The first Lexing network Régional conference France/Belgium/Luxembourg/Switzerland, dedicated to legal aspects of Artificial intelligence, will be held on Wednesday, 8 June 2022 afternoon, following the first World Conference on 8 June 2022 morning.
World Conference: “AI and Metaverse: Legal Aspects”
The 2022 World Conference on “Artificial Intelligence and Metaverse: Legal Aspects” will take place on Wednesday, 8 June 2022 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Paris time).
Programme and speakers (to be specified)
- Welcome & Introduction by Alain Bensoussan, President;
- The Year in Review — Highlights of the 2021 Lexing network activities by Frédéric Forster, Head of Telco division, Lexing Alain Bensoussan Avocats, Executive Vice-President of the Lexing network;
- Regulating AI: Global and European approach by Alain Bensoussan, Jean-François Henrotte (Lexing Belgium) and Raffaele Zallone (Lexing Italy);
- Metaverse: what regulation? by Janice Mulligan (Lexing USA), Marc Gallardo (Lexing Spain) and Daniel Preiskel (Lexing UK);
- Virtual reality and digital twins by John Giles (Lexing South Africa) and Sébastien Fanti (Lexing Switzerland);
- Thank you by Jérémy Bensoussan;
- Q&A session.
Regional Conference France/Belgium/Luxembourg/Switzerland
The regional (or local) conferences will be dedicated to the state of the law on artificial intelligence, metaverse, robots at local level, and in general to the influence of the new European regulation on state or regional frameworks.
This is the case, in particular, for the following conference:
Regional conference Lexing France/Belgium/Luxembourg/Switzerland: it will take place on Wednesday, 8 June 2022 at 2.30 pm, after the World Conference.
Programme et intervenants
- Introduction, by Jérémy Bensoussan, Lexing France;
- Biometric data processed by AI systems: a societal issue, by Jérémy Bensoussan;
- The impact of AI on banking and financial services: legal aspects, by Sébastien Fanti, Lexing Switzerland;
- Autonomous vehicles and discrimination: AI system providers between a rock and a hard place, by Alexandre Cassart, Lexing Belgium;
- AI in the Health sector: opportunities, challenges and risks vs. the autonomy of decision-making? by Emmanuelle Ragot, Lexing Luxembourg;
- Q & A.
Conférence régionale : résumés des interventions
Biometric data processed by AI systems: a societal issue
Biometric, physical, physiological or behavioral data — and the associated processing — pose particular risks. Several players have clearly understood the ethical stakes involved and announced that they were suspending or postponing the deployment of some biometric technologies pending clarifications from the lawmaker on what is authorized or prohibited and under what conditions. Biometric identification, emotion recognition and behavioral analysis have already been the subject of significant reflection, particularly in the field of security, as reflected in draft Artificial Intelligence Act. Depending on the purpose and the technology, a range of solutions can be envisaged, from prohibition to information and transparency. Knowing what is prohibited or authorized in which sector is essential. As biometric data is also personal data, a full knowledge of the requirements to be met under data protection laws is also a must. This conference aims to provide insights on this key issue.
The impact of AI on banking and financial services: legal aspects
Artificial intelligence, and blockchain in particular, are driving the digital transformation of the banking and finance sectors, which are among the most advanced sectors in the use of machine learning technologies. AI offers a lot of benefits in these sectors but there are also risks which regulators are striving to anticipate or minimize.
Autonomous vehicles and discrimination: AI system providers between a rock and a hard place
Social experiments conducted by MIT regarding the moral choices to be made by autonomous vehicles demonstrate a disparity in outcomes based on cultural and geographic factors. Under the European draft Artificial Intelligence Act, AI training data should take into account the specific geographical and behavioral setting within which the AI systems are intended to be used. Does this mean that AI data and system providers are allowed — or even required to — to carry out discriminatory processing to feed future AI? How to combine the provisions of the draft Artificial Intelligence Act with the prohibitions on discriminatory processing laid down, for example, in the GDPR?
AI in the Health sector: opportunities, challenges and risks vs. the autonomy of decision-making
With assisted surgeries, remote patient monitoring, intelligent prosthetics, or personalized treatments by cross-referencing data (Big Data), the role of AI in the medicine of the future seems obvious. However, the use of AI in the health sector causes some concerns, such as the unethical collection and use of health data, biases in algorithms, risks for patient safety, and cybersecurity. What about the decision-making autonomy of providers and patients with AI? What solutions and governance are proposed in the future European Artificial Intelligence Act to protect human autonomy?
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