June 14, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Meets Collective Intelligence

Hosted by

The GovLab


New York University

This convening of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Opening Governance explored new and innovative means for mobilizing intelligence toward improving governance and solving public problems. Network members and guests from Data & Soceity, UNICEF, UNDP, ISI Foundation, Reboot, Behavioural Insights Team, World Economic Forum, New York University, New York City Government, and Microsoft examined the following questions:

  • What are the opportunities, needs, questions and challenges for joining up Artificial and Collective Intelligence toward making better decisions and improving the way we govern?
  • How can data collaboratives – exchanging data across sectors to create new public value – improve children’s lives around the world?
  • How can new data collection and analysis techniques help to measure progress and inform iteration toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
  • How can supppliers of open data gain a better understanding of the demand for open data to improve data release and engagement strategies?
  • Patrick Bergemann, Columbia Business School
  • Valerie Chang, MacArthur Foundation
  • John Harlow, Arizona State University
  • Justin Longo, University of Regina
  • Anita McGahan, University of Toronto
  • Geoff Mulgan, Nesta
  • Beth Simone Noveck, The GovLab
  • Andrei Sambra, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Stefaan Verhulst, The GovLab
  • Andrew Young, The GovLab
  • Mark Ackerman, Data & Society
  • Natalia Adler, UNICEF
  • Malika Bhandarkar, United Nations Development Programme
  • Sarah Burd-Sharps, Social Science Research Council
  • Dinorah Cantu Pedraza, The GovLab
  • Ciro Catutto, ISI Foundation
  • Jennifer Colville, United Nations Development Programme
  • Alexandra de Filippo, Behavioral Insights Team
  • Asch Harwood, Reboot
  • Bill Hoffman, World Economic Forum
  • Benjamin Kumpf, United Nations Development Programme
  • Brittney Kim O’Neill, New York University
  • Adrienne Schmoeker, New York City Government
  • Matt Stempeck, Microsoft Civic Tech
  • Iryna Susha, Örebro University School of Business