Sandboxes for Data Governance: Global Responsible Innovation

ANPD Brazil & Datasphere Initiative
October 10, 2023
Hybrid (Kyoto, Japan)

The 18th annual IGF meeting was hosted in a hybrid format on October 8 – 12, 2023 in Kyoto, Japan.

The workshop Sandboxes for Data Governance: Global Responsible Innovationorganized by the National Data Protection Authority of Brazil (ANPD) and the Datasphere Initiative analyzed the role of regulatory sandboxes in shaping current and future regulatory frameworks related to data governance, including those on data sharing, data protection, and AI. The session discussed initiatives developed in different countries, with the goal of answering questions related to:

  • Sandboxes main characteristics and their role in promoting responsible data governance and AI innovation
  • Regional implementation opportunities and challenges;
  • And international partnerships on sandboxes.

The session explored similarities, as well as specific challenges that may have arisen due to cultural and socioeconomic aspects, in particular when comparing the experiences of the Global North and the Global South.

Lorrayne Porciuncula, Executive Director of the Datasphere Initiative, joined the workshop as a speaker to share the Datasphere Initiative’s work on sandboxes for data.

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Armando Guio Español

Affiliate, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

Lee Chein Inn

Deputy Director, Data Innovation & Protection Group, IMDA

Kari Laumann

Head of Section for Research, Analysis and Policy/Project Manager Regulatory Sandbox, Datatilsynet

Thiago Moraes (Moderator)

Coordinator of Innovation and Research, Brazilian Data Protection Authority (ANPD)

Lorrayne Porciuncula

Executive Director, Datasphere Initiative

Ololade Shyllon

Head of Privacy Policy, Africa, Middle East and Turkey, Meta

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Regulatory Roundtable #4: Sandboxes and Health Data Challenges


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