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BDVA at the Big-Data.AI Summit 2020

Mr. Thomas Hahn, Chief Expert Software at Siemens AG and President of BDVA, will contribute to the Big-Data.AI Summit 2020 with a presention focused on the topic "Boosting AI in Europe".

The Big-Data.AI Summit 2020 (#BAS20) is part of the hub.berlin business festival and it takes place on April 1-2 in Berlin. #BAS20 targets to welcome 10.000 attendees, combining executive leaders, experts, scientists, policy-makers and practisioners, interested in the Big Data and AI revolution. Mr. Hahn's presentation will take place on April 1st (14:00 to 16:00) in the "black area".

Declarative AI 2020: Rules, Reasoning, Decisions and Explanations

Welcome to Declarative AI 2020, an event co-organised by SINTEF AS, University of Oslo, and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, under the umbrella of the SIRIUS Centre for Scalable Data Access. Declarative AI 2020 will take place from 24 June - 1 July 2020 in Oslo (Norway). The event aims at presenting the latest advancements in AI and rules, reasoning, decisions, and explanations and their adoption in IT systems.

ECAI 2020 Workshop onTrustworthy AI: Challenges in Financial Technology. Call for papers

CITIC (University of Coruña), BDVA Full Member, organises the workshop "Trustworthy AI: challenges in Financial Technology (TrustFinTechAI)" as part of the 24th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI) that this year will take place on june at Santiago de Compostela. The Call for papers is open with a submission deadline of March 15.

BDVA Activity Group meeting (AG36): February 26-27 in Brussels

On February 26th and 27th 2020 BDVA organises its 36th Activity Group with members in Brussels. Several workshops and sessions will be organised to give progress to the development of the AI, Data and Robotics Partnership strategic agenda and roadmap, and other related key activities such as data sharing, data platforms, data governance, and the impact of Big Data and AI in different verticals. The workshops will be complemented with pitching sessions, brokering and networking opportunities.

BDVA at the "Copernicus and AI" workshop in Brussels

On January 28th 2020 the European Commission (DG DEFIS) organised the "Copernicus and Artificial Intelligence” workshop focused on EU programmes, as well as the challenges and opportunities of connecting Copernicus, its data assets and stakeholders to the digital world. BDVA was represented in this workshop by its Secretary General, Ms. Ana García Robles, who presented the upcoming AI, Data and Robotics Partnership

1st International Workshop on Language Technology Platforms (IWLTP 2020)

With the increasing number of platforms, grids and infrastructures in the wider area of Language Technologies (LT), NLP, NLU, speech (including conversational agents), interaction and language-centric AI, there is also a growing need for sharing experiences, approaches and best practices to learn and benefit from the work of others and also, practically, to start a collaboration towards platform interoperability. The first International Workshop on Language Technology Platforms (IWLTP 2020) will take place on 16 May 2020 in Marseille, France, co-located with LREC 2020. Deadline for Submissions to the call for papers is 21 February 2020. 

BDVA launches a new subgroup on AI and Big Data in the Financial Sector

On December 16th 2019 the Board of Directors of BDVA approved the creation of a new Subgroup under TF7.Applications focused on AI and Big Data in the Financial Sector. The new subgrop is led by GFT Italy, BDVA Full member and coordinator of the INFINITECH project (the BDV PPP flagship project focused on the financial sector), and is co-led by ABI Lab, the Banking Research and Innovation Centre, founded and promoted by the Italian Banking Association (ABI).

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