IRCAI Consultation on Recommendation on the Ethics of AI
The International Research Centre on Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI) with its seat in Slovenia is holding a virtual Consultation on draft Recommendation on the Ethics of AI from 27 to 29 July 2020. As an expert from Slovenia, dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič will partake in the Consultation as well.
The event is a Sub-Regional Consultation for European states from UNESCO electoral Group II and is, besides IRCAI, jointly organised by Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia, the Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO and UNESCO HQ.
The Consultation will focus on the draft Recommendation on the Ethics of Al that points out numerous issues of use of AI and reflects different cultural values on this topic. The objective of the 3-day Consultation is to receive meaningful inputs from experts to improve the overall structure and draft text of the Recommendation, which is to be accepted at the 41st session of UNESCO’s General Conference in 2021. Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič will take part as an expert from Slovenia.
More on the Consultation schedule, including access to the relevant documents, here.
The 4th Open Knowledge Day took place on Tuesday 17 October 2023, with an accompanying workshop on 18 October 2023. This year it was organised by the Open Data and Intellectual Property Institute (ODIPI) and supported by Knowledge Rights 21 (KR21).
We invite you to the fourth Open Knowledge Day and the workshop, which will take place this year within the framework of the programme and with the support of Knowledge Rights 21. The event will bring together experts from different European countries to discuss two topics: the first part will deal with the legal basis for data analytics, which is a key part of machine learning and related artificial intelligence, and the general exception for research. In the second part, open science in theory and practice will be presented both in Slovenia and in some Western Balkan countries. Representatives of research and educational institutions from Slovenia and the Western Balkan countries, as well as interested members of the public, are invited to attend.
Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, a renowned expert in copyright law, has joined the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, where she will serve as an affiliate researcher for the next two years.
On Friday, October 6, 2023, the online seminar “Practical Experiences in Resolving Copyrights of Modern Book Works” took place. The seminar addressed relevant questions concerning user access to literary works in digital form.