SSCL event: The Internet of Things and the Law - Monday 5 December 2022, Edinburgh

When: 05/12/2022

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A meeting of the Scottish SCL. In-person and online. Free to attend and open to all.

Date: Monday 5 December 2022
Time: 6.00pm - 7.45pm
Venue: Old Assembly Close, The MacKenzie Building, Faculty Of Advocates,172 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QX
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Dr Guido Noto La Diega
, Associate Professor, University of Stirling


Please join us for the UK launch of “The Internet of Things and the Law” by Dr Guido Noto La Diega.

The Internet of Things raises interesting future questions regarding ethical, societal and legal issues. This event is led by the RSA MCICH Network, which expresses grateful thanks for support for this publishing event from the Faculty of Advocates, SCRIPT, SSCL, CRISP, RSA Scotland and the Italian Institute of Culture. Dr Guido Noto La Diega will present his book and the research which led to its publication, after which there will be responses from the panel shown in the biographies below, and a Q&A session with the audience.

Tea and coffee will be served from 5.30pm to 5.55pm, along with a glass of wine after the event.

Speaker Details:
Dr Guido Noto La Diega
is an academic with a passion for the legal issues in new technologies. He is Associate Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Privacy Law at the University of Stirling, Faculty of Arts and Humanities. He is involved with the IP and Media Law modules, and carries out research at the Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance, and Privacy [CRISP]. His main expertise is in Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, cloud computing, robotics, and blockchain. Holder of a PhD (Unipa), a post doctorate (QMUL), and an HEA Fellowship, Dr Noto La Diega has published in leading international journals such as the European Intellectual Property Review and European Journal of Law & Technology. His works – published in English, Italian, Russian, and Korean – have been widely cited by the EU Court of Justice's Advocate General, the House of Lords, the World Economic Forum, the European Commission, and the Council of Europe. He is a member of the European Commission’s Expert Group on AI and Data in Education and Training, chairs the Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Network SCOTLIN (Scottish Law and Innovation Network) and is a Director of ‘Ital-IoT’ Centre of Multidisciplinary Research on the Internet of Things. 

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