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Agenda of Global Cybersecurity Day Symposium, December 12, 2019 at Loeb House, Harvard University

8:30 am:

Introduction, by Professor Thomas Patterson, Harvard University

Opening Remarks by Governor Michael Dukakis, Co-founder and Chair of the Boston Global Forum, Co-founder of AIWS Innovation Network


8:45 am:

The keynote speech by Mr.Taro Kono, Currently Japanese Minister of Defense and Former Foreign Affair Minister: On a Vison for Ensuring Trusted Data for use by the Japanese Government.

Presentation by Mr.Yasuhide Nakayama, Former Foreign Affair Vice Minister: How AIWS Young Leaders convince governments, corporation respect AIWS norms.

Presentation by Professor Alex Sandy Pentland, Professor and Director of MIT’s Human Dynamics Laboratory and the MIT Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program, Co-founder of AIWS Innovation Network: On Building an AI World Society of Trusted Data

Presentation by Professor Nazli Choucri, Professor of Political Science at MIT, Co-founder of AIWS Innovation Network: On the Drafting for the Cyber safety of the AI World Society Social Contract 2020.

Roundtable Discussion, Moderated by Governor Michael Dukakis

Presentation by Marc Rotenberg, President of EPIC, To Ensure Transparency of AI Policymaking in the US


11:35 AM

Announcement of AIWS Innovation Network, co-founders of AIWS Innovation Network: Governor Michael Dukakis, Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan, Prof. Nazli Choucri, Prof. Thomas Patterson, Prof. Alex Pentland, Prof. David Silbersweig, Prof. Christo Wilson.

Congratulating Remarks, Mr. Nam Pham, Assistant Secretary of Business Development and International Trade, Massachusetts Government.

Presentation by Ms. Rebecca Leeper, Computer Ethics and Data Policy Advocator, researcher into emerging technologies and their international security implications at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland: On AI World Society Innovation Network and Monitor AI developments and uses by governments, corporations, and non-profit organizations.


11:55 AM

Recognition of President Vaira Vike-Freiberga, President of Latvia

(1999-2007) and current President of the World Leadership Alliance – Club de Madrid. President Vike-Freiberga is the recipient of this year’s

BGF World Leader for Peace and Security Award.