The Faculty is delighted to announce the establishment of a new “Law and Emerging Technologies” invited speaker seminar series, hosted by Professors Jane Kaye and Justine Pila as co-Chairs of the Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX) Research Group. It will complement the array of other Faculty activities in the Law, Regulation and Technology space, from the HeLEX Centre’s cutting-edge research projects in AI, Cyber Governance and Biomodifying Technologies, to the new graduate and undergraduate Law and Technology teaching programs convened by Professor Pila.
This Term the seminars will take place on Wednesday of Weeks 5 to 7 from 17.00 to 18.00, and be on the theme of Information Governance. Speaking first, in Week 5, will be Professor Jane Reichel and Santa Slokenberga with a presentation on the GDPR implications of sharing biobank data within and beyond the EU. They will be followed in Week 6 by Professor Edward Dove and Ruby Reed Berendt on the legal and ethical implications of the UK-REACH data linking project during the Covid-19 pandemic, and in Week 7 by Professor Lee A Bygrave on cognitive sovereignty in the machine-learning and big data era. The seminars will take the format of 20 to 25-minute presentations followed by discussion. They are open to the public and all are welcome.