Keynote Session
Plenary Room

Connecting AI technologies with industry needs - challenging the AI productivity paradox
Antti Vasara (President and CEO, VTT)

EU digital priorities for the data economy
Carl-Christian Buhr (Deputy Head of Cabinet, European Commission)

The Power of Technology vs The Power of People - Check the video of the presentation
Timo Elliott (VP, Global Innovation Evangelist, SAP)

Coffee Break
Parallel Sessions

Towards a European Data Sharing Space: enabling Data Exchange to unleash full AI potential
Plenary Room

Chairs: Simon Scerri (Fraunhofer); Tuomo Tuikka (VTT); Irene López de Vallejo (DEX)

The EC strategy to enable data sharing spaces
Yvo Volman (Head of Unit, European Commission)

Euro Data Portal and Support Centre for Data Sharing
Esther Huyer (Senior Consultant, CapGemini)

MyData in Transport
Maria Rautavirta (Director of Unit, Finnish Transport Ministry)

Panel Discussion with speakers and additional guests

Christoph Mertens (Head of Adoption, International Data Space Association)

Richard Sawhney (Vice President & Data Exchange Advisor, Dawex)

Vesa Ilmarinen (Chief Impact Officer, Platform Of Trust)

Stefano Modafferi (Enterprise and research, University of Southampton)

AI in Public Sector and Smart Cities
Fennia I Room

Chair: Tomas Lehtinen (City of Espoo)

Tomas Lehtinen (Data Analytics Consultant, City of Espoo)

Our Entry Model for The Most Functional Smart City
Pekka Niskasaari (Project Manager, Forum Virium Helsinki)

(Lack of) data in the city
Claus Popp Larsen (Head of 'Connected Cities', RISE Research Institutes of Sweden)

Data-Driven Innovation
Jarmo Eskelinen (Director, Data Driven Innovation Programme, University of Edinburgh)

Co-creating Data value chains for the public sector
Till Christopher Lech (Research Manager, SINTEF)

Discussion (All speakers)

Big Data - HPC
Fennia II Room

Chairs: María S. Pérez (UPM); Michael Malms (ETP4HPC)

The convergence of Big Data and Large-scale simulation. Leveraging the continuum
David Keyes (Professor, KAUST)

Heterogeneous HPC Computing in the DeepHealth Project
Jose Flich (Professor, UPV)

Your easy move to serverless computing and radically simplified data processing
Dr Ofer Biran (STSM and Manager, Cloud and Data Technologies, IBM Haifa Research Lab)

EuroHPC Joint Undertaking. Accelerating the convergence between Big Data and High performance Computing
Jean Pierre Panziera (Chairman, EuroHPC)


Transforming Healthcare with Artificial Intelligence
Nordia Room

Chair: Milan Petkovic (Philips)

AI for Health - Quo Vadis?
Mark van Gils (Research Professor, VTT)

EU actions to support AI in Health and Care
Marco Marsella (Head of “eHealth, Well-being, and Ageing” Unit in the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, DG CONNECT, European Commission)

Intelligent cancer care
Mika Ylihautala (CTO, Philips Radiation Oncology Solutions)

Connecting Large and Small Companies around Data and AI
Nautica Room

Moderator: Ryan Goodman (ODI)

Elena Simperl (Professor, University of Southampton)

Samuli Silanto (Business Developer, EIT Digital)

Elisa Tassoni (Business Developer, U-Hopper)

Antonio J. Jara (CEO, HOPU)

Cinzia Rubattino (International Research Project Manager, GFT)

Plenary Room

Speakers Session

Data, Innovation & Growth
Ilona Lundström
Director General, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment)

Data Integration & Beyond. Dimensions & Architectures
Christoph Strnadl (VP Innovation & Architecture, Software AG)

AI governance and European approach to AI ethics
Ieva Martinkate (VP, AI and IoT Business Development, Telenor)

Best Success Story and i-Spaces Label 2019 Ceremony
Plenary Room
Coffee Break
Parallel Sessions

Artificial Intelligence and Data Interoperability
Plenary Room

Chair: Rigo Wenning (W3C)

Standardization in ISO/IEC and its relation to interoperability
Arne Berre (Chief Scientist, SINTEF)

Privacy policy information in data value chains
Sabrina Kirrane (Senior researcher, Vienna University)

Interoperability and AIOTI
Franck Boissière

Challenges & Strategies of Member States as Foundations for a European AI Strategy
Fennia I Room

Chair: Nuria de Lama (European Programs Manager, Atos; BDVA Board of Directors)

Nuria de Lama (Atos)

Ilona Lundström (Director General, Ministry for Economic Affairs and Employment Finland)

The Netherlands AI Coalition
Henk Jan Vink (Managing Director, TNO, Netherlands)

National AI initiatives in Sweden
Björn Hovstadius (Manager, RISE, Sweden)

AI Strategy in Australia
Allan Hanbury (Professor of Data Intelligence at Institute of Information Systems Engineering, TU Wien Vienna University of Technology, Austria)

National initiatives on AI
Regine Gernert (Program Manager and International Relations, DLR Germany)

Julia Gundlach (International Affairs Forum Digital Technologies, DFKI GmbH, Germany)

How to transform Europe into an AI Super-Power?
Ludovic Bodin (Managing Partner, Kalibrio Capital/Chair International Investment, France AI Hub/Co-founder, European Applied AI)

Personal data spaces and My Data
Fennia II Room

Chair: Marko Turpeinen (Aalto/EIT Digital)

A model for Human-Centric Personal Data
Teemu Ropponen (CEO, My Data Global)

Personal & Trusted cloud
Nicolas Anciaux (Researcher, Inria)

Fair Data Economy
Jaana Sinipuro (Project Director, SITRA)

A Business Case for "Findy" - The Finnish Self-Sovering Identity Network Initiative
Timo Hotti (Technology Strategist, OP Financial Group)

The EU's Copernicus programme: an opportunity for AI development
Nordia Room

Chair: Florin Șerban (Terrasigna)

Copernicus and AI
Francesco Barbato (Policy Officer, European Commission)

ESA initiatives for Artificial Intelligence in Earth Observation
Sveinnung Loekken (Φ-lab, European Space Agency)

European Data Spaces – Earth Observation exploitation platforms – a business perspective
Florin Șerban (Managing Director, Terrasigna) 

Data-driven Bioeconomy

Introduction to DataBio
Thanasis Poulakidas (DataBio coordinator, INTRASOFT Intl)

DataBio pilot – Agriculture pilot
Florin Șerban (Managing Director, Terrasigna)

DataBio pilot – Forestry pilot
Philippe Ledent (Spacebel)

DataBio pilot – Fishery pilot

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Techniques for Copernicus Data: the ExtremeEarth project
Manolis Koubarakis (Professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Adjunct Researcher at the Institute of the Management of Information Systems)

Big Data and AI in Finance
Nautica Room

Chairs: Germana Gianquinto (GFT)

Session Overview and flagship project introduction: INFINITECH
Maurizio Ferraris (CU IE EU PROD Manager, GFT)

Big Data and AI in Finance
Sameli Mäeenpää (Head of Data and AI, OP Bank)

Artificial Intelligence: a driver of innovation in the Banking Sector - The Italian case
Marco Rotoloni (Head of the research team on banking operations, ABI Lab)

Applying AI To Banking: The Opportunity and Challenges
Paul O’Connell (Senior Manager, Santander Bank)

Horizons for BigData, IoT and AI technologies for the FINTECH sector
Martin Serrano (IoT, Stream Processing and Intelligent Systems Unit Head, NUI Galway Insight-Centre)

BigData and Cybersecurity for Digital Finance and conclusions
Cinzia Rubattino (International research Project Manager, GFT)

Questions Panel

End of day 2
at the Helsinki City Hall