Join Access Partnership at UK Internet Governance Forum 2018 on 22 November in London

Posted on 9th October 2018

Matthew McDermott, Public Policy Director EMEA at Access Partnership is among the organising committee of the UK Internet Governance Forum, taking place on 22 November in London. Themed “Solutions for The Digital Age,” this year’s event will focus on cybersecurity, online safety, personal data, and AI. Find out more and register your interest here.

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Datanami: Filling Policy Void, U.S. AI Report Outlines Stakes

Posted on 8th October 2018

Xiaomeng Lu, International Public Policy Manager at Access Partnership, was quoted by Datanami on China’s AI strategy: “Institutional roadblocks remain in China, especially strict controls on access to government data that severely limit AI researchers who need loads of local data for model training and other development steps.” Read the full article here.

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HAPS/RPAS: Time for the Bird to Fly the Nest

Posted on 4th October 2018

On 13 September, Access Partnership hosted a roundtable discussion on the role of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS) and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) applications in telecom infrastructure. The event was led by our Director for Infrastructure, Colin Thompson, and attended by HAPS/RPAS developers and vendors, government and regulators, and industry experts from the legal, financial and insurance industries. What are the challenges, opportunities and regulatory landscape for companies operating with HAPS/RPAS?

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Webinar Recording: GDPR Goes Global: The Case of Brazil and India

Posted on 4th October 2018

In this webinar, we analysed the GDPR’s influence in Brazil and India and the impact of their own updates to data protection legislation on key business sectors. We also looked at what leading companies are doing to comply with new requirements to identify the best practices that will allow companies to stay ahead of the wave of GDPR-inspired regulations around the world.

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Key Takeaways From “The Ethics of AI” Event

Posted on 3rd October 2018

As machines become ever-smarter and better at making decisions, how do we ensure they behave ethically? This was the key question that speakers tackled at the Digital Leadership Forum event “The Ethics of AI” hosted by Dell Technologies at Pivotal. 

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Key Takeaways from VSAT Global Forum

Posted on 1st October 2018

Access Partnership’s Director of Technical Advisory and Regulatory Engineering, Colin Thomson, chaired the second day of the VSAT Global Forum in London on 20 September, while Senior Consultant Daphné Joseph spoke on the regulatory trends in satellite connectivity. 

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Key Takeaways from the Singapore International Cyber Week

Posted on 27th September 2018

As ASEAN Chair, Singapore pulled out all the stops for the third instalment of the Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW) on 18-20 September. Themed “Forging a Trusted and Open Cyberspace”, the premium event connected more than 8000 international cyber experts, policy-makers, academics, and industry leaders. Here are the key takeaways from the event.

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