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31 May 2024
Hybrid EventCapella Singapore

ATxAI 2021

14 July 2021

Value of AI Governance to the Industry: Perspectives from East and West

Does strong governance always mean compliance and cost? How can Trustworthy AI drive business value creation? What new business opportunities does AI governance present? What are the implications for policymakers and investors around the world?

Moderator: V K Rajah SC, Chairman, Advisory Council on the Ethical Use of AI and Data 

Featuring pre-recorded message from H.E. Cedric O, Minister of State for the Digital Transition and Electronic Communications, France 


  • Andrew Wyckoff, Director of Science, Technology and Innovation Directorate, OECD 
  • Hiroaki Kitano, President & CEO, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc, Japan 
  • Ieva Martinkenaite, VP Telenor Research, Head of AI and Analytics, Board Member Telenor Denmark A/S, Telenor Group, Norway 
  • Wonki Min, President, SUNY (The State University of New York), Korea 

How to Use Technologies to Achieve Trusted AI

What are the state-of-the-art technologies and emerging technological trends to support AI governance? What do these trends mean for businesses and policy-making? What opportunities are there for the international community to facilitate interoperable benchmarks?

Live virtual Keynote Speech by Her Excellency Carme Artigas, Secretary of State for Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence, Spain 

Featuring pre-recorded message from Francesca Rossi, Fellow and AI Ethics Global leader, IBM 

Moderator: Liu Feng Yuan, Founder, Basis.AI, Singapore 


  • Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Engineering Fellow, Google Research Int’l, US 
  • Shameek Kundu, Head of Financial Services & Chief Strategy Officer, Truera Inc, Singapore 
  • Dame Wendy Hall, Regius Professor of Computer Science, Executive Director, Web Science Institute, University of Southampton, UK 

Industry Showcase: From Principles to Practice

How do companies of different sizes and from different sectors leverage technologies to implement AI governance? What opportunities and business value did Trustworthy AI create for them? 

Moderator: Yeong Zee Kin, Assistant Chief Executive (Data Innovation and Protection Group), Infocomm Media Development Authority, Deputy Commissioner, Personal Data Protection Commission, Singapore 


  • Arunima Sarkar, AI Lead, World Economic Forum, India 
  • Diana Paredes, CEO and Co-founder, Suade Labs, UK 
  • Tan Kuan Pern, Head of Innovation, UCARE.AI, Singapore 
  • Norberto de Andrade, Global Policy Lead for Digital and AI Ethics, Facebook and Creator and founder, Open Loop, US 
  • Nuri Purswani, Senior Data Scientist, VISA, Singapore 
  • Sinuhe Arroyo, Founder and CEO, Taiger, Singapore

AI for Social Good

Is AI being used to exacerbate inequality by creating a new digital elite or can AI ameliorate some of the inequalities in the world today? What are the interactions between AI and inequality and how can trustworthy AI be used to achieve social good?

Moderator: Simon Chesterman, Dean, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

Featuring pre-recorded message from Gabriela Ramos, Assistant Director-General for the Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO


  • Jennifer Mei Sze Ang, Director, Centre for University Core, Singapore University of Social Science, Singapore 
  • H.E. Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Digital Economy, AI and Remote Work Applications, The United Arab Emirates 
  • Raymund Enriquez Liboro, Commissioner, Chairman, National Privacy Commission, Philippines 
  • Royce Wee, Director, Head of Global Public Policy, Alibaba Group, Singapore 
  • Wendell Wallach, Emeritus Chair of Technology and Ethics Studies, Yale University Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, US