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Prof. Stéphanie Laulhé Shaelou invited moderator at high-profile European event, the FIDE 2021 Congress in The Hague

Prof. Stéphanie Laulhé Shaelou, Professor of European Law and Reform, Head of the School of Law of the University of Central Lancashire in Cyprus (UCLan Cyprus), and Vice-President of the Cyprus branch of the International Federation of European Law (Fédération Internationale de Droit Européen – FIDE), acted as national rapporteur on Data Protection (Topic 2) for Cyprus, together with Dr. Katerina Kalaitzaki. You may find the freely downloadable full Cyprus report and updates on Data Protection here.

Prof. Stéphanie Laulhé Shaelou was also invited to moderate the sub-topic on Data Protection in the Pandemic, along with judges of the Court of Justice of the European Union and other prominent experts. A full list of speakers and moderators of the conference can be found here. The full programme of the Congress can be found here.

This follows a series of high-profile events in the field where Prof. Laulhé Shaelou was invited to participate in 2020 and 2021. These include the presentation in November 2020 of the Horizon 2020 Sherpa project looking at smart information systems and human rights, selected among 100 projects worldwide at the 2020 edition of the global Paris Peace Forum with a focus on COVID-19. On this occasion Prof. Laulhé Shaelou was also invited to participate to the Plenary Panel ‘The values of Artificial Intelligence technology: Bringing ethics to the table’, with other high-profile speakers. On 30 March 2021, Prof. Laulhé Shaelou was also invited to speak at the Round Table discussion on ‘Liability for fundamental rights violations arising from AI systems’ in the framework of a three-day long online seminar on Human Rights and AI Systems organised by the Academy of European Law (ERA) in Trier. On 28 April 2021, Prof. Laulhé Shaelou participated to the book launch of Sherpa Project Leader Prof. Bernd Stahl entitled Artificial Intelligence for a better future (2021, Springer). See more here.

Prof. Laulhé Shaelou is a Data Protection Officer, legal expert and co-author on the Horizon 2020 project on the shaping of the ethical and legal dimension of SIS (https://www.project-sherpa.eu/). She is an alumna Research Fellow at the Law Department of the prestigious European University Institute (EUI) with a research project entitled ‘‘Digital Life’ in times of crisis: the tale of the Rule of Law in the European digital public legal order’. Recently she participated to multiple public consultations at the EU level in the field of the principles and regulation of technologies. See Feedback to the European Commission on AI – ethical and legal requirements here and Questionnaire and Position Paper for the European Commission, Declaration of Digital Principles – the ‘European way’ for the digital society here (with Constantinos Alexandrou).

Visit her academic profile here.