Data Visitation Working Group
The EOSC-Future & RDA Artificial Intelligence and Data Visitation Working Group (AIDV- WG) will address ethical, legal, and social challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Visitation (DV) affecting of state-of-the art data technology impacting scientific exchange in the context of data sharing and the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). The AIDV-WG has been established through a competitive call for proposals for RDA Working Groups focusing on the development of solutions for the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), working in conjunction with the European Commission-funded project EOSC Future.
Francis P. Crawley, Executive Director of the Good Clinical Practice Alliance – Europe (GCPA) and the Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review (SIDCER) located in Leuven, Belgium.
Francis P. Crawley is a philosopher specialized in research ethics and methodology, integrity, and data/AI ethics & law. He is the Executive Director of the Good Clinical Practice Alliance – Europe (GCPA) and the Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review (SIDCER) located in Leuven, Belgium. He has been a member of the Research Data Alliance’s (RDA) Legal and Ethics Working Group and the Community Participation Working Group. He recently launched and chairs the Artificial Intelligence and Data Visitation Working Group (RDA AIDV-WG). He is also a member of the Research Data Publishing Ethics Working Group with FORCE11 & The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the Pistoia Alliance, Regulatory and Ethics Work Stream of the Global Alliance for Genomics & Health (GA4GH-REWS), and the Data Stewardship Working Group of the Virus Outbreak Data Network (VODAN) GO-FAIR. He brings substantial experience (UNAIDS, WHO, WMA, UNESCO, and others, including local organizations and industry) in developing health-related research projects, collaborative engagements, regulatory and policy outreach, and education and training in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Eastern Europe & Central Asia. He has played a leading role in the development of international and national guidelines, capacity-building, empowerment, and education programmes for health research, including GCP, ethics review systems, and data privacy & management (a GDPR DPO), with expertise in the ethics of ML & AI. Recently he launched the Ukraine Clinical Research Support Initiative (UCRSI) that includes a workstream on clinical research data in conflict situations.
Data ethics, AI ethics