In Latin America, after a boost on data protection regulation in the last decade, Artificial Intelligence studies and even regulatory initiatives are increasingly being proposed. Some countries have published or are considering their own AI strategies and the Brazilian Congress is considering a Bill for an AI regulatory Framework, which has already been voted by the Chamber of Deputies. This panel will explore the main regional initiatives on AI, their overlap with data protection, their intersection with human rights law, and the specific regulatory and technological approaches that are emerging and being proposed in the region.
• Latin American countries are studying how to regulate AI. What are the latest developments at the regional and national level?
• AI systems have been deployed at scale in Latin American countries by public and private players alike. Smart Cities initiatives, credit scoring, face recognitions are some of the most common examples. What is the role of data protection in how this initiative are framed?
• What are the key trends in Latin America regarding AI and personal data governance?