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Below is an overview of the current discussion topics within the Trusted AI Committee. Further updates will follow as the committee work develops. 

  • Focus of the committee is on policies, guidelines, tooling and use cases by industry

  • Survey and contact current open source Trusted AI related projects to join LF AI efforts 

  • Create a badging or certification process for open source projects that meet the Trusted AI policies/guidelines defined by LF AI

  • Create a document that describes the basic concepts and definitions in relation to Trusted AI and also aims to standardize the vocabulary/terminology

Mail List

Please self subscribe to the mail list here at

Or email for more information. 


Trusted AI Committee North America Monthly Meeting -  4th Thursday of the month,  10 PM Shenzen China, 4 PM Paris, 10 AM ET, 7 AM PT USA (updated for daylight savings time as needed)

Zoom info :

We will starting ONE Monthly Call for Europe/Asia Time Zone, every 2nd Thursday of the month (Starting in November - time to be determined)


Initial Organizations Participating: IBM, Orange, AT&T, Amdocs, Ericsson, TechM, Tencent

Committee Chairs




Email Address


Animesh Singh

North America


Souad Ouali



Jeff Cao



Committee Participants



 Email Address


Ofer Hermoni


Mazin Gilbert


Alka Roy

Responsible Innovation Project 

Mikael Anneroth 


Alejandro Saucedo

The Institute for Ethical AI and Machine Learning

Jim Spohrer



Saishruthi Swaminathan


Susan Malaika


sumalaika (but different email address)

Romeo Kienzler


Francois Jezequel


Nat Subramanian

Tech Mahindra

 Han Xiao


Wenjing Chu


Wenjing Chu

Yassi Moghaddam



- All the assets being 

Sub Categories

- Fairness: Methods to detect and mitigate bias in datasets and models, including bias against known protected populations

- Robustness: Methods to detect alterations/tampering with datasets and models, including alterations from known adversarial attacks

- Explainability: Methods to enhance understandability/interpretability by persona/roles in process of AI model outcomes/decision recommendations, including ranking and debating results/decision options

- Lineage: Methods to ensure provenance of datasets and AI models, including reproducibility of generated datasets and AI models


Working Groups

 Trusted AI Principles Working Group

 Trusted AI Technical Working Group


Zoom info : Trusted AI Committee meeting -   Alternate Thursday'sNA/Europe Meeting 4th Thursday of the month,  10 PM Shenzen China, 4 PM Paris, 10 AM ET, 7 AM PT USA (updated for daylight savings time as needed)

How to Join: Visit the Trusted AI Committee Group Calendar to self subscribe to meetings.

Or email for more information. 

Meeting Content (minutes / recording / slides / other):



LFAI Trusted AI Committee Structure and Schedule: Animesh Singh

Real World Trusted AI Usecase and Implementation in Financial Industry: Stacey Ronaghan

AIF360 Update: Samuel Hoffman

AIX360 Update: Vijay Arya

ART Update: Beat Buesser

October 1, 2020

Recording (audio)

Recording (video)

Setting up Trusted AI TSC

Principles Update

Coursera Course Update

Calendar discussion - Europe and Asia Friendly

  • Recording
  • Walkthrough of LFAI Trusted AI Website and github location of projects
  • Trusted AI Video Series
  • Trusted AI Course in collaboration with University of Pennsylvania

  • Recording
  • Z-Inspection: A holistic and analytic process to assess Ethical AI - Roberto Zicari - University of Frankfurt, Germany
  • Age-At-Home - the exemplar of TrustedAI, David Martin, Hacker in Charge at

  • Plotly Demo with SHAP and AIX360 - Xing Han,
    • Explain the Tips dataset with SHAP: Article, Demo
    • Heart Disease Classification with AIX360: Post, Demo
    • Community-made SHAP-to-dashboard API: Post

  • Swiss Digital Trust Label - short summary - Romeo Kienzler, IBM
    • Announced by Swiss President Doris Leuthard at WEF 2nd Sept. 2019
    • Geneva based initiative for sustainable and fair treatment of data
    • Among others, those companies are involved already Google, Uber, IBM, Microsoft, Facebook, Roche, Mozilla,, UBS, Credit Suisse, Zurich, Siemens IKRK,  EPFL,  ETH, UNO
    •, Credit Suisse, IBM, Swiss Re, SBB, Kudelski and Canton of Waadt to deliver pilot



  • Montreal AI Ethics Institute Presentation

  • Status on Trusted AI projects in Open Governance


  • Principles Working Group update - Susan Malaika

  • Trusted AI Committee activities summarization for Governing board - Animesh Singh


  • Swaminathan Chandrasekaran, KPMG Managing Director would be talking about how they are working with practitioners in the field on their AI Governance and Trusted AI needs.

  • Susan Malaika from IBM will be giving an update from the Principles Working Group, and progress there.


  • Saishruthi Swaminathan to do a presentation on AI Transparency in Marketplace

  • Francois Jezequel to present on Orange Responsible AI initiative.


  • Andrew and Tommy did a deep dive in Kubeflow Serving and Trusted AI Integration

  • Principles Working Group discussion

Proposed Agenda

  • AI for People is focused on the intersection of AI and Society with a lot of commonality with the focus areas of our committee. Marta will be joining to present their organization and what they are working on.

  • Proposal of Use Case to be tested by AT&T using Apache Nifi and AIF360  (romeo)

Proposed Agenda

  • Introduction to baseline data set for AI Bias detection (romeo)

  • Exemplar walk-through: retrospective bias detection with Apache Nifi and AIF360 (romeo)

  • Principles Working Group Status Update (Susan)

Proposed Agenda

  • Discuss AIF360 work around SKLearn community (Samuel Hoffman, IBM Research demo)
  • Discuss "Many organizations have principles documents, and a bit of backlash - for not enough practical examples."

  • Watch updates on production ML with Alejandro Saucedo done with Susan Malaika on the Cognitive Systems Institute call:
    Widget Connector

Notes from the call:

Proposed Agenda

  • Meeting notes are now in GitHub here:

  • Since we don't record and share our committee meetings should our committee channel in Slack be made private for asyncronous conversation outside these calls?

  • Introduction of MLOps  in IBM Trusted AI projects

  • Design thinking around integrating Trusted AI projects in Kubeflow Serving

Notes from the call:

Proposed Agenda:

  • Jim to get feedback from LFAI Board meeting

  • Romeo to demo AIF360 -Nifi Integration + feedback from his talk at OSS Lyon

  • Alka to present AT&T Working doc

  • Discuss holiday week meeting potential conflicts (28 Nov - US Holiday, 26 Dec - Day after Christmas)

Notes from call:


Ofer, Alka, Francois, Nat, Han, Animesh, Jim, Maureen, Susan, Alejandro


  • Animesh walked through the draft slides (to be presented in Lyon to LFAI governing board about TAIC)

  • Discussion of changes to make

  • Discussion of members, processes, and schedules


  • Jim will put slides in Google Doc and share with all participants

  • Susan is exploring a slack channel for communications

  • Trust and Responsibility, Color, Icons to add Amdocs, Alejandro's Institute

  • Next call Cancelled (31 October) as many committee members will be at OSS EU and TensorFlow World

Notes from the call:


Animesh Singh (IBM), Maureen McElaney (IBM), Han Xiao (Tencent), Alejandro Saucedo, Mikael Anneroth (Eriksson), Ofer Hermoni (Amdocs)

Animesh will check with Souad Ouali to ensure Orange wants to lead the Principles working group and host regular meetings. Committee members on the call were not included in the email chains that occurred so we need to confirm who is in charge and how communication will occur.

The Technical working group has made progress but nothing concrete to report.

A possible third working group could form around AI Standards.

Notes from the call:


Ibrahim. H, Nat .S, Animesh.S, Alka.R, Jim.S, Francios. J, Jeff. C, Maureen. M, Mikael. A, Ofer. H, Romeo.K

  • Goals defined for the meeting:
  • Working Group Names and Leads have been confirmed:

    Principles, lead: Souad Ouali (Orange France) with members from Orange, AT&T, Tech Mahindra, Tencent, IBM, Ericsson, Amdocs.

    Technical, lead: Romeo Kienzler (IBM Switzerland) with members from IBM, AT&T, Tech Mahindra, Tencent, Ericsson, Amdocs, Orange.

    Working groups will have a weekly meeting to make progress.  First read out to LF AI governing board will be Oct 31 in Lyon France.

    The Principles team will study the existing material from companies, governments, and professional associations (IEEE), and some up with set that can be shared with the technical team for feedback as a first step.  We need to identify and compile the existing materials.

    The Technical team is working on Acuomos+Angel+AIF360 integration demonstration.

    3. Possible Discussion about third working group

  • Discussion about LFAI day in Paris

  • More next steps
    • Will begin recording meetings in future calls.

Notes from call: