Symposium Program

HEC Paris

Building T – Room 206

Joint Event with HEC Data Day

5.30 pm– 6.30pm
Opening Keynote

The Automated State
David Engstrom (Stanford University)

Chair: David Restrepo Amariles (HEC Paris)

6.30pm – Cocktail

Building S, Amphi Bellon

8.30 am – 9.00am
9.00am – 9.15am
Introductory Keynote

Law in our Society
David Restrepo Amariles, Associate Professor of Law and AI (HEC Paris)

Panel I – 9.15am – 10.45am

Chair: Pablo Marcello Baquero (HEC Paris)

Paper: On Mapping Values in AI Governance, Geoff Gordon (Asser Institute), Bernhard Rieder (University of Amsterdam), Giovanni Sileno (University of Amsterdam)

Discussant: Fabien Gelinas (McGill University)

Paper: Brazilian National Council of Justice’s strategy in spreading AI models in courts, Luisa Hedler (Copenhagen Business School)

Discussant: Pedro Borges Fortes (UFRJ)

Paper: The Algorithmic Law of Business and Human Rights: Constructing a Private Transnational Law of Ratings, Social Credit, and Accountability Measures, Larry Catá Backer (Pennsylvania State University), Matthew. B. McQuilla (Pennsylvania State University)

Discussant: Erika George (University of Utah)

Coffee Break – 10.45am – 11.15am
Panel II – 11.15am –12:45pm

Chair: Pedro Rubim Borges Fortes (UFRJ)

Paper: Are all biases bad? The Case of Algorithmic Classification of Workers Samuel Dahan (Queen’s University)

Discussant: Matteo Winkler (HEC Paris)

Paper: Fairness of Credit Scoring Models, Christophe Perignon (HEC Paris)
Discussant: Frédéric Marty (CNRS, Université Côte d’Azur)

Paper: Going beyond the Common Suspects – To Be Presumed Innocent in the era of big data, Athina Sachoulidou (Nova Law School)

Discussant: Delphine Dogot (Université Catholique de Lille)

Lunch –12.45pm – 2.15pm
2.15pm – 3.00pm

Noise in Human Judgment and the Case for Algorithms
Olivier Sibony (HEC Paris)

Chair & Discussant: Gregory Lewkowicz (ULB)

Panel III – 3.10pm – 4.30pm

Chair: Karim Benyekhlef (Université de Montréal)

Paper: From Poisons to Antidotes: Algorithms as democracy boosters, Paolo Cavaliere (Edinburgh University), Graziella Romeo (Bocconi University)
Discussant: Benoît Frydman (ULB)

Paper: Averting Enfeeblement and Fostering Empowerment: Algorithmic Rights and the Right to Good Administration – Migle Laukyte (Pompeu Fabra University)

Discussant: Caroline Lequesne (Université Côte d’Azur)

Paper: Political Bots Regulation from a Political Rights Perspective – Milène Hauri (University of Geneva)

Discussant: Stefan Larsson (Lund University)

Coffee Break – 4.30pm –5.00pm
5.00pm – 6:00pm

Designing for Digital Democracy
Cesar A. Hidalgo, Chair at the Artificial and Natural Intelligence Toulouse Institute (ANITI)

Discussant: Jean-Noël Barrot (HEC Paris)

6.00pm – Cocktail

Building S, Amphi Bellon

09.15am – 10.00am

JuriBERT: A Masked-Language Model Adaptation for French Legal Text
Michalis Vazirgiannis, Professor of Data Science (Ecole Polytechnique -LIX)

Discussant: David Restrepo Amariles (HEC Paris)

Panel IV – 10.00am – 11.45am

Chair: Michalis Vazirgiannis (Ecole Polytechnique -LIX)

Paper: Writing in Signs Revisited: Contracting in Code? – Megan Ma (Sciences Po/Stanford University)
Discussant: Gregory Lewkowicz (ULB)

Paper: Catala: Moving Towards the Future of Legal Expert Systems, Denis Merigoux (INRIA), Liane Huttner (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Discussant: Rajaa el Hamdani (Télécom Paris)

Paper: Ant, an annotation software for RegTech, Raphaël Gyori (ULB)

Discussant: Damien Charlotin (AI Reporter/ University of Cambridge)

Lunch –11.45am – 1.00pm
Panel V – 1.00pm – 2.30pm

Chair: Aurore Troussel (Université de Montréal)

Paper: Designing lawful machine behaviour: Roboticists’ legal concerns, Léonard Van Rompaey (University of Copenhagen), Robert Jønsson (CO:Play), Kathrine Elmose Jørgensen (University of Copenhagen)

Discussant: Susan Sterett (UMBC)

Paper: Law and Technology in the US Law School Industry – John Haskell (The University of Manchester)

Discussant: Manuel Gomez (Florida International University)

Paper: The spread of Legal Tech Solutionism and the need for Legal Design – Siddharth Peter de Souza (Tilburg University)

Discussant: Laura Galindo-Romero (OECD)

Coffee Break – 2.30pm –3.00pm
Panel VI – 3.00pm – 4.30pm

Chair: Arnaud van Waeyenberge (HEC Paris)

Paper: The Risks of Trustworthy AI – The Case of ETIAS, Charly Derave (ULB), Nathan Genicot (ULB) and Nina Hetmanska (ULB)

Discussant: Christopher Markou (University of Cambridge)

Paper: Machines that Make and Keep Promises – Lessons for Contract Automation from Algorithmic Trading on Financial Markets – Maria Jose Schmidt-Kessen (CEU), Helen Eenmaa (University of Tartu) and Maya Mitre (Copenhagen Business School)

Discussant: Johan Hombert (HEC Paris)

Paper: Avoiding Vendor Lock-In for Digital Services on Platforms: Human Interests, Data Interoperability and Technology Standards – Serge J.H. Gijrath (Leiden University)

Discussant: Claudio Cipollini (University of Amsterdam)

4.30pm – 4.45PM
Closing of the event

Pedro Rubim Borges, UFRJ