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AI and the Law, with Nicolas Economou

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May 2, 2018
The logo of the UAE’s annual World Government Summit which this year included a Global Governance of AI Roundtable for the first time.

In this episode Andrew Vaziri speaks with Nicolas Economou, CEO of the eDiscovery company H5 and co-founder and chair of the Science, Law and Society Initiative at The Future Society, a 501c3 think tank incubated at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Economou discusses how AI is applied in the legal system, as well as some of the key points from the recent “Global Governance of AI Roundtable”. The roundtable, hosted by the government of the UAE, brought together a diverse group of leaders from tech companies, governments, and academia to discuss the societal implications of AI.

Nicolas Economou

Nicolas Economou is the chief executive of H5 and was a pioneer in advocating the application of scientific methods to electronic discovery. He contributes actively to advancing dialogue on public policy challenges at the intersection of law, science, and technology. He is co-chair of the Law Committee of the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems; is chair of The Future Society’s Science, Law and Society Initiative and Senior Advisor to its Artificial Intelligence Initiative; and chaired the Law Committee of the Global Governance of AI Roundtable hosted in Dubai as part of the 2018 World Government Summit.

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