Feb 26, 2024

The Finalized EU AI Act

Join us to explore the European AI Act and its implications for businesses, particularly in the areas of compliance and legal certainty with Philipp Hacker and Rasmus Rothe! ⚖️

This session is crucial for business leaders, legal experts, and AI developers seeking to navigate the intricacies of the new regulatory landscape in the EU. 🇪🇺

This event will focus on a thorough examination of the Act's comprehensive compliance requirements, covering aspects such as adherence to minimum standards for foundational models, enhanced transparency, and regulated self-regulation protocols.

Discover how the Act provides legal certainty and strikes a balance between offering clear guidelines for AI development while allowing for national-level interpretation.

The event can also be joined online!

About the Speakers:

Prof. Dr. Philipp Hacker, LL.M. (Yale), holds the Chair for Law and Ethics of the Digital Society at the European New School of Digital Studies (ENS), at European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder). Prior to joining ENS, he served as an AXA Postdoctoral Fellow at the Faculty of Law of Humboldt University of Berlin; a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute, and an A.SK Fellow at WZB Berlin Social Science Center. In 2021, he was a research fellow at Weizenbaum Institute for the Connected Society, Berlin. His research focuses on the intersection of law and technology. In particular, he analyzes the impact of tracking technologies, Artificial Intelligence, and the Internet of Things on consumer, privacy, and anti-discrimination law. He often cooperates with computer scientists and mathematicians, especially on questions of explainable AI and algorithmic fairness.

Rasmus Rothe (CTO & Founder of Merantix): Rasmus is an internationally recognized AI and computer vision expert with an academic background from Oxford, Princeton and ETH Zurich. During his studies, he developed an algorithm for age recognition based on photos with more than 150 million users and co-founded a hackathon organization that he exited in 2021. He is also an angel investor, with a focus on AI. For example, he was among the first investors in Helsing AI.


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