The Challenges of Artificial Intelligence for Law in Europe: Values, Rights and Regulation in the European Legal Space

   2022. június 9. 9:00 - 2022. június 10. 13:30

A hybrid conference organised jointly by French Embassy and Institute, Budapest, and the Institute for Legal Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, Budapest

9-10 June 2022

Centre for Social Sciences

Tóth Kálmán utca 4.

1097, Budapest




9 June, Thursday

9:00 Opening

S.E. Mrs. Pascale Andréani, the French Ambassador to Hungary

Fruzsina Gárdos-Orosz, Director of the Institute for Legal Studies

9:15 – 10:00 Keynote address 1

Past, present and future of Artificial Intelligence: Which future for the European Union?

Marina Teller, Université Côte d'Azur, Nice, France

10:00 – 10:15 Q&A

10:15 – 10:30

Presentation of the project Deep Law for Tech (DL4T) and the 3AI Côte d’Azur Institute

Marion Musso, Université Côte d'Azur, Nice, France

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee break

10:45 – 11:30 Keynote address 2

The challenges of Artificial Intelligence in justice: Overview of the French situation

Marine Kettani, Ministry of Justice, France

11:30 – 11:45 Q&A

11:45 – 12:15 Perspectives from Hungary

The AI landscape of Hungary from an economic and legal perspective

Ferenc Kása, Nemzeti Adatgazdasági Tudásközpont (National Data-economy Knowledge Centre), Hungary

12:15 – 13:00 Lunch break

13:00 – 14:00 Panel 1

Chair: Nóra Chronowski (Institute for Legal Studies)

International AI law in the making? – Fragmentation or harmonization in Europe and beyond

Zoltán Turbék, Melinda Vittay and Dávid Gottesman, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary

Charting forward – A comparative analysis of the EU’s AI regulation with OECD and UNESCO measures

András Hárs, National University of Public Service, Hungary

Legal issues of automatic, automated, and autonomous decision making – Intuition, discretion in machine decision making

Péter Báldy, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Hungary

14:00 – 15:00 Panel 2

Chair: Klára Szalay (Institute for Legal Studies)

Facial recognition technology in healthcare: legal challenges

Vera Lúcia Raposo, University of Coimbra, Portugal

AI and big data – issues and challenges in surveillance technology

Katarzyna Chałubińska-Jentkiewicz, War Studies University, Poland

A potential protection of AI-assisted works

Anikó Grad-Gyenge, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break

15:15 – 16:15 Panel 3

Chair: Gábor Kecskés (Institute for Legal Studies)

Data protection issues of machine learning and automated decision-making in the GDPR

Dániel Eszteri, Hungarian National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Hungary

Legal consequences of data bias and liability for data discrimination

Miklós Zorkóczy, Zorkóczy Law Office, Hungary

Towards the conceptualization of big data ethics – algorithmic decision making and the person in the data-driven society

András Pünkösty, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Hungary

16:15 – 17:15 Panel 4

Chair: Gábor Polyák (Institute for Legal Studies)

The regulatory challenges of algorithmic law enforcement and fundamental rights: Lessons from policing in the United Kingdom

Adam Harkens, University of Birmingham, UK

How to regulate the use of algorithms in deciding on conditional early release? Considerations in the context of the Polish criminal procedure

Konrad Burdziak, Institute of Justice and University of Szczecin, Poland

Algorithmic decision-making in the criminal justice: risks and opportunities

István Ambrus and Kitti Mezei, Institute for Legal Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungary

17:15 End of day 1

Conference dinner: 20:00


10 June, Friday

9:00 – 9:45 Keynote address 3

Private law implications of Artificial Intelligence

Attila Menyhárd, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Hungary

9:45 – 10:00 Q&A

10:00 – 10:15 Coffee break

10:15 – 11:35 Panel 5

Chair: Fruzsina Gárdos-Orosz (Institute for Legal Studies)

Immaterial harm and pure economic loss under the prospective AI Liability Framework in the EU

Béatrice Schütte, University of Helsinki (Legal Tech Lab), Finland

Algorithmic agency, futuristic fiction or an imperative of procedural justice? Reflections on the future of the Product Liability legislative framework in the EU

Ljupcho Grozdanovski, Nantes Université, France

Accidents and responsibility: the regulation of artificial intelligence in transport

Mickaël Le Borloch, Avocat au Barreau de Rouen, France

The parodic transformation challenges the use of ADM in the digital environment

Jacopo Menghini, University of Bologna, Italy

11:35 – 11:50 Coffee break

11:50 – 13:10 Panel 6

Chair: István Hoffman (Institute for Legal Studies)

Justice at cross-roads: can AI show the right way?

Osztovits András, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church, Hungary

Judges as anthrobots: learning from human forms of interaction and Esprit de Corps to develop a model for human-machine cohabitation in courts

Katalin Kelemen, Örebro University, Sweden

The constitutionality of online court hearings

Boldizsár Szentgáli-Tóth, Institute for Legal Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungary

The possibilities of AI supported finding of applicable law in judicial decision making

Gergely Karácsony and Judit Glavanits, Széchenyi István University, Hungary

13:10 – 13:30 End of conference and lunch


The event is supported by the Ministry of Innovation and Technology NRDI Office within the framework of the FK_21 Young Researcher Excellence Program (138965) and the Artificial Intelligence National Laboratory Program.


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