The Second Global Law Forum (2019): “International Conference on AI Policy and Law – Algorithm Governance” Held in Hangzhou


The Second Global Law Forum (2019), sponsored by CASS Law Institute and Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School and organized by the Editorial Board of Global Law Review, was held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province on October 18-19, 2019. The forum, which took “International Conference on AI Policy and Law – Algorithm Governance” as its theme, was attended by dozens of experts and scholars from various universities, research institutions, as well as representatives of relevant industries in China, US, Germany, Spain and South Korea. At the opening ceremony, presided over by Professor Zhou Hanhua, Deputy Director of CASS Law Institute and Editor-in-chief of Global Law Review, opening remarks were given by Professor Chen Su, Director of CASS Law Institute, and Professor Robert Williams, Executive Director of Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School. After the opening ceremony, Dr, Zhou Hui, an assistant research fellow at CASS Law Institute, and Dr. Karman Lucero, a fellow at Paul Tsai China Center, each presented a report on the development of laws and policies in the field of AI in China and US, respectively. In the following part of the forum, which was divided into four units, the participants gave presentations and carried out in-depth discussions on various issues relating to the following topics: algorism and the rule of law; algorism and privacy; algorism and reform; and algorism and legal regulation.