The European Commission held the second assembly of the AI Alliance on 9 October. It featured EU Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton, representatives of the German Presidency of the European Council, as well as other high-level participants.
The event focussed on the European initiative to build an Ecosystem of Excellence and Trust in Artificial Intelligence (AI). FRA joined discussions on the use of biometrics. It outlined real-life examples of facial recognition technology in use and the question of regulation, based on FRA’s paper on this issue.