Lectures

On the 21st of Januay 2020 the event "Liability and new technologies" took place at the state representation of Saarland in Brussels. Prof. Dr. Dirk Staudenmeyer from the Directorate- General for Legal Affairs of the EU Commission and Prof. Dr. Georg Borges spoke on the report of the Expert Group liability and new technologies- new technology formation. 

The slides of the lecture of Prof. Dr. Borges can be found here

The Münster Colloquium on EU Law and the Digital Economy took place in Münster on 12th and 13th April 2018. The main theme of the colloquium was "Liability for Robotics and in the Internet of Things". Prof. Dr. Georg Borges lectured on the subject of "New liability concepts: the potential of insurance and compensation funds".

You can find his presentation slides to download here.

The 13tha-i3/BSI Symposium on the subject of "Protection of personality in times of IT-(in)-security" took place at the Centre for IT-Security in Bochum on the 20thand 21stMarch. Both Prof. Dr. Georg Borges and Prof. Dr. Christoph Sorge took part in this event.

Prof. Dr. Georg Borges used his lecture to talk about the discussion begun by the former Justice Minister, Heiko Maas, on the creation of a law for  algorithms. He also considered application errors, the legal concerns raised by the evaluation of humans by machines and how errors in such evaluation should be dealt with. He made the point that the main challenge lies in the distinction between (inadmissible) discrimination and (admissible) unequal treatment.

You can find the presentation slides here.

The 13tha-i3/BSI Symposium on the subject of "Protection of personality in times of IT-(in)-security" took place at the Centre for IT-Security in Bochum on the 20thand 21stMarch. Both Prof. Dr. Georg Borges and Prof. Dr. Christoph Sorge took part in this event.

In his lecture, Prof. Sorge addressed  technical security measures in light of the Basic Data Protection Regulation. He identified Art. 32 as being the central provision and paid particular attention to the catalogue of measures set out in paragraph 1. Prof. Sorge noted that the main challenge lies in the specification of the goals and measures set out in Art. 32 of the Basic Data Protection Regulation.  In conclusion, he demonstrated a potential conflict between the achievement of IT-Security and data protection.

You can find the presentation slides here.

On 21st February 2018, Prof. Dr. Georg Borges gave a lecture on liability for autonomous systems in the home as part of the Workshop "Simply Smart: The Challenges & Opportunities of Smart Appliances in the Home" organised by the CECED I in Brussels. You can download his presentation slides here.

Presentation slides

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...

BMWi project: INITIATIVE

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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