Soc(AI)ety Seminars Series: “A Brave New World of AI Governance”

The Soc(AI)ety Seminars, hosted by the Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society, are a collection of talks with a vision for AI’s present and future impact on society, and inspire a dialogue on ethical and socially responsible Data & AI innovation.


Join us as we host Kay Firth-Butterfield, lawyer, professor, and prolific writer. Her work focuses on the intersection of artificial intelligence, international relations, and business and AI ethics.

This talk will touch on the topics of data, geopolitics and governance, regulation, self-regulation while giving some examples of good and bad practices in various sectors, such as healthcare and banking.

Please RSVP here if you plan to attend.

Guest Speaker Bio:

CEO, Good Tech Advisory and former inaugural head of Artificial Intelligence and a Member of the Executive Committee at the World Economic Forum; one of the foremost experts in the world on the governance of artificial intelligence (AI). Barrister, former Judge and Professor, technologist and entrepreneur who has an abiding interest in how humanity can equitably benefit from new technologies. Associate Barrister (Doughty Street Chambers), Executive Advisory of The Cantellus Group, Master of the Inner Temple, London and served on the Lord Chief Justice’s Advisory Panel on AI and Law. Co-founded the Responsible AI Institute and was the world’s first Chief AI Ethics officer in 2014. Vice-Chair of The IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems and was part of the group that met at Asilomar to create the Asilomar AI Ethical Principles. On the Polaris Council for the Government Accountability Office (USA), the Advisory Board for ADI, UNESCO International Research Centre on AI and AI4All and on the Board of Advanced degrees in Law and International Relations and regularly speaks to international audiences addressing many aspects of the beneficial and challenging technical, economic and social changes arising from the use of AI.