Alexandre de Moraes participates in seminar on AI, disinformation and democracy
Photo:Carlos Moura SCO STF
On December 4 and 5, Justice Alexandre de Moraes of the Federal Supreme Court and Justice Luis Felipe Salomão of the Superior Court of Appeals will take part in an event called “Artificial Intelligence, Disinformation and Democracy,” to be held in FGV’s main building in Rio de Janeiro.
They will participate in a panel discussion titled “AI and Challenges for Democracy in Brazil” on the first day of the event, at 10:20 a.m., moderated by journalist Leila Sterenberg. The panel will also feature Rodrigo Maia, former speaker of the House of Representatives and currently the president of the National Confederation of Financial Institutions.
European Union Ambassador Marian Schuegraf will open the event, alongside Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal, the president of FGV, during a panel also featuring Marco Aurélio Ruediger, the dean of FGV ECMI; Natália Leal, executive director of Agência Lupa; and Heather Thompson of Democracy Reporting International.
The risks, shortcomings and potential of these new technologies and how they affect democracy and human rights are the themes of other panels. The speakers on the other panels include experts such as Jean Lima, the president of EBC; Alessandro Moretti, deputy director of the Brazilian Intelligence Agency; Professor Yasmin Curzi of the FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School; and Nicole Briones, digital communication superintendent at EBC.
The event is being organized by the School of Communication, Media and Information (FGV ECMI), Empresa Brasil de Comunicação (EBC) and FGV Knowledge, with support from the European Union delegation in Brazil, in partnership with Democracy Reporting International, the FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School and Agência Lupa. Meta is supporting the second day of the event.
FGV Cultural Center
186 Praia de Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro
To take part, please sign up here.