IRCAI UNESCO AI Award 2021 – Adriana Bora for Project AIMS

March 17, 2022

In 2021, the International Research Centre on Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI) under the auspices of UNESCO launched the AI Award for individuals who have dedicated their work to solving problems related to the SDGs by means of the application of Artificial Intelligence. This year’s winner is Adriana-Eufrosina Bora, PhD Candidate at the Centre for Data Science, School of Mathematical Sciences at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) & The Future Society Affiliate, for her work in Project AIMS (Artificial Intelligence against Modern Slavery) which she led at The Future Society in 2020-2021.

Keynote Speakers:
John Shawe-Taylor, Director IRCAI
Ambassador Simona-Mirela Miculescu, Permanent Delegate of Romania to UNESCO
Prateek Sibal, Programme Specialist, Digital Innovation and Transformation Communication and Information Sector, UNESCO
Claire Healy, Research Officer, Crime Research Section, UNODC
Davor Orlic, Chief Operations Officer, IRCAI
Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen, The Queensland University of Technology
Adriana-Eufrosina Bora, AI and Modern Slavery Researcher at Queensland University of Technology & The Future Society Affiliate

Roundtable on Artificial Intelligence for Monitoring Sustainable Development:
Yolanda Lannquist, Head of Research & Advisory, The Future Society
Katharine Bryant, Head of Policy and Programs Walk Free
Laureen van Breen, Managing Director, WikiRate
Allison Cohen, Applied AI Lead, AI for Humanity, Mila

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