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Thursday, November 28 • 11:30 - 13:00
BPF IoT, Big Data, AI: Using IoT, Big Data, AI to address societal challenges

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Best Practice Forum on IoT, Big Data and AI
The 2019 Best Practice Forum IoT, Big Data, AI focusses on policy challenges pertaining to the use of IoT, Big Data, AI to address societal challenges that otherwise would be more difficult to address. 
The BPF is part of the 2019 intersessional work program of the IGF and started its discussions already well ahead of the Berlin meeting. The BPF published a draft report that will be further completed with input from the BPF workshop at IGF2019.  (see below for more details on the report and how to provide feedback).

Draft Agenda
The BPF session will cover the same questions as the report:
  1. Introduction and background on the BPF process
  2. Opportunities:  IoT, Big Data, AI to address societal challenges
  3. Policy Challenges:
    1. Stimulating the use and uptake of IoT, Big Data, AI to address societal challenges
    2. Enhancing justified trust in IoT, Big Data, AI to stimulate their use to address societal challenges
    3. Challenges related to the collection, management, and use of data by IoT, Big Data, AI applications
  4. Concluding remarks
The BPF builds on the  BPF 2018 that focussed on fostering the multistakeholder dialogue in field of IoT, Big Data, AI in an Internet context.

Confirmed panelists:
Olivier Bringer, European Commission, Head of Unit -Next Generation Internet
Christine Tan, FIOT Open Lab, VP Business Development
David Salomão, INCM, Mozambique
Raymond Onuoha, Research ICT Africa / Regional Academic Network on IT Policy
Bruna Martins dos Santos, CodingRights, Policy Strategist
Emanuela Girardi, Pop AI, Member AI expert Group Ministry of Economic Development, Italy
Evelyne Tauchnitz, Research Associate at the Institute for Social Ethics, Lucerne & Centre for Technology and Global Affairs, Oxford

Concettina Cassa (MAG BPF Co-coordinator),
Alex Comninos (BPF Co-coordinator),
Wim Degezelle (BPF Consultant) 

Online moderator:
June Parris

Marco Zennaro

REVIEW the draft output report !

IGF2019 BPF IoT, Big Data, AI draft output
  • Review the report here (link BPF report)
  • Send your feedback to  bpf-IoT-BD-AI@intgovforum.org
  • Format: email, or word/pdf attached to an email
  • If your comment is on a specific section or paragraph, please indicate this clearly! 
  • Deadline: you can submit feedback on the draft document until the last day of the IGF2019 meeting. However, we would appreciate receiving your feedback before Friday 22 November, as this would allow us to take your comments into account during the BPF workshop in Berlin.
  • Received feedback will be posed on this page (unless the author indicates that he/she prefers the feedback is not published) and will feed into the final BPF output report.  

Session Organizers
avatar for Wim Degezelle

Wim Degezelle

Consultant, Consultant
Internet policy expert and consultant  
avatar for Concettina Cassa

Concettina Cassa

Senior Professional, AgID - Italian Government
IGF MAG member 2018-2020. Co-chair of the MAG Working Group on IGF Strengthening and Strategy. Co-founder of the Italy IGF Association.Italy IGF co-facilitator. 

Thursday November 28, 2019 11:30 - 13:00 CET
Estrel Saal C