APRU Call for Participation: Democratizing AI and Building Trust in the Technology--Supported by Google

From the APRU International Secretariat*

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Dear APRU Senior International Leaders and colleagues,

The APRU International Secretariat and lead researchers are calling for scholar participation in a research and publication project supported by GoogleThe title of this initiative is “Democratizing AI and Building Trust in the Technology”.

The project aims to make the beneifts of AI accessible to all people, raising awareness about the nature of the technology and governance of the technology and its development process.

The project team is looking for up to 12 scholars to take part in face to face and virtual meetings over a 12-month period with the intentions to present working papers and to publish their work with a knowledge partner. In addition, policy statements which address the key issues facing the APEC economies will be developed.

Please forward this call for participation to faculties and scholars who are interested and are experts in this topic.

Applications for participation should be sent to christina.schoenleber@apru.org at the APRU Secretariat by September 30, 2017 using the attached expression of interest (EOI) form.  [See attachments.]


Best regards,

Prof Jiro KOKURYO (Keio University) -- Academic Project Co-Chair 

Prof Toby WALSH (UNSW Sydney) -- Academic Project Co-Chair 

Christopher TREMEWAN PhD --  Secretary General, APRU 




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