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The first conference of the Social Contract for the AI Age

The Social Contract for the AI Age was officially launched and discussed at World Leadership Alliance-Club de Madrid Policy Lab “Transatlantic Approaches: A New Social Contract in the Age of AI” during September 16-18, 2020, with the attendance of presidents, prime ministers, distinguished thinkers, policymakers, and senior officials.

Starting this week, will introduce historical conferences of the Social Contract for the AI Age.

In this AIWS Weekly, we introduce the first conference of Social Contract for the AI Age.

On September 23, 2019, at the Harvard University Faculty Club, Boston Global Forum organized the AIWS conference “A Proposed Social Contract 2020, Regarding Rules and International Laws for AI and the Internet”

Agenda and Speakers:

Opening Remarks Governor Michael Dukakis, Chairman of Boston Global Forum

Concepts of the Social Contract 2020 Professor Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland, MIT

Solutions for AI Transparency: Professor Christo Wilson, Northeastern University,

Rules and International Laws of AI World Society

Mr. Paul Nemitz, Principal Adviser, Directorate General for Justice and Consumers, the European Commission

Mr. Michel Servoz, Special Adviser to the President of the European Commission

Mr. Nam Pham, Assistant Secretary for Business Development & International Trade, State of Massachusetts


Prof. Nazli Choucri, MIT

Ms. Kitty Dukakis, First Lady of Massachusetts

Prof. Thomas Patterson, Harvard Kennedy School

Prof. David Silbersweig, Harvard Medical School

Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan, the Boston Global Forum,

Prof. Thomas Creely, U.S. Naval War College

Mr. Allan Cytryn, Former CTO, Goldman Sachs,

Prof. Hiroshi ESAKI, the University of Tokyo

Prof. Rosabeth Kanter, Harvard Business School

Ms. Rebecca Leeper, Computer Ethics and Data Policy Advocator

Mr. Jamil Mahuah, Former President of Ecuador, Visiting Faculty, Harvard Kennedy School

Mr. Barry Nolan, Senior Advisor of Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congressional

Ms. Elizabeth Renieris, Berkman Klein Center Fellow, Harvard

Mr. Jeff Saviano, EY Global Tax Innovation Leader, MIT Connection Science Fellow

Mr. Thomas Vallely, Founder of the Fulbright University, Director of Vietnam Program at Harvard


In the conference, speakers and participants discuss concepts from the Social Contract 2020. The original name of the Social Contract for the AI Age is the AIWS Social Contract 2020. Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan would go on and speak about the AIWS Social Contract 2020 at the Riga Conference 2019, 11-12 October 2019 in Riga, Latvia.