Session about the Preservation Legislative Procedures in Emergence of AI
How it was
On November 17th, Bússola Tech organised a significant panel discussion under the title "Preserving the Legislative Procedures in Emergence of AI." This forum brought together a distinguished group of speakers from various legislative and technological backgrounds to explore the intersection of AI and parliamentary processes.
The panel included esteemed figures such as Mr. Kevin McCumber, the Clerk from the U.S. House of Representatives, Mr. Grant Vergottini, the CEO from Xcential Legislative Technologies, Mr. Miguel Landeros Perkic, the Secretary-General from the Cámara de Diputadas y Diputados of Chile, Mr. Neemias Muachendo, the IT Director from the Assembleia Nacional of Angola, representing the Secretary-General, and Mr. Juan de Dios Cincunegui, Director from Universidad Austral. The session was expertly moderated by Luís Kimaid from Bússola Tech.
Opening the discussion, the panel focused on the significant opportunities that AI presents to legislative processes in parliaments. This segment saw diverse perspectives, with Mr. Grant Vergottini offering a technologist's viewpoint and other participants contributing from a legislative, legal, and institutional standpoint.
The conversation then transitioned to the impact of AI on the parliamentary decision-making process. The participants debated how AI, known for its speed, could coexist with the traditional, deliberate pace of parliaments, focusing on preserving the quality and depth of legislative deliberations and decisions.
A key part of the discussion revolved around maintaining continuity in strategic vision for AI integration within the ever-changing landscape of parliamentary leadership. The participants shared their approaches to ensuring consistent and forward-looking visions for AI, aligned with the long-term goals and operational integrity of their respective parliaments.
In the final segment of the panel, it explored the procedural and regulatory adaptations required for AI integration. They discussed the possible need to revise existing rules and regulations and strategized on effectively involving Members of Parliament in discussions about the regulatory framework surrounding new technologies.
Concluding the session, the panel emphasised the vital role of ongoing discussions and collaboration in managing the complexities of integrating AI within traditional legislative frameworks. The discussion highlighted the potential of AI to enhance legislative processes, underscoring the need for careful consideration to maintain the integrity and heritage of parliamentary operations.