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AU-EU Summit 17-18 February 2022: A Science Agenda

The AERAP Africa-Europe Science Collaboration Platform will organise side events at the AU-EU Summit on 14-18 February 2022. The purpose of the meeting will be to promote awareness of the contribution of collaborative research and development as a critical aspect of EU-Africa relations and collaborations, in particular in addressing global challenges together.

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Thursday, February 17 • 08:00 - 09:30
(REF170800) Innovation and Accountability in Engineering & Science: the role of Funding

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Advances in engineering and science have run ahead of our organizational structures and societal norms. Can we continue to innovate while provide scaffolding to allow our scientists and engineers to raise flags without risking their careers and livelihoods? How can society writ large gain visibility into the consequences and unforeseen consequences of artificial intelligence and machine learning? How can we do this globally working with professional associations? And can regulators and funders benefit from tools developed in Digital Finance? 

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T Singh

Advisor, CarbonBlue
Tamara spent the first half of her career in Europe and Asia in energy, financial services and fund management, governing trading floors in London, New York and Asia Pacific. Having earned her stripes at Centrica Plc, BP Oil International, Deutsche Bank and Macquarie Bank, she returned... Read More →
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Toyin F Sanni

Executive Vice Chair, Emerging Africa Group
Toyin Sanni is Founder and CEO of the Emerging Africa Group, a Financial Services Group comprising investments in Investment Banking, Financial Technology, Venture Capital and Microfinance Banking,  Co-Founder of the Africa Investment Roundtable as well as Board Chair at Layer 3... Read More →

Joy Malala-Scholz

Lecturer, University of Warwick
Dr Malala- Scholz has an interest in financial regulation with a special emphasis on Regulation Post Financial Inclusion in developing countries as well as from regional perspectives. She researches the structure of regulation and supervision, risk-based system of supervision, legal... Read More →
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Mei Lin Fung

Co-Founder, People Centered Internet
Actively working with the World Summit on the Information Society to make participation by women to the 50/50 level for speakers and participants by 2022. Chair and cofounder with Vint Cerf of the People Centered Internet, gave the keynote on Decade of Digital Transformation at t... Read More →

Thursday February 17, 2022 08:00 - 09:30 CET