IRCAI finally officially established
After UNESCO General Conference confirmed in 2019 the establishmentof the International Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI), the Government of Republic of Slovenia finally this week adopted an official notification for its establishment. This means that IRCAI is now officially established.
IRCAI, at the moment still located at the “Jožef Stefan” Institute, brings together a network of institutions and experts with the purpose of planning an effective incorporation of use of the AI. So far, IRCAI has already organised a Consultation on Recommendation on the Ethics of AI, and has, during the spring pandemic, used its AI technology to provide the public with useful information through the “Corona virus watch” online application.
An event intended for presentation of the IRCAI’s goals is planned before the end of 2020.
On Wednesday 25 November European Commission published an extensive Final Report on Trends and Developments in Artificial Intelligence in the EU.
Center for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM), established under the auspices of University of Bournemouth, will hold several online events in the following weeks, including events relating to the implementation of the new Directive 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market (DSM Directive).
The Global Partnership for AI Data Governance Working Group, co-chaired by dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, has in August presented its first two projects. One of these two projects is the draft of the Data Governance Framework, currently still in its “beta” version. In order to improve the Framework, the Working Group calls for comments and suggestions.
After MEPs first discussed the draft report of rules for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in may, they have already adopted a first set of EU rules for AI regulation at yesterday’s plenary session.