AI

NIST releases milestone AI Risk Management Framework to foster trustworthy AI ecosystems

This week has been an important one for U.S. policy regarding rights-preserving artificial intelligence and how to manage, define, and improve AI in practical implementations. There are two significant news items. First, the National Institute of Technology and Standards (NIST) has released its milestone AI Risk Management Framework (1.0) for voluntary use. The AI Risk

WPF advises Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protection regarding its proposed AI Framework

WPF recently reviewed and provided recommendations regarding a proposed AI Framework meant to apply to medical research involving human subjects. The issue of human subject research is a critically important one. In the US, The Common Rule (45 CFR subpart A) is a key regulation that protects people from unethical medical research. As research utilizing tools such as AI and SaMD — software as a medical device — grows in use, there is an urgent need to determine the proper ethical, legal, and regulatory framework for the use of these tools in the human subject research context. For this reason, WPF was pleased to review and provide recommendations to the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections, SACHRP, on its proposed AI Framework.

ISPI Forum on Digital Transformation, WPF speaker 

The Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) will be holding a High Level Forum on Digital Transformation in connection with OECD. The event will be held 16 May 2022 in hybrid format. WPF will be speaking about what risks exists for consumers arising from illicit use of their personal data, and also approaches for

OECD Going Digital Horizontal Project: news and event

WPF’s Executive Director Pam Dixon will be presenting at an upcoming OECD Workshop on the topic of data stewardship, access, sharing, and control in regards to national data strategies. WPF will be speaking as a organizational member of the formal civil society stakeholder group at OECD (CSISAC).  The topic of digitalization is one that OECD