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The 11th Artificial Intelligence Conference (SETN2020) was completed with international participation and success.

The established SETN conferences are biennial, organised by the Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society (EETN) bringing together Greek and International AI scientists to present original and high-quality research on emergent topics of Artificial Intelligence.

SETN 2020 was organised by EETN in collaboration with the Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications of NCSR “Demokritos”, the Department of Informatics of the Athens University of Economics & Business, the Department of Informatics & Telematics of the Harokopio University of Athens and the Department of Informatics & Computer Engineering of the University of West Attica.

During the event, Athens Legal Tech, in collaboration with distinguished academics and professionals, hosted its first Workshop on AI, Law and Ethics.

The event was kindly sponsored by the Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society (EETN).

This special event concerned the legal implications of developing and using AI systems in practice. A range of legal issues concerning AI, such as explainability, IP rights and liability, but also the impact of AI on the legal systems were discussed.

The presentations are publicly available on

1st panel: AI, Data and Ethics

Moderator: Lilian Mitrou

Title Speaker
Remarks on the Ethical Behaviour of Artificial Intelligence Dimitrios Zafeirakopoulos and Petros Stefaneas
Designing Connected and Automated Vehicles around Legal and Ethical Concerns – Data Protection as a Corporate Social Responsibility Paolo Balboni, Martim Taborda Barata, Anastasia Botsi and Kate Francis
Artificial Intelligence and Whistleblowing Kalliopi Zouvia
Law enforcement in the Age of Artificial Intelligence Panagiotis Kitsos


2nd panel: The impact of AI on the legal order

Moderator: Vasilis Karkatzounis

Title Speaker
Product Liability Directive and software updates of automated vehicles Dr. Michael Chatzipanagiotis
Algorithmic competition from the perspective of EU law Eleni Tzoulia
Algorithmic pricing and the consumers’ welfare Charalampos Kotios
A critical analysis on the denial of inventorship rights to AI and Creative Computers Sergios Papastergiou


3rd panel: AI and the future of the legal system

Moderator: Spiros Tassis

Title Speaker
The prospects of Artificial Intelligence in a Court Information System Epameinondas Troulinos
Predictive Analytics in court proceedings Dr. Komninos Komnios
When European Criminal Justice meets Orwell: Assessing Risk Assessment tools Eleftherios Chelioudakis
Artificial Intelligence as Evidence at Criminal Trial Eftychia-Venetia Bampasika
From Legal Documents to Legal Document Management Systems; The case of LegiCrowd Alexandros Nousias, Alain Couillault, Sofia Almpani
The Impact of Using Machine Learning for the Thematic Classification on Legal Documents Aris Kosmopoulos, Stavroula Fikari and George Giannakopoulos
AI techniques in Greek projects Nomothesia and Choronomothesia Manolis Koubarakis
Special remarks – Title pending Nikos Aletras