November 27, 2020
Should India Ban Facial Recognition?
Against the backdrop of IFF's Project Panoptic, I joined Anushka Jain, Nirmal John and Mutale Nkonde to discuss strategic and legal approaches to facial recognition use in India and beyond.
September 23, 2020
Data Justice and COVID-19 Book Launch
I joined Carly Kind, Linnet Taylor and Karen Yeung at the book launch of "Data Justice and COVID-19" to discuss the enduring impact of COVID-19 crisis on surveillance practices.
August 24, 2020
Policing In Modern India: Technology and Responsibility
Organised by Carnegie India, I joined this conversation on the growing role of technology in Indian law enforcement agencies. I drew from research on New Delhi's predictive policing system, CMAPS.
May 27, 2020
Expert Seminar on AI and Privacy
Invited by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to speak about the intersection of AI and privacy.
May 22, 2020
The Rise of COVID Surveillance and Facial Recognition
In a webinar hosted by Internet Freedom Foundation, I shared part of my findings from ongoing work on facial recognition in India.
January 24, 2020
Knowledge Transfer on Facial Recognition in India
I held a workshop on introducing the state of facial recognition in India, with a focus on legal challenges and technical limitations. Vijay Gnanadesikan, CEO of FaceTagr responded to my presentation.
December 10, 2019
Intercultural Digital Ethics
A workshop at Oxford University, hosted by the Digital Ethics Lab. My talk focused on the need for a deliberate, ground-up approach to context and culture in re: AI.
December 04, 2019
On AI, Law, and Foreign Policy
On invitation from Stiftung Neue Verantvortung, I delivered a talk & interactive Q&A on the foreign policy implications of AI, human rights, and technical standardisation.
December 03, 2019
Roundtable on the Ethics of AI, UNESCO
I joined Peter Paul Verbeek and Paula Boddington to talk about the use of AI for crucial decision making.
November 28, 2019
Beyond Ethics Councils: How to really do AI governance
In a panel at the Internet Governance Forum 2019, I joined Fieke Jansen, Bernard Shen and Corinne Cath-Speth to critique current AI governance approaches and suggest a way forward.
October 15, 2019
AI and Digital Rights at CocoNet II
At CocoNet II, organised by Engage Media, I held two sessions on AI for digital rights activists from South East Asia.
August 24, 2019
Persistence of Prejudice: On AI and Bias
At TEDxDUCIC, Delhi University. My talk covers the politics of machine learning, the social implications of its use, and questions to consider going forward.
May 30, 2019
Transformative Constitutionalism in Asia
A workshop for former and sitting judges of constitutional courts in Asia, organised by Konrad Adeneur Stiftung. My talk focused on constitutional questions and challenges posed by emerging technologies like artificial intelligence.
April 05, 2019
Regulating Data-Driven Finance
Participant at Dvara Research’s annual workshop. My interventions focused on algorithmic models, data protection and protected characteristics in financial data.
March 07, 2019
Human Rights in the Era of AI, Human Rights Council
Invited expert on the sidelines of the 40th session of the Human Rights Council. On a deliberate, human rights based approach to AI.
February 16, 2019
AI, Design and Ethics in India
Panelist at UNbox Festival, invited by Tandem Research.
January 17, 2019
Expert Consultation on Artificial Intelligence
Invited by UNESCO’s World Commission on the Ethics and Science of Technology to provide expert input to the Commission’s ongoing work.
January 11, 2019
Artificial intelligence policy in India: a framework for engaging the limits of data-driven decision-making
Talk based on my academic paper at Fairness, Accountability, Transparency/Asia organised by Digital Asia Hub.
October 23, 2018
Artificial Intelligence: Impact on Privacy and Freedom of Expression
Presenter at an expert roundtable on the sidelines of 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly Third Committee.
October 05, 2018
In Pursuit of Autonomy: AI Policy and Ethics
Panelist at CyFy 2018
August 30, 2018
Impact of Data Privacy Bill on Data Processors and Users
Panelist at MediaNama's #NAMAprivacy event. My talk focused on how India's data protection bill does not engage with challenges raised by the increasing use of algorithmic models for consequential decision making in India.
August 29, 2018
Applications of Artificial Intelligence in the Public Sector
Speaker on invitation from UNESCAP, Google, Berkman-Klein Center and Digital Asia Hub on the implications of AI systems in public sector decision making and public spheres of everyday life. I focused my talk on constitutional standards and State-citizen relationships.
June 18, 2018
Expert Consultation on AI & Freedom of Expression
Invited expert at a consultation held by David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Freedom of Expression, to provide input on his 2018 report on AI & freedom of expression and the information environment.
April 27, 2018
Workshop on AI and Human Rights
Organised by Data & Society under Chatam House Rules.
April 26, 2018
Global Milestones and Challenges to Freedom of Expression
Panelist and Participant at Columbia University's Justice for Freedom of Expression Conference
January 19, 2018
Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and the Law
Invited by the Oxford Internet Institute and the Alan Turing Institute to talk about framing the role of human rights standards vis-a-vis AI. I contributed to both the workshop and panel discussion.