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Law DIGITAL will be the topic of this year´s International Legal Informatics Symposium, IRIS 2022 held from February 23 to 26. The rich and compelling programme, designed by renowned legal experts, will mark an anniversary of cutting-edge topics between law and informatics. Professor Dr. Georg Borges will give a presentation in the "Robotics and Artificial Intelligence I" session, on Feb. 24, 2 p.m. and Dr. Andreas Sesing-Wagenpfeil of the Institut of Legal Informatics will give a presentation on Feb. 24, 4:30 p.m. Members of the chair of Professor Dr. Chrtistoph Sorge will also be among the contributors. Click here to learn more about the registration and the programme. 


On Tuesday, February 8., at 6:15 p.m., the public lecture series "Data Protection in Practice" will conclude the current winter semester with a lecture under the heading "The JHA Directive and Data Processing by Security Authorities". Guest speaker will be Mathias Gisch of the Independent Data Protection Center Saarland. The online lecture is free of charge and open to the public. Your are invited to join us online via the MS Teams conference system. Click here to find the dial-in link. The complete programme of the lecture series can be found from Professor Dr. Christoph Sorge´s website


Automated contracting has been part of commercial relationships in business and the industry for a long time. However, these interactions between machines raise intricate legal and IT security issues. Looking to remove these hurdles, the "Industry 4.0 Legal-Testbed" project is conducting research in a consortium of four partners to develop new intelligent systems. On January 19, Professor Dr. Georg Borges gave an insight into the current state of research.

On January 28, Professor Christoph Sorge gave a presentation on "Technical aspects of data protection-compliant digital identities" as part of the 16th European Data Protection Day at the invitation of Monica Grethel, the Saarland Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information. The event of the Conference of Independent Federal and State Data Protection Supervisors (DSK) was held under the heading "The digital wallet in the EU - data protection nightmare or milestone for shaping Europe's digital future?". 

On Tuesday, January 25, at 6:15 p.m., Anna Cardillo will give a lecture on ISO 27001 certification as part of the public lecture series "Data Protection in Practice." The lawyer is a specialist in data protection law, an active data protection auditor, data protection officer, trainer and business coach. The online lecture is free of charge and open to the public. You are invited to dial in via the MS Teams conference system. Click here for the dial-in link. A complete schedule of the lecture series and its topics can be found from Professor Dr. Christoph Sorge website.


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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