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Roundtable on AI and IoT – Workshop Event in Cooperation with the Representation of the European Commission in Germany

This workshop will be held in English.

In the context of the implementation of the White Paper on Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Representation of the European Commission in Germany in cooperation with the AI & Society Lab at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) is organizing four Roundtables on AI and various key topics with stakeholders from business, science, politics and civil society.

Roundtable I: AI and IoT

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 1.00 – 5.30 pm
Alexander von Humboldt Institut for Internet and Society
Französische Straße 9, 10117 Berlin

Session 1: AI and Decentralized Data: Opportunities and Challenges

Session 2: IoT, AI and Society – How to Safeguard (Digital) Human Rights? 


Representative of the EU Commission:

Malte Beyer-Katzenberger, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology

The aim of this event series is

  • to continue the exchange between different interest groups on the topic of AI on the basis of concrete practical examples;
  • to find out what constitutes Europe as a technology location and to discuss what a European AI could look like in concrete terms;
  • to identify barriers and regulatory gaps in the funding landscape and to discuss what conditions / framework a market for European AI needs;
  • to strengthen personal contacts between the participants in order to launch joint initiatives.


Workshop on invitation only.

Event date

19 Aug 2020 – 19 Aug 2020 | 1.00 pm – 5.30 pm ical | gcal



Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society,  Französische Straße 9,  10117 Berlin


Daniela Dicks

Co-Lead: AI & Society Lab

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