The AI Act - Building Trust in EU Innovation

10 Oct 2023
European Parliament (Room Spinelli 1E2) & Online
Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Bruxelles
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The AI Act – Building trust in EU innovation

10 October 2023, 15:30-17:30 CET

European Parliament (Room Spinelli 1E2) & Online

When it comes to the groundbreaking chances and opportunities AI can deliver for citizens, the European Commission equally has to take into account potential negative impacts. With the AI act, the Commission therefore developed a human-centric AI solutions approach in order to find the right balance between innovation and safety.

To maintain this carefully crafted balance, the collaboration of all relevant stakeholders as well as the exchange of best practice for establishing an effective regulatory framework for AI technologies and their oversight in Europe is essential.

The event seeks to serve as a platform of exchange on these priority areas and discuss how AI systems should be handled in Europe.


  • 15.00 – 15:30: Registration
  • 15:30 – 15:45: Opening remarks: Setting the scene for AI technologies in Europe.
  • 15:45 – 15:50: Keynote on the need for cooperation between European stakeholders on the AI front.
  • 15:50 – 16:15: Fireside chat: “Powering the European AI ecosystem”.
  • 16:15 – 16:45: AI and manufacturing technologies: ethical and functional human-machine interaction.
  • 16:45 – 17:15: Fit for the health sector: MDR/IVDR conformity assessment and the AI Act.
  • 17:15 – 17:30: Closing remarks and next steps.


  • MEP Svenja Hahn (Renew, DE), AI Act Shadow rapporteur for the European Parliament’s Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO).
  • MEP Petar Vitanov (S&D, BG), AI Act Shadow rapporteur for the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE).
  • MEP Sergey Lagodinsky (Greens, DE), AI Act Shadow rapporteur for the European Parliament’s LIBE Committee and for the Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI).
  • MEP Eva Maydell (EPP, BG), AI Act Rapporteur for the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE).
  • Jonas Andrulis, Founder and CEO of Aleph Alpha.
  • Paul Ribus, FANUC.
  • Daniel Leufer, Senior Policy Analyst, Access Now.
  • Andreas Purde, Global Director Functional Safety, Software and Digitization Medical Devices, TÜV SÜD.
  • Representatives from the NoBoCap project.

The event will be throughout accompanied by several moderators such as Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director-General of DIGITALEUROPE, Annabel Seebom, Secretary General of COCIR & other representatives from the industry and the industry associations.

For more information, please contact:
Julien Chasserieau
Senior Manager for AI & Data Policy
Bianca Manelli
Officer for AI & Data Policy
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