Environmental and Energy Law

Key Contacts: Eoin Cassidy, Jeroen De Coninck and Daria Capotorto

The Life of a Robot from the Cradle to the Grave – Environmental and Energy Issues

14.30 – 16.00

The workshop will deal with environmental and energy challenges regarding the growing use of robots and the way to handle them. The panel will be divided between academic speakers and lawyer involved in the Energy and Environment Sector as well as industry sector specialist speakers. The workshop will give the floor to the perspectives of academic, legal and industry speakers whereafter an interactive discussion will take place.

Part 1: Artificial Intelligence – Extracting the essential natural resources required and environmental impacts

  • Michael Kariya, Blake, Cassels & Graydon, UK

Part 2: The Automotive Sector and AI

  • Giovanni Patti, Abbatescianni Law Firm, Italy

Part 3: From the cradle to the grave: the extended responsibility of AI producers

  • Pablo G. Cubel Sanchez, Cuatrecasas, Spain

Part 4: Regional keynote speaker to introduce Green AI initiative in Japan

  • Takanori Matsui, Assistant Professor, Division of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan

Part 5: Interactive Debate

  • Satoshi Kurihara, Professor, Laboratory for Social Informatics, The University of Electro- Communications, Japan