At the UIA Annual Congress in Luxembourg, Len HAWKES (FLINN) gave two presentations: the first for the Robotics and AI Commission, the second for the Commission on Privacy and Rights of the Digital Person.
In the Robotics session, on Friday, November 8th, Len’s presentation was titled: ‘What work is ICO Preparing on Artificial Intelligence & Why?’ The presentation examined the work of the UK Information Commissioner’s Office under three headings: i) the Project ExplAIn initiative, ii) the proposed AI auditing framework and iii) Data Analytics and Political campaigns. Other speakers were: Grant DAVIS-DENNY, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, Los Angeles; Jérémy BENSOUSSAN and Alain BENSOUSSAN of Lexing Alain Bensoussan Avocats, Paris.
For the Privacy Commission, on Saturday morning, November 9th, Len gave an up-date on GDPR and Brexit based on two possible scenarios a) ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement and implementation of the Political Declaration; and b) No Deal (which is still a possibility in certain circumstances). Other speakers were: Grant DAVIS-DENNY, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, Los Angeles, USA; Eliana A. Silva de Moraes, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Elisabeth Thole, Van Doorne N.V., Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Pradeep KODIYATH PATINHARE, Poduval Legal, Kochi, India.
The slides for Len’s two presentations are available below :