Hosted by the German Federal Ministry for Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV) and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) CEO Nicole Formica-Schiller attended the invitation-only conference “Doing AI the European Way: Protecting fundamental rights in an era of artificial intelligence”.
According to Nicole Formica-Schiller “It is of utmost importance, in particular in light of the European Commission’s forthcoming legal proposals, to have a common understanding of the requirements for a EU framework regulating AI. A workable legal framework and policy needs to be in place taking into account not only use cases of AI but also related technologies such as Blockchain etc. to create clarity for all stakeholders.”
Leading experts such as Christine Lambrecht, Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection Germany, Michael O’Flaherty, Director European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, Didier Reynders, EU Commissioner for Justice, Dragos Tudorache, Chair European Parliament’s Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age (AIDA), Kilian Gross, DG Connect AI European Commission and many more engaged in fruitful discussions on how legally binding fundamental rights standards can shape the development of AI policies and laws.