Artificial intelligence conference

  • 21. Jun. 2018
  • 08:00 - 13:00 Uhr
  • Konferenz
  • Kooperation mit: Deutsch-Kanadische Industrie- und Handelskammer
  • Für Führungskräfte, Industrie und Unternehmer
  • kostenfrei
Schlosshotel Karlsruhe, Bahnhofsplatz 2, 76137 Karlsruhe
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Please join us at our conference in Karlsruhe, where experts from Germany and Canada will discuss the newest developments in AI.

Conference Program

08:00 AM - Registration
08:30 AM - Official Start and Welcome Remarks

08:35 AM - Industry overview


Justin Smith (Senior Venture Manager at Creative Destruction Lab)
on the topic "The Canadian AI Ecosystem"

Dr. Niklas Kühl (Team Lead Advanced Analytics at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
on the topic "Dangers & projected growth of AI"

9:00 AM - Panel Discussion 1: Human-Machine Interaction


Karim Osmane (Doctorate Research Candidate at University of Sherbrooke and Founder of Mastremind)

Jean-François Poulin (UX Consultant at Ergoweb Canada Inc.)

Mo Moubarak (Head of Business Development at Moberries)

Alfred Ermer (CEO at arago da vinci GmbH)

Moderator: Stefanie Dreyer (TV-Presenter, Journalist and Economist and owner of Stefanie Dreyer Communications)

9:50 AM - Coffee break 1

10:00 AM - Panel Discussion  2: AI & Ethics


Nicolai Pogadl (Project Manager at the Montreal Institute for Global Stability (MIGS) at Concordia University)

Roberto Zicari (Professor of database and information systems at the Goethe University of Frankfurt)

Claudio Huyskens (Founder & CEO of

Dirk Hommrich (Senior Researcher at ITAS of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Moderator: Erick Sabelskjöld (Mentor at Startupbootcamp)

10:50 AM - Coffee break 2

11:00 AM - Panel Discussion  3: Improving Energy Efficiency through AI


Shermineh Salehi Esmati (Owner & CEO of Cyrus BC Incorporated)

Davis Sawyer (Co-founder of Deeplite)

Prof. Dr. Ralf Mikut (Head of the Institute for Automation and Applied Informatics (IAI) at KIT)

Gaurav Tripathi (Co-Founder and CTO of Innoplexus)

Dr. Rüdiger Rentsch (Senior Scientist at the University of Bremen)

11:50 AM - Key Takeaways
12:00 PM - Networking Lunch
1:00 PM - End of Event