2nd European AI Alliance Assembly - Event Report

We are happy to share with you the report of the 2nd European AI Alliance Assembly!

The event took place place online, on the 9th of October 2020 bringing for the first time together over 1900 online participants from 52 different countries. Commissioner Thierry Breton and the German State Secretary Dr Ulrich Nußbaum opened the event while high-level experts and policymakers participated in panels, keynote speeches and live discussions, featuring questions from the audience.

Discussions focused on the latest achievements and future projections of the European Union’s policy in Artificial Intelligence (AI), providing the opportunity to reflect on the results of the AI White Paper, the work of the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLEG) and upcoming legislative proposal on AI.

Evolving around the two main pillars of the European initiative on AI, the two plenaries of the Assembly focused on how to build an Ecosystem of Excellence in AI (first plenary) while ate the same time making sure that is also an Ecosystem of Trust (second plenary) for all.

While the plenaries provided comments and ideas on the building of these two Ecosystems, workshops focused on specific aspects of AI Excellence (as applied in the i. the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic; ii. the uptake of AI in the public sectors and iii. advanced automation) and Trust (focusing on i. the requirements that make AI Trustworthy; ii. biometric identification; iii. standards, conformity assessment and high-risk AI applications as well as iv. questions of liability).

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