Roundtable A: A Framework for Artificial Intelligence Governance in Qatar and the Region

This roundtable will examine the geopolitical dimensions of advancing AI, including competition between major powers, risks of destabilization, and differing regulatory approaches. The discussion will explore the potential social and economic impacts of AI adoption, both positive and negative, as well as the ethical implications of AI systems and policy frameworks needed for responsible governance.


H.E. Mohammed Al Mannai

Minister of Communications and Information Technology, State of Qatar

Dr. Farnam Jahanian

President of Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Michael Wooldridge

Oxford, AI Expert, and member of Qatar Computing Research Institute Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Dr. Sanjay Chawla

Senior Research Director, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Hamad Bin Khalifa University

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