Please note that this is our preliminary programme, which may be subject to changes.
9:00–10:00 Registration
10:00–10:10 Opening Remarks


Kimmo Nuotio

Professor of Criminal Law, Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki

10:10–11:15 Opening Keynote

Toward The Eclipse of Human Discretion

Adam Greenfield


11:15–11:35 #TechTalk1

What is AI? The Data Science Perspective

Indrė Žliobaitė

Assistant professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki

11:40–12:00 #TechTalk2

CHIPs or Chips? - LegalTech, Transport policing and the future of law

Burkhard Schafer

Professor of Computational Legal Theory, Edinburgh Law School, The University of Edinburgh

12:00–13:00 Lunch

Eating and Networking

13:00–14:00 Panel Discussion powered by Roschier

What is Required of the Legal Professionals of Tomorrow?


Johanna Lilja

Partner, Roschier, Attorneys Ltd.


Dirk Hartung

Executive Director of Legal Technology, Bucerius Law School

Riikka Rosendahl

Legal Advisor, Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority

Herkko Hietanen

Owner, Turre Legal

Sakari Melander

Professor of Criminal Law and Vice Dean (Education), Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki


14:00–15:00 Student Papers

Student panel


Hanne Hirvonen

Affiliated Researcher, Legal Tech Lab of the University of Helsinki


1. Black Box AI - The Problems with Sufficient Disclosure and Clarity of Claims

Atte Kuismin 

University of Helsinki

2. Artificial Intelligence Improving the Delivery of Justice and How Courts Operate

Sanna Luoma

University of Helsinki

3. Modern Robin Hood or a Public Enemy? Data Breaches in the Light of Hacker Ethic and Criminal Law

Paula Pirinen

University of Helsinki

15:00–15:30 Coffee

Coffee and Networking

15:30–16:20 Talk

Science Pitches

1. Minds versus Machines: Challenges between IP Law and AI-Generated Content

Rosa Maria Ballardini

University of Lapland

2. Automated Content Production and Copyright Law

Anette Alen-Savikko & Juha Vesala 

University of Helsinki

3. Towards the Use of AI in Public-Decision Making in Finland. De Lege Ferenda

Beata Mäihäniemi & Jenni Hakkarainen 

University of Helsinki

4. Insuring AI

Mika Viljanen 

University of Turku

5. eResidency in the Real World

Pawan Dutt

Tallinn Law School

16:20–17:00 Debate

Justice by Design and Emergence? Values and Ethics in AI Development

Riikka Koulu

Director, Legal Tech Lab, University of Helsinki

Timo Honkela

Professor, Department of Digital Humanities, University of Helsinki

17:00–18:00 Closing Keynote

The Way Forward: How to Translate Hype into Actual Justice Reforms?

Dory Reiling

Senior Judge, Amsterdam District Court

18:00–18:10 Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks

Riikka Koulu

Director, Legal Tech Lab, University of Helsinki

18:10–20:00 Cocktails

Networking and Drinks

DJ Ruoto