The legal consequences of AI are a potential minefield. Who better to help you navigate you through them than Peggy Valcke, Professor of Law & Technology at KU Leuven and Vice Dean Research at the Leuven Faculty of Law & Criminology? She is also co-director of CiTiP, executive committee member of Leuven.AI, and principal investigator in the Security & Privacy Department of imec.
Valcke has a broad experience with international and interdisciplinary research – both fundamental and applied – dealing with legal aspects of IT and media innovation. Her current research focus lies with the rise of AI, in particular algorithmic decision-making, in law enforcement, transport, media services, the judiciary, etc., and the ethical-legal implications thereof, especially in relation to human rights and the allocation of responsibilities / legal liabilities.
Valcke serves or has served as an expert for the European Commission, the Council of Europe, the German Media Concentration Commission, and the Broadcast Authority of Ireland. She teaches courses on ICT law, media and telecommunications law, technology and law, AI ethics and regulation, and interdisciplinary study of law, in various masters and LL.M. programs at KU Leuven. She is the academic coordinator of IusStart, KU Leuven’s Law Incubator linking law students with tech start-ups and law firms.
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