The Sino-German Artificial Intelligence and Labor Law Forum Successfully Held

Sep 3, 2021

August 30-31, 2021, co-organized by the Social Law Institute of the Civil, Commercial and Economic Law School (CUPL) and the Beijing Office of Germany Friedrich Albert Foundation (FES), The “Sino-German Artificial Intelligence and Labor Law Forum” was successfully held. The forum took the form of a combination of offline and online. More than 50 experts and scholars from University of Bremen, Germany, University of Vienna, Austria, University of Poitiers,France, Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training (JILPT), Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, and Apitzsch·Schmidt·Klebe (Frankfurt),Germany, National Taiwan University, Peking University, Renmin University of China, Law Institute of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Tongji University, China University of Political Science and Law, Southwest University of Political Science and Law, East China University of Political Science and Law, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Central University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics,Tianjin University and China Institute of Labor Relations, participated in the forum.

(Beijing offline venue)

The two-day forum is divided into four modules, namely “The Challenge of Artificial Intelligence to Labor Law”, “The Application and Legal Regulation of Artificial Intelligence in the Field of Personnel Decision-Making”, “Co-determination between Labor and Capital in the Use of Artificial Intelligence” and “Data protection in the use of Artificial Intelligence”.

At the forum, experts and scholars both home and abroad conducted wonderful discussions on the challenges and opportunities brought by artificial intelligence and algorithms to the field of labor law, and shared the current status and experience of legislation and law enforcement in their respective countries and regions.

(CUPL Vice President Shi Jianzhong delivered the closing speech online)

(Dr. Alexander Kallweit delivered the closing speech)

At the closing ceremony, Professor Shi Jianzhong, Vice President of China University of Political Science and Law, and Dr. Alexander Kallweit, Chief Representative of the Beijing Office of German Albert Foundation delivered closing speech respectively.

The forum provides not only an international perspective and solutions for labor law issues in the era of artificial intelligence, but also a bridge and tie for international exchanges and cooperation in the field of labor law.