Germany’s AI Strategy in a Global Context

IIEA6th February 20191min
Stefan Heumann addresses two central questions: How should Europe position itself in the competition between China and the US? And what role can Germany play in shaping an European approach to AI?

In December 2018, Germany launched its national strategy on Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI is widely considered to be the key technology of the 21st century. Many experts see the United States and China leading the global race for AI. In his address to the Institute, Stefan Heumann addresses two central questions: How should Europe position itself in the competition between China and the US? And what role can Germany play in shaping an European approach to AI?

About the Speaker:

Dr Stefan Heumann is Member of the Management Board of Stiftung Neue Verantwortung (SNV), a non-profit think tank working at the intersection of technology and public policy. He is also a member of the German Parliament’s Expert Commission on Artificial Intelligence and of the extended expert network of the EU High-Level-Group on Artificial Intelligence. Dr Heumann studied political science at the Free University of Berlin and the University of the Provence in Aix-en-Provence and holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania.