This time the Café session will be a new multi-presenter format with exciting Speakers from the current European ICT research projects AI4EU ( and Helios ( as well as Guest Speakers.

Please join our special event with an audience survey on this hot topic. At the end of the Café session you may share with us your opinion in an anonymous survey, what you think about contact tracing apps in respect to trust and privacy.

I am delighted to present to you these following Speakers at this next Café session:             

  • Teresa Scantamburlo , from European Centre for Living Technologies with her talk on: The AI4EU Observatory for the covid-19 crisis
  • Atia Cortes , from Barcelona Supercomputing Center with her talk on: Covid-19: technical solutions and the response from society.
  • Pierre Dewitte from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Daphné Van Der Eycken from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Title: The implications of digital contact tracing solutions in light of EU data protection law
  • Ville Ollikainen  from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland with his talk on: Tracing encounters instead of tracing people.
  • Barbara Guidi, from University of Pisa with her talk on: The decentralization of Social Media.
  • Kevin Koidl from Trinity College Dublin with his talk on: Proximity and trust in hyperlocal social networks
  • Symeon (Akis) Papadopoulos  from Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) with his talk on: The relation between COVID-19  disinformation and contact tracing.
  • Steen Rasmussen from University of Southern Denmark & Santa Fe Institute with his talk on: Dark numbers in the COVID-19 pandemic, testing and manual versus automated contact tracing