Roundtable on AI & Elections


  • Miles R. Maftean, PartyParty (consultancy/campaign org)
  • Prathm Juneja, Oxford Internet Institute (academic)
  • Paula Gürtler, CEPS (think tank)
  • Mattia Caniglia, Digital Forensic Research Lab @Atlantic Council (think tank)


Chair: Giulia Sandri, Director of ESPOL-LAB Research Centre for European and International Politics

When: Wed 22 May 2024, 02:00 PM - 3:30PM GMT+1 (London Time)

Cost: Free

Location: Online (Zoom)

Registration/tickets required

Join us for an engaging discussion on the transformative power of AI in shaping electoral processes, focusing on its positive potential and the regulatory frameworks necessary to ensure responsible use. In today’s rapidly evolving political landscape, AI emerges as a potent tool for democratizing access to political platforms and fostering inclusivity. By enhancing outreach efforts and optimizing campaign spending, AI empowers diverse voices and levels the playing field for political contenders of all sizes. Moreover, AI-driven technologies have the capacity to revolutionize how political actors engage with voters, facilitating personalized communication strategies that resonate with individual concerns and priorities. This tailored approach not only fosters greater civic participation but also cultivates a more informed electorate, thereby strengthening the foundations of democracy.

However, as with any technological advancement, there are legitimate concerns surrounding AI’s potential to amplify negative aspects of electoral processes. From the proliferation of misinformation to the creation of deepfakes, there exist tangible risks that must be addressed to safeguard the integrity of elections and protect vulnerable communities. Our roundtable seeks to shift the narrative from fear to constructive dialogue, exploring actionable strategies for harnessing the benefits of AI in elections while mitigating its potential drawbacks.

Join us as we delve into the nuanced complexities of AI in elections and chart a course towards responsible AI governance that empowers democracy for all.

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Online (Zoom)