Responsible AI / Panelist

Idoia Salazar



Idoia Salazar, Ph.D., is founder and president of the Observatory of the Social and Ethical Impact of Artificial Intelligence (OdiseIA) and a professor at CEU San Pablo University. She is currently working on Spain’s AI certification initiative and the configuration and development of its AI Regulatory Sandbox. She is principal investigator of CEU’s Social Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics research group, focusing on a multicultural approach to ethics in AI. Salazar has written four books and numerous articles about the impact of AI. She is a founding member of AI and Ethics journal, a member of the Global AI Ethics Consortium, and a member of the International Group of Artificial Intelligence’s global advisory board.

Voting History

Statement Response
Organizations are sufficiently expanding risk management capabilities to address AI-related risks. Disagree “I disagree with the statement that organizations are adequately expanding their risk management capabilities to address AI-related risks. While it’s true that some leading technology companies and highly regulated sectors have begun to implement AI-specific risk management frameworks and practices, the reality is that most organizations are still in the early stages of understanding and adapting to the unique challenges presented by AI. The rapid expansion of this technology, along with its increasing integration into various business and social operations, often surpasses the current risk management capabilities of organizations. This is due to several factors, including the lack of widely accepted standards for AI risk assessment, a shortage of experts knowledgeable in both AI and risk management, and the underestimation of the complexity and potential impact of the risks associated with implementing AI systems. In conclusion, although there are advancements heading in the right direction, there is still much to be done for organizations to expand their risk management capabilities to a level that effectively addresses the risks associated with AI.”