforms in Top Asian Universities” ;  Wilson Wong – The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Angela Aristidou – UCL, Konstantin Scheuermann – UCL and Tony Wong – The Chinese University of Hong Kong. (8502)
  • Chair: Victor Li, The University of Hong Kong

Session 4D – St3.a: Policy & Literacy for Data

  • “Commons for the Commons: Climate Action in the Amazon through Data Collaboratives” ; Carolina Banda – Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Munich and Germán Johannsen – Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Munich. (1340)
  • “Leveraging data ecosystems to address climate challenges: an urban perspective” ; Natalia Oprea – The Lisbon Council, SDA Bocconi School of Management, Charlotte van Ooijen – CvanO – Digital Government Research and Advice and Francesco Mureddu – The Lisbon Council. (8347)
  • “Datathon on Gender and Racial Inequalities in Public Service: an innovative data literacy experience from Brazil” ; Carolina Coppetti – ENAP. (7042)

Chair: Ben Snaith, Open Data Institute

11:30

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12:00

Parallel Session 5

  • Panel: Better Together? How Smart Data and Public Data Can Co-Exist and Thrive – sponsored by the ESRC Smart Data Research UK and the Alan Turing Institute (5A) – Room G16
  • Digital & Data-Driven Transformations in Governance (St1) (5B) – Room G34
  • Governance of Health Data for AI Innovation (Sp7) (5C) – Room 119/120
  • Global Challenges & Dynamic Threats (St6) (5D) – Room 121/122

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Session 5A (Room G16): Better Together? How Smart Data and Public Data Can Co-Exist and Thrive – sponsored by the ESRC Smart Data Research UK and the Alan Turing Institute 

Speakers:

  • Joel Suss, Data Journalist, Financial Times
  • Martine Wauben, Head of Data for London, GLA
  • Anya Skatova, Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol
  • Blair Freebairn, CEO, GEOLYTIX

Introducers:

  • Mark Birkin, Director, Urban Analytics Programme, The Alan Turing Institute

Chair: Rachel Franklin, Newcastle University and The Alan Turing Institute

Session 5B (Room G34) – St1.b: Digital & Data-driven Transformations in Governance

  • “AI Product Cards: A framework for code-bound formal documentation cards in the public administration”; Albana CelepÄła – Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy, University of Trento, Trento, Italy, Alessio Palmero Aprosio – Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy, Bruno Lepri – Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy and Raman Kazhamiakin – Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy. (DAP-2023-0165)
  • “AI documentation method based on the Databook: case study of an audit of a fraud detection model”; Anna Nesvijevskaia – Conservatoire National des Arts et MĂ©tiers – DICEN Ile-de-France and Simon Le Mouellic – Quinten. (8094)
  • “Catching the bad apples to keep up the good work: city council perspectives on data-driven governance” ; Margot Kersing – PhD, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Lieke Oldenhof – Associate professor, Erasmus University, Kim Putters – Professor, Tilburg University and Liesbet van Zoonen – Professor, Erasmus University. (5934) Zenodo discussion paper
  • “GRAIL: Developing responsible practices for AI and machine learning in research funding and evaluation with a community of learning” ; Denis Newman-Griffis – University of Sheffield. (4190) Zenodo slides   Zenodo discussion paper
  •  “Data-driven analysis of school performance measurement” ; Ian Widdows – University of Sheffield (9082) Zenodo discussion paper
  • Chair: Sarah Giest , Professor of Public Policy, Leiden University

Session 5C – Sp7: Governance of Health Data for AI Innovation

  • “Signalling and rich trustworthiness in data-driven healthcare: an interdisciplinary approach” ; Jonathan R Goodman – Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, University of Cambridge, UK and Richard Milne – Kavli Centre for Ethics, Science, and the Public, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK, Wellcome Connecting Science, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK. (DAP-2023-0156)
  • “Operationalizing health data governance for AI innovation in low-resource government health systems – a practical implementation perspective” ; Tracey Li – D-tree, Zanzibar, Tanzania , Abbas Wandella – D-tree, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Richard Gomer – School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK, and Mohamed Habib Al-Mafazy – Information and Communications Technology Unit, Ministry of Health, Zanzibar. (DAP-2023-0157)
  • “AI innovation in healthcare and platformization in Brazil: an analysis of the National Health Data Network (RNDS) under the right to health and personal data protection”  ; M. Matheus Zuliane FalcĂŁo – Centre for Law, Technology and Society, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, M. Raquel Requena Rachid –  Oswaldo Cruz Foundation – Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Marcelo Fornazin – Oswaldo Cruz Foundation – Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (DAP-2023-0176)
  • “Assessing Health Equity in the IoT Era: A Study on Algorithmic Bias and Public Health Outcomes” ; Thokozani Hanjahanja-Phiri – University of Waterloo, Jasleen Kaur – University of Waterloo, Arlene Oetomo – University of Waterloo and Plinio Morita – University of Waterloo. (840)
  • Chair(s): Renan Gadoni Canaan, University of Ottawa and Teresa Scassa, University of Ottawa

Session 5D – St6.b: Global Challenges & Dynamic Threats

  • “Resilience of territories in the face of hydrogeological risk: the role of mitigation interventions in Lombardy region” ; Giovanni Azzone – Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Teresa Bortolotti, MOX – Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Giulia Piantoni – Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Sara Ratti – Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and Piercesare Secchi – MOX – Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. (432)
  • “Future-Proofing Data Governance to Prepare for Climate Change” ; Jacob Leiken – NYU School of Law, Beverley Hatcher-Mbu – Development Gateway: An IREX Venture, and Tom Orrell – Development Gateway: An IREX Venture. (860)
  • “An integrated decision support tool for assessing the risk of labour exploitation on fishing vessels“ ; Ruoyun Hui – Alan Turing Institute, Jamie Hancock – Alan Turing Institute, Jat Singh – University of Cambridge; Alan Turing Institute, Hannah Thinyane – Diginex, Mark Briers – Alan Turing Institute, and Anjali Mazumder – Alan Turing Institute. (5990)
  • “Understanding Discrepancies Between Self-reported and Measured Climate Shocks in Small-scale Agriculture” ; Didier Alia – University of Washington, C. Leigh Anderson – University of Washington, Joaquin Mayorga – University of Washington, Rebecca Toole – University of Washington, Andrew Tomes – University of Washington and Stanley Wood – University of Washington. (8944)
  • Chair: Rossella Arcucci, Imperial College London

13:00

Lunch

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14:00

Policy Keynote

“Legislating for Ethical AI: the AI (Regulation) Bill” – Lord Holmes of Richmond

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Policy Keynote (Room G16) : “Legislating for Ethical AI: the AI (Regulation) Bill”      

Speaker: Lord Holmes of Richmond, House of Lords, UK

Chair: Jon Crowcroft, University of Cambridge and The Alan Turing Institute

14:30

Plenary 2

Plenary Session 2: “Responsible AI for Decision-Making” – (Room G16)

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Responsible AI for Decision-Making

Speakers:

  • Merve Hickok, President at the Centre for AI and Digital Policy (CAIDP), Washington DC 
  • Andrea Renda, Director of Research at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
  • Maura Grossman, Research Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada (Remote Participation)
  • Masaru Yarime, Associate Professor,  Division of Public Policy and Division of Environment and Sustainability, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

Chair(s):

  • Roger Scott-Douglas, Acting President, National Research Council of Canada
  • Mark Kennedy, Director, Data Science Institute, Imperial College London

15:30

Break

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16:00

Parallel Session 6

AI, Ethics and Governance in Africa (6A) (Sp3) – Room G16
AI and Data Science to Strengthen Official Statistics (Sp10) (6B) – Room G34
Ethics, Equity and Trustworthiness (St4) (6C) – Room 119/120
Panel: Interwoven Realms: Data Governance as the Bedrock for AI Governance (6D) – Room 121/122

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Session 6A (Room G16) – Sp3.b: AI, Ethics and Policy Governance in Africa [2 online speakers]

  • “Responsible artificial intelligence in Africa: Towards policy learning” ; Paul Plantinga – Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa, Kristophina Shilongo – Mozilla Foundation, Namibia, Oarabile Mudongo – Consumers International, Botswana, Angelique Umubyeyi – Independent, South Africa, Michael Gastrow – Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa and Gabriella Razzano – OpenUp, South Africa. (DAP-2023-0133) (Remote presentation)
  • “Trust Norms for Generative AI Data Gathering in the African Context” ; Abiola Joseph Azeez – Philosophy Department & Canadian Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Ethical Design Laboratory,  University of Ottawa, Canada, and Tosin Adeate – Department of Philosophy, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria. (DAP-2023-0169)
  • “Case Studies of AI Policy Development in Africa” ;  Kadijatou Diallo – Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, Jonathan Smith – Meta, Menlo Park, California, United States , Chinasa T. Okolo – Center for Technology Innovation, The Brookings Institution, Washington D. C., United States, Dorcas Nyamwaya – Equiano Institute, Nairobi, Kenya, Jonas Kgomo – Equiano Institute, Nairobi, Kenya, and Richard Ngamita – Equiano Institute, Nairobi, Kenya. (DAP-2023-0177)
  • “Social Justice Considerations in Developing and Deploying AI in Africa” ; Getachew Hailemariam Mengesha – School of Information Science, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Elefelious Getachew Belay – School of Information Technology and Engineering, Addis Ababa Institute of Technology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Rachel AdamsGlobal Center on AI Governance. (DAP-2023-0185) (Remote presentation)
  • Chair(s): Rachel Adams – Global Center on AI Governance and Samuel T. Segun – Global Center on AI Governance and The African Observatory on Responsible AI, South Africa.

Session 6B (Room G34) – Sp10: AI and data science to strengthen official statistics

  • “Measuring and reporting uncertainty of AI and machine learning tools in official statistics” ; Violeta Calian – Statistics Iceland and Anton Ă–rn Karlsson – Statistics Iceland. (3843)
  • “AI in German official statistics – from first steps to recent challenges” ; Florian Dumpert – Federal Statistical Office of Germany. (5483)
  • “Harnessing Private Data for Public Policy: Organisational and Methodological Challenges, a focus on Mobile Phone and Card Transaction Data” ; Marie-Pierre Joubert – INSEE, Latifa Oukhellou – COSYS-GRETTIA, UniversitĂ© Gustave Eiffel and David Bounie – TĂ©lĂ©com Paris. (4119)
  • “Advancing Public Diplomacy evaluations:  AI and predictive analytics to leverage the global power of Hallyu, The Korean Wave”, Natalia Grincheva – The University of Melbourne and LASALLE College of the Arts, University of the Arts Singapore. (9614) (Remote Presentation)
  • Chair: Joel Martin, Chief Digital Research Officer & Chief Science Officer, National Research Council Canada

Session 6C – St4.a: Ethics, Equity & Trustworthiness

  • “AI-assisted pre-screening of biomedical research proposals: ethical considerations and the pilot case of “la Caixa” Foundation” ; Carla Carbonell CortĂ©s – Area of Partnerships with Research and Health Institutions, “la Caixa” Foundation, Barcelona, Spain, CĂ©sar Parra-Rojas – SIRIS Lab, Research Division of SIRIS Academic, Barcelona, Spain, Albert PĂ©rez-Lozano – Analytics & Artificial Intelligence, IThinkUPC S.L.U., Barcelona, Spain, Francesca Arcara – SIRIS Lab, Research Division of SIRIS Academic, Barcelona, Spain, Sarasuadi Vargas-Sánchez – SIRIS Lab, Research Division of SIRIS Academic, Barcelona, Spain, Raquel Fernández-Montenegro – Analytics & Artificial Intelligence, IThinkUPC S.L.U., Barcelona, Spain, David Casado-MarĂ­n – Area of Partnerships with Research and Health Institutions, “la Caixa” Foundation, Barcelona, Spain, Bernardo Rondelli – SIRIS Lab, Research Division of SIRIS Academic, Barcelona, Spain and Ignasi LĂłpez-Verdeguer – Area of Partnerships with Research and Health Institutions, “la Caixa” Foundation, Barcelona, Spain. (DAP-2023-0159) Presentation slides on Zenodo
  • “The Dark Side of Large Language Models: Legal and Ethical Challenges from Stochastic Parrots and Hallucination” ; ​​ Zihao Li  – University of Glasgow & Stanford University. (1471)
  • “Responsible AI Mechanisms in Public Sector Organizations: A Realist Synthesis Review” ; Ana Gagua, TU Delft, Technology, Policy, and Management faculty, Haiko van der Voort, TU Delft, Technology, Policy, and Management faculty, Nihit Goyal, TU Delft, Technology, Policy, and Management faculty, Alexander Verbraeck, TU Delft, Technology, Policy, and Management faculty. (8637)
  • “Towards Fairer AI: A Visual Synthesis of Bias Mitigation Tools and Training Frameworks” ; Alenka GuÄŤek – Institut JoĹľef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Tanja Zdolšek Draksler – Institut JoĹľef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Matej Kovacic –Institut JoĹľef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Andreas Karabetian – University of Piraeus, Pireas, Attica Greece​​, Konstantinos Mavrogiorgos -University of Piraeus, Pireas, Attica Greece, George Manias – University of Piraeus, Pireas, Attica Greece. (DAP-2023-0161) Presentation slides on Zenodo
  • Chair: Nydia Remolina Leon, Singapore Management University, Singapore

Panel: Session 6D – Interwoven Realms: Data Governance as the Bedrock for AI Governance

Speakers:

  • Friederike SchĂĽĂĽr, Chief of Data Strategy and Data Governance, UNICEF
  • Silvana Fumega, Global Data Barometer 
  • Marta Poblet, The Data Tank
  • Andrew Dwyer, Royal Holloway Research Portal

Chair: Stefaan Verhulst, The Gov Lab, New York University.

17:00

Conference Reception

Sponsored by Cambridge University Press

Join us is the SAF foyer with addresses from Zeynep Engin and Mark Kennedy

 

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Please join us for a reception in the SAF foyer
With addresses from:
Zeynep Engin, Data for Policy CIC and Mark Kennedy, Imperial College

and a chance to find out more about our partner journal, Data & Policy, meet members of our editorial committees, and find out how to get involved.

 

19:00

End of Day Two

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