17.30: Walk-in and registration
18.00: Opening and introduction of the Brightlands Smart Services Campus, BISS, digitalHUB Aachen, AC.E and Qeske Kerkrade-Vaals-Maastricht.
Bert Carl Schindler, BISS Managing Director, Maastricht University
18.15: Keynote ‘Ethical Intelligence’
Industries face growing ethical problems due to the continued integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data into society. The lack of applied ethics in technology, especially in the field of AI, is widely recognized as a gap that must be bridged. Ethical Intelligence (EI), a consultancy startup, focuses on practical and interdisciplinary solutions to these growing ethical problems.
Anna van Oosterzee, Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Ethical Intelligence Associates, Ltd.
18.45: Startup pitches
A selection of Dutch and German startups will pitch on the one thing they have in common: digital innovation. From 3D printing to new education modules, to smart city development.
Moderated by: Christopher L. Sparks, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Brightlands HIVE Digital Startup Accelerator, Brightlands Smart Services Campus & Ruslan Goryanyy, Chairman of AC.E – Aachener Entrepreneurship Team e.V., digitalHUB Aachen
20.00: Startup fair
21.30: Networking and business catch up
Working language is English. Registration is free of charge.