AI FOR JUSTICE
Governments are exploring how artificial intelligence (AI) enables fairer and more accountable
institutions and access to justice for all. However, the race to capture value from the technology
can exacerbate existing judicial challenges as well as disenfranchise non-digital natives and
This year’s AI and Justice Solution track will establish a concrete, inclusive and actionable discussion on how AI-enabled solutions can help achieve the 16th Sustainable Development Goal to uphold peace, justice and strong institutions for all.
Speakers, Panelists and Moderators
JOSEPH DUNNFounding Chair, Board of DirectorsZero Abuse ProjectSenator Dunn (Ret.) is the founding Chair, Board of Directors,, of the Zero Abuse Project, a new nonprofit focused on reducing the incidence of sexual exploitation of children in all of its forms on a global basis. Senator Dunn is also currently the Assistant Dean of External Relations as well as a Lecturer at the UCI School of Law. He serves as the primary point person for the launch of the UCI Cybersecurity Policy and Research Institute, the Civil Justice Research Institute, and the UCI Institute on Policing in Society. Senator Dunn was a member of the California State Senate from 1998-2006. While serving in the Legislature, he chaired key committees such as the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Housing and Transportation Committee. He received international acclaim as Chair of the Senate Investigation Committee into the 2001 California Energy Crisis. California Lawyer Magazine labeled Senator Dunn as “the Man Who Cracked Enron.” Between 2006-2014, Sen. Dunn served as CEO of both the State Bar of California, the judicial branch regulatory body overseeing all aspects of the profession of law, and the California Medical Association, the most influential state medical organization in the nation, representing more than 30,000 California doctors. Prior to entering the Senate, Senator Dunn practiced law, handling cases involving the sexual exploitation of children, products liability litigation relating to defective medical devices and pharmaceuticals, and environmental cases. He received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Minnesota School of Law (1983) and his B.A magna cum laude from The College of St. Thomas (1980).
CAMPBELL WILSONCo-Director Monash/Australian Federal Police AiLECS LabMonash UniversityDr Wilson is a Senior Lecturer and Associate Dean (International) at the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University. His interests include digital forensics, information retrieval, machine learning and bioinformatics.
THOMAS GIRARDIAttorney and Founder of Girardi & KeeseGirardi & KeeseThomas Vincent Girardi is an attorney and a founder, with Robert Keese, of Girardi & Keese, a downtown Los Angeles law firm. Widely regarded by his peers as one of the nation’s top trial lawyers and with nearly fifty years of experience representing victims, Thomas V. Girardi has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, handling claims involving wrongful death, commercial litigation, products liability, bad faith insurance, and toxic torts. In 2003, he received the most prestigious honor of being inducted into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame by the California State Bar. Mr. Girardi is a Member of the Board of Directors and former President of the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only worldwide organization, limited to 500 trial lawyers. Mr. Girardi is also the first trial lawyer to be appointed to the California Judicial Council, the policymaking body of the state courts.
L. SONG RICHARDSONDean and Chancellor's Professor of LawUCI LawL. Song Richardson is the Dean and Chancellor’s Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law with joint appointments in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society and in the Department of Asian American Studies. She received her AB from Harvard College and her JD from Yale Law School. Her interdisciplinary research uses lessons from cognitive and social psychology to study decision-making and judgment in a variety of contexts. Her scholarship has been published by law journals at Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Duke and Northwestern, among others. Her article, “Police Efficiency and the Fourth Amendment” was selected as a “Must Read” by the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. Her co-edited book, The Constitution and the Future of Criminal Justice in America, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2013. She is a co-editor of Criminal Procedure, Cases and Materials published by West Academic Publishing. Currently, she is working on a book that examines the history of race in the U.S. and its implications for law and policy. Dean Richardson’s legal career has included partnership at a boutique criminal law firm and work as a state and federal public defender in Seattle, Washington. She was also an Assistant Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. Immediately upon graduation from law school, Dean Richardson was a Skadden Arps Public Interest Fellow with the National Immigration Law Center in Los Angeles and the Legal Aid Society’s Immigration Unit in Brooklyn, NY. A leading expert on implicit racial and gender bias, Richardson is frequently invited to speak to law firms, district attorney and public defender offices, police departments, universities, judges, bar associations, and private industry across the nation about the science of implicit bias and its influence on decisions, perceptions, and judgments. She also presents her work at academic symposia and non-academic legal conferences. She has won numerous awards and recognitions, including the American Association of Law School’s Derrick Bell Award, which recognizes a faculty member’s extraordinary contributions to legal education through mentoring, teaching, and scholarship. She was recently named one of the Top Women Lawyers in California by The Daily Journal, one of the 100 Most Influential business and opinion shapers in Orange County, and one of the two most influential Korean Americans in OC. Dean Richardson is a member of the American Law Institute. She is also on the Executive Committee of the Association of American Law Schools, an association whose goal is to uphold and advance excellence in legal education, including promoting the core values of excellence in teaching and scholarship, academic freedom, and diversity while seeking to improve the legal profession, to foster justice, and to serve local, national and international communities.
JOHN KAMARADirectorMachine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA)He is a Tech Entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience working in new market acquisitions across various technology verticals in Europe, America, Asia and Africa. John is one of Africa’s leading experts on how businesses can leverage key technology trends, transform organizations and drive competitive advantage for impact in industries including finance, agriculture, health, education, gaming and startup enterprises. He is a Pan African renowned business leader, entrepreneur, investor, consultant, mentor and public speaker holding multiple roles including Founder Adalabs Kenya – AI and smart tech lab accelerating and training entrepreneurs and developers in east Africa and Founder Afyarekod – AI led consumer driven medical record storage platform for consumers.
BERENICE BOUTIN Senior researcher in international law, Project leader DILEMAT.M.C. Asser Instituut
FRITS BUSSEMAKERChairInstitute for Accountability in the Digital Age (I4ADA)Partner and Secretary General International Relations CIONET, a network of over 6500 CIOs and Digital leaders in Europe and South-America. He represents CIONET on a number of European Commission projects in the area of eSkills and eLeadership development. He founded the Global Digital Leaders Alliance, linking the CIO communities from China, India, Europe, Russia, South America and the US to each other and representing over 25.000 Digital Leaders. He is the founder and chair of iPoort a community for the members of the Dutch parliament to discuss the value and role of IT in the Dutch society. He sits on the board of advice of a number of international associations and academic institutions including the Global Industry Council Directors of the IP3, an UNESCO-consultative body, the Assciation for Accountability and Internet Democracy, the ACM Marketing Board, Digital Africa, IPBPM in Portugal, the BPM-Forum and General Council Netherlands. He has helped organize numerous conferences including WCIT2010; WCC2012; the World CIO Forum, Xian; Future of Finance, San Francisco; K.E.Y. Platform, Seoul, and several TEDx events. He is frequently asked to speak at or moderate events. Occasionally, he coaches organizations on collaboration and strategy. He has an MSc from Delft University. His goal is to explore the interaction of Information Technology, Innovation and Impact.
- 9:00 - 10:15
- Part 1
- Speakers and moderators coming soon
- 10:15 - 11:00
- Coffee break
- 11:00 - 12:15
- Part 2
- Speakers and moderators coming soon