SAAREMAA TRAINING SCHOOL in human rights and the AI


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Global Digital Human Rights Network (GDHRNet), EU COST Action no CA19143 (EU Cooperation in Science and Technology Program) organizes a training school “Human Rights and the Artificial Intelligence”. The training school will be organized at Georg Ots Spa Hotel in Kuressaare, the island of Saaremaa, Estonia:

The training school will open to the participants theoretical aspects and practical challenges related to the fast development of the AI and automated decision-making systems from human rights perspective. Beyond-state-of-the-art views will be discussed by scholars whose research mainly focuses on digital human rights. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance from the GDHRNet.

The training school covers the following costs for participants attending in person: travel expenses to Kuressaare, plus daily allowance of 192 euro per day for four days (the day of travel on 05 July and three days of the training school), so in total 768 euro. Lectures will be each day from 10.00 to 17.00 with breaks. Reimbursement of the costs will be paid within one week after submission of travel expense documents, signatures at attendance sheets for each day will be required. Accommodation has to be covered from the daily allowance.

The training will be in hybrid format. Preference is given to students attending in person, the limit of students will be 25.

The training school is open for Master and PhD students and professionals who are interested in digital and/or human rights. Bachelor level students may be considered on the basis of expression of interest. To apply, please write by 15 May 2023 to professor Mart Susi at: Please submit a short (maximum 1 page) statement of your interest in the subject and short cv (including your educational background). Please also indicate whether you plan to attend in person or online. Applications are reviewed and approved as they arrive, so the earlier you apply the earlier you will receive the decision.

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