Andrea Renda

Senior Research Fellow, Head of Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation and Digital Economy, CEPS; Part-time Professor, School of Transnational Governance, EUI., CEPS and EUI

Andrea Renda is a Senior Research Fellow and Head of the CEPS Unit on Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation and the Digital Economy (GRID). He is Part-Time Professor of Digital Policy at the School of Transnational Governance of the European University Institute, in Florence (Italy). He is a non-resident Senior Fellow at Duke University’s Kenan Institute for Ethics and was Adjunct Professor of Law and Economics at Duke Law School (United States) for Academic Year 2016/2017. He is also Visiting Professor of Competition Policy and the Digital Economy at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium), where he held the “Google Chair” for Digital Innovation from September 2017 to August 2020. He is also a Fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Science, and a CITI Fellow at Columbia University’s Centre for Tele-Information. His current research interests include regulation and policy evaluation, regulatory governance, innovation and competition policies, and the ethical and policy challenges of emerging digital technologies, in particular Artificial Intelligence. A very prolific author and keynote speaker, Andrea provides regular advice to several institutions, including the European Commission, the European Parliament, the OECD, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and many more. He was the main author of key studies on better regulation for the European Commission, the OECD, the ILO and the World Bank. He sits in the Board of the journals Telecommunications Policy (Elsevier), and European Journal of Risk Regulation (Cambridge). He is currently a member of the EU High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence and the advisory group on Economic and Societal Impacts of Research (ESIR), for the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation.

Andrea is speaking at

Focus Track 4 - New challenges ahead: Data, AI and the new Society
November 4, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Speakers

  • Aljoscha Burchardt (Chair) Senior Researcher, DFKI
  • Natalie Bertels (Chair) Valorisation Manager - Senior legal researcher, IMEC / KU Leuven / Big Data Value Association
  • Freek Bomhof (Chair) senior consultant, TNO
  • Sabine Ammon (Speaker) Professor, TU Berlin
  • Joanna Bryson (Speaker) Professor of Ethics and Technology, Hertie School
  • Raja Chatila (Speaker) Professor emeritus, Université Sorbonne
  • Andrea Renda (Speaker) Senior Research Fellow, Head of Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation and Digital Economy, CEPS; Part-time Professor, School of Transnational Governance, EUI., CEPS and EUI

Description

The fast and far-reaching introduction of Data and AI technologies in all sectors has a big impact on our personal lives and on our society as a whole. The opportunities to bring new solutions to societal problems are paramount. We should however also consider and cater for the associated risks.

Our society is changing, how should we prepare?

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