European Academy of Sciences



October 21st, 2019

8h45 - 09h15 : Opening speeches

9h15 - 9h30 : Prof. Cecile Huet, European Commission

09h30 - 13h00 : SESSION I : Artificial Intelligence Principles, Techniques and Methods

      This session will present the principles, concepts, main techniques and methods being used in Artificial Intelligence.

9h30 - 10h00 : Prof. Asunción Gómez-Pérez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain, EURASC Fellow
                        Lecture: “Drawing the map: Overview of Artificial Intelligence”

10h00 - 10h30 : Frank van Harmelen, VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands
                        Lecture: “Intelligence as computation with symbols: 45 years in pursuit of the Physical Symbol System Hypothesis

10h30 - 11h00 : Prof. Xu Lei, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, EURASC Fellow
                        Lecture: “Deep bidirectional learning and deep bidirectional intelligence”

11h00 - 11h30 : Coffee break

11h30 - 12h00 : Jan Hajic, Charles University, Czech Republic
                        Lecture: “The Role of Language Resources in Natural Language Understanding”

12h00 - 12h30 : Roberto Navigli, Sapienza University
                        Lecture: “Natural Language Understanding by means of current (multilingual) Word Sense Disambiguation”

12h45 - 14h15 : Lunch break

14h15 - 18h30 : SESSION II : Artificial Intelligence in use

         This session will present how Artificial Intelligence is used in different areas as well as the social ethical implications of their use.

14h15 - 14h45 : Hans Uszkoreit , EURASC Fellow
                        Lecture: “AI in our world: Near-term impact, international competition and long-term prospects”

14h45 - 15h15 : Moshe Y. Vardi, Rice University, EURASC Fellow, Blaise Pascal Medal 2008
                        Lecture: “Human, Machines, and Work: The Future is Now”

15h15 - 15h45 : Victor Maojo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid – Fellow International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics
                        Lecture: “Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Present and Future”

15h45 - 16h15 : Enrico Motta, Open University
                        Lecture: “Exploring the dynamic of research”

16h15 - 16h45 : Coffee break

16h45 - 17h15 : Yolanda Gil, University of Southern California
                        Lecture: “Thoughtful Artificial Intelligence: Forging A New Partnership for Data Science and Scientific Discovery”

17h15 - 17h45 : Richard Benjamins, Telefonica
                        Lecture: “Towards a responsible use of Big Data & AI in large organizations”

17h45 - 18h15 : Prof. Alfonso Tames, Accenture

18h15 - 18h30 : Conclusion and closing remarks

18h30 - 19h30 : General Assembly of EurASc Fellows

20h30 : Gala Dinner - Restaurant La Chalana - Calle San Leonardo, 12


October 22nd, 2019 :

Ceremony of Awards of the European Academy of Sciences

08h30 - 09h00 : Delivery of diplomas to new Fellows

09h00 - 12h30 : Ceremony of Awards

          Lectures of the Blaise Pascal Medallists and Leonardo da Vinci Award

09h00 - 09h30 : Prof. David Milstein, Blaise Pascal Medal in Chemistry
                       Lecture: "Catalysis for Environmentally Benign Synthesis and Energy"

09h30 - 10h00 : Prof. Federico Rosei, Blaise Pascal Medal in Materials Science
                       Lecture: "Multifunctional materials for emerging technologies"

10h00 - 10h30 : Prof. Quan Wang, Blaise Pascal Medal in Engineering
                       Lecture: "Energy Harvesting from Ocean Waves by Smart Materials"

10h30 - 11h00 : Coffee break

11h00 - 11h30 : Prof. Jean Rossier, Blaise Pascal Medal in Medicine and Life Sciences
                       Lecture: "Single Cell Genomic"

11h30 - 12h00 : Prof. Luigi Ambrosio, Blaise Pascal Medal in Mathematics

12h00 - 12h30 : Prof. Pierre Corvol, Leonardo da Vinci Award
                       Lecture: "A trip into the renin angiotensin system"

12h30 - 14h00 : Lunch break

14h00 - 18h00 : Visit to the Research Centers in the international campus of Montengancedo

Several options are offered, you will have to register for one of the following option, and you will visit all the research centers listed in the package. 

Option 1: Artificial Intelligence


Option 2: Biotechnology and Biomedicine


Option 3: Space and Internet of Things


More information about Registrations

List of invited speakers