Professor Barry O'Sullivan appointed to EU high level group on Artificial Intelligence
Insight@UCC Director, Professor Barry O'Sullivan has been appointed to the European High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLG). The AI HLG will support the implementation of the European strategy on AI. This will include the detailing of recommendations on future AI-related policy development and on ethical, legal and societal issues related to AI, including socio-economic challenges.
Moreover, the AI HLG will serve as the steering group for the European AI Alliance's work, interact with other initiatives, help stimulate a multi-stakeholder dialogue, gather participants' views and reflect them in its analysis and reports.
In particular, the group will be tasked to:
Advise the Commission on next steps addressing AI-related mid to long-term challenges and opportunities through recommendations which will feed into the policy development process, the legislative evaluation process and the development of a next-generation digital strategy.
Propose to the Commission draft AI ethics guidelines, covering issues such as fairness, safety, transparency, the future of work, democracy and more broadly the impact on the application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights, including privacy and personal data protection, dignity, consumer protection and non-discrimination
Support the Commission on further engagement and outreach mechanisms to interact with a broader set of stakeholders in the context of the AI Alliance, share information and gather their input on the group's and the Commission's work.
You can read more about the group here.