BDVA introduces the potential of i-Spaces in the Spanish Regulatory Sandbox on AI launch event
On 27 June 2022, the Government of Spain and the European Commission organised an event in Brussels to launch Spain’s pilot for a Regulatory Sandbox on Artificial Intelligence (AI) with the objective of “Bringing the AI Regulation Forward”.
The event was opened at the highest level by the European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton and the First Vice president of the Government of Spain Nadia Calviño. The Spanish Secretary of State for Digitalisation and AI Carme Artigas and the Director-General of DG Connect Roberto Viola presented together with the Spanish AI Sandbox and the envisaged European framework, in a session moderated by Lucilla Sioli, Director of AI and Digital industry at DG CNECT.
The BDVA Secretary-General, Ana García Robles, participated in the panel “AI regulatory sandboxes: a tool to support innovation and trustworthy AI”, introducing the BDVA i-Spaces and its Federation as potential key elements in the AI regulatory sandboxes, highlighting the interaction of Data and AI, the synergies between regulations, and the importance of standardising a framework for AI regulatory sandboxes, and, launching a call for action for industry-driven AI national initiatives to join forces to share develop tools and frameworks for Trustworthy AI. Find all information and the video of the event here.