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Vincenzo Tiani at the BPH panel: The need for a Fundamental Rights Impact Assessment in the AI Act

25 October 2023, h. 9:00 – 12:00

On Wednesday 25 October, Vincenzo Tiani will moderate one of the 2 panels organized by the VUB – Brussels Privacy Hub at the European Parliament on the Fundamental Rights Impact Assessment in the AI Act.
The event is co-hosted by the MEPs Brando Benifei, Kim Van Sparrentak and Karen Melchior.

When: 25 October 2023, 9:00 – 12:00 CET

Where: European Parliament in Brussels – Rue de Treves 3, Brussels; Room: SPINELLI 3H1 – Participants will gather at the entrance of Espace Leopold


Registration (08.20-09.00)

Introduction and greetings from MEP Kim Van Sparrentak and the Brussels Privacy Hub (09.00-09.15)

Panel 1: Why a FRIA is necessary in the AI Act (09.15-10.25)

What future for the FRIA inside and outside the AI Act?

Introduced as an amendment by the European Parliament, the FRIA is being discussed among the co-legislators during the trialogue. Is it really necessary? If so, should it be mandatory only for public entities or also for private companies? How should it be drafted?

Brando Benifei, MEP – Co-rapporteur of the AI Act
Alessandro Mantelero (online) – Politecnico di Torino University
Julia Straatman – University of Utrecht
Frederico Oliveira De Silva – BEUC
Isabel Ebert – BTech, United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner
Moderator: Gianclaudio Malgieri – VUB Brussels Privacy Hub; University fo Leiden

Coffee break (10.25-10.35)

Panel 2The interplay between the FRIA, DPIA and DSA impact assessment (10.35-11.45)

How companies and public bodies are preparing for the next decade of assessments. What can we learn from DPIA and how these assessments can complement each other while remaining different.

Cathrine Bloch Veinerg – Danish Institute for Human Rights
Julien Chasserieau – DIGITALEUROPE
Karolina Iwanska – ECNL
Paul Nemitz – European Commission, DG Justice
Moderator: Vincenzo Tiani

Conclusion and greetings from MEP Karen Melchior and the Brussels Privacy Hub (11.45-12.00).

Special thanks to MEPs Brando Benifei, Karen Melchior and Kim Van Sparrentak for allowing the Brussels Privacy Hub to host this event at the European Parliament.

You can join us online via Webex using this link.