On August 11, 2020, the Institute of Legal Informatics organised an "Online Conference IT and Law" in English for the first time in order to enable the international exchange between renowned experts and committed young researchers on highly topical issues in the fields of IT law and Legal Informatics. Thus, even in times of COVID-19, the Institute of Legal Informatics has found ways to adapt.

There were engaging lectures and lively discussions on the following topic blocks:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • IT Security and Data Protection
  • Legal Tech

 

Agenda

Below you will find an overview of the conference programme and the presentation slides of the participants.

10:00 Opening Remarks
Prof. Dr. Georg Borges, Managing Director, Institute of Legal Informatics

Artificial Intelligence
10:15

Legal Framework for AI
[Slides]

Prof. Dr. Georg Borges, Saarland University

11:25

The insurmountable trade-off: Efficiency vs. Human Rights in the area of AI
[Slides]
Jonas Pfister, University of Vienna

12:05

The Punishment Gap:
The Unmet Desire to Punish AI and Robots Upon Damages
[Slides]

Gabriel Lima, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

12:45 Break

IT Security and Data Protection
13:45

Challenges of (IT) Forensics
[Slides]
Prof. Dr. Christoph Sorge, Saarland University

14:45 Publicly available Data, "Self-Determination" and "Self-Opening" within the GDPR
[Slides]
Jakob Zanol, University of Vienna, Research Group Legal Informatics

Legal Tech
15:35 Is Insisting on Specific Performance under Smart Contracts Desirable?
[Slides]
Eyup Kun, Istanbul University
16:15 Closing Remarks
Prof. Dr. Christoph Sorge, Director, Institute of Legal Informatics
16:30 End of Conference

 

 

 

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

 

BMWi project: Designetz

In the "Designetz" project, Professor Sorge's chair is researching feasible solutions for the privacy-compliant handling of smart meter data. For more information see Designetz

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...

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