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Events & publications: my external activities in April 2024

After two weeks of holidays in Mexico, my AI-event-tour continued with my first ever visit to Washington DC. It was followed by trips to Hamburg, Montreux, Frankfurt, Berlin, and The Hague. In total, I was speaker at 21 events, quoted in one press article and recorded 1 podcast.

🎤 03 Apr: 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.

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

🎤 04 Apr: 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.

🎤 04 Apr: 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.

🎤 09 Apr: 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.

🎤 09 Apr: Roundtable from BSA (The Software Alliance) on the EU AI Act with US Congress staffers and Matteo Quattrocchi.

🎤 10 Apr: 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.

🎤 11 Apr: 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.

🎤 12 Apr: 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.

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

🎤 15 Apr: 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.

🎤 16 Apr: 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.

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

🎤 17 Apr: 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.

🎤 18 Apr: 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.

🎤 18 Apr: 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.

📖 20 Apr: Quoted in a Bloomberg ‘The Big Take’ article on ‘India Elections 2024: Could Deep Fakes Undermine Trust in Electoral System?’ by Jillian Deutsch. More info here.

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

(C) Rolf van Koppen Fotografie
(C) Rolf van Koppen Fotografie

🎤 24 Apr: 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.

🎤 25 Apr: Keynote on the EU AI Act at Netflix Global Public Policy Discussion with Juan Carlos Ivars.

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

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

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

(C) Kristian Barthen

🎤 30 Apr: 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.

🎧 30 Apr: Recorded an episode of Bruegel’s ‘The sound of economics’ on ‘Do EU tech rules add up?’ with Bertin Martens and Rebecca Christie. Listen to it here.


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