In order to actively implement the national principles of AI governance and to further build an international platform and global mechanism of cooperation for AI governance, as part of the World AI Conference, AI Governance Forum was held on July 10th by Shanghai Institute for Science of Science, with supports and guidance from the Ministry of Science and Technology and Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission. John Hopcroft, the Turing Award Laureate, HE Jifeng, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, XUE Lan, Director of the of China's national professional committee on next generation AI governance, Irakli Beridze, the Head of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at UNICRI, and YING Qi, co-founder and CEO of Kuangshi Technology, were among more than 30 guests from home and abroad shared their insights. Director of the Shanghai Institute for Science of Science, SHI Qian attended and presided over the opening ceremony.
Under the theme "Develop Responsible AI", this year's AI Governance Forum explored integrated governance solutions driven by "technology + system", explore new models of AI governance, and promote the implementation of AI governance principles.
At the forum, Fu Guoqing, deputy director of Shanghai Science and Technology Commission, and leading experts in the industry jointly launched the “Working Group on Governance of Expert Consulting Committee, Shanghai National New-Generation AI Innovation & Development Pilot Zone”. The Expert Advisory Committee of The Shanghai National New-generation AI Innovation and Development Pilot Zone has issued the "Action Proposal for Collaborative Implementation of the Consensus on Principles of AI Governance ", and proposed an action plan for systematic implementation of AI governance principles based on "one platform, four works and four systems".
The forum showcases China's international image as a responsible country that provides cutting-edge solutions for AI governance. It advocates that all countries have an equal voice. The forum was broadcasted to the world in both English and Chinese, attracted great attention from the global industry.