European Conference:
Artificial Intelligence made in Rhineland-Palatinate

Press Release / November 20, 2020

In the context of the German EU Council Presidency, the State of Rhineland-Palatinate, together with universities and research institutes in the state, will present the European digital conference “TRUSTinAI. Responsible AI for Science and Society”. With numerous players from Rhineland-Palatinate, the conference will demonstrate that the state is an important AI nucleus for Germany and Europe. The focus of the conference will be on the ethical development and use of AI. The target group comprises the European scientific community, representatives of government and society, as well as users from companies and public administration.

TRUSTinAI
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The digital conference “TRUSTinAI” will take place on

Thursday, 26 November 2020,

from 10:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Minister President Malu Dreyer is the patron of the conference. She will speak about the importance of Artificial Intelligence for Rhineland-Palatinate and about its responsible use, as well as about the prominent role of the universities and non-university research institutes in Rhineland-Palatinate. In a discussion with AI experts, Science Minister Professor Dr. Konrad Wolf will address the importance of technology transfer in the area of AI and explain the state’s AI agenda. Dr. Katarina Barley, Vice President of the European Parliament, will represent the European perspective. One of the many top speakers will be Marc Hamilton, Vice President of Solutions Architecture and Engineering at NVIDIA, the world market leader in AI-supported integrated graphics solutions and an associate of the German Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI).

The digital conference will be streamed from the Fraunhofer Center in Kaiserslautern. The organizers and contributors are DFKI, Fraunhofer IESE, and Fraunhofer ITWM. In addition, the Rhineland-Palatinate Initiative for the Future (ZIRP) will contribute a workshop.

The detailed program can be found on the event website.

The conference language will be English.