About us
The Israeli Association for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (IAEAI) is dedicated to exploring the ethical dimensions of AI and guiding the AI community towards responsible practices.
By collaborating with researchers, developers, policymakers, and end-users, the IAEAI seeks to establish a solid ethical foundation for AI technologies that will benefit society for generations to come. We strive to create a just, equitable, and prosperous future for all, by integrating ethical principles into AI research, design, and application.
Mission Statement
Today, we proudly stand as a hub for hundreds of AI enthusiasts, experts, and advocates. IAEAI ever-expanding community shares a collective vision of steering AI development in the right, ethical direction. Our diverse membership encompasses various sectors, backgrounds, and perspectives, creating a rich tapestry of insights and ideas.

One of our Association's cornerstones is the Scientific Council. This body consists of over 30 AI Ethics researchers from leading universities and research centers across 15 countries. Their collective expertise guides our initiatives and ensures we remain at the forefront of ethical AI discussions.

We're currently in our pre-launch stage, gearing up for an official introduction to the broader community. As we prepare for this next step, we invite individuals and organizations to join us, contribute their insights, and shape the future of ethical AI with us.

Together, we can make AI not only more intelligent but also more responsible.

Scientific Council

  • Prof. Shlomi Dolev
    Chair Professor & Founder of the Department of Computer Science of Ben-Gurion University. Steering Committee Head of the Computer Science Discipline at The Israeli Ministry of Education.
  • Prof. Roman Yampolskiy
    Associate Professor in Computer Science, Founder & Director of the Cyber Security Lab at University of Louisville. Author of "AI Safety and Security" & "Artificial Intelligence: A Futuristic Approach".
  • Dr. Oshri Bar-Gil

    Director of Technology, Data, and Digital Studies at IDF Behavioral Science Research Institute. Managing and directing research in AI Ethics, Distributed Cognitive Systems, etc.

  • Eran Kahana

    Fellow at Stanford Law School and a member of the Advisory Board of Stanford Law School’s Stanford Artificial Intelligence & Law Society, focusing on the intersect between law and artificial intelligence.

  • Prof. Ira Bedzow

    Executive Director at Emory Purpose Project, Head of Unit, International Chair in Bioethics (World Medical Association Cooperation Centre), Core Faculty, Emory Center for Ethics at Emory University.

  • Dr. Sivan Tamir

    Head of Bioethics and Genetic Policy Unit at KSM Research and Innovation Center, Research Fellow at International Center for Health, Law, and Ethics, University of Haifa.

  • Rabbi Mois Navon

    Lecturer on AI Ethics at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. PhD Candidate at Bar Ilan University, Thesis: “The Moral Status of AI from a Jewish Ethical Perspective”.

  • Prof. Nana Kakabadse

    Professor of Policy, Governance and Ethics at Henley Business School. Visiting Professor at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

  • Dr. Emmanuel R. Goffi

    Head of Research at Human Technology Foundation, Research Fellow at University of Religions and Denominations, Lecturer on Responsible AI at emlyon business school.

  • Dr. Nicoletta Iacobacci

    Professor in Ethics and Emerging Technologies at Webster University Geneva. Director for Switzerland at Singularity University. Author of "Exponential Ethics".

  • Prof. Edson Prestes
    Full Professor at UFRGS and Head of ϕ-Robotics Research Group. Global Future Council on the Future of AI at WEF. Chair Ontological Standard for Ethically Driven Robotics and Automation Systems at IEEE.
  • Maya Sherman

    MSc in Social Science of the Internet at Oxford University, exploring the intercultural digital ethics and governance of data-driven policies during crises. Weidenfeld Hoffmann Leadership Scholar.

  • Prof. Pablo Ballarin
    Advisor and Professor in Cybersecurity and AI Ethics. Member of ISACA's Emerging Trends Working Group and Board Member (Valencia chapter). Coordinator of the Center for Industrial Cybersecurity in Spain.
  • Nell Watson
    IEEE Standards Association, Chair, Human or AI Interaction Transparency Working Group; Vice-Chair, Transparency of Autonomous Systems Working Group; Peer Review Board, The AI Ethics Journal.
  • Steven Umbrello

    Managing Director at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, Researcher at the University of Turin, Editor-in-Chief at the International Journal of Technoethics.

  • Phaedra Boinodiris

    Co-Founder of the Future World Alliance, a non-profit dedicated to curating K-12 education in AI ethics. The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce Fellow.

  • Dr. Chhavi Chauhan

    Director of Scientific Outreach, American Society for Investigative Pathology. Board Director at Digital Pathology Association. Board Member at Society for Scholarly Publishing.

  • Badr Boussabat

    President of AI Together, Advisory Board Member of International Group of AI, Management Committee Member of the Belgian Finance Center. Author of “Artificial Intelligence: Our Best Hope”.

  • Prof. Viviana Polisena
    Professor – Researcher at Catholic University of Córdoba-UCC. Member of Center for AI and Digital Policy (CAIDP), Global AI Ethics Consortium (GAIEC), International Group of AI (IGOAI).
  • Ram Rachum
    AI Safety Researcher at Goal Optimization using Learning and Decision-Making Lab, Bar-Ilan University. AI Safety Fellow at the Association For Long Term Existence And Resilience (ALTER).
  • Shira Eisenberg
    AI Researcher and Open Source Contributor. Former AI Language Systems Researcher at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Research Assistant at Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC).
  • Dr. Laurynas Adomaitis

    AI Ethics Researcher at CEA (French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission), Lecturer on Tech Ethics at emlyon business school, SupOptique, CentraleSupélec.

  • Prof. Eugenia Kovatcheva
    Professor in eLearning at University of Library Studies and Information Technologies, Visiting Professor at Middlesex University London, University of Thessaly, University of Aveiro.
  • Prof. Nicola Fabiano
    Adjunct Professor at University of Ostrava, Rome. Former President of the San Marino Data Protection Authority. Creator of the Data Protection and Privacy Relationships Model (DAPPREMO).
  • Dr. Mahendra Samarawickrama
    Director of The Centre for Sustainable AI. Expert at the Global AI Ethics Institute (GAIEI), Member of the European AI Alliance, Honorary Visiting Scholar at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).
  • Dr. Anastassia Lauterbach

    Professor for AI, Data and Digital Businesses at Management Center Innsbruck. Non-Executive Independent Director at Aira Technologies, RiskQ and Cyberion.

  • Dr. Shahab Anbarjafari

    Founder of the iCV Research Lab at the Technology Institute of the University of Tartu. IEEE Senior Member, former Chair of the SP/CS/SSC Joint Societies Chapter of the IEEE Estonia.

  • Aco Momčilović

    President of the Global AI Ethics Institute. Visiting Professor at the Swiss School of Business and Management. Chairman of the Supervisory Board at the MBA Croatia, President at POZA.

  • Dr. Piercosma Bisconti

    Researcher of the ethical and social implications of AI and robotics at Italian National Interuniversity Consortium for Informatics. Co-Founder and Scientific Director at DEXAI.

  • Susanna Raj

    Co-Founder & Program Chair at Global South in AI, AI Ethics Advisory Board Member at Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern University, Board Member at DataEthics4All.

  • Prof. Henry E. Quintanilla
    Professor in Ethics and Digital Law at University of Lima, Postgraduate Professor at César Vallejo University, Director of the TFM in the Masters' degree in Cybercrime at the Open University of Catalonia.
  • Prof. David Bamps

    Professor of Ethics, Social Psychology, Criminology & Human Contribution to Artificial Intelligence at Engaged and Entrepreneurial European University (E³UDRES²).

  • Gadi Isaev
    Founding Partner
    Managing General Partner at VentureIsrael, Managing Partner at JSCapital. Former Chief Strategy Officer at IT Business Week, Co-Founder and CEO at Jerusalem Startup Hub.
  • Roman Gold
    Founding Partner
    Managing General Partner at VentureIsrael, Managing Partner at JSCapital, Official Member at Forbes Business Council, Advisory Council Member at Harvard Business Review.
  • Tim Kogan
    Head of International Relations
    Venture Partner at VentureIsrael, Managing Partner at Tim Kogan & Co. Former Director at FinPoint (associated with Rothschild & Co.) and Capital Times Investment Advisory.
  • Liel Gutman
    Head of Research
    Head of Research & Analytics at VentureIsrael, Head of Strategic Partnerships at JSCapital, Founder at Chazzon, Member of the Responsible Artificial Intelligence Institute.
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