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December 17, 2012 8:30 am - December 18, 2012 12:30 pm

FBK ICT IRST: The Way Ahead

(Source: Fondazione Bruno Kessler )
On 17-18 December 2012 FBK hosts the conference "The Way Ahead - New Directions at FBK ICT IRST Encounter Outstanding Visions from Across the Field"

The first of the 2 days event will feature FBK's researchers also gathering experts of Artificial Intelligence field, such as Barbara Grosz (Harvard University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences), giving a keynote talk about "What Question Would Turing Pose Today?".

In the following session about "Engineering the Smart Territory", Wolfgang Wahlster (DFKI German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence) will deal with "Cyber-Physical AI Systems for Resource-Efficient Living".

The third session of the first conference day will be focused on "Audio& Video Processing for Smart Spaces" hosting, the expert of computational intelligence and intelligence sensing, Andrea Cavallaro (Queen Mary University's School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Sciences) talking about "Camera networks for smart spaces".

The first afternoon session dedicated to the topic "From Data to Knowledge" will feature, among the other the international contribute of Stefan Decker (DERI, Digital Enterprise Research Institute).
A panel session on the topic "The Way Ahead...Challenging Social Challenges and the EIT" will take place in the afternoon. It will feature, among the others, University of Trento , Fondazione Bruno Kessler and fondazione Edmund Mach's members and EIT top brasses, as Anders Flodström - EIT ICT Labs Director for Education, Fabio Pianesi- VP EIT Italy, Gianfelice Rocca - VP of the EIT Governing Board.

The second day will be opened by Willem Jonker, CEO EIT ICT Labs. He will talk about "EIT ICT Labs: Lessons Learned and the Way Ahead" thus giving an overview on the past activities of the research centre and of its future. Alex Vespignani, Northeastern University's expert in "big data" analysis, forecasting how diseases and epidemics spread, network science, social and technological networks, will open the session "Global Simulation & Behavior Understanding".

The closing session will feature Lorenzo Dellai, President Autonomous Province of Trento, and Massimo Egidi, President FBK and Rector LUISS.

For further information, details and to book your participation in the event please visit Fondazione Bruno Kessler's dedicated page.
Venue: Conference Room “Sala Stringa”
FBK, Via Sommarive 18 - Povo
Trento, Italy