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Legal and Technology Conference Announcement

   The situation of cyber security and cybercrime is becoming more and more serious, bringing new challenges to legal theory and practice, and it is urgent to cooperate and seek solutions. To this end, the University of De Montfort School of Law organized this seminar focusing on artificial intelligence and law (especially criminal law). This conference brought together leading scholars from around the world, including many highly respected Chinese scholars; it will be a cross-jurisdictional and interdisciplinary event that has attracted wide attention. Speakers at the conference covered scholars, lawyers, judges, computer experts and cyber psychologists. They will focus on the artificial intelligence and related legal issues in China and Western countries from the perspective of globalization and comparative law. . The conference entitled "Criminal Liability and Artificial Cybercrime: China and Common Law Countries" will be brought to the attention of government agencies and relevant government departments, national cybersecurity centers, law committees, the judiciary, lawyers, and police departments. The Royal Prosecutor's Office, computer experts, and people from all walks of life who are interested in technology and cybersecurity and criminal law.

   Conference Topic: Criminal Responsibility and Cybercrime of Artificial Intelligence: China and Common Law Countries

   Conference time: July 12, 2019-July 13, 2019

   Conference address: School of Law, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

   Conference paper:

   (This conference paper will be included in a collection of papers edited by Professor Dennis Baker and Professor Joshua Zessler and published in 2020.)

   1. Lord Hodge (Supreme Court Justice of the United Kingdom): “Finance Technology: Opportunities and Challenges of Law and Management”.

   2. Professor Shady Chris (Computer Science, University of Oxford, UK): “Network threats that artificial intelligence can cause”.

   3. Professor Zhang Mingkai (China University of Tsinghua Law School), Dr. Wang Wenjing (Tsinghua University Law School): “Criminal Law Protection of China's Virtual Property”.

   4. Professor Liang Genlin (School of Law, Tsinghua University, China): “Traditional crimes in cyberspace: imputation barriers, criminal law response and teaching restrictions.”

   5. Professor Jonathan Crow (School of Law, Monash University, Australia): “Between prevention and law enforcement: the role of 'partition' in combating cybercrime”.

   6. Professor Lao Dongyan (School of Law, Tsinghua University, China): “Common Crime in Cybercrime: A Chinese Perspective”.

   7. Professor He Ronggong (School of Law, Wuhan University, China), Dr. Li Jiajing (Wuhan University Law School): “The risk of criminalization and cybercrime in Chinese criminal law”.

   8. Professor Gabriel Hellerwei (Austin Academy of Law, Israel): “Criminal Liability for Intellectual Property Crimes of Artificial Intelligence Subjects”.

   9. Professor Russell G. Smith (Flinders University School of Law, Australia): “Learn crimes in the online world by law and technology”.

   10. Professor Anne Lorge Chanmet (Nant University, Paris, France): “Criminal responsibility for cyber attacks from the perspective of international criminal law”.

   11. Professor Li Lifeng (School of Law, Jilin University, China): “Promoting the handling of telecommunications network fraud cases with the principle of joint common criminality”.

   12. Professor Kevin Bampton (De Montfort University, UK): “The rule of law and cybercrime: the boundaries of criminal law, social well-being, terrorism and criminal responsibility”.

   13. Dr. Granny Covan (Irish Academy of Arts and Sciences): “Artificial Offenders: A Psychological Analysis of Artificial Intelligence and Cybercrime”.

   14. Dr. Mark Di, Dr. (University of London School of Law, UK): “The defense of the subject behind artificial intelligence”

   15. Dr. Wang Hongning (School of Law, Jilin University, China): “The Status and Responsibilities of Artificial Intelligence Crimes in China: Criminal Protection of Network Technology and Personal Information”.

   16. Professor Dennis Baker (Devon University School of Law, UK), Professor Zhao Tianhong (School of Criminal Justice, China University of Political Science and Law), Dr. Zhao Xia (University of Sheffield, UK): “The criminalization of invasion of privacy by means of technology”.

   Conference contact: Claire Rag (email:; Tel: +44(0)116 366 4403); Sue Phillips (email: You can also contact the conference convenor Professor Dennis Baker (email

   Public participation fee:

  The meeting is open to the public and the registration fee is £250 (free for students). Registered participants are responsible for travel and accommodation. For more information, please contact the meeting contact.