2021

  • Between taxes and tax incentives: how tax systems can (better) integrate environmental considerations,
    • presentation of Tarcisio Magalhaes on an event organised by the University of Lisbon, the University of Oxford and UCLouvain om March 25, 14.30 CET. ​
  • Tax Chat on Artificial Intelligence and Taxpayers' Rights
    • tax chat organised by the Center for Taxpayers' Rights and hosted by Nina Olsen. Anne Van de Vijver, Toon Calders and Sylvie De Raedt were guests (March 16, 5 pm CET)
  • Big data, AI and tax fraud prediction
    • inhouse seminar by Anne Van De Vijver and Sylvie De Raedt on March 9, 2021 for a major consultancy firm
  • Addressing Issues on Digital Taxation: a US and EU perspective 
    • panel presentation by Kimberly Van Sande during the Second Annual Business and Finance Law Conference of the George Washington University on February 23, noon - full program and registration 
  • ​​Fairness in Taxation of the Digital Economy
    • presentation by Anne Van De Vijver  during the online workshop of the European Parliament on the taxation of the Digital Economy on February 12, 2020 (10-12 am) - full program - webstreaming ​
  • Digitalisation and Taxation in Less Developed Countries 
    • Interdisciplinary workshop on January 28, 2021, president: Prof. Ann Jorissen, for invited research partners, online
  • Promises and perils of digitalizing tax administrations and services 
    • presentation of dr. Luisa Scarcella on the Global Summit of the University of Texas on January 15, 2021 in the panel on "Digital and Automated: Emerging Challenges of the Welfare State” 

2020

  • Digital Taxation, Sustainable Investment and Green Econom
    • Interdisciplinary workshop on December 3, 2020, president: Prof. Tarcisio Magalhaes, for invited research partners, online
  • Big data and artificial intelligence: the challenges for (tax) authorities 
    • webinar, joint organisation Dig4Fed and DigiTax (59 participants)(November 27, 2020)
  • Big data, artificial intelligence and tax payers' rights 
    • presentation by prof. Anne Van De Vijver and prof. Sylvie De Raedt for a major accountancy firm (November 24, 2020)(63 participants) 
  • Bias and Fairness in AI
    • Workshop on 14-18 september 2020 of The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PPKD 2020) (60 participants)
    • Chair: Prof. Toon Calders (and others)
    • Recordings of the workshop 
  • Can IT Consultant qualify as PE?
    • Presentation of Prof. Anne Van de Vijver on the Online Conference Tax Treaty Case Law Around The Globe 2020, organised by the European Tax College of the Fiscal Institute Tilburg, in joint venture with the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law,  on May 15, 2020 
  • International Transfer Pricing and Management Controls: A Post-BEPS Case Study
    • Prof. Ann Jorissen planned to present her paper (co authors: Hellman Niclas, Konradsdottir Olivia, Appelkvist Michaela) on this topic for the European Accounting Congress, 27-29 Mei 2020 in Bucharest (annuled due to Covid-19)
  • Meeting International Scientific Advisory Board 
    • The supervisors of DigiTax met the International Scientific Advisory Board on June 25 in order to design the research priorties and the future research agenda of DigiTax. 
  • Meeting Societal Impact Reflection Group 
    • The supervisors of DigiTax met the Societal Impact Reflection Group and got important feedback on ongoing research project and future research plans.   
  • Fishing in the data lake for tax purposes
  • The digital exchange of information by the (tax) authorities, privacy and data protection
    • Presentation given on March 12, 2020 by Prof. Sylvie De Raedt, Liesa Keunen and Prof. Eva Lievens (UGhent) on the occasion of the Willy Delva lecture series on Digitalisation   
  • Coding for lawyers
    • Introductory course in Python code language. Participants learned to develop own legal tech solutions (decisions trees, smart contracts). More information on the website of Antwerp Tax Academy
    • Organised on February 10, 11, 13 and 14, 2020 (9 - 12 am and 1-4 pm).