Conferences

Conferences

Past conferences of Klaus Heine (selection as of 2015):

  • On March 29-30, 2021, Professor Klaus Heine organised an online workshop: legal theories and practices were assessed for their suitability to cope with the social, economics and ethical challenges of the digital transformation through AI and Big Data. The workshop consisted of keynote lectures by prominent academicians and politicians as prof. Luciano Floridi (Oxford), prof. Ryan Abott (Surrey), Axel Voss (MEP) and prof. Ina Ebert (MunichRE). The workshop was complemented by a PhD master class and an industry roundtable.
  • On February 25, 2020 Professor Klaus Heine gave a lecture at the University of Groningen. The lecture focussed on 3D printing as an example of disruptive digital technologies and the non-applicability of incumbent product liability law. Professor Heine has written about this topic in his paper: What Shall we do with the Drunken Sailor? Product Safety in the Aftermath of 3D Printing, in: European Journal of Risk Regulation, Vol. 10(1), 2019, pp. 23-40 together with Shu Li.
  • On January 28, 2020, the newly established Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Digital Governance (DIGOV) of which Klaus Heine is a founding Director hosted it’s official Kick-off on Digital Governance. See the DIGOV website for more information or to watch video of the conference.
  • On 19 November, 2019, Klaus Heine presented the new Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in Digital Governance DIGOV at the European Commission’s celebration of  ‘30 years of Jean Monnet Activities: EU Studies in the digital age’ which took place in Brussels.
  • On 11 November, 2019, professor Klaus Heine gave a seminar presenting his research on artificial intelligence, big data, legal personality, technological disruption and the law as visiting professor at the Centre for Business Law and Practice (CBLP) at the University of Leeds.
  • On October, 31, 2019 Professor Klaus Heine took part in Perfect Match – A Flirt with Science at the FUTURIUM in Berlin. He debated with the public about new ways of regulating AI.
  • On 29-31 August, 2019, professor Klaus Heine and PhD-candidate Shu Li visited this year’s World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai. The WAIC is the most authoritative conference on AI and Big Data in the world. Klaus Heine gave a keynote in the WAIC’s Legal Forum. The topic of his keynote was “The Quest for Data Governance”.
  • On 30 August Klaus Heine was invited to present and to discuss his research in a seminar at KoGuan School of Law, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; invited by Professor Ji Weidong, President of the China Institute for Socio-Legal Studies. The seminar gave the participants the opportunity to have an in-depth discussion about the future governance of AI and Big Data.
  • On August 12 and 13, 2019, Shaheen Naseer, PhD, presented two papers at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management held in Boston, Massachusetts. The papers “Organisational Inertia and Public Policy Outcomes” and ” Analyzing the Impact of Initial Imprints on a Bureaucratic Organisation” were co-authored by Klaus Heine. The papers were discussed vividly. The Academy of Management is world’s leading professional Association for Management and Organizational Behavior scholars which attracts the most important research in the field each year.
  • On January 4-6, 2019, Shaheen Naseer, PhD, presented the paper, “Inertia and Public Bureaucracy: The Imprint of the Bureaucrat”,
    co-authored by Klaus Heine, in the poster session at the American Economic Association (AEA) Annual Meeting held in Atlanta. The American Economic Association is one of the most prestigious professional association for economists. It was a great opportunity to showcase our research and to get feedback from researchers in the field
  • On August 27-31, 2018, Shaheen Naseer, PhD., presented the paper “Bureaucratic Identity and the Shape of Public Policy: A Game Theoretic Analysis”, co-authored by Klaus Heine, at the 33rd annual European Economic Association meeting at the University of Cologne. The European Economic Association aims to contribute to the development and application of economics as a science in Europe and is eager to foster closer links between theory-oriented and policy-oriented economists from all parts of Europe.
  • On August 14, 2018, Shaheen Naseer, PhD., presented at the Academy of Management in Chicago the paper “Bureaucratic Identity and the Shape of Public Policy: A Game Theoretic Analysis”, co-authored by Klaus Heine. Shaheen presented in the paper session “Being Supported by the Organization”. The Academy of Management is the world leading professional association for management and organization scholars and the annual meeting attracts the most important research in the field.
  • On January 18-19, 2018, Klaus Heine organised an Advanced Training Course on Law and Economics of TTIP for the 14 PhD researchers of the Marie Curie TTIP Training Network. Lecturers were Professor Jan Schnellenbach and Professor Gabriel FelbermayrMarietje Schaake closed the course with an inspiring Keynote. Click here for more information. Click here for the official ITN TTIP website.
  • On September 3-6, 2017, Shaheen Naseer and Klaus Heine presented the paper ‘Bureaucratic Identity and the Shape of the Public Policy: A Game Theoretical Analysis’ at the annual meeting of the German Economic Association (Verein für Socialpolitik) at the University of Vienna.
  • On June 8-9, 2017, Philip Hanke and Klaus Heine presented the paper ‘The Firm Location Race – Regulating Incentive Packages Given to Firms by Local and Regional Governments’ at the 2017 Congress of the SSES, which took place at the University of Lausanne
  • On March 9, 2017, Klaus Heine gave the lecture ‘Product Liability in the Age of Industry 4.0 – An Inventory’ at the University of Groningen within the master course ‘Comparative Tort Law’.
  • On February 22-24, 2017, Shaheen Naseer, together with Klaus Heine, presented their paper ‘Bureaucratic Identity and the Shape of the Public Policy: A Game Theoretical Analysis’ at the The International Conference on ‘The Political Economy of Democracy and Dictatorship’ which took place at the University of Münster, Germany.
  • On November 18, 2016, Fabian Amtenbrink and Klaus Heine gave a lecture on ‘No Escape!? – On the European Union’s Dealing with Economic Principles’ at the 8th Annual Conference of the Netherlands Institute for Law and Governance (NILG) on ‘Law and Governance in a Crisis-Ridden European Union’. The conference took place at the West Indisch Huis in Amsterdam.
  • On September 4-7, 2016, Philip Hanke and Klaus Heine presented the paper ‘The Firm Location Race – Regulating Incentive Packages Given to Firms by Local and Regional Governments’ at the annual meeting of the German Economic Association (Verein für Socialpolitik) at Augsburg University.
  • On September 1-4, 2016, Shaheen Naseer and Klaus Heine presented the paper ‘Inertia and Public Bureaucracy: The Imprint of the Bureaucrat’ at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in Philadelphia, United States of America.
  • On August 20-23, 2016, Shaheen Naseer and Klaus Heine presented the paper ‘Inertia and Public Bureaucracy: The Imprint of the Bureaucrat’ at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA) in Seattle, United States of America.
  • On June 2-3, 2016, Ignacio Cofone and Klaus Heine presented the paper ‘The upside of Monopolies in Information Data Privacy Law’ at the annual Privacy Law Scholars Conference (PLSC) at the George Washington University, Washington D.C.
  • On March 30 – April 2, 2016, Shaheen Naseer and Klaus Heine presented the paper ‘Inertia and Public Bureaucracy: The Imprint of the Bureaucrat’ at the annual meeting of the European Public Choice Society at the University of Freiburg.
  • On March 3, 2016, Klaus Heine gave the lecture ‘Product Liability in the Age of Industry 4.0 –  An Inventory’ within the course ‘Comparative Tort Law’ at the University of Groningen.
  • On November 19, 2015, Klaus Heine gave a presentation on ‘3D-printing – an inventory of socio-legal challenges’ at the 7th Annual Conference of the Netherlands Institute for Law and Governance, Amsterdam. More information.
  • On July 26-31, 2015, Erich Oltmanns and Klaus Heine presented the paper ‘Towards a Political Economy of Statistics’ at the 60th World Statistic Congress (International Statistical Institute) in Rio de Janeiro. More information.
  • On June 25-26, 2015, Klaus Heine organized an international PhD workshop on ‘European Governance and Financial Regulation – Towards an Integrated Legal and Economics Approach’ within the framework of EURO-CEFG jointly with Goethe University Frankfurt at the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften of the Goethe University Frankfurt, Bad Homburg (Germany).
  • On April 16-17, 2015, Erich Oltmanns and Klaus Heine presented the paper ‘W(h)ither R&D in the SNA?’ at the 2015 IARIW-OECD conference on the future of national accounts ‘W(h)ither the SNA?’ at the OECD, Paris. More information.