RodrigoRamiro, UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL FLUMINENSE
- UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL FLUMINENSE
Head, OECD Forum, OECD
Author, Atlas of AI: Power, Politics and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence
Kate Crawford is a leading scholar of the social and political implications of artificial intelligence. Her latest book is Atlas of AI: Power, Politics and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence (Yale University Press, 2021), The book has been described as "trenchant" by the New York Review of Books, “a fascinating history of data” by the New Yorker and a “timely and urgent contribution” by Science. Crawford is a Research Professor at USC Annenberg, a senior principal researcher at MSR-NYC, an Honorary Professor at the University of Sydney, and the inaugural Visiting Chair for AI and Justice at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. Her academic research has been published in journals such as New Media & Society; Science, Technology & Human Values; Information, Communication & Society; and Nature. Crawford’s work also includes collaborative projects and visual investigations. Her project Anatomy of an AI System with Vladan Joler — which maps the full lifecycle of the Amazon Echo — won the Beazley Design of the Year Award in 2019, and is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the V&A Museum in London. Her collaboration with the artist Trevor Paglen, "Excavating AI," won the Ayrton Prize from the British Society for the History of Science.
President and Founder, Women Political Leaders
Silvana is the President and Founder of Women Political Leaders (WPL), the worldwide network of women Politicians. WPL is an independent, non-partisan and not-for-profit foundation that aims to increase both the number and influence of women in political leadership. Silvana served as Vice-President of the European Parliament (2009-2011) and Member of the European Parliament (2004-2014). Before her time in politics, she founded and ran a public affairs consultancy in Brussels, which later merged with a larger US firm. She also worked as Senior Special Advisor for EY and as Senior Policy Advisor for GPLUS Europe. In addition to her work for WPL, Silvana serves on the board of the Council of Women World Leaders, the network of female Presidents and Prime Ministers. She is also a member of the European Leadership Network (ELN), a Board Director of the Social Progress Imperative and member of the Global Advisory Network of Apolitical Academy Global. Since 2016, Silvana has been representing the European Union in the Executive Committee of W20, an official engagement group of the G20. In 2018 and 2019, she was ranked as one of the 100 most influential persons in gender equality by Apolitical. Silvana is a Young Global Leader Alumni of the World Economic Forum. She lives in Brussels, Belgium with her three kids and their Irish father.
Founder and Author, The Super Age
Bradley Schurman is Founder and CEO of The Super Age – a global strategic research and advisory firm helping public and private organizations understand the challenges and harness the opportunities of demographic change, with a focus on population aging. The Super Age works to ensure that these subjects are considered across organizational strategies from human resources, marketing and communication, public policies, and product and service design. Schurman is also the author of the forthcoming book, The Super Age: How Longer Lifespans Are Changing Everything We Know About Work, Life and Learning, which will examine how this shift is driving social and economic change around the world. It will be published by HarperCollins. Prior to launching his company and authoring the book, Schurman was Co-Founder and Managing Partner of EconomyFour, where he led business development in Asia and Europe. He also served at AARP – the world’s largest organization dedicated to improving the lives of older people – where he was Director of Global Partnerships and Engagements. Schurman was instrumental in securing the topics of aging and longevity as focus areas at both the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and World Economic Forum (WEF). He was also responsible for visioning and executing the Aging Readiness and Competitiveness Report – a groundbreaking collaborative research project between AARP and Foreign Policy Group. Schurman has been featured on NBC's TODAY Show and quoted in the New York Times, HuffingtonPost, and USA Today, as well as in local and national media outlets around the world. He speaks regularly at thought leader forums, and has advised national governments and major businesses on their longevity strategies.
CMO & CEO, HOPU (HOP Ubiquitous S.L.)
Institutions, Governments, and Cities Executive Lead, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Founder, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Dame Ellen MacArthur made yachting history in 2005, when she became the fastest solo sailor to circumnavigate the globe. She remains the UK’s most successful offshore racer ever, having won the Ostar, the Route du Rhum, and finished second in the Vendée Globe. She received the French Legion of Honour from President Nicolas Sarkozy in 2008, three years after having been knighted by HM Queen Elizabeth II.
Having become acutely aware of the finite nature of the resources on which our linear economy relies, she retired from professional sailing to launch the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in 2010. The Foundation works to accelerate the transition to a circular economy, and has helped establish the subject on the agenda of decision-makers around the world. Since the publication of its first economic report in 2012, the Foundation has launched global initiatives on plastics, fashion, and food, developed innovation networks with educators, businesses, and governments, and released more than 20 reports and books. Dame Ellen is a World Economic Forum Global Agenda Trustee for Environment and Natural Resource Security and Board Member of its Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy, and she sat on the European Commission’s Resource Efficiency Platform between 2012 and 2014.
Economics teacher; Former Associate Editor and Work & Career Columnist, The Financial Times; Co-founder, Now Teach
Lucy Kellaway is an award-winning FT writer, whose weekly column "Lucy Kellaway On Management" became globally renowned for its witty perspective on life in the office, workplace jargon and management fads. She wrote the column for 15 years, and prior to that had roles at the FT as energy correspondent, Brussels correspondent and a Lex writer. She also frequently interviewed prominent business people and celebrities for the Weekend FT's series, Lunch with the FT.
Lucy was named Columnist Of The Year at the 2006 British Press Awards and Best Commentator at the 2007 Business Journalist of the Year Awards. She has also won the Wincott Young Financial Journalist Award and has twice won the Work Foundation's Workworld Media Award.
Her first book 'Sense and Nonsense in the Office' was published in 1999 and was followed by 'Martin Lukes: Who Moved My Blackberry?' in which she followed her fictional character for a year via his e-mails. 'The Real Office: All The Office Questions You Never Dared To Ask' was described by the Sunday Times as 'dispensing water-cooler wisdom, not motivational gobbledygook.' 'In Office Hours' was published in 2011.
From summer 2017 she worked as a maths teacher in a "challenging" London secondary school. She is now an economics teacher at Mossbourne Victoria Park academy in east London
Head of Social Policy Division, OECD
Monika Queisser is Senior Counsellor to the Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Directorate and the Head of Social Policy Division at the OECD, where she supervises and coordinates the work on social protection, social indicators, pensions, affordable housing, family and LGBTI policies. She has been working at the OECD since 1997. In 2007-8, she worked as an adviser to the OECD Secretary-General. Prior to joining the OECD, Ms. Queisser worked at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. She was a member of the pensions and insurance group in the Financial Sector Development Department. Her first employment was with the German Ifo Institute for economic research in Munich. Her professional experience also includes employment as a journalist at daily newspapers and broadcasting in Germany.
Global Sustainability Director, Carrefour
Bertrand Swiderski has served as Carrefour’s Global Sustainability Director since 2013. In his capacity, he leads Carrefour’s sustainability strategy and ensures its integration across the Group’s activities worldwide, as part of its mission to lead on the food transition for all. Convinced that the customer is the key to accelerating this transition, he leads projects with partners to develop innovative solutions in store and across Carrefour’s supply chain. Prior to joining Carrefour, He was a founding Partner of CONVIS France, an environmental consulting company firm offering services to public and private enterprises across Europe.
Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship, OECD