Share

HomeOur work > Data governance

Working group on data governance

Our mandate as a group aligns closely with GPAI’s overall mission. Our working group aims to “collate evidence, shape research, undertake applied AI projects and provide expertise on data governance, to promote data for AI being collected, used, shared, archived and deleted in ways that are consistent with human rights, inclusion, diversity, innovation, economic growth, and societal benefit, while seeking to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals.”

The working group applies a horizontal lens to its work and projects. This reflects the foundational nature of data governance and suits the working group’s expertise, alongside maintaining the flexibility and broader use of its work. The working group collaborates with other working groups to advise on the data governance aspects of GPAI’s wider project portfolio, with experts having volunteered to provide specialist input on a responsible AI strategy for the environment, social media governance, AI for public domain drug discovery, and intellectual property.    

Current projects

The data governance working group is pursuing the following projects in 2021:

GPAI expert reports

2021

 Data governance working group report (November 2021)

Enabling data sharing for social benefit through data trusts (interim report produced by the Aapti Institute and the Open Data Institute in collaboration with GPAI, November 2021)

Advancing data justice research and practice (interim report prepared by the Alan Turing Institute in collaboration with GPAI, November 2021)

 

2020

Data governance working group report (November 2020)

Framework paper for GPAI's work on data governance (November 2020)

 The role of data in AI (report prepared for GPAI by the Digital Curation Centre, Edinburgh University School of Informatics and Trilateral Research, November 2020)

Our experts

Group contact point: GPAI Montreal Centre of Expertise


Group members

  • Maja Bogataj Jančič, Intellectual Property Institute, Slovenia (co-chair)
  • Jeni Tennison, Open Data Institute, UK (co-chair)
  • Jeremy Achin, DataRobot
  • Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain, and Northeastern University, United States
  • Alejandro Pisanty Baruch, National Autonomous University
  • Carlo Casonato, University of Trento
  • Paul Dalby, Australian Institute for Machine Learning
  • Matija Damjan, University of Ljubljana
  • Josef Drexl, Max Planck Institute
  • Teki Akuetteh Falconer, Africa Digital Rights Hub
  • Allan Feitosa, Eldorado Research Institute
  • Alison Gillwald, Research ICT Africa
  • Asunción Gomez, University of Madrid
  • Naoto Ikegai, Tokyo University
  • Takashi Kai, Hitachi
  • V. Kamakoti, IIT Madras
  • Te Taka Keegan, University of Waikato
  • Yeong Zee Kin, Infocomm Media Development Authority
  • Robert Kroplewski, Plenipotentiary of the Minister of Digitization for the Information Society, Poland
  • Shameek Kundu, Truera
  • Neil Lawrence, University of Cambridge
  • Hiroshi Mano, Data Trading Alliance
  • Kim McGrail, University of British Columbia
  • Nicolas Miailhe, The Future Society
  • Bertrand Monthubert, Occitanie Data
  • Dewey Murdick, Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University
  • P. J. Narayanan, International Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
  • Seongtak Oh, National Information Society Agency of South Korea
  • Carole Piovesan, INQ Data Law
  • Iris Plöger, Federation of German Industries (BDI)
  • Oreste Pollicino, University of Bocconi
  • Aleksandra Przegalińska, Kozminski University
  • Anderson Soares, Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence
  • Paola Villerreal, National Council for Science and Technology
  • Christiane Wendehorst, European Law Institute


Observers

  • Jaco Du Toit
  • Naoto Ikegai, Toyo University
  • Zümrüt Müftüoğlu, Yildiz Technical University
  • Nagla Rizk, The American University in Cairo
  • Elettra Ronchi, OECD