Nov. 21 (Mon) 10:30-11:30 (JST) Tsuzumi 1・2 (4F)

Unlocking Data’s Potential: Improving Pandemic Resilience via Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PET)

Organiser "session owner":
Michael O’Sullivan
Proposed Panellists:
  1. Michael O’Sullivan, Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland & Deputy Director, Te Pūnaha Matatini (Complex Systems Centre of Research Excellence)
  2. Shameek Kundu, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Financial Services, TruEra
  3. Wan Sie Lee, Director, IMDA
  4. Babak Hodjat, CTO for AI, Cognizant
Invited government officials from GPAI members and elected GPAI experts, as well as invited experts from key industry organisations. Participants to be confirmed.


The goal of this session is to establish a dialogue between GPAI experts and members on the anticipated outcomes of GPAI’s Pandemic Resilience and Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs+) projects. After presenting an overview of the projects, their goals, and related topics, attendees will be asked to provide feedback on:

This session targets government representatives and experts across areas of public health, innovation, science, legal, privacy, and security.

The expected outcome of this session would be two-fold: first, to increase awareness of the possible role of PETs in promoting the emerging concept of structured transparency, and second, to collect feedback from various stakeholders on ways to improve the project’s outcomes, increasing the likelihood of adoption/deployment/engagement.