At its January 20th meeting, the General Assembly of the International Center of Expertise in Artificial Intelligence (CEIMIA) nominated the administrators who make up its new Board of Directors. The 9 members of the Board of Directors are nominated by and/or come from government partners, the academic community, the private sector and civil society:
- Philippe Beaudoin, Co-founder and CEO, Waverly
- Ashley Casovan, Executive Director, Responsible AI Institute
- John Hepburn, CEO, MITACS
- Lyse Langlois, Executive Director, OBVIA
- Dewey Murdick, Director, Center for Security and Emerging Technology
- Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Director, The Commons Project Foundation
- Marc-Étienne Ouimette, Global Lead, AI Policy, Amazon
- Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director, Cyber Policy Center
- Sonia Sennik, Executive Director, Creative Destruction Lab
Lyse Langlois, Executive Director of the OBVIA, was appointed by the Government of Quebec for a 2-year term.
The CEIMIA is one of the two centers of expertise, along with the one in Paris, created within the framework of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI). The GPAI works on four themes, two of which are supported by the CEIMIA, namely the responsible use of AI and data governance.