Inaugural Lecture Prof. Dr. Philipp Hacker / Launch of RECSAI

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

6-9:30 PM CET


European University Viadrina

Logenstraße 11

15230 Frankfurt (Oder)


Inaugural Lecture of Prof. Dr. Philipp Hacker, LL.M. (Yale), ENS & Faculty of Law, European University Viadrina


Launch of the International Expert Consortium for the Regulation, Economics and Computer Science of AI (RECSAI)


- generously supported by the Dieter Schwarz Foundation




  • Welcome address by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Häde, Dean, Faculty of Law, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)
  • Welcome address by Prof. Dr. Eduard Mühle, President, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)
  • Presentation of RECSAI by Sarah Hammer, Executive Director for Finance, The Wharton School; Adjunct Professor, Penn Carey School of Law, University of Pennsylvania; Co-Lead, RECSAI (via Zoom)
  • Keynote address "Generative AI governance: On the need for measurement and testing infrastructure" by Ramayya Krishnan, Dean, Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy; William W. and Ruth F. Cooper Professor of Management Science and Information Systems, Carnegie Mellon University; Member, National AI Advisory Council to the US President (via Zoom)
  • Welcome address by Prof. Dr. Jan-Hendrik Passoth, Director, European New School of Digital Studies (ENS)
  • Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Dr. Philipp Hacker: "Computer Science and Law: Foundations, Applications and Futures"


Following the lecture, there will be time to ask questions (in German or English) and end the evening with snacks and drinks.