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Panelist at the UNICEF’s Global Forum on AI for Children on Nov 30th and Dec 1st

Prof. Toshie Takahashi, Director of Project GenZAI is invited to the UNICEF’s Global Forum on AI for Children on Nov 30th and Dec 1st. UNICEF and the Government of Finland will host the Global Forum on AI for Children. This first-of-its-kind, virtual event will gather the world’s foremost children’s rights and technology experts, policymakers, practitioners and researchers, as well as children active in the AI space, to connect and share knowledge on pressing issues at the intersection of children’s rights, digital technology policies and AI systems.
She participates in a breakout session panel on “Ensuring inclusion of and for children in an AI world.” The panel will cover a range of related topics, including how to give children a voice in the development of AI policies and systems, as well as engaging those that represent their best interests. 

Breakout Group 2: Ensure inclusion of and for children

Shafika Isaacs, Associate Professor of Practice, University of Johannesburg
Lionel Brossi, Director of the Artificial Intelligence and Society Hub, Institute of Communication and Image, University of Chile

Sonia Livingstone, Professor, Media@LSE

Alexandre Barbosa, Head of the Regional Center for Studies on the Development of Information Society, under the auspices of UNESCO

Toshie Takahashi, Professor, Waseda University