What Awaits Jurisprudence and Law in the Era of Robots and Artificial Intelligence? Closed-Door Expert Discussion of the Valdai Discussion Club and RVC
Valdai Discussion Club Conference Hall (Bolshaya Tatarskaya 42, Moscow, Russia)

On May 22, at 18.00  the Valdai Discussion Club and RVC will hold a closed-door expert discussion, titled "What awaits jurisprudence and law in the era of robots and artificial intelligence?"

Technological revolutions lead to changes in productive relations, create new ethical problems and the need to change the legal framework. Robotization, the introduction of artificial intelligence systems, the Internet of things and other technological innovations challenge the justice and law, force to react to qualitatively different collisions, changing forms of human relations with science and technology. The systems of "artificial intelligence" and “Internet of things" devices will be entrusted to some extent for the development of solutions. Therefore, the issues of legal regulation of the information systems operations and means of robotics are attracting increasing attention of lawyers and legislators in many countries. How many powers can one give to robots, devices and software agents? What can be the direction of the legal systems transformations? How does the international law react to the changes that are taking place?


A. Sushentsov, Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club


V. Shershulsky, Technology Policy Director at Microsoft Russi, Microsoft Russia

O. Byakhov, Associate Partner, IBM Institute for Business Value