AIWS Roundtable discussed on AIWS and honored Nguyen Anh Tuan as VTV Person of Year 2018

Jan 21, 2019News, AI World Society Distinguished Lecture

On January 17, Vietnam National Television (VTV) and Boston Global Forum (BGF) held a meaningful event – The AIWS Roundtable discussed on AIWS for Leadership and Innovation and also honored Nguyen Anh Tuan as VTV Person of Year 2018.

With Journalist Ta Bich Loan (VTV) and Barry Nolan (BGF) as moderators of the event, the top leaders, experts and professors gave their opinions about the near- and long-term priorities of AIWS which seeks to apply AI to improve politics and society.

Professor Jason Furman (Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers; President Obama’s chief economist; professor at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government; a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics) was the lead speaker. After his brief opening remarks, Marc Rotenberg (President and Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center – EPIC) and Professor Nazli Choucri (Professor at MIT; member of Boston Global Forum’s Board of Thinkers; co-founder, member of GC Development Council; Global Citizenship Educators at Global Citizenship Education Network) gave their concise special speeches.

Professor David Silbersweig (Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospitals; chairman of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Institute for the Neurosciences; professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School) and other AI experts had a lively discussion.

The two most notable presentations of Prof. Jason Furman and Marc Rotenberg distinguished the areas of policies, laws, standards, ethical rules, and such, to find the solutions. AIWS 7-layer models and AI-Government are respected as good models in deeply applied AI for humankind in the better future.

The framework also honored Nguyen Anh Tuan – the Director of The Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation (MDI), the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Boston Global Forum (BGF) as VTV Person of Year 2018.