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Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Law (SAIL)

31 May - 04 June, 2021 | Virtual event



The Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Law (SAIL) aims to bring together experts from Industry and Academia to discuss the future of AI and Law. The Symposium aims to provide a venue for academic and industrial/governmental AI-Law researchers and law professionals to come together, present and discuss research results, use cases, innovative ideas, challenges, and opportunities that arise from applications of AI in the Legal Domain. 

The Symposium is organized by Computer Science and AI researchers from IIT Kharagpur, IIT Kanpur, IISER Kolkata, TCG CREST (all from India) and CSIRO Australia, and Law researchers from the WB National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS) and Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, India. Details of organizers can be found on the website.

== Invited talks == 

The symposium will have invited talks from eminent Law-AI researchers from both academia and industry (details available on the symposium website):

* Kevin Ashley -- Professor of Law and Intelligent Systems, University of Pittsburgh, USA

* Maura Grossman -- Professor, University of Waterloo; Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, USA

* Jack G. Conrad -- Director and Lead Researcher, Center for AI and Cognitive Computing, Thomson Reuters, USA

* Lyria Bennett Moses -- Director of the Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation; Professor in the Faculty of Law and Justice at UNSW Sydney, Australia

* Christoph Sorge -- Professor of Legal Informatics, University of Saarland, Germany

* Dave Lewis -- Executive Vice President for AI Research and Ethics at Reveal-Brainspace, USA 

* Adam Wyner -- Faculty of Law and Computer Science, Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Swansea University, UK

* Guido Governatori -- Group Leader, Software Systems Research Group, CSIRO, Australia

* Sachin Kumar -- Senior Data Scientist at LexisNexis, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

* Arthur Dyevre -- Faculty of Empirical Jurisprudence, KU Leuven, Belgium

* Shiri Krebs -- Faculty, Deakin Law School, Australia

* Suzan Verberne -- Group leader of Text Mining & Retrieval, Leiden University, Netherlands

* Angshuman Hazarika -- Faculty, IIM Ranchi, India; Doctor of Law, Saarland Uni, Germany

* Matthias Grabmair -- Faculty, LegalTech, TU Munich, Germany; Adjunct Professor, CMU LTI

* Sshubham Joshi -- Founder, Lawnics, India

== Panel Discussions == 

The symposium will have panel discussions on the future of AI and Law, with a special focus on the Law-AI scenario in India. Details are uploaded on the website.

== Participation == 

The symposium will be fully online. Anyone interested in Law or application of AI in the legal domain is welcome to attend. Participation is free of cost, but prior registration is necessary. Interested participants need to register themselves on the symposium website https://sites.google.com/view/sail-2021/  (under the "Participate" tab).

Kind Regards,

Kripabandhu Ghosh