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March 13 @ 10:00 CET

Ansgar Roald Koene
Global AI Ethics and Regulatory Leader
Dr. Ansgar Koene is Global AI Ethics and Regulatory Leader at EY (Ernst & Young) where he leads the AI related public policy team and contributes to the work on AI governance and EY’s Trusted AI framework. As part of this work, he represents EY at the OECD Working Party on AI and Governance and the Business at OECD Committee on Digital Economic Policy (BIAC CDEP).

Ansgar chaired the IEEE P7003 Standard for Algorithmic Bias Considerations working group and is a co-convener for the CEN-CENELEC JTC21 “AI” committee’s work on AI conformity assessment. He is a trustee for the 5Rights foundation for the Rights of Young People Online and advises on AI and Data Ethics for the pan-African NGO AfroLeadership and the smart-mobility start-up Hayden AI.

Ansgar has a multi-disciplinary research background, having worked and published on topics ranging from Policy and Governance of Algorithmic Systems (AI), data-privacy, AI Ethics, AI Standards, bio-inspired Robotics, AI and Computational Neuroscience to experimental Human Behaviour/Perception studies. He holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Computational Neuroscience.

Ahmed Imran
Assistant Professor
University of Canberra, Australia
Dr Ahmed Imran is an Information Systems researcher at the University of Canberra who leads the interdisciplinary research cluster of Digital inequality and Social change (Rc-disc). Ahmed’s research interests include the strategic use of IT, eGovernment, ICT4D and the socio-cultural impact of ICT and organizational transformation impacted by ICT. Dr Imran has garnered over a decade of academic experience in two of Australia’s leading Universities (ANU and UNSW) before moving to UC and has published in top-tier journals. His vast experience as an IT manager as well as his work in developing countries became invaluable for research, and in understanding and providing a rich insight into the socio-cultural context through multiple lenses, resulting in interdisciplinary research opportunities. Dr. Imran’s research has proven to bring real-world applications to the table, something that cemented its importance and relevance in the eyes of the research community.

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