• Past Event

G7 Multi-Stakeholder Conference on eSafety

Nov. 29, 2022
11:30am – 3:30pm CET 5:30am EST2:30am PST

Organized by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

The Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport, abbreviated BMDV, is a cabinet-level ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany. The ministry, together with its subordinate agencies, is responsible for all federal tasks which touch the mobility of people, goods, services and data.

Event Overview

The exponential use of online services across economies and societies is raising increasing safety concerns. One response to such concerns is “eSafety” or “Safety Tech”. eSafety technology providers develop solutions to facilitate safer online experiences, and protect users from illegal and harmful content, contact or conduct.

Recent tools such as Deepfakes and GPTx as well as bots that can convincingly mimic human behaviour are a fundamental challenge to liberal democracy and market economy, as countermeasures such as fact checking and media literacy programs reach their limits. In session III of the G7 Multi-Stakeholder Conference on eSafety, panelists considered privacy-protecting digital identities as a more powerful approach, providing another level of eSafety.

Panelists included:

  • Sabrina Spieleder, European External Action Service
  • Georg Ziegler, HolidayCheck
  • Dalia Hashim, Program Lead for the AI and Media Integrity program
  • Prof. Andreas Kaminski, TU Darmstadt

PAI Representative

Dalia Hashim

Program and Research Lead for AI and Media Integrity