AI and Democratic Values - Paris 2021

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The Center for AI & Digital Policy (CAIDP), in partnership with Groupe d'études Géopolitiques, Ecole Normale Supérieure is pleased to invite you to a conference on Artificial Intelligence and Democratic Values on November 10, 2021.


Our esteemed speakers and panelists, from a range of international organizations and academia, will discuss the current state of AI policy, global governance for trustworthy AI and the importance of upholding democratic values and fundamental rights.


Opening Remarks (14.00 CET, 8:00 am EST)


Karine CAUNES, Global Program Director, CAIDP

Gilles GRESSANI, President, Groupe d'Etudes Géopolitiques, Ecole Normale Supérieure


Roundtable I - Global Governance of AI


Wonki MIN (Moderator), Ambassador for Science, Technology and Innovation of Korea and President, SUNY Korea

Gabriele RAMOS, Assistant Director-General for Social Human Sciences, UNESCO

Andrew WYCKOFF, Director, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation

Leyla KESER, Dean, Istanbul Bilgi University and CAHAI Advisor

Gianclaudio MALGIERI, Associate Professor of Law and Technology, EDHEC Business School in Lille

Juha HEIKKILA, Advisor for Artificial Intelligence, European Commission, DG CONNECT


Roundtable II - Upholding Fundamental Rights - Which Way Forward?


Lorraine KISSELBURGH (Moderator), Inaugural Chair, ACM Global Technology Policy Council, Purdue University

Hlengiwe DUBE, Programme Manager, Centre for Human Rights, Pretoria

Ella JAKUBOWSKA, Policy Analyst, EDRi

Félicien VALLET, AI Lead, Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés

Edward SANTOW, Professor, Responsible Technology, University of Technology Sydney


Key Conclusions for the Future (16.00 CET, 10:00 am EST)


Marc ROTENBERG, President and Founder, Center for AI and Digital Policy

Victor STORCHAN, Member, Groupe d'Etudes Géopolitiques, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Vice President, AI ML Lead, JP Morgan Chase & Co

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Date and Time

  • Wednesday, 10 November 2021
  • 14.00 to 16.00 CET / 8:00 am to 10:00 am EST
  • Online by Zoom
  • Open to the public



The Center for AI and Digital Policy (CAIDP) is a global network of AI policy experts, advocates, researchers and policy makers.The Center for AI and Digital Policy aims to promote a better society, more fair, more just — a world where technology promotes broad social inclusion based on fundamental rights, democratic institutions, and the rule of law. CAIDP publishes research and policy updates, advises governments and International organizations, and organizes public policy events.

About GEG

The Geopolitical Studies Group (GEG) was created in 2017 at the École normale supérieure by three students then in school (Gilles Gressani, Mathéo Malik, Pierre Ramond), with two objectives: to address international relations and the contemporary political world at European level and to use the vitality of university research to enrich intellectual debate in French.

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