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Improve transparency and awareness of artificial intelligence (AI) supported public services

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4.7.1 AI supply arrangements and other procurement vehicles are available to support departments in experimentation and innovation 

4.7.2 A Treasury Board directive on decision support systems is developed to set rules on how departments can use AI ethically to make decisions

4.7.3 An algorithmic impact assessment tool is available to help institutions better understand and mitigate the risks associated with automated decision-making systems

4.7.4 An international conference on AI is hosted by Canada in fall 2018. The Summit will focus on themes of the G7 Statement on AI, in particular, enabling environments that facilitate responsible adoption of AI

4.7.5 Through the CSPS Digital Academy, an AI curriculum is established at the Canada School of Public Service to help build literacy on AI among federal public servants. Curriculum will support the data analyst community, raise awareness of AI supported public services across the government, and help to reach common nomenclature aligned with existing best practices

4.7.6 Workshops, conferences, and AI days are organized to increase awareness and assist public service to skill-up on AI and other emerging technologies. Where possible, events will be open to other sectors and to the public

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