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Public appearances in 2024

  • 2024/04/30: Panelist on ‘Legislation fit for the Digital Age?’ organised by GDV (Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft e.V.) with Lenka De Mauro and Vincenzo Renda. More info here.

  • 2024/04/26: Keynote on the EU AI Act at BDIU (Bundesverband Deutscher Inkasso-Unternehmen e.V. Inkasso-Unternehmen e.V.) 'Kongress 24' with Lorenz Becker. More info here.

  • 2024/04/25: Keynote on digital policies at Microsoft’s roundtable on ‘Driving Innovation and Growth‘ together with my son Leo and Lucas Moore.

  • 2024/04/25: Keynote on the EU AI Act at IAPP's (International Association of Privacy Professionals) KnowledgeNet event (Stuttgart group) with Nikolaus Kümmel. More info here.

  • 2024/04/25: Keynote on the EU AI Act at Netflix Global Public Policy Discussion with Juan Carlos Ivars

  • 2024/04/24: Hosted a workshop together with SaferAI and Ada Lovelace Institute on ‘How to successfully develop an EU GPAI Code of Practice?’ with Connor Dunlop, Siméon Campos and Arnika Zinke. More info here.

  • 2024/04/23: Keynote and panelist on ‘Implementation of the AI Act’ during VNO-NCW’s AI Congress in The Hague with Irvette Tempelman. More info here.

  • 2024/04/18: Panelist on ‘Verwendung von PKW Daten vor dem Hintergrund der Datenstrategie der EU’ during the ‘RAW Summit 2024’ in Frankfurt (virtually) with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Dr. Frederic Geber. More info here.

  • 2024/04/18: Panelist on ‘The EU AI Act: A bittersweet ending?’ during the ‘European Data Summit’ organised by BDI (Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.) and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung with Dr. Pencho Kuzev and Dr. Michael Dose in Berlin. More info here.

  • 2024/04/17: Keynote on the EU AI Act during the FEBIS (Federation of Business Information Services) spring meeting 2024 in Albania (virtually) with Jan H. Stange. More info here.

  • 2024/04/17: Panelist on ‘Digitalpolitik: Meinungsfreiheit vs. Marktfreiheit’ during the Medientage Mitteldeutschland with Klaus Müller in Leipzig (virtually). More info here.

  • 2024/04/16: Lecture at the OPIT (Open Institute of Technology) on the EU AI Act for the M.Sc. course on ‘Applied Computer Science’ with Pierluigi Casale. More info here.

  • 2024/04/15: Keynote and panelist on ‘KI made in Deutschland und der EU’ at the ‘GPT & Generative KI’ conference organised by Management Circle AG with Frank Riemann in Frankfurt. More info here.

  • 2024/04/12: Panelist on ‘Transformative Horizons: navigating the AI revolution in legal practices for enhanced efficiency and strategic advancements’ at the ‘European Corporate Counsel Summit’ from Marcus Evans Group in Montreux with Philipp Hacker and Andrea Theocharidou. More info here.

  • 2024/04/12: Keynote at the conference on ‘AI legislation in China and the EU’ organised by Tongji University with Yue Zhu, Carlos Romero Duplá and Gabriele Mazzini. More info here.

  • 2024/04/11: Keynote on transparency and explainability at a workshop organised by the ‘Law and AI Research Group’ with Sophie Burchardi and Charlotte Schindler from the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg. More info here.

  • 2024/04/10: Keynote and panelist on ‘Einführung und Überblick über den AI Act’ with Arnd Haller at ‘Center for Transnational IP, Media and Technology Law and Policy’ of the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg. More info here

  • 2024/04/09: Roundtable from BSA (The Software Alliance) on the EU AI Act with US Congress staffers and Matteo Quattrocchi.

  • 2024/04/09: Panelist on ‘AI and Protecting IP Rights’ at International Trademark Association (INTA) at the 'AI Policy Dialog' conference with Lori Schulman and Leopold von Gerlach.

  • 2024/04/04: Panelist at an AI Governance roundtable on ‘Building Accountable AI Governance Programs in an Era of Rapid Public Policy Change’ organized by Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL) and Atlantic Council in Washington with Kenneth Propp and Bojana Bellamy. More info here.

  • 2024/04/04: Keynote on the AI Act at a breakfast roundtable organized by Future of Privacy Forum in Washington with Dr. Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna and Anne Joséphine Flanagan. More info here.

  • 2024/04/03: Keynote for the AI Working Group of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Technology Engagement Center in Washington with Michael Richards.

  • 2024/04/03: Panelist on 'EU AI Act Comprehensive: Session 1 - Scope and Context' at IAPP's (International Association of Privacy Professionals) 'Global privacy summit 2024' with Ashley Casovan in Washington. More info here.

  • 2024/03/21: Panelist at the EIT Digital’s conference on ‘Generative AI: Europe's Quest for Regulation and Industry Leadership’ with Evangelos Marios Kemos. More info here.

  • 2024/03/21: Keynote at Institute of International Finance’s ‘GLOBAL AI UPDATE’ event with Jessica Renier. More info here.

  • 2024/03/20: Keynote for a visitor group of The University of Göttingen on AI regulation with Karl-Peter Repplinger.

  • 2024/03/20: Panelist for Holistic AI’s online seminar ‘Implementing the EU AI Act: Text to Practice’ with Osman Gazi Güçlütürk. More info here.

  • 2024/03/19: Keynote on ‘Die KI-Verordnung der EU (AI-Act) - Regulatorische Updates’ and panelist on ‘Regulatory Roadmap and Data protection in the DACH Region’ during the Generative AI DACH conference in 2024 in #Berlin with Marco-Alexander Breit and Carlos Muñoz Ferrandis. More info here.

  • 2024/03/14: Keynote at a session of the Wirtschaftspolitische Kommission der DIE JUNGEN UNTERNEHMER on the AI Act with Dr. Julian Dörr.

  • 2024/03/14: Keynote at VKU - German Association of Local Public Utilities's Live-Stream zur KI-Verordnung with Anna Sophie Kirchmayr.

  • 2024/03/13: Keynote during the ‘The European Chatbot & Conversational AI summit’ conference on ‘Regulating AI: what does it mean for our citizens’ in #Edinburgh with Sydney Eneremadu. More info here.

  • 2024/03/11: Panelist at International WoMenX In Business For Ethical AI (IWIB4AI)’s Official Launching Event with Tatiana Caldas-Löttiger. More info here.

  • 2024/03/11: Keynote during a session of German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA)’s ‘Arbeitskreis KI’ with Mitja Schulz.

  • 2024/03/08: Panelist at Carnegie Europe’s conference on ‘Governing Emerging and Disruptive Technologies. The EU’s Approach from AI to Drones’ for the panel on ‘The EU’s Techno-Politics of AI’ with Raluca Csernatoni. More info here.

  • 2024/03/06: Panelist on ‘Too smart to regulate? How AI challenges good governance’ organised by Hertie School in #Berlin with Daniela Stockmann and Lynn Kaack. More info here.

  • 2024/03/06: Recorded video for European Policy Centre’s roundtable on ‘Past the AI Act: Time for a more collaborative approach across the EU?’ with Auriane Técourt.

  • 2024/03/06: Keynote during AmCham Romania's ‘Data Protection & ePrivacy’ with Oana Dobrițescu and Cristina Cretu.

  • 2024/03/05: Panelist on an event organised by Political intelligence and Clarity AI on ‘AI Act: Its Implementation and Future Impact’ with Alessandro Denaro.

  • 2024/03/01: Presentation at the ‘UK Regulators and AI’ working group from Information Commissioner’s Office with Sophia Ignatidou and Ines Maximiano.

  • 2024/02/28: Panelist at IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals) event called ‘Data protection intensive conference 2024’ in London for the session called ‘A Global Perspective on Preparing for the EU AI Act: Lessons Learned From GDPR’ with Evi Fuelle. More info here.

  • 2024/02/27: Panelist at New America’s webinar on ‘AI Act - Lessons learned for US policymakers’ with David Morar. More info here.

  • 2024/02/27: Keynote for K&L Gates webinar on ‘Regulating AI - Part IV: The EU AI Act - The expected international impacts of the first comprehensive AI regulation’ with Giovanni Campi and Claude-Etienne Armingaud. Read more here.

  • 2024/02/22: Keynote and panelist at Academy of European Law ERA’s Annual Conference on ‘Artificial Intelligence and Fundamental Rights 2024’ in Trier with Mareike Hoffmann. Read more here.

  • 2024/02/21: Keynote on the AI Act for Automotive IQ’s conference on ‘Generative AI for Automotive’ in Frankfurt with Kiera Jansen. Read more here.

  • 2024/02/20: Keynote on ‘All about the Ai Act - Insider Einblick’ with Dr Clara Guerra of Stabsstelle Finanzplatzinnovation & Digitalisierung - Office for Financial Market Innovation. Read more here.

  • 2024/02/20: Keynote on the AI Act at EuroGeographics session for 'United Nations Working Group on Policy and Legal Frameworks on Geospatial Information Management' at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven with Carol Agius. More info here.

  • 2024/02/16: Keynote at an ACCIS member’s meeting on the EU AI Act with Enrique Velazquez organised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

  • 2024/02/15: Keynote for the ‘Wharton Cypher Accelerator‘ at the The Wharton School with Sarah Hammer from University of Pennsylvania.

  • 2024/02/12: Keynote and Q&A at a members session organised by U.S. Chamber of Commerce on the EU AI Act with Tim Bradley and Zach Helzer.

  • 2024/02/08: Keynote and Panelist at PwC’s conference on ‘The EU AI Act: What does it mean for your company?’ in Frankfurt with Hendrik A. Reese and Florian Gauer. More info here.

  • 2024/02/08: Keynote on ‘Updated on the EU AI Act’ organised by IFRRO with Catherine Starkie. More info here.

  • 2024/02/08: Keynote at the AI Act Roundtable organised by AI Hub Frankfurt with Marcel Isbert in Frankfurt. More info here.

  • 2024/02/07: Keynote on the EU AI Act at Digital Health App’ero + Brussels Life Sciences College hosted by Sidley Global Life Sciences with Eva von Mühlen. More info here.

  • 2024/02/07: Discussion with the GSMA / ETNO Association AI Taskforce with Elizabeth Wiltshire.

  • 2024/02/06: Keynote and Panelist at 'The EU AI Act Summit 2024' organized by City & Financial Global in London with Minesh Tanna. More info here

  • 2024/02/05: Panelist at Sidley Austin LLP's webinar on 'Preparing for the EU AI Act: Part 2' with William Long and Lauren Cuyvers. Watch it here.

  • 2024/02/01: Keynote on EU law-making and Panelist at the '17. Tagung zum Datenschutz' organised by Martina Arioli and the Europa Institut der University Zurich & Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH). More info here.

  • 2024/01/31: Speaker at the 10th AI Act Info Session organised by DigitalEurope, Bitkom, and Numeum with Slavina Ancheva and Torlach Grant.

  • 2024/01/30: Panelist on “The EU AI Act - what does it mean for your business” organised by TruEra with Shameek Kundu, Sebastian Hallensleben, and Ronak Shah. Watch it here.

  • 2024/01/30: Keynote and Panel on the EU AI Act together with Siméon Campos at a conference organised by MLCommons with Alex Creswell and Peter Mattson at Université Paris-Sorbonne. More info here.

  • 2024/01/30: Speaker on ‘AI and copyright: making innovation an engine of creation’ organised by Numeum with Anissa Kemiche in Paris. More info here.

  • 2024/01/29: Speaker at IAPP's webinar ‘Breaking down the EU AI Act’ with Ashley Casovan and Isabella Roccia. More info here.

  • 2024/01/26: Lecture at Florida State University College of Law on ‘The New EU AI Bill Webinar’ with Aaron Voloj Dessauer. More info here.

  • 2024/01/25: Keynote on ‘Update on the EU AI Act’ at Bitkom’s conference on ‘AI Act nach dem Trilog’ with Kai Beerlink. More info here.

  • 2024/01/25: Discussion on AI and EU policy-making with the CDU Fraktion des Sächsischen Landtages organised by Dr. Lars Leupolt. More info here.

  • 2024/01/23: Lecture during the ‘Responsible AI’ course at Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) on “The EU AI Act - a competitive advantage?” with Rainer Hoffmann. More info here.

  • 2024/01/17: Panelist on ‘The next AI frontier: AI Safety Audits and Standards’ at AI House Davos organised by LatticeFlow with Andreas Krause, Garry Marcus, Apostol Vassilev and others. Watch it here.

  • 2024/01/16: Panelist at the roundtable on ‘The Impact of AI Regulation in the US and EU on Global Business and Society’ at AI House Davos with Sarah Hammer, Christopher Coons and others.

  • 2024/01/16: Panelist on ‘Towards International AI Regulation’ at AI House Davos in Switzerland with Philipp Hacker, Miriam Vogel, Ramayya Krishnan, and Rasmus Rothe. Watch it here.

  • 2024/01/11: Keynote at the ML6 webinar on ‘The AI Act in practice - preparing for the upcoming regulation’ with Michiel Van Lerbeirghe. Watch it here.

  • 2024/01/10: Keynote on the EU AI Act at the ‘AG Europarecht’ organised by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung with Claudia Schöler.

  • 2024/01/08: Presentation on the European Parliament for student groups from Luxembourg and Germany with Jochen Richter at the Representation of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia.

  • 2024/01/06: Lecture on EU policy-making at Cologne University of Applied Sciences for the LL.M. program on ‘Medienrecht and Medienwirtschaft’ in the module on ‘data protection law’ with Henner Hensch und Prof. Dr. Rolf Schwartmann.

Public appearances in 2023

  • 2023/12/20: Keynote on the AI Act trilogue for Future of Privacy Forum during their ‘EU Council Call’ with Vasileios Rovilos and Katerina Demetzou.

  • 2023/12/19 : Panelist on ‘The EU AI Act: a success story’ organized by Technische Universität Wien and Hannes Werthner as part of the DigHum Lecture Series. More info here.

  • 2023/12/19: Keynote at the Bertelsmann Public Affairs Taskforce with Philipp Hallenberger and Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.

  • 2023/12/14: Panelist on 'Preparing for the EU AI Act' a webinar organized by Sidley Austin LLP with William Long and Lauren Cuyvers. More info here.

  • 2023/12/13: Keynote and Q&A on AI Act Trilogue during the annual summit from EAIF - European AI Forum with Jeannette Gorzala, Daniel Abbou and the KI Bundesverband. More info here.

  • 2023/12/12: Panelist on 'The Future of Responsible AI: Emerging Trends, Challenges, A Call To Action', panel discussion with Alyssa Lefaivre Škopac during the annual Responsible AI Institute summit. More info here.

  • 2023/12/12: Panelist on 'EU AI Regulation and international developments', a workshop organized by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Christian Hübner.

  • 2023/12/11: Keynote on ‘Status quo on the AI Act’ with Henner Hentsch and game - German Games Industry Association.

  • 2023/12/05: Panelist on ‘Trust in AI? Basics, implications, instruments’ with Johannes Welsch during the conference on 'Regulatory challenges from a political perspective' organized by Hanns Seidel Foundation. More info here.

  • 2023/12/01: Keynote on ‘EU AI Act: the latest from the ongoing trilogue negotiations’ with Eva Thelisson during the ‘AI Governance Forum’ organized by AI Transparency Institute. More info here.

  • 2023/11/30: Keynote on the EU AI Act for the IEEE European Public Policy Committee (EPPC) and its ‘Policy Working Group on ICT’.

  • 2023/11/28 Nov: Keynote on the AI Act trilogue negotiations at the AI conference organised Giuseppe Vaciago by Milan Bar Council. More info here

  • 2023/11/28 Nov: Keynote on the AI Act trilogue negotiations with Jonas Wöll and the ‘Board Europe’ of the DIHK.

  • 2023/11/28 Nov: Panelist on ‘Legal Framework of a Regulatory Sandbox’ during an event on ‘Zweites Netzwerktreffen Digi-Sandbox.NRW’ organised by Staatskanzlei des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen. More info here

  • 2023/11/27 Nov: Keynote on ‘AI Act and EU digital policy’ with Guillaume Baudour organised by Publyon EU.

  • 2023/11/23 Nov: Keynote at ‘9th AI Act Info session’ with Julien Chasserieau, David Adams, Anissa Kemiche organised by DIGITALEUROPE, Bitkom and numeum.

  • 2023/11/22 Nov: Panelist on ‘Coordinating the Global Role of Regulation in Promoting Responsible AI’ with Mhairi Macbride & Minesh Tanna at ‘Responsible AI & Risk Management Summit’ organised by IQPC R&D in #London. More info here

  •  2023/11/22 Nov: Keynote on ‘Regulating AI: chances & risks’ for an event of the Digitalisation Hub on ‘The AI Act: effects on research and education’ organised by Prof. Dr. Michael Beurskens at the Universität Passau. More info here

  •  2023/11/21 Nov: Keynote and panelist on ‘AI and existing laws - insights into international AI regulatory frameworks. The latest in the evolving laws in the UK, US, EU and Asia’ during the ‘The AI in financial services summit’ with Ekaterina Brekhova at City & Financial Global in #London. More info here.

  • 2023/11/16 Nov: Recorded keynote on the AI Act negotiations with Prof. Dr. Rolf Schwartmann at the 47th data protection conference (DAFTA) organised by The German Association for Data Protection and Data Security (GDD) in #Cologne. More info here.

  • 2023/11/16 Nov: Panelist at an AI policy roundtable at the ‘Dell Technology Forum’ conference organised by Dell Technologies.

  • 2023/11/15 Nov: Panelist on ‘Online ads, user transparency, and control in light of new regulation and tech’ with Marek Steffen Jansen during the ‘Europe Data Protection Congress 2023?’ organised by IAPP - International Association of Privacy Professionals. More info here

  • 2023/11/15 Nov: Panelist on ‘AI applications in the EU: what brings the AI Act’ at German Federal Association of the Digital Economy (BVDW) conference on ‘DATA:matters’ in #Berlin (virtually). More info here.

  • 2023/11/15 Nov: Panelist on ‘Best practices for AI foundation models’ with Boniface de Champris at a policy roundtable organised by Computer & Communications Industry Association.

  • 2023/11/14 Nov: Keynote on the EU AI Act during Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL) roundtable on ‘Responsible AI in Focus: Regulatory Developments and Emerging Best Practices’ with Bojana Bellamy. More info here.

  •  2023/11/14 Nov: Panelist on the EU AI Act during the conference on ‘GenAI im Banking: Eine transformative Superpower, ein Hype oder eine Gefahr?’ organised by IBM in #Frankfurt. More info here.

  • 2023/11/13 Nov: Panelist on ‘A Status Discussion: Will the Proposal for AI Work for SMEs?’ with Michael Boni organised by SME Europe. More info here.

  • 2023/11/10 Nov: Keynote on ‘EU AI Act – Developments and key issues’ with Inês Velhote Correia and Bruna Teixeira at the conference on ‘Legal challenges – AI in Retail’ organised by MC in #Porto (virtually). More info here.

  • 2023/11/09 Nov: Recorded Keynote on the EU AI Act with Prof. Dr. Rolf Schwartmann and Henner Hentsch at the introductory event of the masters program ‘Media law and economy’ of Cologne University of Applied Sciences in #Cologne. More info here.

  • 2023/11/09 Nov: Recorded fireside chat on the EU AI Act with Natalie Tecimer during the ‘Artificial Intelligence: Crime, Security and International Regulation’ conference organised by New York University School of Law in #NYC. More info here.

  • 2023/11/07 Nov: Keynote with Q&A on the EU AI Act with Dora Kaufman during the ‘Fourth edition of the AI Conference’ organised by Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo in #Brazil (virtually). Watch it here.

  • 2023/11/06: Keynote on ‘Responsible AI: What does the AI Act mean for us’ with Oliver Patel at an online event organised by Astra Zeneca.

  • 2023/11/03: Panelist on ‘Regulating AI - The Who, What, When and How: a view from the privacy regulators’ with Joe Jones at IAPP - International Association of Privacy Professionals’ conference on 'AI Governance Global 2023’ in #Boston. More info here.

  • 2023/11/03: Panelist on ’The AI Act: an inside story’ with Dan Whitehead at IAPP - International Association of Privacy Professionals’ conference on 'AI Governance Global 2023’ in #Boston. More info here.

  • 2023/10/26: Participating at the roundtable on ‘Delivering the 'Digital Decade': can the European Union become an AI superpower?’ organized by The Economist.

  • 2023/10/26: Keynote on ‘European Artificial Intelligence Act: legal and ethical impact of AI’ at European Healthcare Fraud and Corruption Network (EHFCN)’s at the 15th EHFCN International Conference on ‘Strengthening methods to prevent & tackle Fraud and Waste in Healthcare Cloud Technologies, Artificial Intelligence & Behavioral Insights’ with Lawrence de Marneffe. More info here.

  • 2023/10/25: Panelist at ‘AI Act and beyond: what do companies need now?’ organized by Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, IHK für München und Oberbayern and Enterprise Europe Network: helping ambitious SMEs innovate and grow internationally. Thomas Wimmesberger & Landesvertretung Bayern in Brüssel. Iris Haidau Photography. More info here.

  • 2023/10/25: Panelist on ‘Global Approaches to AI Policymaking’ at IBM’s Policy Lab Live with Jean-Marc Leclerc (virtually). More info here.

  • 2023/10/25: Panelist on 'Policy and Regulatory Considerations related to digitalization in migration: data protection, privacy, and ethical use of digital technologies’ at the workshop on the ‘Potential of Digitalization in the Migration Context’ at Prague Process in #Tiflis in Georgia (virtually).

  • 2023/10/24: Participating at the roundtable on ‘Reimagining Governance in the Era of AI and the Tech Revolution‘ organised by Tony Blair Institute for Global Change and European Policy Centre with Toni Blair and Sanna Marin.

  • 2023/10/23: Panelist on ‘AI EU Act: What to expect?’ during the Data Makers Fest conference in #Porto with Leonid Kholkine. More info here.

  • 2023/10/19: Keynote on ‘A Glance in the Trilogues: How the EU will regulate AI’ during the ITechLaw Association’s European Conference and Louis Jonker in #Amsterdam. More info here.

  • 2023/10/19: Panelist on ‘EU AI Act’ during the AI Week 2023 by AI Hub Frankfurt in #Frankfurt with Julia Sterling (virtually). More info here.

  • 2023/10/18: Panelist at The Wharton School’s roundtable on ‘Capitalizing on the Potential of Artificial Intelligence’ during the conference ‘Paradigm Shift: Powering with innovation & financial technology’ at University of Pennsylvania & Sarah Hammer (virtually). More info here.

  • 2023/10/17: Keynote on the 'Prohibitions in the AI Act' at the Annual Congress of the Biometrics Institute and Isabelle Moeller in #London. More info here.

  • 2023/10/17: Keynote at the EU/UK AI Policy Day an event organised by PolicyPartner LLC and Aaron Gao in #London.

  • 2023/10/16: Keynote on the AI Act for the FinTech Regulation Committee (FRC) of WSBI-ESBG and Janine Barten. More info here.

  • 2023/10/11: Keynote on the AI Act during the Techeconomics 2023 conference organised by TechEconomics.ro & Codruta Mare in Cluj-Napoca #Romania (virtually). More info here.

  • 2023/10/10: Panelist on 'AI Global Regulation: Shaping the Future' during the Allied For Startups Annual Summit 2023 moderated by Maxime Ricard. More info here.

  • 2023/10/05: Lecture on 'Regulating AI - challenges for EU lawmakers' at the Bucerius Law School as part of Christoph Kumpan’s & Wolf-Georg Ringe's Network for Artificial Intelligence and Law (NAIL) in #Hamburg. More info here.

  • 2023/10/05: Fireside chat on 'The EU AI Regulation and the outlook for the future' with Minesh Tanna at 'The AI Regulation Summit' in #London (virtually). More info here.

  • 2023/10/03: Statement at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and RAND Corporation event on 'International Collaboration on Frontier AI Model Safety and Security' in #DC (read out by Hadrien Pouget). More info here.

  • 2023/09/29: Keynote on 'EU's Digital Policy Strategy' at TBM Group’s 9th Annual Excellence in Master Data and Data Governance in Life Sciences in #Berlin. More info here.

  • 2023/09/28: Panelist at a roundtable on 'AI regulation & responsible innovation' organized by Political Studies Association (UK). More info here.

  • 2023/09/21: Keynote on 'AI Act and EU's digital policies' during 'Privacy Camp and Digital Law Day 2023' organized by Roche. More info here.

  • 2023/09/20: Panelist on 'AI Act & AI Policy' at the 'Big Data.AI Summit' #BAS23 organised by BITKOM e.V. in Berlin. More info here.

  • 2023/09/14: Keynote on 'The EU's AI Act and Global Efforts to Regulate AI' at the '1CyberWorld 2023 Global Cyber Conference' organized by 1BusinessWorld in NYC.

  • 2023/09/13: Panelist on 'Shaping the AI Regulatory and Enforcement Landscape' at New York University School of Law's conference on 'Future of AI & the law' in NYC. More info here.

  • 2023/09/08: Keynote at REAL PropTech Conference 2023 on the EU's Digital Policy and the AI Act in #Frankfurt. More info here.​

  • 2023/09/06: Keynote and Panelist on the EU AI Act as well as on Generative AI during the AI conference 'KI statt k.o.' of the DIHK in #Berlin. Watch the full recording here.

  • 2023/09/06: Panelist at Bruegel's Annual Meetings 2023 (#BAM) on "Perils and promises of generative AI". Watch the full recording here.

  • 2023/09/05: Speaker on the 'AI Act & EU's digital policy approach' at the European Future Technology Summit (EFTS) organized by EUREL (Convention of National Associations of Electrical Engineers of Europe) and VDE. More info here.

  • 2023/09/04: Presentation and discussion with the IT-Legal Committee of the Deutscher Anwaltverein (DAV) on the EU AI Act.

  • 2023/08/25: Panelist at 'How will AI shape humanity and vice versa' at the Alpbach summit in Austria. More information here.

  • 2023/08/25-27: Speaker at 'AIT Lab Days: Data Sovereignty – Ensuring Agency and Control in the Digital Space' organized by the Austrian Institute of Technology during the European Forum Alpbach summit in Austria. More information here.

  • 2023/08/25: Lecture 'EU's approach on AI' for the students of the 'Law & Digital Commerce' course at Singapore Management University.

  • 2023/08/22: Keynote on 'Regulatory framework for AI' at the VGBA Eurosummit during the gamescom in Cologne. Find more information here.

  • 2023/08/20: Speaker at the 'EU & Bay Builders Roundtable'. Find more information here.

  • 2023/07/13: Panelist at 'Zukunft des Datenschutzes - ist die DSGVO bereit für KI' organised by Landesbeauftragter für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit. Find more information here.

  • 2023/07/10: Keynote at an AI Act online workshop organized by TU Darmstadt, Research Lab for Law and applied Technologies (ReLLaTe), Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. Find more information here.

  • 2023/07/05: Keynote and panelist in the workshop on 'The EU Regulatory Perspective on LGAIMs' during the conference 'AI for Good' organised by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva. More info here.

  • 2023/07/03: Keynote on the AI Act for the participants of 'The First University of St. Gallen Grand Challenge: The EU AI Act 2023'. Find more information about the challenge here.

  • 2023/06/28: Panelist at a policy lunch on 'AI governance: challenges posed by foundation models and priority questions being answered by governments' organized by Partnership on AI in San Francisco.

  • 2023/06/25: Keynote at the Speinshart Symposia in Bavaria on 'The challenges and opportunities of Generative AI & the EU AI ACT'. Find more information here.

  • 2023/06/23: Speaker at an online event on the Trilogue of the AI Act organized by the Teknologirådet - The Norwegian Board of Technology.

  • 2023/06/22: Panelist for ‘Gesetzgebung zu Daten mit Medien-Relevanz’ at the conference ‘Kölner Forum Medienrecht’ in Cologne. More info here.

  • 2023/06/21: Impulse on the EU’s AI and data policies during the 'NowNewNext in the Global Public Sector' online event organised by Capgemini.

  • 2023/06/20: Speaker in a Twitter Space on 'AI in the EU: New Tech, New Rules' organized by Jon Stokes and Timothy B. Lee. The session can be listen to here.

  • 2023/06/17: Speech about 'AI Regulation in Europe' at the YOUthDIG in Finland. Find more information here.

  • 2023/06/15: Panelist for 'AI Risk Policy & Regulation - what to look out for in 2023' at The AI Summit in London. Find more information here.

  • 2023/06/13: Keynote speech on the AI Act and biometrics at the 'EU Identity Week 2023' in Amsterdam. Find more information here.

  • 2023/05/25: Panelist for 'Reviewing the global AI governance landscape: mapping the path to international collaborations' during the Amazon Web Services (AWS) 'DeepRacer - Brazil AI week' in Sao Paulo.

  • 2023/05/25: Panelist for 'AI Fairness Testing: Making it work in the Real World' during the CPDP2023 organized by CPDP Conferences in Brussels. Find more information here

  • 2023/05/15: Intervention on the interlink between GDPR and the AI Act at the COST Action 'FinAI meets Brussels' organized by the COST Association - European Cooperation in Science and Technology in Brussels. More information here.

  • 2023/05/11: Speaker at a NIST roundtable on the EU AI Act organized by BSA | The Software Alliance in Washington DC.
  • 2023/05/10: Panelist for 'Can Germany be a technology leader in AI' during the 'Rise of AI' conference in Berlin. Watch the full session here.

  • 2023/05/04: Panelist on 'DeFi, AI and Golems' at the Avalanche Summit in Barcelona organized by Ava Labs and Owl Explains by Ava Labs. Watch the full session here.

  • 2023/05/03: Panelist on 'Artificial Intelligence and Real Applications' at the RAID2023 online conference organized by RAID. Watch the full session here.

  • 2023/04/28: Introductory keynote at the MLOps conference organized by applied AI in Munich.

  • 2023/04/27: Panelist on 'Making AI Regulation work at scale' at the conference 'A word leader in AI: Challanges and Pathways for the UK in the next decase' organised by Albright Stonebridge Group and Dentons Global Advisers in London. More information here.

  • 2023/04/20: Keynote on 'Ethic in a digital society: Artificial Intelligence in the European context' at dinner event of the Deutschen Bischofskonferenz in Brussels.

  • 2023/04/20: Panelist at ID@Borders conference on 'EES implementation and the importance of safeguarding biometrics' organised by Biometrics Institute in Brussels. More information here.

  • 2023/03/29: Keynote at 'Artificial Intelligence in the Media' workshop organised by VauNet. Find more information here.

  • 2023/03/28: Keynote at 'Demystifying Tech: Artificial Intelligence' workshop organised by Wolt. Find more information here.

  • 2023/03/22: Guest lecture on 'EU digital policies' at Université Catholique de Lille for undergraduate students of the BA degree in Political Science.

  • 2023/03/21: Panelist at 'Where the Machines meet the Data. The Impact of the AI Act on the GDPR' webinar organised by CEDPO, dpo.ie and ICS. More information here.

  • 2023/03/10: Panelists at 'Regulation of AI in insurance' session during the PROGRES23 conference organized by The Geneva Association in Zurich. More information here.

  • 2023/03/08: Keynote on 'Upcoming Regulation in Data & AI' during the 'Global Data Council Workshop' organized by Zurich Insurance.

  • 2023/03/08: Introductory remarks on ‘Uncertainty and new efforts to regulate AI’ at the digital regulation roundtable discussion organized by European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE).

  • 2023/03/02: Presentation during the 'The EU AI Act and voices from the global south' conference in Bonn organized by the Academy of International Affairs NRW. Read more here.

  • 2023/02/02: Presentation on 'AI Act and it’s potential effects on businesses' at the 'Circle Europe Et Technologies Du Futur' organized by Athenora Consulting. Read more here.

  • 2023/02/02: Presentation in front of Master degree students in a course on ‘Digital Sovereignty’ at the Université Paris-Est Créteil (UPEC).

  • 2023/01/24: Intervention at 'European Roundtable on Third Party Litigation Funding and Intellectual Property Litigation' organized by Business Europe and US Chambers of Commerce in Brussels.

  • 2023/01/24: Keynote at 'Responsible AI in FinCrime' session in Amsterdam organized by Ernst & Young.

  • 2023/01/19: Panelist at 'New media, old media? Research challenges, emerging findings and future directions' conference in London organised by The Political Studies Association. Find the program here.

  • 2023/01/18: Intervention at 'Harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to fight fraud in healthcare European Vision & National Cases' online event organised by International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies (AIM). Find the program here.

Public appearances in 2022

  • 2022/12/15: Keynote on 'AI Regulation in the EU: The Need for Better Regulation?' during the conference on 'AI Governance in the EU and Consumer Protection' organized by Université d’Artois, Academy of International Affairs NRW and Université Catholique de Lyon in Douai. Find the program here.

  • 2022/12/15: Keynote on 'European AI Act impact: the case of Belgium' during the 'DPO Annual Conference' online conference organized by DPO Circle. Find more information here.

  • 2022/12/05: Panelist at 'AI Regulation in Europe: what next? A conversation with Kai Zenner and Dan Nechita' organized by APCO in Brussels. Find more information here.

  • 2022/12/01: Panelist at 'When innovation meets data – A regulatory straightjacket in the making?' during the European Data Summit organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Berlin. Find more information here.

  • 2022/11/26: Keynote on 'The EU AI Act: Will it be a success story or a stumbling block?' during the 'AI Governance Forum 2022' online conference organized by AI Transparency Institute. Find more information here.

  • 2022/11/18: Keynote at an AI Act online workshop organized by TU Darmstadt, Research Lab for Law and applied Technologies (ReLLaTe), Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. Find more information here.

  • 2022/11/18: Panelist at 'AI Act: Regulating the regulated?' organized by the European Centre of Excellence in AI Projects (Research Universities Consortium, Czech Republic), Czech Institute for European Policy (EUROPEUM) and European Digital Finance Association (EDFA) in Brussels.

  • 2022/11/15: Panelist at 'Evaluating Responsibilities Across the Value Chain: A Deep Dive on the AI Act and its Consequences for European SMEs' online event organized by SME Europe. Find more information here.

  • 2022/11/14: Panelist at 'Risk management: Substantial Modification and Pre-determined Changes' during the conference on 'Risk Management and Transparency' organized by Open Loop / META.

  • 2022/11/02: Keynote at 'Conversation Responsible private funding of litigation' online workshop organized by International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

  • 2022/10/28: Keynote at 'AI and Mobility - when it is allowed to use AI' organized by Noerr Law Firm in Munich. Find more information here

  • 2022/10/26: Panelist at 'Addressing concerns, finding solutions – how to evolve policy for biometrics' as part of the Biometrics Institute Congress 2022 in London. Find more information here.

  • 2022/10/25: Panelist at 'Making the AI Act Work: Views on Standardization and Open Source' organized by OpenForum Europe in Brussels. Find more information here.

  • 2022/10/14: Keynote during the annual conference of 'Confederation of European Security Services' (CoESS) in Brussels with a focus on the AI Act and its consequences for the security sector. Find more information here.

  • 2022/09/29: Keynote on the AI Act that started the annual conference of the 'appliedAI Initiative' in Munich. Find more information here

  • 2022/09/28: Panelist at 'The Regulation and Governance of Artificial Intelligence' as part of the 2022 OPTIC conference hosted by AFME in London. Find more information here.

  • 2022/09/21: Panelist at 'A (human) rights centered AI Design' hosted by Science for Democracy in The Hague. Watch the morning session of the event here.

  • 2022/09/13: Panelist at 'Should the EU Regulate General-Purpose AI Systems?' an online-event hosted by the Center for Data Innovation. Watch the whole session here.

  • 2022/08/18: Keynote at 'AI-Bites - Talks & BBQ - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and discussion of related legal questions' at Luther Law Firm in Cologne. Find more information here.

  • 2022/07/12: Panelist at IAPP's online-event with the title "EU Artificial Intelligence Act Proposal: What could it change?". Watch the whole session here.

  • 2022/06/22: Panelist at Erasmus School of Law's concluding event on the "Future Regulation of Third-Party Litigation Funding" in Rotterdam. Find more information here.

  • 2022/06/14: Keynote on "Insights from the European Parliament" at European Association for Biometrics (EAB) & DIN's AI Act workshops in Brussels. Find more information here.

  • 2022/06/02: Panelist at ITU's 'World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2022' (WSIS) in Geneva on "How assurance and conformity assessments are key to promote trustworthy AI". Watch the whole session here.

  • 2022/05/22: Keynote on 'Künstliche Intelligenz in der Pharmazeutischen Industrie' during the 'Digital ganz praktisch' online conference organised by Bundesverband Pharmazeutische Industrie (BPI).

  • 2022/05/05: Keynote on 'EU Regulatory Data Protection: A legal and policy appraisal of an emerging legislative framework' webinar organised by DLA Piper. Watch the event here.

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