Artificial Intelligence: Privacy and Ethics

Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Time: 1pm – 2pm (Hong Kong Time)

Speaker: Tony Chik-ting Lam, Senior Advisor of Tonic Consulting Limited

Abstract: Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in different facets of our daily lives.  How does it impact personal data privacy?  What are the recommended practices and regulations governing the use and development of AI in some jurisdictions for the better protection of personal data privacy and harnessing its economic potentials? What is data ethics?  What does it entail?  Why ethics is so important for a data-driven society?

About the speaker: Tony has developed his career mostly in the public sector.  He had been an Administrative Officer of the Government for almost two decades before leaving the civil service to join a government-subvented technology development organization, the Hong Kong Productivity Council, at the deputy chief executive officer level.  He served as the Deputy Commissioner in the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong, prior to his current role in Tonic Consulting Limited providing consultancy services on public policies.  Over the years, Tony has involved in public policy formulation and implementation in a very wide range of areas, covering mostly trade, industry, innovation and technology.

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