Call for Participation: ICAIL 2021 - The 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law

ICAIL 2021 - The 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law
University of São Paulo Law School, Brazil
June 21 to June 25, 2021
The conference will be held ONLINE

We are delighted to invite you to attend the 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL 2021).

ICAIL is the biennial official conference of the International Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law (IAAIL –, whose aim is to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of the latest research results and practical applications and to stimulate interdisciplinary and international collaboration.

The first edition of the conference was held in Boston, MA in 1987. Subsequent ICAIL conferences were held in: Vancouver (1989), Oxford (1991), Amsterdam (1993), Maryland (1995), Melbourne (1997), Oslo (1999), St Louis (2001), Edinburgh (2003), Bologna (2005), Stanford (2007), Barcelona (2009), Pittsburgh (2011), Rome (2013), San Diego (2015), London (2017), Montreal (2019). The edition in São Paulo (2021) is organized fully online.

Registration to the conference is free.

You are invited to register at the following link:
The registration instructions are available at the conference’s website:

We are pleased to inform you that 17 full papers, 17 short papers, 8 extended abstracts and 2 demo papers were accepted for presentation at the main conference.

The list of the accepted papers is now online on the ICAIL 2021 website:

The conference schedule is available here:

Traditionally, the ICAIL will be accompanied by a Doctoral Consortium, a session devoted to the presentation of PhD projects. This year’s edition is composed of 11 papers, and will be held on Friday, June 25.

The ICAIL 2021 conference is accompanied by 11 workshops which are scheduled on Monday (June 21) and Friday (June 25).

Monday sessions:
BEFAIR2 - Bias, Ethics and Fairness in Artificial Intelligence: Representation and Reasoning
COLIEE2021 - Competition on Legal Information Extraction/Entailment
COPYRIGHT - Copyright Regulation of Inputs and Outputs of AI Systems
JuL.IA - Artificial Intelligence in JUrisdictional Logistics
LegalAIIA - AI and Intelligent Assistance for Legal Professionals in the Digital Workplace
XAILA2021@ICAIL – Explainable and Responsible AI and Law
Friday sessions:

AILBIZ - International Workshop on A.I. for Understanding the Legal Business
ASAIL - Automated Detection, Extraction and Analysis of Semantic Information in Legal Texts
PATENTS - Artificial Intelligence and Patents
MWAIL - Multilingual Workshop on AI & Law
RELATED - Relations in the Legal Domain

To be announced.

We look forward to an exciting ICAIL 2021 with a new format but the same and growing community!

In case of any questions please feel free to contact the chairs:
Adam Wyner (Program Chair) -
Juliano Maranhão (Conference Chair) -
Michał Araszkiewicz (IAAIL Secretary/Treasurer and Doctoral Consortium Chair) -

Best regards,
Adam Wyner, Juliano Maranhão and Michał Araszkiewicz


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