United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) to Host Virtual Discussion on International Data Cooperation and Artificial Intelligence

2020-08-13 22:11:17 - Washington, DC - (PR Distribution™)

(WASHINGTON, DC) - The UNA-NCA Peace and Security Committee will present the opening panel of a three part series covering “International Data Sharing and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Cooperation in Global Health Emergencies: Virtual Roundtables.” This session is dedicated to a discussion of the opportunities and challenges to health-related data sharing and AI cooperation between national governments.

The panelists will have an opportunity to share their perspectives on the Global Partnership for AI (GPAI), the race for AI dominance, the European Union’s pursuit of digital sovereignty, and how those developments could affect the global response to the COVID-19 crisis.

The roundtable will also provide a platform for discussion among global health experts, data scientists, researchers, AI and machine learning practitioners, and privacy advocates.


Opening panel of three part virtual roundtable series covering issues pertaining to the importance of international data sharing, artificial intelligence and global public health emergencies, most notably in the present-day era of COVID-19


Zoom Webinar

Registration: https://bit.ly/COVID19Roundtable081920


Wednesday, August 19, 2020

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT


  • Mr. Patrick Realiza (Moderator), Co-Chair, UNA-NCA Peace and Security Committee
  • Dr. Ellie Graeden, Founder and CEO of Talus Analytics, research and consulting firm that specializes in translating complex, computational and scientific analysis into useful data for decision makers
  • Mr. Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, Director of the European Center for International Political Economy (ECIPE) in Belgium and leading author on trade diplomacy, EU-Far East relations and the digital economy
  • Dr. Richard Seifman, Former Senior Health Adviser at The World Bank and Former Senior Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)


Mr. Patrick Realiza, Co-Chair, UNA-NCA Peace and Security Committee

[email protected]

Media Contacts:

Full Name
Patrick Realiza
United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA)
Phone Number
+1 (202) 735-4301
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