Digital Past Events

Barry O’Sullivan, Vice Chair, European Commission High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLEG)
IIEA23rd November 20181min

In his address to the IIEA, Professor O’Sullivan will discuss the work of the European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLEG), which supports the creation of a forthcoming European Union strategy on Artificial Intelligence. Professor O’Sullivan, who is Vice Chair of the group, will discuss the opportunities and challenges ahead and the progress made so far.

Lory Kehoe, Managing Director, ConsenSys, Mai Santamaria, Senior Financial Advisor, Department of Finance
IIEA6th June 20181min

The panel discuseds blockchain, how it works and the potential it holds to disrupt many existing internet products and services. They also discussed the opportunities and threats arising out of this, particularly in relation to data privacy and the future of the data driven business model of the internet.

Mady Delvaux, MEP and Former JURI Rapporteur, Civil Law Rules on Robotics
IIEA30th May 20181min

Ms Delvaux discussed her report with recommendations to the Commission, on Civil Law Rules for Robotics. She also discussed the EU’s recent progress on this issue, including the European Commission's call for increased financial and other investment in AI within Europe.

James Lawless, TD and Spokesperson on Science, Technology, Research and Development, Fianna Fail Fred Logue, Principal, FP Logue Solicitors, Barry O'Sullivan, Professor and Director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, University College Cork
IIEA15th May 20182min

The panel discussed the use of personal data and online advertising networks, the threat this poses and how new regulation might help address the problem.