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    Law Way®: Can AI respect culture?

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    Law Way® Sessions:

    Law Way® Sessions is a series of conversations curated and hosted by Dr. Terri Janke. Dive into the latest insights from speakers with in-depth knowledge and expertise. Our sessions are designed to empower participants with the knowledge to make informed decision, tackle real-world challenges and address pressing issues with confidence. Elevate your legal knowledge with us.

    Can AI respect culture?

    The uptake of artificial intelligence (AI) art models, such as DALL-E, has heightened concerns about the appropriation of First Nations art and cultural expression. What are the copyright issues? How do Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property Protocols apply? Can AI innovation respect Indigenous artistic tradition?  Dr Terri Janke and Shevaun Wright will discuss copyright, Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property Rights and AI generated Indigenous Art.

    Who should attend?

    • First Nations communities
    • Artists, both indigenous and non-Indigenous interested in AI Art
    • AI researchers and developers
    • Government departments
    • Businesses
    • Startups
    • Anyone seeking to use or incorporate Indigenous art in their projects

    Your Law Way® Sessions presenters will be:

    Dr Terri Janke is a Wuthathi/Yadhaighana and Meriam woman and an international authority on Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP), known for innovating pathways between the non-Indigenous business sector and Indigenous people in business. Terri advises on legal matters including intellectual property, business law, shareholder agreements and governance of Indigenous organisations. She has written leading ICIP Protocols and models for various sectors including the arts, museums, archives, film and business. Terri is a Co-Chief Author of the State of the Environment Report 2021.

    Shevaun Wright is a First Nations lawyer and artist. Her areas of specialty include infrastructure projects and legal issues related to the arts. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from UCLA, and has practiced law in both the United States and Australia. She is an accomplished artist, winning the Parliament of New South Wales Aboriginal Art Prize in 2015. Shevaun is actively involved in community projects, exploring the intersection of law and art.

    For more information email tjc@terrijanke.com.au or call +61 2 9693 2577

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