02. December 2021, 16:00 until 20:00
New Center for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (CAIML)
Opening of the new TU Wien Center for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning with a keynote by Turing Award winner Leslie Valiant.

16:00    Welcome & Introduction

  • Sabine Seidler, Rector of TU Wien
  • Gerti Kappel, Dean of the Faculty of Informatics
  • Wolfgang Wagner, Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation

16:30   Keynote Talk (via zoom)

How to Augment Supervised Learning with Reasoning

By Leslie Valiant, Harvard University, UK

17:30    Break

17:50    Presentation of CAIML

18:00    Panel Discussion “AI between Scientific Research and Societal Impact”

  • Gerhard Friedrich (University of Klagenfurt, Austria)
  • James Larus (EPFL, Switzerland)
  • Helga Nowotny (Former President of the European Research Council)
  • Paul Timmers (University of Oxford, UK and European University Cyprus)

19:00    Closing Remarks

Afterwards, get together with snacks and drinks…



Hybrid Event

  • Starts on Thu, December 2, 2021 at 16:00 CET (15:00 UTC), in the Kuppelsaal of TU Wien
  • Registration is required for in-person attendance
  • Zoom link for online participation coming soon
  • Working language of the event is English

COVID-19 Measures

  • All measures required by law at the time of the event apply. When you enter the building, we need to validate your vaccination status (2.5G, as of Nov 12), and before we can let you into the lecture room, we need to check the contact information you provided during your online registration. Wearing an FFP2 mask during the event is recommended but not mandatory.
  • If you registered for in-person attendance but later change your mind or decide to join via Zoom instead, please either cancel your registration or contact us via email. — Thank you!


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