TDS2018 knowledge partners present fresh research results at the summit

Tallinn Digital Summit’s knowledge partners, world-class research groups and think tanks the Centre for Public Impact, the McKinsey Global Institute, the Lisbon Council,  and the European Centre for International Political Economy present papers and fresh research results on AI and the cross-border trade of data at the summit.

All briefing notes of the Digital Summit 2018 are available here:

Responsible, Safe and Secure AI by Luukas Ilves, the Lisbon Council.

The paper discusses the safety and security in the AI era. It addresses the preservation of fundamental values and rights, as well the challenge of keeping AI safe and secure. The paper introduces national strategies and international initiatives for safety and security. Download the briefing note: TDS2018 BriefingNote_Responsible, Safe and Secure AI

The Promise and Challenge of the Age of AI by the McKinsey Global Institute.

The paper presents new research on the impact of artificial intelligence on economy, society, and the future of labour. It predicts what influence AI will have on the labour market, and proposes means how countries can cope with the changes ahead. Download the briefing note: TDS2018 BriefingNote-The Promise and Challenge of the Age of Artificial Intelligence

McKinsey Global Institute and Tallinn Digital Summit team have also launched a designated web page on AI’s impact on economy and work including extracts from MGI research

AI in Governments by the Centre for Public Impact

The paper by CPI „How to make AI work in government and for people“ presents a study on AI-based governance and introduces five practical principles that might motivate governments to implement artificial intelligence. The paper is complemented by research by The Boston Consulting Group, „2018BCG Digital Government Benchmarks: What Citizens Think About Governments’ Use of AI“, provides additional insights to the topic. Download the briefing note: TDS2018 Briefing_Note-AI in Governments

AI Trade policy by Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, European Centre for International Political Economy

Businesses use artificial intelligence to optimise their products, serve customers and better understand overseas markets. Commercial use of A.I. anticipates access to data abroad in an orderly manner. Access to market data is essential for manufacturing competitiveness and the ability to serve export markets. The paper discusses how trade policy can support A.I development and avoid being stuck in a defensive rut. Download the briefing note: TDS2018 BriefingNote_AI_Trade_Policy