Professor/Co-chair at UQAM/UNESCO
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Destiny Tchéhouali is a professor of international communication at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) and co-holder of the Unesco Chair in Communication and Technologies for Development. His research focuses on the governance/regulation of the Internet, AI and algorithms; the social acceptability and application of emerging technological innovations in different development domains (particularly in the cultural and creative industries). His current work examines the impact of digital platforms and recommendation systems on discoverability and online consumption of a variety of content. Destiny is also President of the Scientific Council of the Agence francophone pour l’intelligence artificielle (AFRIA) and President of the Board of Directors of the Internet Society’s Quebec Chapter (ISOC Quebec).