Promoting a sustainable, inclusive and comprehensive
framework for the use of AI that delivers global benefit.

A conference for all players in the field of AI

A conference encompassing in the inter-related aspects of AI

Speakers

Norberto Andrade

Facebook
Norberto de Andrade is a Global Public Policy and Tech Ethics expert, as well as a Legal Scholar and Researcher, working at the intersection of law, governance, and new technologies, while studying their societal implications. He is Facebook’s Global Policy Lead for Digital and AI Ethics; and creator and founder of Open Loop, a global experimental governance program that bridges the gap between tech and policy innovation...

Prof. Kay Firth Butterfield

World Economic Forum
Kay Firth-Butterfield is Head of Artificial Intelligence and a member of the Executive Committee at the World Economic Forum and is one of the foremost experts in the world on the governance of AI. She is a Barrister, former Judge and Professor, technologist and entrepreneur who has an abiding interest in how humanity can equitably benefit from new technologies, especially AI...

Aisha Naseer

Fujitsu
Dr. Naseer leads the AI Ethics research activity for Fujitsu’s at the AI4People forum, the EU AI Alliance, and the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems. She is a GDPR-certified professional and participates in debates around AI Ethics, privacy, and digital trust including bias mitigation and AI fairness.

Stefaan Verhulst

GovLab
Stefaan G. Verhulst is Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer of the Governance Laboratory @NYU (GovLab) where he is responsible for building a research foundation on how to transform governance using advances in science and technology. He is the Curator and Editor of the Living Library and The Digest...
Speakers

Manuel Garcia Herranz

UNICEF
Dr. Manuel García-Herranz is Chief Scientist at UNICEF’s Office of Innovation and ICT’s Big Data, Data Science and AI initiative. At UNICEF he focuses on bridging the gap between Data Science and the most vulnerable, exploring how to apply Big Data, Complex Systems theory, and Artificial Intelligence to help the most deprived and invisible. Fields of application include growing humanitarian problems such as epidemics, natural disasters, and migration as well as transversal issues such as poverty, data representativeness and algorithmic equity. Manuel holds a PhD in computer science from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid.

Celia Cintas

IBM Research - Africa
Dr Celia Cintas is a Research Scientist at IBM Research Africa - Nairobi, Kenya. She is a member of the AI Science team at the Kenya Lab. Her current research focus on improvement of ML techniques to address challenges on Global Health in developing countries. Previously, grantee from National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) working on Deep Learning and Geometrics Morphometrics for populations studies at IPCSH-CONICET (Argentina) as part of the Consortium for Analysis of the Diversity and Evolution of Latin America (CANDELA). During her PhD she was a visitor researcher at University College of London (UK).

Nathalie Munyampenda

Next Einstein Forum
Nathalie Munyampenda is the Managing Director of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS). The NEF is driving Africa’s scientific agenda through the premier science and innovation conference as well as providing key foresight to African governments and businesses on how to prepare the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Nathalie is Editor-in-chief of the NEF’s public magazine, Scientific African Magazine. Nathalie is a passionate advocate for science-driven innovation and tech transfer as a means for industrialization and job creation in Africa.

Stefaan Verhulst

GovLab
Stefaan G. Verhulst is Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer of the Governance Laboratory @NYU (GovLab) where he is responsible for building a research foundation on how to transform governance using advances in science and technology. He is the Curator and Editor of the Living Library and The Digest. Verhulst’s latest scholarship centers on how technology can improve people’s lives and the creation of more effective and collaborative forms of governance. Specifically, he is interested in the perils and promise of collaborative technologies and how to harness the unprecedented volume of information to advance the public good.
Speakers

Manuel Garcia Herranz

UNICEF
Dr. Manuel García-Herranz is Chief Scientist at UNICEF’s Office of Innovation and ICT’s Big Data, Data Science and AI initiative. At UNICEF he focuses on bridging the gap between Data Science and the most vulnerable, exploring how to apply Big Data, Complex Systems theory, and Artificial Intelligence to help the most deprived and invisible. Fields of application include growing humanitarian problems such as epidemics, natural disasters, and migration as well as transversal issues such as poverty, data representativeness and algorithmic equity. Manuel holds a PhD in computer science from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid.

Celia Cintas

IBM Research - Africa
Dr Celia Cintas is a Research Scientist at IBM Research Africa - Nairobi, Kenya. She is a member of the AI Science team at the Kenya Lab. Her current research focus on improvement of ML techniques to address challenges on Global Health in developing countries. Previously, grantee from National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) working on Deep Learning and Geometrics Morphometrics for populations studies at IPCSH-CONICET (Argentina) as part of the Consortium for Analysis of the Diversity and Evolution of Latin America (CANDELA). During her PhD she was a visitor researcher at University College of London (UK).

Nathalie Munyampenda

Next Einstein Forum
Nathalie Munyampenda is the Managing Director of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS). The NEF is driving Africa’s scientific agenda through the premier science and innovation conference as well as providing key foresight to African governments and businesses on how to prepare the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Nathalie is Editor-in-chief of the NEF’s public magazine, Scientific African Magazine. Nathalie is a passionate advocate for science-driven innovation and tech transfer as a means for industrialization and job creation in Africa.

Stefaan Verhulst

GovLab
Stefaan G. Verhulst is Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer of the Governance Laboratory @NYU (GovLab) where he is responsible for building a research foundation on how to transform governance using advances in science and technology. He is the Curator and Editor of the Living Library and The Digest. Verhulst’s latest scholarship centers on how technology can improve people’s lives and the creation of more effective and collaborative forms of governance. Specifically, he is interested in the perils and promise of collaborative technologies and how to harness the unprecedented volume of information to advance the public good.

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Holiday Inn Munich City Centre
Hochstr. 3
81669 Munich
T: +49 89 4803-0
https://www.hi-hotel-muenchen.de