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AI Summit London
14 - 15 June, 2023
Tobacco DockLondon

Allan Dafoe
Director, Centre for the Governance of AI, Future of Humanity Institute at University of Oxford


Allan Dafoe is the Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow in the International Politics of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Oxford. He is also Director of the Centre for the Governance of AI (GovAI), at University of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute. Allan’s research focuses on characterizing and building the field of AI governance, and on global cooperation around advanced AI. He advises AI labs and policymakers. Allan’s prior research examined the liberal peace, the role of reputation and honor as motives for war, and the role of technology in shaping history. He also developed statistical methods for more credible and transparent causal inference in social science, for which he won the Leamer-Rosenthal Prize for Open Social Science. Allan previously worked at Yale University. For more information see: and

Agenda Sessions

  • AI Social Responsibility