DAY 3 – Thursday, 30 MAY 2019

09:00 – 10:30 – Investigating future challenges of AI

Falling Walls: Science for Good, AI for Science (1/2)

Room 4, Level 0, CICG

Towards real-time measurement of the SDGs and their sustainable applications (1/2)

Room 3, Level 0, CICG

AI & Agriculture (1/2)

Room 1, Level 1, CICG

Robotics for Good (1/2)

Room 2, Level 0, CICG

09:00 – 10:30 – Partner Workshops

Fondation Botnar session on “Smart, AI-enabled community health systems” (1/2)

Room 5+6, Level 3, CICG

Documentary Workshop on Entertainment-Education for Social Good (1/2)

Room 14, Level 2, CICG

10:30 – 11:00 – Coffee Break & Demo Stage

11:00 – 12:30 – Investigating future challenges of AI (continuation) 

Falling Walls: Science for Good, AI for Science (2/2)

Room 4, Level 0, CICG

Real-time measurement of SDGs and their Sustainable Applications (2/2)

Room 3, Level 0, CICG

AI & Agriculture (2/2)

Room 1, Level 1, CICG

Robotics for Good (2/2)

Room 2, Level 0, CICG

11:00 – 12:30 – Partner Workshops (continuation) 

Fondation Botnar session on “Smart, AI-enabled community health systems” (2/2)

Room 5+6, Level 3, CICG

Documentary Workshop (2/2)

Room 14, Level 2, CICG

12:30 – 14:00 – Lunch & Demo Stage

14:00 – 14:20 – IBM Project Debater

Room 1, Level 1, CICG

We want your arguments on the motion “Social media brings more harm than good.” Submit your arguments here pro or con this motion in the weeks prior to the Summit and during the Summit. After collecting your arguments, with the help of IBM’s “Speech by Crowd”, the final narratives will be presented in this session.

MC:

  • Julien Smith, ITU

14:20 – 14:30 – The three top start-up pitches Tuesday’s pitching session

Room 1, Level 1, CICG

Moderator:

  • Stephen Ibaraki, Managing partner, REDDS, Co-Chairman ACM Practitioner Board, Founding Chairman, IFIP Global Industry Council, Chairman of the AI for Good Outreach Committee

14:30 – 15:30 – Ideas for Impact – 5 Breakthrough Pitches

Room 1, Level 1, CICG

An overview of the projects selected on May 29 to move forward with will be presented along with discussions revolving around tangible next steps and committed supporters (time and resources).

AI Education and Learning

  • Tara Chklovski, Founder and CEO of Iridescent

Good Health and Well-Being

  • Thomas Wiegand, Professor at TU Berlin, and Executive Director of Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute 
  • Naomi Lee, Executive Director – Digital, The Lancet Journal
  • Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Senior Advisor, Department of Information, Evidence and Research, WHO
  • Sameer Pujari, “Be Healthy, Be Mobile” Project Manager, World Health Organization, WHO

AI, Human Dignity & Inclusive Societies

  • Eileen Donahoe, Executive Director, Global Digital Policy Incubator at Stanford University
  • Manju George, Head of Platform Services,Digital Economy & Society, WEF
  • Brandie Nonnecke, Founding Director of he CITRIS Policy Lab at UC Berkeley
  • Steven Vosloo, Digital Policy Specialist,UNICEF
  • Bhanu Neupane, Program Specialist in Communication and Information, UNESCO

Capacity building and Scaling AI for Good

  • Trent McConaghy, Founder of Ocean Protocol
  • Alexandre Cadain, CEO, Anima

AI for Space

  • Anousheh Ansari, CEO of XPRIZE & Space Ambassador

15:30 – 16:00 – Coffee Break & Demo Stage

16:00 – 16:20 – Evolution of a specialized field towards common good: AI serving the progress of mankind

Room 1, Level 1, CICG

Speaker:

  • Cedric Villani, AI adviser to French President Macron, Mathematics Fields medal winner

More details to be announced soon

16:20 – 16:45 – Towards an AI Commons

Room 1, Level 1, CICG

Speakers:

  • Xavier-Henri Hervé, Co-Founder & Executive Director, District 3 Innovation Centre
  • Rob Mccargow, Director of Artificial Intelligence, PwC UK
  • Mathilde Forslund, Director, AI Commons

Moderator

  • Virginia Dignum, Professor, Umeå University, Chair of Social and Ethical Artificial Intelligence

More details to be announced soon

16:45 – 17:05 – The common road ahead

Room 1, Level 1, CICG

Speakers:

  • Anousheh Ansari, CEO, XPRIZE, Space Ambassador; first female private space explorer

More details to be announced soon

17:05 – 17:30 – The other 50%

Room 1, Level 1, CICG

Panelists:

  • Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director, Telecommunication Development Bureau, ITU
  • Chaesub Lee, Director, Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, ITU
  • Anousheh Ansari, CEO, XPRIZE, Space Ambassador; first female private space explorer

More details to be announced soon

17:30 – 18:00 – The space between zero and one (musical performance & talk)

Room 1, Level 1, CICG

Jojo Mayer began playing drums as an autodidact, and had his first public performance at 2. Today, he is regarded as one of the leading performers and innovators on the instrument and included in the list of the 50 Greatest Drummers of All Time by Modern Drummer Magazine. Jojo will give a brief synopsis on the emergence of rhythm culture and its relationship to technology and communication. He shares his thoughts on interacting with digital culture and cross examines the relevance of a human performance in the digital age.

Moderator:

  • Frederic Werner, Head, Strategic Engagement Division, ITU

18:00 – 20:00 – Evening drinks, science fiction talks & dance performance

Interactive Empathy through Embodiology: Where Movement Meets the Mind


  • Dr. S. Ama Wray is a performance architect, former NESTA Fellow and award-winning scholar who works across three continents, integrating digital storytelling co-authored in real-time by audiences through Embodiology’s sensory and cognitive methodology, which arises from indigenous Ewe and Yoruba philosophies.

AI Dreams: World Premier of an AI Composition


  • Maya Ackerman, WaveAI CEO/Co-Founder and Santa Clara University Professor

Imagining the future: Why society needs science fiction

  • Madeline Ashby is a science fiction writer, futurist, speaker and teacher. She is a member of the XPRIZE Science Fiction Advisory Council and the AI Policy Futures Group at ASU CSI. She is the author of the Machine Dynasty novels. Her novel Company Town was a Canada Reads finalist.
  • Ken MacLeod is an award-winning Scottish science fiction writer of 10+ novels, including the Star Fraction and Newton’s Wake: A Space Opera. His novels have won the Prometheus Award and the BSFA award, and been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards.

*This drinks reception is open for all participants

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