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VUB, one of CIDIC Major Partners organises a Conference in English on 19th December.

China and the US are battling to become the world’s first AI superpowers. Companies such as Facebook, Google, Amazon and Microsoft are being challenged by the likes of Tencent, Baidu and Alibaba. Europe seems to be absent in this race yet possesses a great research base on AI. In this workshop, the recent AI (r)evolution will be analysed and discussed, looking at the R&D process as well as economic aspects. The emphasis will be on the China-EU perspective. The question will be raised on how universities can position themselves to contribute significantly and positively to this overwhelming AI (r)evolution.

• Presentations by Chinese and European experts on the AI revolution.
• Open discussion on the role of universities, scientists and entrepreneurs in the AI revolution.
• A debate policy and consumer questions.
• Networking opportunities.

This event is free and open for all university, industry and government stakeholders with an interest in EU-China Innovation and Artificial Intelligence.

Registration for the event is mandatory for all parties.
Please register for the event on our website: http://www.ucip.be/Events/AIW17.asp

Welcome and registration starts on the 19th of December
at 9:00 (Belgian time: UTC+1).