Alex Sandy Pentland is the keynote speaker at AIWS Conference September 23, 2019

“A Proposed Social Contract 2020, Regarding Rules and International Laws for AI and the Internet “ is a theme of the AI World Society (AIWS) Conference on September 23, 2019 at Harvard University Faculty Club, MA, USA.  Professor Alex Sandy Pentland, Director of Connection Science from MIT, and co-founder of the Social Contract 2020, is the keynote speaker of the conference, Governor Michael Dukakis, Chairman of the Boston Global Forum, co-founder of the AI World Society and the Social Contract 2020 is the moderator of the conference. Professor Pentland will present concepts of the Social Contract 2020, a very important part of AI World Society.

Professor Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland directs the MIT Connection Science and Human Dynamics labs and previously helped create and direct the MIT Media Lab and the Media Lab Asia in India. He is one of the most-cited  computational scientists in the world, and Forbes recently declared him one of the “7 most powerful data scientists in the world” along with Google founders and the Chief Technical Officer of the United States.  He is on the Board of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, co-led the World Economic Forum discussion in Davos that led to the EU privacy regulation GDPR, and was central in forging the transparency and accountability mechanisms in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.