Antanas Guoga cordially invites AI industry stakeholders as well as governmental officials to a high-level event “AI ’’Made in Europe’’: governmental strategies and business challenges”, on the 3rd of April, at the European Parliament in Brussels.
High level speakers from the European Commission, National Governments – Lithuania, Finland, Germany, as well as global technology companies developing global AI projects Google, IBM, Splunk, Microsoft.
Preview of the debates at the event:
- What needs to be done for Europe to boost its advantages in AI?
- How member states who already adopted national strategies on AI could lead to a common EU approach on AI?
- How do companies maintain their level of responsibility towards private data when training AI?
- What are the ways for companies to ensure the development of trustworthy AI?
Event Timing: 9 am – 11 am, 3rd April (Wednesday), 2019
Event Address: JAN6Q1, European Parliament, 60, Rue Wiertz, B-1047 Brussels
Participation upon invitation. For external participants the registration is possible until 22nd of March here.
AI ’’Made in Europe’’: governmental strategies and business challenges
9:00 – 9:10 Welcome speech by Carl Christian Buhr, Deputy Head of Cabinet of the Commissioner for Digital Econo-my and Society, European Commission ’’Can Europe become another AI superpower?’’
9:10 – 9:15 Welcome remarks by the Minister of Economy and Innovations of the Republic of Lithuania Virginijus Sinkevičius
9:15- 10:05 Discussion: AI for government: Advancing the European Comprehensive Strategy for AI: Europe has world-class researchers, laboratories and start-ups in the field of AI. The EU is also strong in robotics and has world-leading transport, healthcare and manufacturing sectors that should adopt AI to remain competitive. However, fierce international competition requires coordinated action for the EU to be at the forefront of AI development. What needs to be done for Europe to boost its advantages in AI? How member states who already adopted national strategies on AI could lead to a common EU approach on AI?
MEP Antanas Guoga, EPP group
Virginijus Sinkevičius, Minister of Economy and Innovations of the Republic of Lithuania
Janne Peltola, Counsellor for Competitiveness, Permanent Representation of Finland to the EU
Eric Badiqué, Adviser for Artificial Intelligence, DG CNECT
Trond Helge Bårdsen, Counsellor for ICT Policies and Government Administration, Mission of Norway to the EU
Moderator: Kaisu Karvala, CEO PTB solutions
10:05 – 10:55 Discussion: AI for business: AI privacy concerns: how real is it? AI is gaining steam in business. Multinational tech companies have already invested billions in AI research as well as in promising AI startups. Growing AI also means necessity for more data for it to develop. Here is where potential issues about privacy and private data come in. How do companies maintain their level of responsibility towards private data when training AI? What are the ways for companies to ensure the development of trustworthy AI?
Thomas Boué, Director General at BSA, The Software Alliance
Nils Hullen, Privacy Lead of Government Affairs, IBM
Gordon Morrison, Director for EMEA Government Affairs, Splunk
Quang-Minh Lepescheux, Director for EU Government Affairs, Microsoft
Ondrej Socuvka, Senior EU Public Policy and Governmental Affairs Manager, Google
Moderator: Victoria Main, CEO of Cambre Associates.
10:55 – 11:00 Closing remarks by MEP Antanas Guoga