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From February 24 to 27, the International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS will be held as a hybrid event. Professor Georg Borges will lead the session "Digital Industry 4.0" and present on the topics of " Liability for Faulty Data in Automated Driving" and "Monday Mail", the latter together with Professor Dominik Brodowski. Professor Christoph Sorge will moderate the session "Data Protection IV" and give a presentation under the heading "What (also) lawyers should know about AI: more (artificial) intelligence in legal education" Click here for the programme and registration.


In addition to medical methods, technical methods have been and are being used to combat pandemics - in Germany in form of the Corona warning app. But is this app compliant with the current data protection framework? In their lecture on February 16, Mathias Cellarius, SAP's Chief Privacy Officer, and Thomas Klingbeil took this question as an opportunity to examine data protection law in the pandemic. The lecture concludes the public lecture series "Data Protection in Practice".

The data subject's right to information has existed for a long time, but it was not until the introduction of the GDPR that it gained importance in practice. On February 9, Dr. Jürgen Hartung gave a particularly informative lecture on the subject under the heading "Right of access of the data subject under the GDPR". More than 120 participants followed the lecture of the public lecture series "Data Protection in Practice" online.

It is the last lecture of the public lecture series "Data Protection Law in Practice": On Tuesday, February 16, Mathias Cellarius, SAP's Group data protection officer, will give a presentation under the heading "Pandemic and Data Protection - the Corona Warning App". From 6:15 to 7:45 p.m., all interested parties will have the opportunity to learn more about data protection. The expert will provide practical insights and answers to highly topical questions. Participation is free of charge and open to the public. Click here to register.

On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, from 6:15 to 7:45 pm, Dr. Jürgen Hartung will give a presentation on the "Right of access by the data subject under the GDPR" . The Institute of Legal Informatics has been able to attract the lawyer and partner of the leading independent law firm Oppenhoff & Partner as a guest speaker for its public online lecture series "Data Protection in Practice". Participation is free of charge and accessible to the public. Register here

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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