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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Digital regulation

Communications and Digital Committee
Digital regulation

Tuesday 23 November 2021

Start times: 2.45pm (private) 3.00pm (public)


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Digital Economy minister and AI experts give evidence to Lords inquiry

The Communications and Digital Committee holds the final evidence sessions of its inquiry into digital regulation.

Meeting details

At 3.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Digital regulation
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy) at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Deputy Director for Digital Regulation at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Digital regulation
Co-founder at CogX, and Chair at AI Council
Senior Vice President of Research, Product & Partnerships at OpenAI

Background

The inquiry is exploring the effectiveness of digital regulation and how to ensure that it is forward-looking, joined-up, and subject to Parliamentary scrutiny.

Possible questions

Possible questions and areas for discussion with the Minister and Lizzie Greenhalgh include:

  • What are the key challenges in ensuring effective digital regulation?
  • How can the right balance be achieved between giving regulators sufficient flexibility to respond to the pace of technological change and providing legal clarity?
  • How can regulatory horizon-scanning be improved?

Possible questions and areas for discussion with AI witnesses include:

  • To what extent does AI pose new challenges for regulation?
  • What are the key implications of AI for society, and how should concerns about these be considered by regulators?
  • How does the development and regulation of AI vary across the world?

Further information

Location

Room 4, Palace of Westminster

How to attend