CBBC Digital Economy Roundtable: AI Innovation and Governance
CBBC members participated in the meeting includes RELX, Standard Chartered, APCO and King & Wood Mallesons.
Apart from CBBC members and representatives of the British Embassy Beijing. Representatives from Zhongnan Economics and Law University, Infinigence, GreenPoint Group, Health Alliance Charitable Foundation, ISI Group and Royal Society (an independent scientific academy of the UK) attended the roundtable meeting. The Ministry of Commerce also joined the meeting as an observer.
Tom Simpson, Managing Director, China, CBBC warmly welcomed the participants and provided a briefing on CBBC’s recent work and upcoming events. Hugo Zhang, Chairman of CBBC Digital Economy Working Group shared his thoughts about the opportunities and challenges of UK-China in the AI field and emphasised that data is a core part of AI as well as the key work for CBBC Digital Economy Working Group in the future. Sam Williams, Head of Cyber and Technology Policy, British Embassy Beijing gave a speech regarding UK’s polices around AI development and governance, and a debrief of the recent AI Safety Summit which was held in the UK on 1 and 2 November.
CBBC invited three speakers to share their thoughts and experiences around the theme of AI. Kelvin Chen, Founder of AnyHelper, gave a speech on the topic of ‘The opportunities and challenges that AI brings us’. Kelvin introduced how to utilise AI in a more practical and responsible way as well as sharing AI technical usage experiences in AnyHelper`s business.
David Pan, Head partner of Corporate Compliance Service Group at Llinks Law Offices, gave a speech on the topic of ‘Development status and trend of China's AI supervision and a comparison of China and the UK's AI supervision mechanism’. David provided a detail introduction on the regulation and governance environment in China and the UK, including the legal framework for artificial intelligence under Chinese law and how it compares to the AI regulatory frameworks in the UK. David emphasized that data is an integral component of AI development and analyzed the differences between China and the UK among AI usage regulation and governance.
Stella Guo, Director of Government Affairs of RELX and Secretary General of CBBC Digital Economy Working Group, gave a speech on the topic of ‘The responsible AI principle – an enterprise perspective on AI governance’. Stella made a detailed introduction about the responsible AI principle and introduced RELX’s best practice and how their experiences with data and AI technology helped to shape RELX`s business across the globe.
During the roundtable discussions, the three speakers answered questions from other participants in the room and actively exchanged views and ideas with the audience. At the end of the roundtable meeting, participants expressed that the information shared was helpful and insightful.
For more information about the event, please contact: Richard.Li@cbbc.org.