Innovation and ethical implication – TOPIC 03 Sub 01 2024

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19 June 2024 | 10:30 - 11:15 EEST | Auditorium
Consolidated programme 2024 overview

Proposals: (#27) #40 #42 #48 (see list of proposals)

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Session teaser

As Europe embraces artificial intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies, ethical considerations become increasingly crucial. This session delves into the ethical implications of AI, machine learning, and related technologies, exploring issues such as bias in algorithms, privacy concerns, and their impact on human rights.

Session description

This session invites participants to engage in discussions on advancing digital freedoms and ethical technology in Europe at the upcoming EuroDIG meeting. As Europe embraces artificial intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies, ethical considerations become increasingly important. The aim of this session is to address critical issues at the intersection of technology, human rights, and societal well-being, focusing on AI and Human Rights: With the increasing adoption of AI and emerging technologies, ethical considerations are essential. This session will examine the ethical implications of AI, including algorithmic bias, privacy concerns, and potential impacts on human rights, advocating for responsible AI frameworks.


To ensure an interactive format of the session, at the beginning, the poll is used to ask participants to share their opinion on what they consider to be the main ethical concerns of AI or their views on AI impact on human rights. Then, based on their answers, key participants will share 3-minute insights on the topic from their fields of expertise. This would lead to a further, more informed debate between the audience and key participants, including an exchange of comments and Q&A.

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Programme Committee member(s)

  • Meri Baghdasaryan
  • Minda Moreira

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  • Gianluca Diana
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  • Farzaneh Badiei
  • Vanja Skoric, Program Director, European Center for Not-for-Profit Law Stichting (ECNL)

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Org Team Call – EuroDIG 2024 – Topic3Sub1
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