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Roundtable I: AI and IoT

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

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WelcomeNikolaus von Peter, Political Advisor, Representation of the European Commission in Germany
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz, Director, Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society
Session 1AI and decentralized data – opportunities and challenges
IntroDr. Malte Beyer-Katzenberger, Policy Officer, DG Connect, European Commission
Short Impulse #1Vanessa Cann, Managing Director, KI Bundesverband
Short Impulse #2Dr. Miron Kropp, Tech Lead, Data Intelligence Hub, T-Systems Int. GmbH
Session 2IoT, AI and society – how to safeguard (digital) human rights?
IntroAme Elliott, Design Director, Simply Secure
Short Impulse #1Norma Hoeft, Head of IoT, GBS German Bionic Systems GmbH
Short Impulse #2Dr. Stefan Ullrich, Research Group Lead, Weizenbaum Institute


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.

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Event date

19.08.2020 | 1.00 pm – 5.30 pm ical | gcal


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


Daniela Dicks

Fromer Co-Lead & spokesperson: AI & Society Lab


This high-profile lecture series thrives to develop a European perspective on the processes of transformation that our societies are currently undergoing.


Once a month we publicly discuss the impact of digitalisation on the society. Therefore we invite special guests and engage in a dialogue with the audience.


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