IGF 2023 WS #188 AI&New Media: Privacy-Fairness in Bangladesh,Japan&Indonesia


Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Emerging Technologies
Chat GPT, Generative AI, and Machine Learning

Organizer 1: Sylvia Cadena, 🔒
Organizer 2: Faridah Nur, Kinna Ai
Organizer 3: Siraj Shahjahan, Machizo Multimedia
Organizer 4: Agung Alfiansyah, Univ Prasetiya Mulya
Organizer 5: Utami Rahma, Suarise
Organizer 6: Magried Nancy, Digital Tenun Nusantara

Speaker 1: Agung Alfiansyah, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group
Speaker 2: Siraj Shahjahan, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group
Speaker 3: Faridah Nur, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group


Faridah Nur, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group

Online Moderator

Magried Nancy, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group


Utami Rahma, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group


Round Table - 90 Min

Policy Question(s)

A. How can privacy be protected in the age of AI and New Media in Bangladesh, Japan, and Indonesia? What measures and regulations can ensure responsible data handling?
B. How can algorithmic bias in AI and New Media be addressed to ensure fairness in these countries? What steps can be taken to mitigate bias and promote equitable outcomes?
C. What roles can governments, industry, and civil society play in promoting privacy and fairness in AI and New Media? How can collaboration establish guidelines, standards, and accountability?

What will participants gain from attending this session? By participating in this workshop, attendees will gain valuable insights into the intersection of AI, new media, privacy, and fairness in Bangladesh, Japan, and Indonesia. They will leave equipped with practical strategies, ethical considerations, and a broader perspective on harnessing AI and new media interventions in a privacy-respectful and fair manner, while honoring cultural practices and fostering human potential development.


Experience an enlightening workshop on AI and New Media, as we delve into the realms of privacy and fairness in Bangladesh, Japan, and Indonesia. In this immersive session, we will explore the intersection of cutting-edge technologies and ethical considerations in the context of privacy and fairness.

Key Workshop Highlights Include:

1/ Privacy in the Digital Age: Gain insights into the importance of privacy in the era of AI and New Media. Understand the challenges and implications of data collection, storage, and usage, and explore strategies to protect personal information and ensure privacy rights.
2/ Fairness and Algorithmic Bias: Examine the issue of algorithmic bias and its impact on fairness in AI and New Media. Discuss the ethical dimensions and explore ways to mitigate bias, promote inclusivity, and ensure equitable outcomes.
3/ Legal and Regulatory Landscape: Navigate the complex legal and regulatory frameworks surrounding AI and New Media in Bangladesh, Japan, and Indonesia. Explore the existing laws and regulations, as well as the need for updated policies to address emerging challenges.
4/ Ethical Design and Responsible Use: Delve into the principles of ethical design and responsible use of AI and New Media technologies. Learn how to incorporate fairness, transparency, and accountability into the development and deployment of AI systems.
5/ Cultural Contexts and Local Perspectives: Recognize the diverse cultural contexts and local perspectives in Bangladesh, Japan, and Indonesia. Understand the nuances and challenges of implementing privacy and fairness measures in these unique settings.
6/ The dangers and effective usages of AI-based applications, online games and interactions for youth and children. The objective practices of Japan could be a guide for Bangladesh and other countries.

Expected Outcomes

Expected Outcomes:
1/ Enhanced understanding: Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the potential of AI and new media in promoting privacy and fairness in Bangladesh, Japan, and Indonesia.
2/ Policy insights: The session will generate valuable policy insights and recommendations for addressing privacy and fairness challenges in the context of AI and new media interventions.
3/ Collaboration opportunities: Participants will have the opportunity to network and collaborate with experts, policymakers, and industry representatives, fostering potential collaborations and partnerships.
Specific Outputs:
1/ Policy brief: A comprehensive policy brief summarizing key insights, recommendations, and best practices on privacy and fairness in AI and new media in Bangladesh, Japan, and Indonesia.
2/ Follow-up events: The session may serve as a launching pad for follow-up events such as webinars, workshops, or conferences to continue the dialogue on privacy and fairness in AI and new media.
3/ Publications such as articles

Hybrid Format: To ensure an optimal experience for both onsite and online participants, we will employ a hybrid event approach, leveraging advanced video conferencing technology to seamlessly connect everyone. With inclusivity in mind, we will design the session to achieve balanced participation, allowing equal opportunities for both online and onsite attendees to contribute and engage. Engaging content delivery will be prioritized, incorporating visually appealing multimedia elements and interactive components to keep participants actively involved. Complementary online tools and platforms, such as live chat, virtual whiteboards, breakout rooms, and polling tools, will be utilized to enhance participation and interaction throughout the session. By combining these strategies, we aim to create a dynamic and inclusive environment that fosters collaboration and meaningful engagement among all attendees, regardless of their physical location.