What can you expect?
The conference will feature keynotes, panels, workshops and a presentation of a brand new book on FinTech.
On the first day, for example, there will be three interesting keynote speeches delivered by renowned experts in the areas of computers and the law: Professor em. Robert Kowalski, Imperial College London and Professor Florian Matthes, Technical University of Munich.
Day 2 is set aside for workshops. Researchers will present their informatics projects in four blocks of concurrent sessions. Afterwards they will be available to answer questions and discuss ideas.
The full programme for the Research Meets Practice Legal Informatics Conference will be released soon. Some of the highlights include:
Professor A Min Tjoa
Vienna University of Technology
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Stefan Eder is a lawyer and partner at Benn-Ibler Rechtsanwälte GmbH. Aside from the law he also studied business informatics which gives him a sound technological background. He regularly lectures on various aspects of technology and the law, mentors LegalTech startups and founded the Viennese chapter of the Legal Hackers.
Prof. Erich Schweighofer
Erich Schweighofer is professor of legal informatics, international law and European law at the University of Vienna. He also heads the Centre for Computers and Law – one of the leading re-search groups in legal informatics worldwide. He is involved in many research projects, e.g. on text analysis, data protection, surveillance and IT security.
Prof. Susanne Kalss
Susanne Kalss is a professor at the Institute for Business Law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, member of the Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics and member of the FinTech Advisory Council, which advises the Ministry of Finance and the Austrian Government on capital and financial market issues.
Prof. Martin Winner
Martin Winner is professor of business law, comparative law and Central and Eastern European business law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. He is also Chairman of the Austrian Takeover Commission and has been a member of a number of working groups in the Austrian Ministry of Justice and the EU Council.
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