Wed, 16

September
2020

Please note all times are expressed in CET

15:00 – 15:05

Introduction to the Policy Lab on Transatlantic Approaches on Digital Governance: A New Social Contract in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Master of Ceremonies: Milburn Line, Senior Advisor for Policy and Content at the Shared Societies Project of the WLA-CdM

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15:05 – 15:30

Welcome Session

  • Danilo Türk, President of WLA-CdM, President of Slovenia (2007-2012)
  • Manuel Muñiz, Secretary of State for Global Spain, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain
  • Mr. Nguyen Van Tuong, Chairman of Tram Huong Khanh Hoa
  • Governor Michael Dukakis, Chair of The Boston Global Forum

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15:30 – 15:45

Keynote Speech “Transatlantic Relations and the Digital Social Contract”

Manuel Muñiz, Secretary of State for Global Spain, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain

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15:45 – 16:40

Introductory Session: A New Social Contract in the Age of AI

Keynote: Thomas Patterson, Research Director of The Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation, Professor of Government and the Press of Harvard Kennedy School

Facilitator: Ramu Damodaran, Editor-in-Chief of the UN Chronicle and Chief of the United Nations Academic Impact

Panel discussion:

  • Valdis Birkavs, WLA-CdM Member, Prime Minister of Latvia (1993-1994)
  • Jerry Jones, WLA-CdM Advisor Executive Vice-President, Ethics and Legal Officer, Live Ramp and Advisor
  • Nuria Oliver, IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow, member of the High Level Expert Group on B2G data sharing at the European Commission

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16:40 – 16:45

Closing

Master of Ceremonies: Milburn Line, Senior Advisor for Policy and Content at the Shared Societies Project of the WLA-CdM

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Thu, 17

September
2020

15:00 – 15:05

Introduction  

Master of Ceremonies: Milburn Line, Senior Advisor for Policy and Content at the Shared Societies Project of the WLA-CdM

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15:05 – 16:20

Session I: The AIWS Social Contract 2020 and AIWS Innovation Network: A Platform for Transatlantic Cooperation

Lead speaker and Facilitator

Nazli Choucri, Boston Global Forum Board Member and Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Panel discussion:

  • Esko Aho, WLA-CdM Member, Prime Minister of Finland (1991-1995)  
  • Vaira Vike-Freiberga, WLA-CdM Member, President of Latvia (1999-2007)
  • Vint Cerf, Father of the Internet, Chief Internet Evangelist, Google
  • Nguyen Anh Tuan, CEO of the Boston Global Forum, “Presentation AIWS City, a practicing of The Social Contract 2020, A New Social Contract in the Age of AI”

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16:20 – 17:35

Session II – Global digital cooperation to a world better prepared: Challenges and responses to Health Security

Facilitator: Cristina Manzano, WLA-CdM Board Member, Director of Esglobal

Panel discussion:

  • Danilo Türk, President of WLA-CdM, President of Slovenia (2007-2012)  
  • Yu Ping Chan, Senior Programme Officer, Office of the Under-Secretary General and Special Advisor on Preparations for the 75th UN Anniversary & the High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation
  • David Silbersweig, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Co-Director for Institute for the Neurosciences, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Effy Vayena, Professor of Bioethics at the Swiss Institute of Technology (ETHZ) and WHO consultant

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17:35 – 17:45

Networking break in virtual meeting rooms

17:45 – 19:00

Session III: Policy frameworks for AI

Keynote speaker:  Andrew Wyckoff, Director for Science, Technology, and Innovation, OECD

Facilitator: Marc Rotenberg, Director of Center For AI and Digital Policy at Michael Dukakis Institute and the Boston Global Forum

Panel discussion:

  • Zlatko Lagumdžija, WLA-CdM Member, Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2001-2002)
  • Peggy Valcke, Vice-Chair of the Council of Europe’s Committee on Artificial Intelligence (CAHAI)
  • Regine Grienberger, Director for Cyber Security Policy and Cyber Foreign Policy, Federal Foreign Service Office, Germany  
  • Lorraine Kisselburgh, Chair of New ACM Technology Policy Council
  • Andrew Wyckoff, Director for Science, Technology, and Innovation, OECD

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19:00 – 19:05

Closing

Master of Ceremonies: Milburn Line, Senior Advisor for Policy and Content at the Shared Societies Project of the WLA-CdM

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Fri, 18

September
2020

15:00 – 15:05

Introduction  

Master of Ceremonies: Milburn Line, Senior Advisor for Policy and Content at the Shared Societies Project of the WLA-CdM

15:05 – 16:35

Session IV – Transatlantic initiatives towards a new Social Contract in Artificial Intelligence and Digital Governance

Facilitator: Ted Piccone, WLA-CdM Advisor, Nonresident Senior Fellow in Security and Strategy in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings, Chief Engagement Officer at the World Justice Project   

Panel discussion:

  • Kim Campbell, WLA-CdM Member, Prime Minister of Canada (1993)
  • Alexander Stubb, Prime Minister of Finland(2014-2015), Professor & Director, School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute, Florence
  • Alex “Sandy” Pentland, Director, MIT Connection Science and Human Dynamics labs, “Making the New Social Contract Work”
  • Žaneta Ozoliņa, Head of Department of Political Science, Director of Advanced Institute of Social and Political Research, University of Latvia  

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16:35 – 16:50

Networking break in virtual meeting rooms

16:50 – 18:05

Session V – Multistakeholder initiatives and the multilateral system: global cooperation to build a common digital future

Facilitator: Thomas Patterson, Research Director of The Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation, Professor of Government and the Press of Harvard Kennedy School

Panel discussion:

  • Jan Peter Balkenende, WLA-CdM Member, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (2002-2010)
  • Nam Pham, Assistant Secretary, Government of Massachusetts  
  • Rebecca Leeper, Software Engineer and Director of CGDF, AI Monitoring Project at AIWS.net
  • Jerry Jones, WLA-CdM Advisor Executive Vice-President, Ethics and Legal Officer, Live Ramp and Advisor,
  • Paul Nemitz, Principal Advisor in the Directorate General for Justice and Consumers at the European Commission, author of “The human imperative: Power, Freedom and Democracy in the Age of Artificial Intelligence”

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18:05 – 18:10

Closing Words and Next Steps

  • María Elena Agüero, World Leadership Alliance-Club de Madrid Secretary General
  • Nguyen Anh Tuan, CEO of the Boston Global Forum (BGF), Director of the Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation  

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