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June 2019

Developing an Ethical AI Framework in Ghana

26 June, 2019 at 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
Accra International Conference Centre, Castle Rd
Accra, Ghana
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UN Global Pulse, together with the Ministry of Communications - Ghana, and the Data Protection Commission - Ghana are hosting a roundtable discussion to advance efforts for developing an ethical AI framework in Ghana. The event is part of the 1st African Region Data Protection and Privacy International Conference. With input from the top expert stakeholders from the tech industry, academia and public sector, the workshop aims to create an early vision for building a privacy-protective and ethical AI framework…

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September 2019

Global Data Commons

25 September, 2019 at 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT

Following constructive workshops in Dubai (World Government Summit) and Geneva (AI for Good) the 3rd GDC Workshop is taking place in New York during UNGA. This third workshop will be hosted by The Future Society, AI Commons, UN Global Pulse and McKinsey’s Noble Intelligence. The Global Data Commons aims to deploy AI to help achieve the SDGs. The objective of this workshop is to define reference cases and solutions and move the conversation forward. This is an invite-only event.

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November 2019

2019 EIOS Global Technical Meeting

12 November, 2019 - 14 November, 2019

(Seoul, Republic of Korea) The 2019 EIOS Global Technical Meeting will be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 12th to 14th November. This year’s meeting is an opportunity to gather the global public health intelligence community to continue to build the EIOS network of experts and share experiences, requirements and lessons learned. Global Pulse is happy to be participating in the meeting to share its expertise around social media analytics for public health in a panel entitled: Using Social…

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Governance of data and AI

13 November, 2019 - 15 November, 2019
Palais des Nations Geneva, Switzerland + Google Map

(Geneva, Switzerland) The objective of this three-day gathering is to explore how international organizations and other relevant stakeholders can implement privacy and ethical frameworks of artificial intelligence. Special emphasis will be placed on practical solutions for decision makers working to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This multi-stakeholder, multi-disciplinary event will address key challenges facing international organizations related to AI, data protection and human rights in the age of the 4th Industrial Revolution. It will feature leading technologists and…

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December 2019

NeurIPS Joint Workshop on AI for Social Good

14 December, 2019

(Vancouver, Canada) Global Pulse is pleased to be speaking at the AI for Social Good workshop at NeurIPS. The workshop brings together machine learning researchers, social impact leaders, ethicists, and public policy leaders to present their ideas and applications for maximizing the social good. It is a collaboration of three formerly separate lines of research (i.e., this is a "joint" workshop), including researchers in applications-driven AI research, applied ethics, and AI policy. Global Pulse is scheduled to give a talk…

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February 2020

SDG 16+ Global Technical Workshop

5 February, 2020 - 7 February, 2020
The Danish Institute for Human Rights, Wilders Plads 8K
Copenhagen K, 1403 Denmark
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The Danish Institute of Human Rights and The Global Alliance for Reporting on Progress on Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies and are bringing together a multi-stakeholder group of experts from all regions to address critical challenges pertaining to the national monitoring of Sustainable Development Goal 16+. The objectives of the workshop entitled “Ways Forward: Monitoring SDG 16+” is to exchange successes, lessons learned and to examine opportunities to address gaps in the production and usage of national data to monitor…

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March 2020

Privacy and Pandemics: Corporate Data Sharing Workshop

26 March, 2020 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

(Online Event) Privacy and civil liberties are increasingly a point of inflection as efforts to collect and use population data to contain, mitigate and fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus are launched. The workshop will address issues arising out of the quest to preserve our civil liberties and democratic values while allowing for ethical uses of data in times of crisis. For this closed interactive session, UN Global Pulse will join a number of experts on data governance and…

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July 2020

Data privacy risks and data protection: What happens when sensitive peacekeeping data leaks? How can we prevent it?

16 July, 2020 at 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Data collection and information gathering plays a fundamental role in supporting peacekeeping operations. However, lack of proper data protection and risk management practices, especially in sensitive geopolitical contexts, can cause harm to not only identifiable individuals, but also identifiable groups of people. This installment of the (un)data Seminar Series on Outrageous Questions will look at a hypothetical case study based on several real episodes, and will explore the practical solutions for ensuring data privacy, data protection and ethics in peacekeeping…

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Data Science Africa 2020

24 July, 2020 - 31 July, 2020
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(Remote) The DSA 2020 conference will take place remotely and start on 24th July. This year the event will consist of a summer school, workshops, and field work. Summer school: Virtual summer school on machine learning and data science targeting graduate students, researchers and professionals working with huge amounts of data or unique datasets, and challenges relevant to the African continent Workshops: Full-day of virtual workshop with participant presentations and interactive panel discussions Field Work: Virtual practical analysis and tutorials…

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August 2020

Harnessing mobile phone data in response to COVID-19 – Online webinar series

17 August, 2020 - 28 August, 2020
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The COVID-19 crisis represents a unique moment in history, when there has never been greater unity of purpose across stakeholders, greater need for new ways of working, and greater opportunity to advance collective action on the Sustainable Development Goals and our development agenda. UN Global Pulse invites officers from National Statistical Offices (NSOs) in Africa to join a 10 session webinar series focused on the use of mobile data to inform the current COVID-19 pandemic with regard to immediate response, its socio-economic effects, and…

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