The Future of AI in Europe, IJCAI-ECAI-18 (Stockholm)


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The Future of AI in Europe

Wednesday, July 18th, 14:55 – 16:10, T2

AI has been recognized as one of the most important topics of our time. Many countries in the world are currently discussing how to take a leading position and make the most of AI. Europe has a long tradition of successful research and innovation in the area of AI, but many still feel that Europe needs to do more to be at the forefront of AI development. This high level panel with representatives from the European Commission, the Swedish Government,
EurAI, and the AI community will discuss the Future of AI in Europe. The panel will be followed by a panel on the European AI Strategy.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Khalil Rouhana, Deputy Director-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, EU Commission
  • Peter Eriksson, Minister for Housing and Digital Development Sweden
  • Barry O’Sullivan, EurAI and University College Cork, Ireland

Chair: Fredrik Heintz, Linköping University, Sweden and The Swedish AI Society