CPDP LatAm 2024

Latin-American Conference on Artificial intelligence and Data protection

The Conference

The Latin American Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Data Protection is a CPDP LatAm satellite event. The 2021 Conference was the first edition of the event, with two sessions focused on the main challenges and opportunities for AI implementation in Latin America with regard to data protection. The event has a multi-stakeholder format, bringing together some of the region’s leading AI experts, regulators, business leaders, start-up innovators and civil society representatives.

Panelists present different perspectives on key issues within the theme, such as: algorithmic transparency and accountability, ethics in AI and the potential for discrimination by AI, human rights and social impact assessment of automated systems, barriers that can hinder the flow of international data and thier impact on AI, data portability and interoperability standards, sandboxes, and the special needs of start-ups and small and medium businesses.

You can find a summary report of the Conference here.

Session 1: AI and Data Protection in Brazil 12:00-14:00 (Rio time GMT-3)

  • Opening remarks: Ana Brian UN Special Rapporteur for Privacy
  • Moderators: Luca Belli, Coordinator CTS-FGV & Danilo Doneda, Director CEDIS/IDP
  • Speakers:
    • Jackline Conca, Undersecretary of Innovation and Digital Transformation, Brazilian Ministry of Economy
    • Farzana Dudhwala, Privacy Policy Manager, AI Policy & Governance at Facebook
    • Karen Duque, Google Public Policy Brazil
    • Veridiana Alimonti, Latin American Senior Policy Analyst, EFF
    • Nina da Hora, Researcher CTS-FGV / Member of the Security Council TikTok Brazil

Q&A and Open Debate

Session 2: How is AI evolving in Latin America? 14:00-16:00 (Rio time GMT-3)

  • Moderator: Maia Levy Daniel, CeTyS
  • Speakers:
    • Alejando Pisanty, Member of the OECD Global Partnership for AI (TBC)
    • Fabrizio Scrollini, Director of ILDA
    • Sacha Alanoca, Senior AI Policy Researcher, The Future Society
    • Arturo Muente-Kunigami, Senior Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank (TBC)
    • Constanza Gomez Mont, Directress CMinds

Q&A and Open Debate

Wrap-up and takeaways: Luca Belli, Coordinator CTS-FGV (5 minutes)