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On 18 October in Brussels, stakeholders will gather for a one day policy debate that will explore where Europe can lead in the AI revolution, and how it can shape global policy approaches. Discussions will be animated via panel debates, in-conversation interviews, tech-talks and keynotes.


Forum Europe's AI conference will take place following a period of reflection on the European Commission's AI initiative announced in April, and will come on the back of the high-level ministerial meeting in Finland on AI.


Speakers include

Lucilla Sioli

Lucilla Sioli

Director of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Industry, DG CONNECT

European Commission

Jim Dratwa

Jim Dratwa

Head of EGE Office

European Commission

Slawomir Tokarski

Slawomir Tokarski

Director of Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing

DG GROW, European Commission

Bénédicte Javelot

Bénédicte Javelot

Chief Strategic Officer


Thomas Boué

Thomas Boué

Director-General, Policy - EMEA

BSA | The Software Alliance

Themes for AI 2018 will include:

  • Access, re-use and sharing of data to improve machine and deep learning
  • Research and innovation, open development and cooperation between industry and the public sector
  • Ethics, ethical design and legal frameworks
  • Employment and digital skills


The event will look at how AI is being deployed across sectors and industries, to bring to life its applications and where it can have real impact.


Further information will be released in due course. If you are interested in getting involved in this event, please contact Joe Rossiter on +44 (0) 2920 783 078 /


We look forward to welcoming you to the event in October.


Interested in becoming involved this year?





Thursday 18 October, 2018
09.00 to 18.00




The Claridge

Chaussée de Louvain 24,
B1210 Bruxelles

Tel: +32 483 11 10 31

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