“In the dance between nature and technology, ethics and innovation, let grace be our guide, and foresight our pathway to a gracious future.”


Lisanne Buik is an AI ethics consultant, artist-futurist, and keynote speaker, whose work is directed to guiding AI with grace and designing gracious futures.

As a keynote speaker she inspires audiences to think about AI differently. Beyond hope, she brings a trajectory forward. She makes abstract future scenarios tangible and real, showing the consequences of ethical trade-offs we make today.

Her AI ethics consultancy Gracious AI is dedicated to providing actionable strategies and insights that can help professionals and organizations develop, deploy and use AI graciously. Using the Gracious AI design methodology that’s been developed over the past six years, she has been consulting governments, scale-ups, corporations, and NGO's from the vision that incorporating ecosystem thinking into AI development is essential for creating AI that aligns with both human and environmental values.


        Lisanne speaks internationally at conferences and organizations. Her keynote talks dispel misconceptions and biases surrounding AI and empower audiences with tools for gracious AI navigation. They also act as catalysts for technological innovation and creativity within organizations. Her mission is to inspire audiences to enact change from a place of wholeness and grace, emphasizing the importance of overcoming fear. 

References, examples and selected talks below.


       Gracious AI offers a suite of immersive AI ethics workshops designed to equip organizations and professionals with the knowledge and skills to navigate the evolving landscape of artificial intelligence with grace, whilst mitigating reputational, regulatory compliance, and ethical risks. Our AI ethics workshops are industry and organization-specific, crafted to cater to diverse audiences and objectives, ensuring maximum impact.

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           Gracious AI helps organizations and governments anticipate future challenges and opportunities, empowering them to adapt their strategies, products and services proactively to be resilient in an AI-driven world. Through immersive experiences and exhibitions Gracious AI inspires C-suite members, employees and stakeholders to make ethical trade-offs tangible and embrace AI as a force for positive change.

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- What is Generative AI?
- Generative AI and the future of work
- Diversity & Inclusion in the age of AI
- The future of AI and how it will affect your organization
- Ethics of AI: a nature inclusive perspective
- The skills, mindset and consciousness we need in the age of AI
- Creating new materials with AI + future of fashion 
- Speculative design and foresight  
- Regenerative systems design
- New forms of ownership and economics (blockchain and AI)
- The role of creatives in guiding AI with grace

- Dutch Design Week ‘21 and ‘23
- The Next Web
- FilmEU Alliance 2023 SUMMIT
- Van Gogh Museum
- Nieuwspoort Den Haag
- Erasmus University Rotterdam
- Gerrit Rietveld Academie
- Tedx Amsterdam
- Conflux Festival 
- Buitenplaats Doornburgh
- Philips Design
- AIX Experience Design Conference