Data economy: human-centric approach at the forefront
The European Union Delegation to the United Nations in Geneva, the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN in Geneva, the Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the UN Office and other international organisations in Geneva in capacity as Presidency of the Council of the EU, and the Geneva Internet Platform are organising a series of dialogues “From Geneva: Reflections on digital future”. On these dialogues issues of importance for the Geneva and global audiences are discussed, and one of them: Data economy: human-centric approach at the forefront is kicking-off today at 16.00, where dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M. will also lecture. You are cordially invited to join the event!
At the event, it will be explored: (1) how to provide a trusted, fair, and innovative data economy; (2) how to approach a perceived trade-off between the data potential and the protection of individual rights; (3) how can we move from users to becoming active digital citizens and (4) what roles for governments, civil society and the private sector?
Speakers will be:
– Dr Maja Bogataj Jančič, Co-Chair of the Data Governance Working Group, Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence
– Ms Lene Wendland, Chief, Business & Human Rights, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
– Ambassador Thomas Schneider, Head of International Relations at the Federal Office for Communications of Switzerland (OFCOM) & Co-Lead Swiss Network Digital Self-Determination
– Mr Paul-Olivier Dehaye, PersonalData.io & MyData.org & Hestia.AI
– Mr Pascal Marmier, Secretary General, Economy of Trust Foundation, SICPA
You can register for the event here.
On 23rd of November, 2021, the European Commission has published two reports in the field of copyright, as required by Directives 2014/26/EU (CRM Directive) and 2019/790 (DSM Directive). They are supported by two studies: Study on emerging issues on collective licensing management in the digital environment, and Study on selected issues relating to the application of the CRM Directive.
A new book “Law and Artificial Intelligence: Issues of Ethics, Human Rights and Social Harm” was published (Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of law in Ljubljana, 2021), the editors of which are prof. dr. Aleš Završnik and dr. Katja Simončič. The author of one of the articles is also dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M., who wrote an article on the topic of whether artificial intelligence can be an author of a copyright work.
Jožef Štefan Institute is organising GO-DIP workshop series, first of them coming on November 19th, 2021 is revolving around software IP and data agreements. The GO-DIP project aims to increase the competencies of knowledge generators and intermediaries. At 15.10 dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M. will be lecturing in the Workshop: Development of a checklist for model digital IP agreements. Welcome!
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