CeBIT Event: Industrie 4.0, IoT and AI – Legal and Social Challenges / German-Japanese Value Partnership

The event at this years CeBIT entitled ‘Industrie 4.0, IoT and AI – Legal and Social Challenges / German-Japanese Value Partnership’, organized by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan and of which the Foreign Law Joint Enterprise of Atsumi & Sakai Janssen was a Co-Organizer, has been a great success!

More than 300 people, either in person or via the live-stream on our website, listened to the integrated panel discussion of German and Japanese legal as well as IT specialists, proposing a German-Japanese value partnership that tackles the challenges the current control revolution brings for our societies.

After the panel discussion industry leaders from NTT and TUEV Rheinland gave presentations on the topic from an industry-side perspective.

For whom was not able to join either the event in person or the live-stream, please find the below video recordings to watch the discussions. Also, you can download the program from here (English, Japanese).

Words of Welcome – Marcus Schurmann
Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Japan

Marcus Schurmann, Delegate of German Insustry and Commerce in Japan, gave words of welcome in the beginning of the event.

Words of Welcome – Hans Carl von Werthern
Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Japan

Hans Carl von Werthern, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Japan, gave his words of welcome.

 

Words of Welcome – Yoshinori Fujiyama
Minister, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan to Germany

Yoshinori Fujiyama, Minister, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan to Germany, gave his words of welcome.

 

Keynotes – Shinji Tokumasu
Director, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

Shinji Tokumasu, Director, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, delivered a keynote address.

 

Keynotes – Wolfgang Scheremet
Director General, Industrial Policy Bureau, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Wolfgang Scheremet, Director General, Industrial Policy Bureau, delivered a keynote address.

 

Panel Discussion Introduction
Norio Murakami, Chairman, ENERES Co., Ltd
Markus Janssen, Partner, Atsumi & Sakai Janssen, Foreign Law Joint Enterprise

Defining the Challenge: How to realize the AI R&D Guidelines based on the eight principles proposed at the G7 meeting in Takamatsu/Japan in April 2016 by legally and socially responsible measures to control Industry 4.0, IoT and AI.

 

Panel Discussion Presentation
Rolf Lumpe, Partner, Xona Partners
Dr. Joerg Kahler, Partner, GSK Stockmann
Michael Mueller, Partner, Mueller Foreign Law Office
Frank Becker, Partner, Atsumi Sakai Janssen RA GmbH
Takamasa Sasaki, CEO, AOS Legal Technologies
Prof. Dr. Thomas Klindt, Partner, Noerr LLP (Reported by FB)

An integrated team of lawyers and IT specialists has reviewed how to implement the eight principles proposed in AI R&D Guideline of Transparency, User Assistance, Controllability, Security, Safety, Privacy, Ethics and Accountability along concise legal and operational topics.

 

Feedback and Views – Björn Haan
CEO, TÜV Rheinland i-sec GmbH

Björn Haan, CEO, TÜV Rheinland i-sec GmbH, gave his feedback and views on Industrie 4.0, IoT and AI.

 

Feedback and Views – Tetsuya Shoji
President and CEO, NTT Communications

Tetsuya Shoji, President and CEO, NTT Communications, gave his feedback and views on Industrie 4.0, IoT and AI.

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Closing Remark – Tatsuhiro Shindo
Executive Vice President, JETRO

Tatsuhiro Shindo, Executive Vice President, JETRO, made his closing remark as grand finale of the event.

 

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