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AI Beyond the Hype - Benefits, Challenges and Liabilities

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Mackenzie Building

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We have great pleasure in inviting you to an important international conference on Artificial Intelli­gence AI Beyond the Hype – Benefits, Challenges and Liabilities , which will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK) on May 30 - June 1, 2019.

The conference is organized by the European Association of Lawyers (AEA-EAL) in partnership with the Faculty of Advocates, the Scottish Society for Com­puters and Law, the SCRIPT Centre at Edinburgh University, the British Computer Society and other sponsors. The speakers are leading experts, both legal practitioners and academics.

Topics to be discussed:

  • What is AI and why should I care?

  • AI and legal liability;

  • AI and Fundamental Rights

  • Towards an Ethical use of AI

  • AI and licensing issues

Speakers:

  • Professor Timo Minssen, Direc­tor of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law at the University of Copen­hagen

  • Professor Burkhard Schafer, Professor of Computational Legal Theory and Director of the SCRIPT Centre at Edinburgh University

  • Katharina Miller, President of the European Women Lawyers Association (EWLA)

  • Andrew Katz, joint editor of the International Free and Open Source Law Review, and a leading expert on software licensing

  • Chris Rees, the immediate Past President of the British Computer Society

  • Karmen Turk, advisor to the Estonian Government on AI issues

  • Iain Mitchell QC, Chairman of the Scottish Society for Computers and Law, Honorary Lectu­rer in IT Law at Münster University

  • Wojciech Wiewiórowski, the Assistant Supervisor at the office of the European Data Protection Supervisor.

Other leading speakers are also likely to confirm their participation.

We cordially invite all AEA-EAL members, solicitors and Advocates in Scotland, members of the Scottish Society for Computers and Law, IT professionals and other professionals involved or interested in this fast-moving field to attend.

The Conference is not only a spectacular opportunity to share information and knowledge about this hugely important topic, but also an excellent oppor­tunity to build an effective platform for communication and cooperation among stakeholders: lawyers, IT professionals and academics.

Programme


Thursday, May 30, 2019

17.30 – 19:00 – SSCL Annual Lecture by Professor Timo Minssen - Legal and Ethical Issues with Ingestible Electronics (to book please click here to register or email mail@sscl.org)

19:15 – 20.30– Welcome Reception for AEA-EAL conference participants


Friday, May 31, 2019

9.30: Registration.

10.00: Welcome – Maria Slazak, President AEA-EAL

10.10: What is Artificial Intelligence, and does it matter? - Iain G. Mitchell QC

10.50: Liability Issues - Professor Burkhard Shafer

11.30: Coffee

11.45: The work of the EU High Level Expert Group – Karmen Turk

12.15: Legal and Ethical Issues in Medical AI: Professor Timo Minssen

12.30: Panel Discussion – Iain Mitchell, Professor Burkhard Shafer, Karmen Turk and Professor Timo Minssen

13.00: Lunch

14.00: AI and data protection - Message from Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Assistant EDPS

14.15: AI and Fundamental Rights, Katherina Miller

15.00: AI and Ethics – Chris Rees

15.45: AI Licensing and Contracts – Andrew Katz

16.15: Panel Discussion – the Speakers.

16.45: Concluding Remarks – Iain G. Mitchell QC

17.00: Conference ends

19:30 – Gala Dinner (Optional - paid separately)


Saturday, June 1, 2019

09:00 – 12:00 – Meeting of the Board and General Assembly of the AEA-EAL (closed – for members only)

Afternoon – Optional social programme for all participants (paid separately)

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