Jo Wilding

3 October 2005
Jo is a peace activist and an eloquent journalist who first visited Iraq in August 2001, and stayed in Baghdad in February-March 2003, in the month before the war and the first twelve days of bombing.  She returned in 2004. Her articles, including a haunting first-hand account of the attacks on Fallujah appeared in openDemocracy, as well as ElectronicIraq, ProgressiveTrail.org and her own website, Wildfire. She is still working with Circus2Iraq, which performs and runs workshops for Iraqi children. But she is also studying to become a barrister as she looks after her new baby son, Spike.

Should we allow artificial intelligence to manage migration?

How is artificial intelligence being used in governing migration? What are the risks and opportunities that the emerging technology raises for both the state and the individual crossing a country’s borders?

Ryerson University’s Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration and openDemocracy have teamed up to host this free live discussion on 15 April at 5pm UK time/12pm EDT.

Hear from:

Ana Beduschi Associate professor of law, University of Exeter

Hilary Evans Cameron Assistant professor, faculty of law, Ryerson University

Patrick McEvenue Senior director, Strategic Policy Branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Chair: Lucia Nalbandian Researcher, CERC Migration, Ryerson University

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