A panel of five responds to Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi’s keynote speech on the history of AI and building a more inclusive society from a technical perspective.

Charting a Roadmap to Ensure Artificial Intelligence (AI) Benefits All

Carlos Affonso, director of ITS Rio, addresses attendees from the stage.

AI History and Challenges

Participants Chinmayi Arun, Rehema Baguma, Jennie Bernstein, Nnenna Nwakanma, and Kyung-Sin Park speak on advancing equality in the Global South.
Mimi Onuoha, artist and researcher at the Eyebeam Art and Technology Center moderates a discussion on the design of inclusive algorithms.

Theoretical Framing and Key Questions

Keynote speaker Nishant Shah, Dean of Research at ArtEZ University of the Arts speaks on inclusion in the age of AI.
ITS director Ronaldo Lemos addresses the 350 attendees present at the public event held at the end of Day 2.

Top 10 Things to be Talking About Surrounding AI & Inclusive Economic Development

Research and Action Ideas

Marc Surman, Executive Director of the Mozilla Foundation, presents a case study on the need to build data commons, data coops, and a large-scale AI & Inclusion social movement.
ITS director Ronaldo Lemos speaks at the public event on possible future trajectories of Artificial Intelligence.
The Education & Learning breakout group convenes in the courtyard of the Museum of Tomorrow.

Building the Developer Community and Addressing the Funding Gap

Chinmayi Arun, research director at the Center for Communication Governance and assistant professor of law at National Law University in Delhi, moderates the deep dive plenary session on advancing equality in the Global South on Day 1 of the symposium.

Next Steps

Colin Maclay, Executive Director for the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab, moderates the “report back” session where small group moderators shared 2–3 key findings from their sessions.
The ITS Rio and Berkman Klein Center organizers join together on stage during the final remarks to close out a successful event.

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Insights from the Berkman Klein community about how technology affects our lives (Opinions expressed reflect the beliefs of individual authors and not the Berkman Klein Center as an institution.)

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The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University was founded to explore cyberspace, share in its study, and help pioneer its development.

Berkman Klein Center Collection

Insights from the Berkman Klein community about how technology affects our lives (Opinions expressed reflect the beliefs of individual authors and not the Berkman Klein Center as an institution.)