Category Archives: Reports

Report from the GOAL-Summer School, 23-24 June 2020

      On 23 and 24 June the Summer School organised by the GOAL project took place. Due to the special circumstances caused by the Corona crisis, it was held digitally. Both project-internal and external speakers discussed interesting issues related to the governance of algorithms. There were lectures and workshops from the fields of […]

Tagung “Künstliche Intelligenz und Recht – Gegenwart und Zukunft”

Am 6. November fand im Erbdrostenhof in Münster die vom ITM und der RWTÜV Stiftung ausgerichtete Tagung “Künstliche Intelligenz und Recht – Gegenwart und Zukunft” statt. Referentinnen und Referenten aus Wissenschaft und Industrie präsentierten aus rechtlichen und technischen Blickwinkeln aktuelle Trends und Fragestellungen aus dem Bereich Künstlicher Intelligenz. Die rund 150 Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer wurden […]

Erfolgreiches Doktorandenseminar in Canum

Vom 6 bis 8. September 2019 fand wieder das alljährliche Doktorandenseminar des ITM statt. Unter der Aufsicht von Professor Dr. Thomas Hoeren trafen sich 20 Doktoranden und Doktoranden aus ganz Deutschland in Gemeindehaus in Canum/Ostfriesland. Herr Hoeren gab eine breite Übersicht über die hermeneutischen Grundlagen des Promovierens, insbesondere bei der Akzentsetzungen von Metatheorien und der […]

Vortrag von Herrn Dr. Münker zu aktuellen Fragen des Wettbewerbsrechts

Am 28. Mai 2019 hielt Herr Dr. Reiner Münker (Hauptgeschäftsführer der Wettbewerbszentrale und Leiter der Deutschen Landesgruppe LIDC) bei uns am ITM einen spannenden und gut besuchten Vortrag zu den aktuellen Entwicklungen im Wettbewerbsrecht. Herr Dr. Münker studierte Rechtswissenschaften an der Justus-Liebig-Universität in Gießen und absolvierte sein Referendariat in Frankfurt a. M. und Brüssel. Seine […]

Journalism for young lawyers

Once again this year, 16 young lawyers from all over Germany successfully completed the additional training course “Journalism and Law” at the ITM and received their certificates on Friday. The civil law department headed by Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren offers the five-day block seminar at the end of each winter semester. Students, trainee lawyers, doctoral […]

Blockchain: opportunities, law and regulation

First comprehensive report on the conference “Blockchain: Opportunities, Law and Regulation” of the RWTÜV Foundation and the ITM on November 7 in Münster: Lawyer Dr. Andreas Neumann “On November 7, 2017, the RWTÜV Foundation and the Institute for Information, Telecommunications and Media Law (ITM) at the University of Münster hosted a conference on the opportunities, […]

Prof. Dr. Carsten Schuck – “Quantum computers: the end and new beginning of IT security”

Prof. Dr. Carsten Schuck from the Institute of Physics at the WWU gave a lecture on “Quantum computers: the end and new beginning of IT security” . Quantum computers promise to solve certain problems very efficiently where traditional (super)computers fail. This applies in particular to problems that previously required tedious and lengthy guessing of the […]

Minister of Justice finds “treasure trove of gold” at ITM

High-ranking visitor at the ITM: On August 31, NRW’s Minister of Justice Thomas Kutschaty was a guest at the ITM. The Minister accepted an invitation on the occasion of the recently launched ABIDA project to get an idea of the premises and the work of the institute as a national competence center during an “open […]

ABIDA project meeting in Münster

The ITM also welcomed Prof. Dr. Jeanette Hofmann and her research assistant Dr. Lena Ulbricht from the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), Prof. Dr. Johannes Weyer and his research assistant Marc Delisle from TU Dortmund University and Yvonne Attenberger from LMU Munich. Yvonne Attenberger will work under the direction of Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. […]