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AI Summit Brainport 2023

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November 2, 2023
09:00 - 18:00
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Noord Brabantlaan 1A
Eindhoven, 5652 LA Netherlands


Brainport Eindhoven
Province of North-Brabant
AI Innovation Center

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After the success of the first edition of the AI Summit Brainport with over 500 participants, this year’s edition of AI Summit Brainport with the theme Human-Centered AI will take place in Evoluon, Eindhoven. Ready to meet researchers, industry leaders, and other AI enthusiasts in Brainport Eindhoven and enhance your AI knowledge and skills? You are welcome to join the AI Summit Brainport on Thursday the 2nd of November.

After a plenary start with a keynote by Wijnand IJsselsteijn and a conversation about the EU AI Act with experts, we offer four different tracks; Research, Expert, Adoption and Start-up track.

We are proud to again host the expert track during the AI Summit Brainport 2023 on November 2nd. During the expert track, we will dive into both the strategic and practical elements of transforming businesses and how to apply AI at scale:

MORNING PROGRAM (11:20 – 13:00H)
The morning program will focus on organizational transformation: how to adapt to the new era of Generative AI?

General introduction
Sebastiaan Laurijsse, Partnership Manager, AI Innovation Center

Keynote: How Generative AI is Transforming Jobs and Industries
Oren Steinberg, Head of Machine Learning & AI EMEA, AWS (Amazon Web Services)

The talk emphasizes the need for organizational transformation to effectively utilize generative AI, including understanding the business landscape, building capabilities, addressing resistance to change, fostering innovation and learning, and considering ethical implications.
Real-world case studies and future trends highlight the urgency for businesses to initiate the transformation process and stay competitive in the era of generative AI.

Panel discussion: The Business Impact of Generative AI: Opportunities and Challenges
Mariana Goldak-Altgassen, R&D Technology Owner, Algorithms, VanderLande

Jacqueline Kazmaier, Co-founder & CEO, Autoscriber
Erdinç Saçan, Senior Lecturer, Fontys ICT
Jean Frerot, Proposal Lead, ML6

Learning strategies play a crucial role in harnessing the true power of Generative AI. It is not just about implementing the technology; it is about fostering a mindset of continuous learning and adaptation. At the same time, educating your workforce on the challenges and risks that come with using Generative AI tools. In this panel discussion, we dive into these topics with real-world examples.

Profielfoto van Jean Frerot

AFTERNOON PROGRAM (14:00 – 16:00H)
The afternoon program will focus on disruptive business models and collaboration with AI startups.

Keynote: How the next wave of AI is fundamentally changing how we live and work
Bram-Ernst Verhoef, Head of Machine Learning & Co-Founder, Axelera AI

This keynote explores the advancements in AI and their potential to transform various industries, discussing breakthroughs in research and development and their impact on healthcare, transportation, education, and entertainment. It delves into how AI can revolutionize information access, decision-making, and human connections, while also considering the ethical and societal implications. Suitable for business leaders, technologists, and anyone interested in the future of AI, this thought-provoking keynote showcases the next wave of innovation already shaping our world.

Keynote: Transforming business models
Hans de Penning, Founder, Neople 

With hundreds of AI-driven tools and platforms being released on a daily basis, the way we live and work changes at a high pace. Neople’s tool enables a human-centered way of working where AI enables you to create your own helpful and intelligent co-workers. Herewith you can increase your productivity and remove repetitive work.

Panel discussion: Dealing with the rapidly emerging AI-based tools in today’s business landscape
Ralf Zoetekouw, Founder of Datacation

Prashant Mishra, Global Lead Azure AI, Rackspace Technology
Patrick Attallah, CDO, NXP Semiconductors
Misja Fockens, Associate Director Data & AI, Accenture

The business world is experiencing an unprecedented influx of AI-based tools, technologies, and solutions at an astonishing pace. As organizations strive to stay ahead in this rapidly evolving landscape, it is crucial to navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by these emerging tools. This panel discussion will provide valuable insights, practical guidance, and actionable strategies for businesses seeking to navigate the rapidly emerging landscape of AI-based tools.

Besides the expert track, the program contains three other interesting tracks: research trackadoption track, and startup track. Registration for a track is required.

We look forward to seeing you at the Evoluon!


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