• Henrik Palmer Olsen

    Professor, Associate dean, KU


    Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Copenhagen. Recent projects include Computational Transparency for AI used in public institutions; Development of NLP for legal information retrieval; The recently proposed AI regulation (EU commission proposal). HPO has had several top 10 publications and is continuously in the top 10% most downloaded scholars on SSRN.   

    Title of presentation: 

    The EU Commision’s proposed AI Act  

    Abstract of presentation: 

    The presentation will focus on the commissions proposed act, which seeks to harmonise regulation of AI across the EU. The presentation will give an overview of the act is structured and will focus mostly on what the act designates as “high risk AI” and what requirements the Act seek to introduce to the development and use of such AI.

    Speaker for following sessions
    • Main Stage
      01-12-2 - Organized by KU in collaboration with DIREC 

      The use of AI in business applications and operations is at the same time praised and cursed. AI has the potential to change virtually every business process in every industry. For businesses and organisations that want to maintain a competitive edge knowledge of when to use and when not to use AI is becoming imperative.
      In this session, you can learn about the changing landscape and ongoing work on regulations and standards for AI and hear about innovation and trustworthy applications of AI. We will end by a panel debate discussing how to reap the benefits and innovate with AI while avoiding the pitfalls.
      Introduction: Thomas Hildebrandt, Professor, Head of section, Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, WP leader DIREC.
      Scientific Talk: “The EU “Artificial Intelligence Act” (AIA) Proposal and impact”, Henrik Palmer Olsen, Professor, Associate dean for research at Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen.
      Business Talk: “Standards for AI – impact and opportunities for your company and organization”, Kim Skov Hilding, Head of the Danish National Standardization Committee for AI, Senior Consultant, Dansk Standard
      Business Talk: “AI, technology and innovation to improve food quality to the highest standards”, Kim Vejlby, CEO, FOSS
      Business Talk: “Trustworthy AI and High-Risk AI systems in a more regulated – and more human - world”, Peter Christian Damm, Applied Research Director, KMD
      Session coordinator: Thomas Hildebrandt, KU and Anders Pall Skött, KU
      Facilitator: Magnus Boye, Editor, DataTech  

      AI Session 4: Strategy and Applications of AI in business. Technology, regulation and standards
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