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tasked to advise on the next steps addressing mid to long-term AI-related challenges and opportunities

Université Paris-Saclay to advise EU on AI strategy

An academic from Université Paris-Saclay is to play a key role in advising the EU on artificial intelligence (AI).

Nozha Boujemaa, director of the Data and AI institute of Université Paris-Saclay (DATAIA), has been nominated to the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLG). The group’s objective is to support the implementation of the European strategy on AI.

Nozha Boujemaa’s role will be to provide recommendations on future AI-related policy development and on the ethical, legal and societal issues related to AI.

Following a recent open selection process, the Commission appointed 52 experts to the new group, comprising representatives from academia, civil society, as well as industry.

The AI HLG will serve as the steering group for the European AI Alliance's work, will interact with other initiatives, help stimulate a multi-stakeholder dialogue, gather participants' views and reflect them in its analysis and reports.

Specifically, the group will be tasked to advise on the next steps addressing mid to long-term AI-related challenges and opportunities, propose AI ethics guidelines and support the Commission on further engagement and outreach mechanisms to interact with a broader set of stakeholders.


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About DATAIA : The DATAIA Institute is the Université Paris-Saclay convergence institute in France dedicated to data sciences, artificial intelligence and society, or how technological progress remains a progress for humanity. Funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR) under the "Investments for the Future" program, the DATAIA Institute aims to gather and structure on a scientific site, multidisciplinary expertise of great scope and high visibility to better address the major challenges of data science, artificial intelligence and their applications through decompartmentalization between mathematics, computer science and legal, economic and social sciences. At its launch, DATAIA Institute mobilizes more than 130 researchers and teacher-researchers from 14 institutions (Université Paris-Saclay, Inria, CEA, CentraleSupélec, CNRS, Ecole polytechnique, ENSAE, HEC, IFP-EN, IMT, INRA, Université Evry-Val d’Essonne, Université Paris-Sud, Université Versailles - Saint--Quentin-en-Yvelines). Beyond research activities, DATAIA has the mission to foster interdisciplinary training in Data Science as well as an industrial affiliation program allowing close collaboration with companies for public private innovation in AI.

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