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The Paris Conference 2024

Selection process

The editorial committee reviewed all submissions received by February 22nd, following rigorour double-blind review standards. The editorial committee was chaired by Dr Hubert Etienne (Quintessence AI) and composed of Prof Brent Mittelstadt (Oxford University), Prof John Basl (Northeastern University), Prof Dominique Lestel (Ecole Normale Supérieure)Dr Jeff Behrends (Harvard University)Prof Marta Cantero Gamito (European University Institute, Prof Marc-Antoine Dilhac (University of Montréal)Prof Rob Reich (Stanford University), Dr Geoff Keeling (Google)Dr Giada Pistilli (Hugging Face) and Prof Chloé Bakalar (Meta & Temple University).

Selected papers

The extended abstracts below were selected to be presented at the conference and the authors were invited to have the full version of their paper published in the conference's proceedings.

1. Waging Warfare Against States: The Deployment of Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Espionage

Wan Rosalili Wan Rosli (School of Law, University of Bradford)

2. The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Digital Enforcement Process (e-Enforcement)

Neringa Gaubiené (Faculty of Law, Vilnius University)

3. An Ethical Surveillance Framework to Protect People During Religious Pilgrimages

Adel Alshehri (Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Institute, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology) 

Waleed Almutairi (Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Institute, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology)

Abdulaziz AlQabbany (Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Institute, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology)

4. The Prospects of Digital Democracy

Ivan Mladenovic (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade)

5. From Opportunity to Effective Agency: How Artificial Intelligence Reshapes Free Choice in Democratic Societies

Roberta Fischli (School for Economics and Political Sciences, University of St. Gallen)

6. Responsible AI in practice: Longitudinal study of the operationalisation of AI regulation and ethics in the healthcare sector

Vedantha Singh (Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town)

7. AI to renew public employment services

Thomas Souverain (Institut Jean Nicod, Ecole Normale Supérieure-PSL)

8. Democratizing Value Alignment: From Authoritarian to Democratic AI Ethics

Linus Huang (Division of Humanities, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Gleb Papyshev (Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

James K. Wong (Division of Social Science & Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

9. Towards Participation as Justice in Generative AI

Tomasz Hollanek (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge)

10. Unmasking Camouflage: Exploring the Challenges of Large Language Models in Deciphering African American English & Online Performativity

Shana Kleiner (SAFELab, University of Pennsylvania)

Jessi Grieser (Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan)

Shug Miller (SAFELab, University of Pennsylvania)

Javier Garcia-Perez (SAFELab, University of Pennsylvania)

11. Evolving Social-Relational Norms in the Era of Superintelligent AI

Madeline G. Reinecke (Department of Psychiatry & Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford)

Andreas Kappes (Department of Psychology, City, University of London)

Brian D. Earp (Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford)

12. Trustworthy AI and the "Conscious CoPilot": Navigating our Interactions with artificial agents

Jesús Salgado-Criado (Industrial Engineering School, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

Aïda Elamrani (Department of Cognitive Studies, Ecole Normale Supérieure-PSL)

María Celia Fernandez-Aller (Computer Science School, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

13. Technology, Liberty, and Moral Guardrails

Kevin Mills (Schwarzman College of Computing, Massachusetts Institute f Technology)

14. From Human-System Interaction to Human-System Co-Action: Ethical Assessment of Generative AI and Mutual Theory of Mind

Florian Richter (Technical University Ingolstadt of Applied Sciences)


For this second edition of The Paris Conference, we received contributions from leading institutions in 18 countries.  With an acceptance rate of 22%, it tends to be more selective than comparable conferences (e.g., ACM AIES: 38%).


                         Sources of contributions per institution type                                                                 Sources of contributions per country

Top 10 contributing universities                                                                 Top 2 contributing industry actors                         Top 2 contributing NGOs

  1. Harvard University                                                                                   Holistic AI                                                                   Ecosistema Formazione Italia

  2. King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology                              IBM                                                                              Clever Together

  3. Massachussetts Institute of Technology

  4. Technical University of Munich

  5. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology                          Top 2 contributing institutions

  6. University of Oxford                                                                                European Research Council Executive Agency

  7. University of Pennsylvania                                                                     Mexican Supreme Court of JusticeMexico

  8. Ecole Normale Supérieure - PSL

  9. University of Cambridge

  10. KU Leuven

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