Proposal

APrIGF 2024 Session Proposal Submission Form
Part 1 - Lead Organizer
Contact Person
Mr. Ashirwad Tripathy
Email
Organization / Affiliation (Please state "Individual" if appropriate) *
Educating Nepal
Designation
Cofounder/President
Gender
Male
Economy of Residence
Nepal
Primary Stakeholder Group
Civil Society
List Your Organizing Partners (if any)
Prof. Salma Abbasi, Founder, Chairperson and CEO, eWorldwide Group
E: Salma@e-wwg.com
Karen McCabe, Senior Director, Public Affairs and Marketing, IEEE Standards Association
E: k.mccabe@ieee.org
Part 2 - Session Proposal
Session Title
Building Holistic Resilience to Address Emerging Ethical and Social Challenges in the Digital and AI Age
Session Format
Panel Discussion (60 minutes)
Where do you plan to organize your session?
Onsite at the venue (with online moderator for questions and comments from remote participants)
Specific Issues for Discussion
The session will focus on following issues:
1. Highlighting the current challenges in balancing the benefit vs risks to society at large vs negative consequences that are accelerating conflict and differences in digital ecosystems with special focus on APAC region.
2. Case studies will be given by the speakers that highlight how emerging technologies have been introduced into society with little to no consideration of the lack of governance and unethical behaviour being promoted.
3. Insights will be provided from a country context, what is being done to build sustainable inclusive human resilience in the digital and AI age
Describe the Relevance of Your Session to APrIGF
Discussions from the session will provide insights to positively support the overarching themes (mostly subtrack 3 and 2) which will contribute to the positive outcomes of APRIGF 2024 process.

1. Raise awareness of innovative practices that are being deployed globally to proactively understand and flag the risks of emerging technologies to society
2. Highlight and showcase innovative steps, policies and frameworks that are being developed to increase governance to stop unethical behaviours that will protect human rights and safe engagement in the digital age while this will also improve the awareness to best practices to improve digital governance we want to see in the internet
3. Provide insights and opportunities for other stakeholders to localize and replicate programs that are being implemented to drive inclusive human resilience in the digital age
Methodology / Agenda (Please add rows by clicking "+" on the right)
Time frame (e.g. 5 minutes, 20 minutes, should add up to 60 minutes) Description
5 minutes Introduction
5 minutes Speaker 1
5 minutes Speaker 2
5 minutes Q & A
5 minutes Speaker 3
5 minutes Speaker 4
10 minutes Q & A
12 minutes (3 minutes each) Final Remarks from Speaker
8 minutes Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
Moderators & Speakers Info (Please complete where possible)
  • Moderator (Primary)

    • Name: Ashirwad Tripathy
    • Organization: Educating Nepal
    • Designation: Cofounder/President
    • Gender: Male
    • Economy / Country of Residence: Nepal
    • Stakeholder Group: Civil Society
    • Expected Presence: In-person
    • Status of Confirmation: Confirmed
    • Link of Bio (URL only): https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashirwad-tripathy-a73ba686/?originalSubdomain=np
  • Moderator (Facilitator)

    • Name: Saud Paracha
    • Organization: eWorldwide Group
    • Designation: Staff Officer
    • Gender: Male
    • Economy / Country of Residence: UAE
    • Stakeholder Group: Private Sector
    • Expected Presence: Online
    • Status of Confirmation: Confirmed
    • Link of Bio (URL only): https://www.linkedin.com/in/prof-salma-abbasi-9657914b/?originalSubdomain=uk
  • Speaker 1

    • Name: Prof. Salma Abbasi
    • Organization: eWorldwide Group
    • Designation: Founder, Chaierperson and CEO
    • Gender: Female
    • Economy / Country of Residence: United Kingdom
    • Stakeholder Group: Private Sector
    • Expected Presence: In-person
    • Status of Confirmation: Confirmed
    • Link of Bio (URL only): https://www.linkedin.com/in/prof-salma-abbasi-9657914b/?originalSubdomain=uk
  • Speaker 2

    • Name: Tae Hyung
    • Organization: UNESCAP
    • Designation: Chief, ICT for Development and Disaster Risk Reduction Section
    • Gender: Male
    • Economy / Country of Residence: Thailand
    • Stakeholder Group: Intergovernmental Organizations
    • Expected Presence: In-person
    • Status of Confirmation: Invited
    • Link of Bio (URL only): https://www.linkedin.com/company/united-nations/
  • Speaker 3

    • Name: Sri Chandrasekaran
    • Organization: IEEE
    • Designation: Foundational Technologies Practice Lead
    • Gender: Male
    • Economy / Country of Residence: India
    • Stakeholder Group: Technical Community
    • Expected Presence: In-person
    • Status of Confirmation: Confirmed
    • Link of Bio (URL only): https://www.linkedin.com/in/srichandra-ieee/?originalSubdomain=in
  • Speaker 4

    • Name: Prof. Andrew Jung
    • Organization: Seoul National University
    • Designation: Professor
    • Gender: Male
    • Economy / Country of Residence: South Korea
    • Stakeholder Group: Academia
    • Expected Presence: In-person
    • Status of Confirmation: Invited
    • Link of Bio (URL only): https://www.linkedin.com/company/jung/
Please explain the rationale for choosing each of the above contributors to the session.
Each of the contributors selected as speaker based on their experience in the use and application of emerging technologies in the context of governance, development of new standards, research and development of capacity for ethical use of technology and building resilience across stakeholders around the world. The speakers also share the common agenda of advancing human rights, inclusion and prosperity in the digital and AI age
If you need assistance to find a suitable speaker to contribute to your session, or an onsite facilitator for your online-only session, please specify your request with details of what you are looking for.
N/A
Please declare if you have any potential conflict of interest with the Program Committee 2024.
Yes
If yes, please detail the person and his/her level of engagement on your session proposal. (e.g. 1 or more of the PC members are co-hosting/moderating/speaking at the session)
Only Primary Moderator/ organizer (Ashirwad) is PC member.
Are you or other session contributors planning to apply for the APrIGF Fellowship Program 2024?
No
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