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Wed, Jun 23, 2021

Event | Data trusts and the global COVID-19 response

On April 15, 2020, Lord Tim Clement-Jones and Dame Wendy Hall shared their perspectives in a live video discussion titled “Why data trusts could help us better respond and rebuild from COVID-19 globally“ and moderated by David Bray, PhD, Atlantic Council GeoTech Center Director on the role of Data Trusts in the global response to and recovery from COVID-19.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Technology & Innovation

Wed, Jun 9, 2021

Event recap | The human dimensions of autonomous systems employing AI

A GeoTech Hour discussion exploring what should be off-limits when it comes to autonomous systems paired with artificial intelligence, particularly when they have the ability to impact human lives.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Technology & Innovation

Fri, Aug 21, 2020

Digital crossroads: How to pilot data trusts for good

While much of public discussion around data has focused solely on the debate of data privacy protection versus deregulation and economic productivity, data trusts represent legal, technology-enabled constructs that allow for more equitable ways of sharing the profits among different stakeholders. In this structure, a relationship of fiduciary responsibility would exist not only with the shareholders, but also towards the data owners and producers, and where the data economy would happen "with people" instead of "to people".

Event Recap by Borja Prado

Digital Policy Education

Lord Tim Clement-Jones is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center. He is the Liberal Democrat Digital Spokesperson in the House of Lords, the former Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence (2017-2018), and a former member of the Select Committees on Communications (2011-2015). Lord Clement-Jones is Co-Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence, Deputy Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on China, and Vice Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups on Publishing; Writers; and Intellectual Property. He is also the Chair of the Advisory Council of the Institute for Ethical AI in Education and was Chairman of the UK Liberal Party from 1986 to 1988 where he played a major role in the merger with the Social Democratic Party to form the Liberal Democrats. Lord Clement-Jones was made CBE for political services in 1988 and a life peer in 1998. He was Federal Treasurer of the Liberal Democrats from 2005 to 2010.