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Liability for AI and Automated Transport


Welcome to a series of seminars organized by AI Sweden and The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) on legal prerequisites for data-driven innovation and AI.

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AI Sweden and VTI

This seminar series organized by AI Sweden and The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) aims to strengthen general knowledge about the legal prerequisites for data-driven innovation and AI, emphasizing the importance of being aware of the law from the start and throughout collaborative projects involving academia, the public sector, and business.

Join us on the 6th of March for a seminar on "Liability for AI and Automated Transport"! We have two speakers, professor Erik Røsæg, from the University of Oslo, and Goran Widborn, an in-house legal counsel from the automotive industry. The speakers will discuss the proposed EU AI Act, harmonization of national liability rules for high-risk AI systems including those in vehicles, and the current status of liability regulation for AI and automated transport from a European perspective. This seminar aims to provide insights into the future of liability regulation in rapidly evolving fields.


  • Introduction and welcome
  • Erik Røsæg - Liability for AI, and automated transport
  • Goran Widborn - An automotive in-house counsel’s thoughts on EU’s proposed AI rules
  • Open Q&A


Erik Røsæg is a Professor of Law at the University of Oslo. He works with commercial law in a broad sense, including maritime law. He has been involved in the negotiation of several international instruments in IMO and EU. He is also the co-editor of the book “Autonomous Ships and the Law.”

Goran Widborn works as an in-house counsel at Zenseact. Zenseact is part of the Volvo Car Group and offers AI-powered software for autonomous driving and advanced driver assistance systems. Goran Widborn has 20+ years of experience as in-house counsel in various industries.

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