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Artificial Intelligence, Industry, and the Law

Artificial Intelligence, Industry, and the Law

Executive Education Certification Program

June 24-27, 2024 | Format: In-Person
Location: University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, Philadelphia, PA

Artificial Intelligence is shaping the future across industries, transforming businesses and governments alike. This program is designed to navigate the dynamic landscape of AI, showcasing its evolution through curiosity-driven innovation and pragmatic applications. Explore the convergence of AI, regulation, and law, revealing the transformative possibilities across a diverse array of sectors.

“AI continues to transform every aspect of business and the law. Lawyers and business leaders need to understand the technology, its implications, and how to navigate the regulatory environment. Join us for this unique opportunity to enhance your capabilities related to AI.”  

- Sarah Hammer, Academic Director, Artificial Intelligence, Industry, and the Law


Program Highlights*

Unraveling AI’s Journey: Delve into the rich history, evolution, foundational models, and the latest developments in AI technology. Develop your understanding of its real-world applications in both business and government, exploring how AI has transformed industries.

Navigating Regulations: Learn about the pivotal role of rules and standards on both federal and international fronts. Enhance your ability to identify risks, assess AI governance, and stay aligned with the ever-evolving landscape of laws and standards. Engage in discussions on the current state of domestic and global governance requirements, including insights into U.S. and European standards and regulations (EU AI Act), as well as international frameworks.

Specialized Areas of Focus: Examine specialized areas of law, including liability, privacy, and intellectual property. Explore key issues such as model transparency and bias & fairness. Learn about lawyers’ responsibilities concerning AI, such as duty of competence, duty of confidentiality & privacy issues, duty to supervise, duty to communicate, and more.

Organizational Leadership: Discover the critical role of organizational leadership in ensuring AI compliance and success. From the board level to the CEO and throughout the organization, further your understanding of how effective leadership is paramount in navigating the complexities of AI integration.

Learning Agility: Emphasize the importance of learning agility as a key factor in adapting to the fast-paced evolution of AI. Explore how staying agile and responsive to emerging trends is crucial in harnessing the full potential of AI.

Business Applications: Explore the profound impact of AI on various sectors and the practice of law. Gain practical insights into the integration of AI in these domains, such as e-discovery, automation, document management, document analysis, and the future of the law.

Select Topics Covered in the Program*

  • Overview of AI
  • US, EU, and Global AI Regulations
  • Key Legal Issues in AI
  • Ethics Surrounding AI
  • AI and Finance

 *Topics and sample schedule are subject to change.

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Academic Director

Professor Sarah Hammer

Sarah Hammer

Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School; Executive Director at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; and an Affiliated Scholar at the Penn Program on Regulation

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