Regulating AI in a Democracy

Regulating AI in a Democracy

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In the frame of the McCourt Institute and the research project A New Digital Rule of Law, the Law School of Sciences Po will be holding a conference on Regulating Artificial Intelligence, on the 7th of June, in Sciences Po, Paris.

Looking at the EU Draft AI Act from an interdisciplinary and critical perspective, this conference will look at the impact of AI on law, ethics, finance and society as a whole. Join you for this important and timely debate to hear renowned scholars and policymakers, such as Marion Fourcade (UC Berkeley), Antoinette Rouvroy (University of Namur) Mark Coeckelbergh (University of Vienna), and many others.

This conference will inaugurate the collaboration between Sciences Po Law School and the McCourt Institute and trigger the important research to come on the importance of the rule of law in digital technologies and networks.

PROGRAM 

9.00 - 9.15 - Opening remarks

Shéhérazade Semsar de Boisséson, McCourt Institute

9.15 - 9.30 - Introduction

Sévérine Dusollier, Sciences Po Law School

9.30 - 10.30 - Panel Discussion - Regulating AI: The EU as a first mover

  • Mounir Mahjoubi, Former Secretary of State for Digital Affairs
  • Elisabeth Noble, Senior Policy Expert, EBA
  • Luis Aranda, Policy Analyst, OECD

Moderator : Horatia Muir-Watt, Sciences Po Law School

Coffee break

11.00 - 12.30 - Block 1: Regulating AI - Perspectives from Sociology and Philosophy

  • Marion Fourcade, Department of Sociology, UC Berkeley, Rationalized Stratification
  • Antoinette Rouvroy, Chercheuse qualifiée, FNRS, Université de Namur, Algorithmic Governmentality (title tbc) 

Commentator : Philipp Brandt, Sciences Po, Centre for the Sociology of Organisation

Lunch break

14.00 - 15.30 - Block 2: Regulating AI - Perspectives from Finance and Law

  • Gérard Hertig, Singapore ETH Centre (SEC), Artificial Intelligence Driven Financial Regulation
  • Katja Langenbucher, Goethe University and SciencesPo Law School, Algorithmic Fairness – Credit Scoring as a Test Case

Commentator : Beatriz Botero Arcila, Sciences Po Law School

Coffee break

16.00 - 17.30 - Block 3: The limitations of top-down approaches for AI Ethics

  • Mark Coeckelbergh, Department of Philosophy, Vienna University, How AI Threatens Epistemic Agency in a Democracy, and What Policy Can Do About It
  • Jean-Marie John Mathews, Researcher on AI Ethics and co-founder of Giskard

Commentator : Pedro Ramaciotti Morales, Sciences Po Medialab

17.30 - 17.45 - Concluding remarks

Beatriz Botero Arcila, Sciences Po Law School

La salle ayant atteint sa capacité maximale, seule la participation en ligne est possible. Merci de contacter la Professeure Séverine Dusollier pour obtenir le lien de connexion : severine.dusollier@sciencespo.fr

Event Date: 
Tuesday, 7 June, 2022 - 09:00 - 17:45
Event Location: 
Sciences Po, Pavillon de l'Innovation, Institut McCourt, 1 rue Saint-Thomas, Paris 7ème
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