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On June 11, Professor Georg Borges gave a lecture on topic of "Liability for smart products which develop after being put on the market" at the 6th Münster Colloquium. The main topic of the colloquium was the legal issues surrounding smart products. The online event was organized by the Center for European Private Law at the University of Münster.

Whether by radar, camera or on-board computer - automated driving requires a huge amount of data. But how is personal data of road users collected, processed and stored? On Thursday, June 17, at 5 p.m., Dr. Andreas Sesing will talk about the data protection regulations that apply to the use of AI applications in highly automated vehicles. The online event is organized by the Data Protection Forum Switzerland. Members and students pay CHF 20, others CHF 50. Programme and registration


"Discrimination by artificial intelligence" was the topic of Professor Dr. Georg Borges' lecture on June 1. He illustrated the complex interconnections when algorithmic decision making is compared to decision making by humans. More than 80 people followed the exciting online event, which was part of the "Trier Talks on Law and Digitalization (TGRD)".

On Tuesday, June 1, Professor Georg Borges will be a guest at the University of Trier. As part of the "Trier Talks on Law and Digitalization (TGRD)", he will give a presentation on the topic of "Discrimination by Artificial Intelligence" and report on his current research. The Trier Lecture Series continues the public lecture series that was held in cooperation with the FB Law during the 2019/20 winter term. The event will take place online from 6:30 to 8 pm and is free of charge. Registration by email is kindly requested: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BMAS: ExamAI – KI Testing & Auditing

In the BMAS (Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs) project "ExamAI" Professor Borges' chair develops concepts for auditing and certification of AI applications. Further information: ExamAI


Legal Testbed

The chair of Prof. Borges is developing solutions for Industry 4.0 through the project "Recht-Testbed Industrie 4.0" funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi). More...


As part of the »INITIATIVE« project Professor Borges' team is working on AI-supported communication for autonomous vehicles in traffic. Click here to learn more...

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