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ILPC Annual Conference and Lecture 2018 Recordings


Recordings of last year’s Annual Conference and Lecture ‘Transforming Cities with AI are available below.



  • Welcome and Opening Remarks, Jules Winterton (Director, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies), Dr Nóra Ní Loideáin (Director and Lecturer in Law, Information Law and Policy Centre, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies) – 0:00-9:09
  • Annual Lecture, Baroness Onora O’ Neill (Crossbench Member of the House of Lords and Board Member of the Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge) – 9:11-40:44
  • Keynote Panel, Speakers: Tony Porter, Surveillance Camera Commissioner, Helena U. Vrabec, Palantir, Peter Wells, Head of Policy, Open Data Institute; Discussant: Silkie Carlo, Director, Big Brother Watch; Chair: Dr Nóra Ní Loideáin, Director and Lecturer in Law, Information Law and Policy Centre – 41:50-1:25:33
  • Panel 1: AI and Transport, Speakers: Maria Cristina Gaeta, PhD Candidate in Law, Research Centre of European Private Law, University of Naples ‘GDPR and Automotive: The Issue of Data Protection in self-driving Cars’, Professor Roger Kemp, University of Lancaster ‘Regulating the Safety of Autonomous Vehicles using Artificial Intelligence’, Freyja Van den Boom, PhD Candidate, Bournemouth University ‘Vehicle Data Access in the Context of Smart Cities’, Perry Keller, Reader of Media and Information Law, King’s College London ‘Urban Information Governance in the European Union and China: Is the experience different?’; Discussant: Dr Catherine Easton, Reader in Law and Technology, University of Lancaster; Chair: Dr Rachel Adams, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Information Law and Policy Centre – 1:39:13-2:31:25
  • Panel 2: AI, Decision-Making, and Trust, Speakers: Gianclaudio Malgieri, Doctoral Researcher in Law and Technology, Free University of Brussels, Sant‘Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa ‘The Great Development of Machine Learning, Behavioural Algorithms, Micro-Targeting and Predictive Analytics has raised the Problem of “Mental Privacy”: not a mere Protection of Private Life in Private Spaces, but a Protection of Cognitive Freedom (both in private and public spaces)’, Dr Jedrzej Niklas, London School of Economics and Political Science ‘Algorithms meet Institutions. Accountability of Automated Decision-Making in the Context of Public Services’,Matthew Jewell, PhD Candidate in Law, University of Edinburgh ‘A Strategy for Distrust: Trust, Distrust and Aversion in the Smart City’, Dr Yseult Marique, University of Essex, University of Speyer, & Dr Steven Van Garsse University of Hasselt, University of Antwerp ‘Public-private Relationships and Smart Cities. Opportunities and Challenges for Innovation’; Discussant: Professor Hamed Haddadi, Deputy Director of Research, Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London; Chair: Peter Coe, ILPC Research Associate, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP – 2:31:28-3:14:45
  • Panel 4: AI and Autonomy in the City, Speakers: Dr Edina Harbinja, Senior Lecturer in Law, Aston University, University of Hertfordshire ‘ZombAIs Revisited: Changing Laws to Enable the Use of Intelligent Agents in Legal Interpretation and Representation’, Professor Andrew McStay, Bangor University ‘Intimacy and the Civic Body: Emotional AI, Smart Advertising and the City’, Joseph Savirimuthu, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Liverpool ‘Standards as Imaginary Spaces of Risk in Smart Cities and the Internet of Things: Why this matters for the General Data Protection Regulation 2016’, Robert Bryan & Emily Barwell, BPE Solicitors LLP ‘Artificial Intelligence: Are we losing control?’, Joaquín Sarrión-Esteve, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid ‘Challenges presented by the Regulation of AI for Fundamental Rights Protection, with a Focus on AIbased City Governance’; Discussant: Damian Clifford, KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP); Chair: Dr Rachel Adams, Early Career Researcher, Information Law and Policy Centre – 3:14:46-4:31:05
  • Plenary Panel: Reflections and Insights, Marion Oswald, Senior Fellow in Law, Head of the Centre for Information Rights, University of Winchester, Professor Hamed Haddadi, Deputy Director of Research, Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London, Dr Laura James, Cambridge Trust and Technology Initiative, University of Cambridge; Chair: Dr Nóra Ní Loideáin, Director and Lecturer in Law, Information Law and Policy Centre, IALS – 4:31:07-4:59:30
  • Closing Remarks, Julian Harris, IALS Fellow, Managing Editor of Communications Law Journal – 4:59:32-5:04:41