Global Governance and Innovation


On 22 August 2018, Professor Iris Eisenberger, Sophia San Nicolò and Thomas Buocz will attend a workshop on "Global Governance and Innovation: Law and Science Fiction" at the Faculty of Law at the University of Macau. The presentations throughout the workshop will cover regulatory questions across fields such as artificial intelligence (AI), autonomous cars, internet governance, and deep learning.

The international workshop “Global Governance and Innovation: Law and Science Fiction” examines what regulatory challenges arise from rapid innovation in science and technology and discusses the role of Science Fiction as provider of narratives in the global governance debate. It is co-organised by Professor Rostam J. Neuwirth, Faculty of Law of the University of Macau and Professor Iris Eisenberger, Institute of Law of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. It will take place on 22 August 2018 at the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau.

Iris Eisenberger's keynote address will be on "Machine Learning: A Narrative Device About Law". Thomas Buocz will speak about "The Concept of Legal Personhood: Current Developments", Sophia San Nicolò about "Autonomous Cars and the Black Box of AI – A Human Rights Perspective".

A tentative conference program can be found here.


08.08.2018