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Nov
28
2023

Network Summit on AI

28 November 2023 – 1 December 2023
Indian Habitat Centre
New Delhi, India

The event promises an immersive and interactive programme for invited participants to understand cross-sectoral and interdisciplinary research surrounding the digitalization of society and governance and the challenges and opportunities connected to the rise of AI and machine learning, creating opportunities for discussions around future funding, collaborations and institutional partnerships between India and Norway. The programme consists of roundtablesand networking, seeking to consolidate established partnerships and collaborations, and develop new acquaintances and venues for future funding for R&D and innovation. The Network Summit on AI is organized by the Nordic Centre in India in collaboration with OsloMet -Oslo Metropolitan University and the Algorithmic Governance Research Network and is supported by The Research Council of Norway. While building on existing networks and collaborations, the aim is to establish new partnerships and synergies for future projects. The Norwegian Research Council offers strategic support for collaborations and networking with India and is investing in R&D related to AI.

Day 1: 28 November 2023

11:00 – 11:15
Welcome to the Network Summit on AI
Tereza Østbø Kuldova, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway
Shivangi Narayan, JNU Delhi, India

11:15 – 11:45
Keynote Speechby Tereza Østbø Kuldova

11:45 – 12:00
Q&A

12:00 – 12:15
Networking Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:15
Pitches: Global Governance, Morality and the Rise of AI
Jardar Østbø, Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies, Norway
Syed Tahseen Raza, Aligarh Muslim University, India
Aasim Khan, IIIT Delhi, India & Claire Crawford, University of York, UK
Oleksandr Svitych, O.P. Jindal Global University, India
Audrey Millet, University of Bologna, Italy (online)

13:15 – 14:15
Roundtable Discussion moderated by Tereza Østbø Kuldova

14:15 – 15:15
Late Networking Lunch

After 15:15
Networking program for participants outside of the venue(details will be sent to participants on e-mail)

Day 2: 29 November 2023

10:00 – 10:15
Opening Remarks
Jardar Østbø,Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies

10:15 – 11:15
Pitches (1): Social Control in the Age of AI
Tomas Salem, University of Bergen, Norway
Ashwin Varghese, O. P. Jindal University, India
Shivangi Narayan, JNU, India
Smriti Singh, IIIT Delhi, India
Anushka Jain, Digital Futures Lab, India & Anupam Guha, IIT Bombay, India

11:15 – 12:15
Roundtable Discussion moderated by Tereza Østbø Kuldova

12:15 – 13:15
Networking Lunch

13:15 – 14:15
Pitches (2): Social Control in the Age of AI
Manohar Kumar, IIIT Delhi, India
Vipul Mudgal, Common Cause India
Rahul Menon, O.P. Jindal Global University, India
Nikita Sonavane, Mrinalini R and Sanjana Meshram, CPA Project, Bhopal, India
Asvatha Babu, University of Washington, US (online)

14:15 – 15:15
Roundtable Discussion moderated by Tereza Østbø Kuldova

After 15:15
Networking program for participants outside of the venue(details will be sent to participants on e-mail)

Day 3: 30 November 2023

10:00 – 10:15
Opening Remarks
Tereza Østbø Kuldova, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

10:15 – 11:30
Pitches (1):Algorithmic Management and Platform Labour
Šar┼źnasPaunksnis, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania (online)
Kalyan Shankar, Symbiosis School of Economics, India
Ujjwal Kango, O.P. Jindal Global University, India
Anuranjan Sethi, O.P. Jindal Global University, India
Gayatri Nair, IIIT Delhi, India
Shuaib Mohamed Haneef, Pondicherry University, India

11:30 – 12:30
Roundtable Discussion moderated by Tereza Østbø Kuldova

12:30 – 13:30
Networking Lunch

13:30 – 14:00
Keynote SpeechbyJosy Joseph

14:00 – 14:30
Discussion

14:30 – 15:30
Funding for R&D and Possibilities for Collaboration between India and Norway

After 15:30
Networking program for participants outside of the venue(details will be sent to participants on e-mail)

Day 4: 1 December 2023

10:00 – 10:15
Opening Remarks
Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud, Oslo Metropolitan University
Mathew Varghese, Mahatma Gandhi University

10:15 – 11:15
Pitches (1): Urban Spaces, Smart Cities and Sustainability
Khaliq Parkar, Université Paris Cité, France
Mathew A Varghese, Center for Urban Studies, Mahatma Gandhi University, India
Abhinand Kishore, Center for Urban Studies, Mahatma Gandhi University, India
Nikhil Mathew, Center for Urban Studies, Mahatma Gandhi University, India
Kristin ReichbornKjennerud, Oslo Metropolitan University

11:15 – 12:15
Roundtable Discussion moderated by Mathew Varghese

12:15 – 13:15
Networking Lunch

13:15 – 14:15
Online Pitches (2) Urban Spaces, Smart Cities and Sustainability
Deepak Padmanabhan, Queen’s University, Belfast, UK (online)
Ayona Dutta, University College London, UK (online)
Nisha Kapoor, University of Warwick, UK (online)
Shiva Singh, IIIT Delhi

14:15 – 15:15
Future Collaborations, Funding and Partner Agreements
The Network Summit on AI is to be conducted under Chatham House Rule: ‘When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.’

Organizing Committee: Nordic Centre in India, Tereza Østbø Kuldova, Shivangi Narayan, Jardar Østbø, Ashwin Varghese, Mathew Varghese, Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud

This network summit is organized with the support of the Nordic Centre in India, with the financial support of OsloMet for collaboration with India, and with the financial support of The Research Council in Norway under the following projects: project no. 313004 – Luxury, Corruption and Global Ethics: Towards a Critical Cultural Theory of the Moral Economy of Fraud (LUXCORE); project no. 313626 – Algorithmic Governance and Cultures of Policing: Comparative Perspectives from Norway, India, Brazil, Russia, and South Africa (AGOPOL); project no. 314486 – Digital Prism and the Nordic Model of Workplace Democracy under Pressure (DigiWORK). These projects are hosted at the Oslo Metropolitan University; this event is also part of the Algorithmic Governance Research Network’s activities.

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