• 30 Jan 2024
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Artificial Intelligence master class

Demystifying the EU AI Act: Navigating the Future of AI Regulation.

Welcome to the EU AI Act Masterclass – a specialized event dedicated to unravelling the complexities and implications of the European Union's Artificial Intelligence Act.

This masterclass is designed to equip business leaders, policymakers, and innovators with a profound understanding of the EU AI Act and its potential impact.

The EU AI Act Masterclass is a comprehensive program focused on the EU's ground-breaking regulation for artificial intelligence.

In this event, we will explore the Act's key provisions, compliance strategies, and the broader implications for businesses and society. Join us for expert-led sessions, panel discussions, and practical insights into the AI Act's nuances.

What will the audience learn? 

  • In-depth knowledge of the EU AI Act's core principles and provisions.
  • Strategies for ensuring compliance with the AI Act's requirements.
  • Real-world examples and case studies illustrating the Act's impact.
  • Insight into the ethical and legal considerations surrounding AI.
  • A forward-looking perspective on AI regulation in the EU.

Who should attend?   This masterclass is ideal for:

  1. Business leaders and executives operating in the EU or engaging with EU markets.
  2. Policymakers and legal professionals seeking to understand and apply the AI Act.
  3. AI developers and innovators interested in compliance and ethical AI.
  4. Professionals responsible for AI strategy, governance, and risk management.
  5. Anyone eager to grasp the evolving landscape of AI regulation in the EU.

Why should IoD members attend?

IoD members should attend to:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the EU AI Act.
  • Stay ahead of the regulatory curve by preparing for AI compliance.
  • Network with experts, policymakers, and peers in the AI and business sectors.
  • Learn how to leverage AI ethically and within legal boundaries.
  • Position their organizations as AI-compliant and responsible entities in the EU market.


Michael Charles Borrelli

Michael Charles Borrelli is a highly experienced financial services professional with over 10 years of experience.

He has held executive positions in compliance, regulation, management consulting and operations for institutional financial services firms, consulted for FCA-regulated firms on strategic planning and operational efficiency. In 2020, Michael set-up the operations model and infrastructure for a cryptoasset exchange provider, and has been actively engaged in the Web 3.0 and AI communities over the last 5 years.

He currently advises Web3, AI, blockchain, DLT and FinTech companies.

Yvonne de Ville - Event Host

Chair of the Finance and FinTech Group with Institute of Directors. She is a Finance and Fintech activist and voice for women in Finance and Tech.

20 years’ experience in supporting and managing international programmes and business changes/transformations within Credit Suisse, Unilever/Ekaterra, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, Barclays, Travelex, Clifford Chance, BP, Schroders and PwC.

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