IAT holds 7th Izmir International IT Law Congress

The 7th Izmir International IT Law Congress will take place from 19 to 21 October 2023, at the Izmir Chamber of Commerce. The main theme of this year’s Congress is ‘Intelligent Platforms: Beyond a Tool.’ The Congress, organised by the Izmir branch of the Turkish Informatics Association (IAT), with the support of the Association’s headquarters, has been a tradition since 2009.

Misinformation, Risks of AI, and Privacy Highlighted in EU State of the Union

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivered her annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament on Wednesday, 13 September. Included in the speech, she highlighted that, while Europe has made significant progress in investment in digital, and in confronting the challenges caused by the digital world, there is still significant progress to be made.

Revolutionising DEI: Key Success Factors for Transformative Change

While there’s a clear intent and increased discussion and activity surrounding DEI in companies and institutions, progress remains sluggish. In 2020, the global spending on DEI efforts stood at $7.5 billion, and this figure is expected to double to $15.4 billion by 2026. However, at the current pace it will take another 151 years to close the global economic gender gap at all levels. 

Register for AccessibleEU workshop on 29 August

The European Accessibility Resource Centre (AccessibleEU) is organising a workshop on advancing the implementation of accessibility in Higher Education. It is a free event and will take place on 29 August 2023 at the Centre de Colloques du Campus Condorcet, Paris, with a possibility to join online.

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