Symposium "Information Governance of algorithmic decision-making systems" in the framework programme of the #INFORMATIK2018

The research project organizes a symposium on the topic “Information Governance of algorithmic decision-making systems” on 27 March. September 2018 from 14:00 to 18:30 in the supporting programme of the #INFORMATIK2018 in Berlin (Fraunhofer Forum in the Spreepalais am Dom, Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Str.2, 10178 Berlin).


14:00 Welcome and Introduction – Hannes Federrath (President Society for Computer Science/University of Hamburg)

14:15 Lecture “Big Data, Algorithms and Regulation from an Ethical Perspective” – Judith Simon (Federal Government Data Ethics Commission/University of Hamburg)

15:00 Lecture “Algorithm-based pricing and protection of competition” – Achim Wambach (President of the Centre for European Economic Research and Chairman of the German Monopoly Commission)

15:45 Break

16:15 Lecture “Privacy Engineering” – Stefan Schiffner (Université du Luxembourg)

17:15 Joint Panel with Conference “Digital Development Debates”:
Responsibility and Governance in the Digital Realm

Luana Lund Borges de Carvalho (Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications, Brazil)

-MinR Dr. Rudolf Gridl (Federal Ministry of Economics, Department of Internet Governance and International Digital Dialogue)

Didier Nkurikiyimfura (, Rwanda)

-Dev Lewis (Digital Asia Hub, Hong Kong, China)

Dr. Stefan Schiffner (Université du Luxembourg)

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz (Hans Bredow Institute Hamburg)

Moderated by Prof. Dr. Debora Weber-Wulff (HTW Berlin)

18:30 End of the event

20:00 Cinema performance “The Cleaners” and in it. Discussion with Stefan Ullrich, Hannes Federrath and director Hans Brock

For more information, visit the #INFORMATIK 2018 event website.