This is a recording from the CDAC 2020 Annual Public Forum: Accountability in the Age of the Algorithm: Championing Pathways to Inclusion in Tech-Driven Futures, which was broadcast live on October 28, 2020. This is the first of five sessions, where we gathered some of the best minds to help us reimagine digital humanitarian policy.
THEME ONE: ALGORITHMS AND ACCOUNTABILITY - CONTENTS
Moderator: Paul Conneally, Head of Global Communications, LiveTiles
Keynote speech: Sabelo Mhlambi, Researcher at the Berkman Klein Centre for Internet and Society at Harvard University.
Inclusion in Action: Edge Effect Algorithms and People with Diverse Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and/or Expression, and Sex Characteristics. Panellists: Emily Dwyer, Co-Director, Edge Effect; Laura Carter, Gender and data consultant, and PhD candidate.
Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI The humanitarian ‘digital divide’. Panellists: Oliver Lough, Research Fellow, Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI; Adelina Kamal, Executive Director, ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management; Dragana Kaurin, Executive Director, Localization Lab; Rob Trigwell, Analytical, Knowledge and Output Unit Lead, International Organization For Migration-Displacement Tracking Matrix.
Plenary discussion of the above presentations and panels.