– Main Theme 1 – Innovation and the Law
This theme will cover innovation and the law in financial and legal services, as well as in space law. The session will be introduced by the Finance Minister of Luxembourg, Pierre Gramegna.
(Thursday November 7, 2019 – 9 am – 12.30 pm)
– Main Theme 2 – Business and Human Rights
An international panel of leading experts will accompany Dante Pesce, a member of the United Nations Working Group on – Business and Human Rights, who contributed to the elaboration of the UN Guiding Principles; and Max Schrems, the activist who took on Facebook in the European Court of Justice.
(Friday November 8, 2019 – 9 am – 12.30 pm)
• European Law and Institutions
In presence of Viviane Reding, former Vice President of the European Commission, and members of the European Court of Justice and the European Commission to discuss upon the controls exercised by the European law and institutions, in particular in the field of competition law.
(Thursday November 7, 2019 – 2 pm – 5.30 pm)
• Violence against Women
A special session will be dedicated to violence against women, to seek solutions to fight this widespread issue, and to reflect on the roles lawyers, bars and judges can play. This will be an opportunity for Her Royal Highness the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg to publicise “Stand Speak Rise up”, her initiative to combat conflict-related sexual violence.
• Interactive workshop artificial intelligence challenges and the practice of law
Mme Clementina Barbaro from the Council of Europe will intervene on the European Ethical Charter on the use of AI in judicial systems.
Once potential tools have been presented the societal consequences associated with artificial intelligence will be debated. This presentation will be followed by a debate on practical tort case involving AI. A panel of lawyers , judges, law professors, editors and journalists will take part in the discussion.
Workshop organized in partnership with Legitech.lu and LegalTech4You.com.
(Saturday November 9, 2019 – 2 pm – 5.30 pm)
The complete programme is downloadable here below.
Mandatory registrations on the dedicated website.
Please note that a 20 % discount is granted to ABBL members -> promo code : “ABBL” (excluding law firms).