On August 29th Institute of Legal Informatics will hold a conference on New Technology Governance. Participation of the conference is free and accessible to the public.


10.00 Welcome and Introduction
10.15 Opening Address
Prof. Dr. Manfred Schmitt, President Saarland University
10.30 Keynote
Prof. Dr. Jana Koehler, DFKI, Saarbrücken
11.10 Keynote / Message
Ammar Alkassar, State Government Commissioner for Strategy and Innovation, Saarland
11.40 Treating friend, foe and stranger alike: legal, ethical and regulatory issues
of medical AIs on the battlefield
Prof. Burkhard Schäfer, The University of Edinburgh
12.10 Legal aspects of machine learning
Prof. Dr. Georg Borges, Saarland University
12.40 Lunch break
13.30 AI applications to Law and PROLEG (PROlog based LEGal) support system
Prof. Dr. Ken Satoh, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo
14.00 Cryptography regulation and its limitations
Prof. Dr. Christoph Sorge, Saarland University
14.30 Machine learning in digital forensics: criminal law challenges
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dominik Brodowski, Saarland University
15.00 Coffee Break
15.30 Short Presentations – best papers of the Summer School IT Law and Legal Informatics 2019
Summer School‘s participants
16.30 Concluding Remarks
16.45 End of Conference

Place and time

International Conference on New Technology Governance
Saarland University, Campus
Building B2 1, Room 3.08/3.09
August 29th, 2019, 10:00 h


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