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IIC Australian Chapter: Governing AI in Australia - Is there a case for regulation?

october 2019
hOSTED BY Herbert Smith Freehills, Sydney

This panel discussion, hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills, explored the questions of ‘Can the existing law be applied in new ways, or is legislative reform required’?  and ‘How can human rights compliant AI be encouraged or incentivised?’ Australian Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow delivered the keynote address on governing AI in Australia. Policy makers spoke passionately about the potential impacts of technological developments, such as facial recognition, on private citizens.

The event included a pre-recorded video interview with Dr Peter Lovelock, Director and Founder, Technology Research Project Corporate (TRPC); Singapore Chapter, Institute of Communications and Mark Robinson, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills.

Keynote

Edward Santow, Australian Human Rights Commissioner

Panel speakers

Rachel Dixon, Victorian Privacy and Data Protection Deputy Commissioner
Dr Catriona Wallace, Founder & Executive Director at FlamingoAI
Ellen Broad, author, Data Policy Wonk, Data Tinkerer and former Head of Policy for the UK Open Data Institute
Kwok Tang,  Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

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  • Monday, 15 July 2019

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