Boston Global Forum Awards
These awards are nominated and selected annually by the Boston Global Forum Board of Directors, distinguished contributors, and thinkers.
BGF World Leader for Peace and Security Award
Boston Global Forum recognizes and honors distinguished leaders for their exemplary leadership and contributions in promoting peace and security in the world with the World Leader for Peace and Security Award. The first recipients of the award were Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in 2015.
World Leaders in AI World Society
Boston Global Forum recognizes and honors distinguished leaders for their exemplary leadership and contributions in promoting artificial intelligence for a better world with the World Leader in AIWS Award. The first recipient of the award was the OECD General Secretary José Ángel Gurría in 2018.
Global Enlightenment Leaders
Global Enlightenment Leaders are distinguished contributors to the book “Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global Enlightenment” and leaders, thinkers who support, practice, implement concepts, principles, ideas, initiatives, solutions of the book “Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global Enlightenment”.
UPDATES ON AWARDS AND AWARDEES
The Global Enlightenment Club contributes to building culture values in the Age of Global Enlightenment
The Global Enlightenment Club, an organization of millionaires, billionaires, and business leaders will contribute to create cultural events for the Age of Global Enlightenment. On special occasions, Boston Global Forum will collaborate with the Global Enlightenment Club to organize distinguished culture events to support principles and concepts of the Age of Global Enlightenment – the […]
Building Shinzo Abe Digital Memorial Hall on AIWS City
To honor Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s legacy and to continue his work dedicated to world, the Boston Global Forum has established the Shinzo Abe Initiative for Peace and Security: The Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Digital Memorial Hall on AIWS City (House of Honor Section) will be built to showcase Abe’s dedication and to commemorate Shinzo […]
AIWS City and Vietnam’s Data Revolution
As readers of this newsletter are aware, an “AIWS City” is being developed by NovaWorld in Phan Thiet, Viet Nam as a pilot project. It is a virtual digital city dedicated to promoting the values associated with AIWS and aims to bring together a global enlightenment community of scholars, innovators, leaders, and citizens dedicated to […]
Global Enlightenment Club supports AIWS Award
AIWS City will support political and social innovations by presenting them with AIWS Rewards based on effectiveness and benefits for improving societies. This is a part of the United Nations Centennial Initiative. On June 26, 2022, Global Enlightenment Leaders discussed in implement AIWS Rewards. AIWS Rewards is supported by the Global Enlightenment Club. The Global […]
Microsoft and AWS Collaborate to Develop ‘PyWhy’: A New Github Home for ‘DoWhy’ – Judea Pearl’s concepts deployed
As computing systems become more actively involved in societally essential areas such as healthcare, education, and government, it is crucial to accurately forecast and comprehend these interventions’ causal repercussions. Traditional machine learning algorithms based on pattern recognition and correlational analyses are insufficient for decision-making without an A/B test. To fill this gap, Microsoft researchers created […]
Two World Leader for Peace and Security Award recipients will speak at the Conference honoring President Zelenskyy and the Ukrainian people
Riksdag Speaker Andreas Norlen and former Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga will speak at the Conference to President Zelenskyy and the Ukrainian people with the World Leader for Peace and Security Award on April 29, 2022 at Loeb House, Harvard University, co-organized by Boston Global Forum and Latvian Transatlantic Organization. Speaker Andreas Norlen, who was honored […]
Judea Pearl Wins 2021 BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award
Judea Pearl is the recipient of the fourteenth edition of the ICT Frontiers of Knowledge Award from the Spanish bank group BBVA for “providing a modern foundation to Artificial Intelligence”. The award includes a prize of €400,000 (about $457,000). Artificial Intelligence is again the focus for the latest award. According to the selection committee, Judea […]
Vint Cerf House at NovaWorld Phan Thiet will officially be launched in early September 2022
In his trip to Vietnam to speak at the Policy Dialog “Building the Age of Global Enlightenment”, Vint Cerf, the Father of Internet, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist of Google will attend the ceremony to launching the Vint Cerf House at NovaWorld Phan Thiet in early September, 2022. He will present a distinguished speech […]
Co-founder of AIWS.net, Professor Alex Pentland, promoted as Board Member of the Michael Dukakis Institute and Boston Global Forum
Professor Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland, Director of MIT Connection Science, co-founder of the AI World Society Innovation Network (AIWS.net), co-author of Social Contract for the AI Age, Distinguished Contributor of the book Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global Enlightenment, now becomes a Board Member of Michael Dukakis Institute and Boston Global Forum. Professor […]
UCLA Professor Judea Pearl is named 2020 World Leader in the Artificial Intelligence World Society
Professor Judea Pearl has been named World Leader of 2020 by the Artificial Intelligence World Society for his watershed work on quantifying cause-and-effect relationships in statistical analysis. This is a significant leap forward because statisticians heretofore focused on correlations, and remained mute on causality as being within their analytical realm.