On 12 – 13 September 2019 the Institute of State and Law organized the second SOLAIR Conference 2019 (Society, Law, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics). This international conference wass organized under the auspices of the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic jointly by the Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic and Microsoft.
The conference brought together distinguished experts from policy, academia and business. Among others, we were honoured to welcome the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, President of the Czech Academy of Sciences, representatives of the European Commission, members of High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence and EC expert group on New Technologies and Liability.
The main topic of the conference was Human Centric Artificial Intelligence, a concept which is based on the respect for fundamental human rights and values including the right to dignity, privacy as well as the principle of human autonomy. During the first day of the conference, the invited experts introduced Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI as well as Policy and Investment Recommendations, a business perspective on ethical issues and the future of AI and a non-paper on desirable future regulation of AI on the EU level was briefly discussed. The second day of the conference focused on specific legal topics related to AI, such as liability, setting up legal standards for AI, autonomous mobility, compulsory licences, decision-making processes and AI etc.
Details about the conference can be found at http://www.solairconference.com