The Council of Europe is taking part in the third edition (online) of the “Athens Roundtable on Artificial Intelligence and the Rule of Law” on 6 and 7 December. Organised by the Future Society and ELONTech under the Patronage of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, the event is co-hosted by UNESCO, the Council of Europe, the European Parliament’s Panel on the Future of Science and Technology (STOA), IEEE SA, the Center on Civil Justice at the NYU School of Law and the National Judicial College, among other institutions.
The roundtable is designed to facilitate a participatory dialogue among key stakeholders on international AI policy developments and key AI standardisation and benchmarking initiatives in the US, Europe and beyond.
It will also address important issues at the intersection of AI, industry, government and law, including civil liability regimes, regulatory compliance, privacy and consumer protection, and judicial capacity building. Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić is speaking at the opening. The Director of Information Society – Action against Crime, Jan Kleijssen, is taking part in the panel “EU AI Act and Beyond: Regulatory Perspectives from Europe and the United States” and the Head of the Information Society Department, Patrick Penninckx in the panel on “AI and Human Rights”.