On the 25th of March VU Faculty of Law organized international conference on technologies and law. Scholars and practitioners from all around the world discussed challenges of artificial intelligence, biotechnologies, data protection and cybersecurity and also Fintech.
This conference aimed at discussing some of the most uncertain areas related to emerging technologies. We raised unsettled challenges to ensure human rights while developing and using artificial intelligence, discuss key issues with regard to development of biotechnologies, consider the importance of data protection and cybersecurity and debate the relevance of adequate response of law-making authorities in the field of financial technologies.
Prof. Eva Lievens, Ghent University, the Human Rights Center
Prof. Martin J. Adelman, the George Washington University
Prof. Cosimo Monda, the Maastricht European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity
Prof. Joseph Tanega, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB
On 26 March 2019, 10:00 AM, the discussion “Technology Development and Ethical Considerations” on the necessity to develop ethical standards in light of emerging technologies took place in the Lithuania Academy of Science, in cooperation with the Lithuanian Young Academy.
The events were also dedicated to commemorate 440th birthday of Vilnius University.