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Summary

Huawei's 2018 Academia Salon took place on 22 November at the Concert Noble, Brussels.

 

Photos from the event are available here

 

The event was also live streamed from 09:00 until 10:40 and you can watch this again here

 

Speakers include

Stephen Roberts

Stephen Roberts

Faculty Fellow

The AlanTuring Institute

Abraham Liu

Abraham Liu

Chief Representative to the EU Institutions and Vice-President European Region

Huawei

Antti Peltomäki

Antti Peltomäki

Deputy Director General, DG GROW

European Commission

Salwa Toko

Salwa Toko

President

Conseil National du Numérique (French National Digital Council)

Dino Pedreschi

Dino Pedreschi

Professor of Computer Science

University of Pisa

Alea Fairchild

Alea Fairchild

Research Fellow

The Constantia Institute

Raja Chatila

Raja Chatila

Chair

IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in AI and Autonomous Systems; Member, High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence

Dan Sobovitz

Dan Sobovitz

Digital Communication Strategist to Vice President

European Commission

Walter Weigel

Walter Weigel

Vice-President

Huawei European Research Institute (ERI)

Thomas Hahn

Thomas Hahn

Chief Software Architect

Siemens

More Information

 

Since its launch in 2016, the Huawei Academic Conference has built a reputation of bringing together leading academics from outside the normal Brussels ‘bubble’, with EU policymakers and industry representatives. 

 

The focus of the event this year was ‘Delivering European Leadership in AI’ and it looked at the building blocks that need to be in place to ensure that we are can maximise the huge potential that AI offers; and at how to best take advantage of our region’s world-class research facilities and highly skilled vertical markets. 

 

Sessions at the conference included: 

  • Exploring new ideas for AI from the experts of tomorrow
  • Harnessing the true power of data - ensuring the building blocks are in place
  • From the lab to the market - Joining forces to deliver the potential of AI across vertical markets

 

For more information on last year's edition, please click here

Logistics

When

Thursday 22 November, 2018
09.00 to 15.00

CET

 

Where

Concert Noble

Rue d’Arlon 84 Aarlenstraat
1040 Brussels

Tel: +32 2 738 75 96

venues@edificio.be

Google location map

 

 

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