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Storytelling session aims at recognizing AI changemakers – enthusiasts who contribute to achieving one or more United Nations’s Sustainable Development Goals with their AI solution

Panel discussion aims at discussing and identifying other potential areas where AI could bring benefit.

Organizers: AI Governance International Circle of Sustainable Europe

Contact: Ana Chubinidze (AIGI) & Ramon Rahangmetan (CoSE)



19:00 – Welcome from the Organizers


Storytelling Session


Algorithm to Protect Supply Chains from Modern Slavery

Josh Jackson – Vice President, 6clicks



Project GMCNgine: Algorithm for Searching for Missing Kids around the World

Johnn Castro – Software Engineer, First Factory



…coming soon…

Lavina Ramkissoon – Board Director, r.ai; Founding Partner and Advisor, tutti.ai



Project MERON Method for Extremely Rapid Observation of Nutritional Status: Detecting Malnutrition in Children Using Facial Recognition

Ben Watkins – CEO and Director, Kimetrica



Chatbot for Public Services

Revaz Barbakadze – Assistant to Mayer, City Hall Rustavi Municipality


20:20 – Q&A for all Storytellers

20:30 – Break



Panel Discussion on AI’s Potentials to Help Reach Sustainable Development Goals with

Elina Viitaniemi – Joint United Nations Program on AIDS and HIV (UNAIDS), Innovation Advisor

David Jensen – United Nations Environment Program, Head of Programme Environmental Peacebuilding

Sasha Luccioni – Université de Montréal, Postdoctoral AI Researcher

Richard Foster-Fletcher – NeuralPath.io, Founder and CEO

Alberto Medina – United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Innovation Expert


21:10 – Q&A

21:25 – End of the Event, Invitation to the March Edition


Who is it for:

  • Machine Learning developers, data scientists
  • Computer Science and social science students
  • Practitioners working on SDGs
  • Anyone interested in using AI for Development


More information see here.