Fundamental Rights and Values in the Digital Age
On 10 - 11 September 2020, the Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences organized the third international SOLAIR Conference 2020. The main focus of the conference were Fundamental Rights and Values in the Digital Age from the perspective of use and development of artificial intelligence.
The conference was organized jointly by the Institute of State and Law of the CAS, the United Nation’s UNCITRAL, the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, Microsoft, the Czech Academy of Sciences, the Ministry of Justice of Japan, and the Japan International Dispute Resolution Center. The conference was organized under the auspices of the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Ministry of Justice of the State of Israel and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel. The conference also hosted a special side event – an online workshop titled “Dispute Settlement in the Digital Economy” organized jointly by the UNCITRAL, Israel, Japan and the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The lastest version of the program is available here.
The conference brochure with speakers is available here.
A report from the conference published in The Lawyer Quarterly (2020, Vol. 10, No. 4, p. 540) is available here.
Side event - Dispute Settlement in the Digital Economy
The SOLAIR 2020 hosted a special online workshop titled "Dispute Settlement in the Digital Economy" organized jointly by UNCITRAL, Israel, Japan and the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade. The online workshop focused mainly on discussions why there is a need for a separate instrument for hi-tech disputes, and how it's different than other sectors like construction and energy, what the content of the instrument might include, and in what format such instrument(s) should be drafted.
The workshop took place on 10 September 2020 from 13:30 to 17:40 of CET (Prague time).
Materials for the workshop
- Japan International Dispute Resolution Center Introduction
- Presentation by Shin Fukuoka: The Contract Guidelines on Utilization of AI of Japan
- Presentation by Atsushi Okada: Japan's Legal Approach to Data Transactions
Program of the workshop
|Legal Issues Pertaining to AI and Data||13:30 - 15:30||
|Coffee Break||15:30 - 16:00|
|Hi-Tech Dispute Settlement||16:00 - 17:40||
Partners in 2020
Auspices for 2020
President of the Czech Academy of Sciences Prof. Eva Zažímalová