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Forums enable our members to engage with other leaders in a neutral setting to share best practices and identify opportunities for collective action. They provide an opportunity to share learnings and best practices and will often lead to a tangible next step. Forums are exclusive to members and follow Chatham House Rules. 

Case Study 

The Workshop Agreement Baseline Requirements for Vendors Offering AI/ML Lifecycle Solutions to Financial Institutions (DGSI/WA 126)

In 2022, the CRTA teamed up with the Digital Governance Council to engage with our respective members on the development of a workshop agreement for Canadian Fintech Innovators to address the risks associated with third-party AI/ML solutions being utilized by Financial Institutions. With the increasing adoption of AI/ML, the workshop agreement sets baseline requirements for vendors offering AI/ML solutions to Financial institutions by promoting transparency and a shared understanding of best practices which serves to reduce common challenges. The workshop agreement covers steps such as establishing a model governance framework, managing risks upfront, and documenting end-to-end data collection and processing and is the first step toward a formalized national standard. 

Over the course of several month, over 75 AI/ML expert stakeholders representing financial institutions, fintech vendors, regulators, academics, consultants and thinktanks participated in the development of the agreement. It was published in May 2023.

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May 2023

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In this session, Managing the Risk of Machine Learning Models - An International Perspective, the CRTA brought in perspectives from other jurisdictions to discuss best practices in AI risk management.

March-April 2022 

The CRTA brought together senior data and governance  leaders in this two-part series: Artificial Intelligence – The Road to Good Governance 

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