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The Tech Policy Lab’s Global Summit initiative, which began in 2016, is a convening of approximately 20-30 thought leaders from around the world representing governance, policy, and technology. The Summit, held biennially, aims to frame and begin progress on pressing grand challenges for tech policy, providing opportunities for designers, ethicists, lawyers, policymakers, technologists, and others from around the world to collaborate on global and local issues.

Project Resources

  • Towards Culturally Responsive Artificial Intelligence

    In August 2018 the Lab convened our second Global Summit, bringing together a global network of ethicists, political scientists, artists, policymakers, and technologists from Africa, Asia, Europe, and North and South America to surface implications of cultural responsiveness for artificial intelligence. To explore these questions, we focused on storytelling as a uniquely appropriate vehicle for discussing pressing issues around AI. Stories, authored by participants, will be made available in spring 2019.

  • Grand Challenges for Tech Policy

    In summer 2016, we organized the first Global Summit on Grand Challenges for Tech Policy. We brought together individuals from organizations across Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, for a meeting to bridge disciplines and countries in pursuit of improved technology policy.