Events & Presentations: Hodan Omaar
September 21, 2023
FP Tech Forum @ UNGA78
Hodan Omaar speaks at Foreign Policy's FP Tech Forum during the 78th annual UN General Assembly. She joins an expert panel to explore how technologies are shaping geopolitics and development around the world.
July 13, 2023
Artificial Intelligence & Innovation: AI Use Cases Across Sectors
Gillian Diebold and Hodan Omaar speak about artificial intelligence and how it will impact different sectors of society at a webinar hosted by the Internet Law & Policy Foundry.
May 2, 2023
What Should Congress Include in The Next National Quantum Initiative Act?
Watch the panel discussion on what the NQIA got right, where there is room for improvement, and what policymakers should do next.
February 23, 2023
Where Should US AI Policy Be Headed Next?
Watch ITIF's Center for Data Innovation's panel discussion on the impact and efficacy of AI policy to date. Experts will debate on how policymakers can best nurture the capabilities and activities of the U.S. AI ecosystem moving forward.
October 13, 2022
Government Perspective: Deepfakes and Restoring Trust Online
Hodan Omaar speaks at Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center's event emphasizing the importance that policymakers ensure to internationalize efforts to mitigate harm from deepfakes and disinformation as malign information campaigns are increasingly targeting non-English speakers and immigrant communities.
September 13, 2022
Should the EU Regulate General-Purpose AI Systems?
Watch the Center for Data Innovation's discussion on the proposed amendments to the EU’s AI Act for general-purpose systems and its implications for AI development, innovation, and deployment in the EU and beyond.
July 20, 2022
Democracy Affirming Technology: Restoring Trust Online
Hodan Omaar presented at the "Democracy Affirming Technology: Restoring Trust Online" event, which identified and discussed solutions for some of the problems surrounding disinformation online, including the threat of deepfake information campaigns to national security and democratic values.
April 20, 2022
How Can the EU Encourage the Private Sector to Share Mobility Data for Social Good?
ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation held a panel discussion on how policymakers can maximize social good by encouraging the reuse of aggregated, anonymized, private-sector mobility data while protecting individual users’ privacy.
March 23, 2022
Book Talk on “Human-Centered AI” With Ben Shneiderman
Watch ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation for a conversation with Ben Shneiderman, whose new book calls for a “human-centered” perspective on AI, as opposed to a “technology-centered” focus, so as to better serve human needs.
July 14, 2021
How Can U.S. Policymakers Support the Development of Quantum Computing?
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a discussion about a new report exploring steps Congress and federal agencies can take to support quantum computing in the United States.