SOLAIR 2018

International Harmonization of Private Law with Regard to Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Autonomous Robotics

On 5 - 6 September 2018, the Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic organized the 1st international conference SOLAIR with the main focus on International Harmonization of Private Law with Regard to Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Autonomous Robotics.

The aim of the conference in 2018 was to facilitate discussions on how harmonized legal rules can promote trust and acceptance of AI and intelligent autonomous robotics in the society. The conference discussions reflected on issues outlined in the Proposal submitted by the Czech Republic on artificial intelligence that was discussed during the 97th session of the UNIDROIT Governing Council and during the 51st session of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (A/CN.9/960).

The conference covered issues related to general legal challenges, liability for autonomous systems, their legal status, privacy protection, intellectual property, dispute resolution or blockchain.

The invitation including the program is available here.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade published a brief report from the SOLAIR Conference 2018 on their website.

Partners in 2018

Selected photos

Photos by (c) Jáchimová, AV ČR