European Academy of Sciences

Provisional Programme

October 21st, 2019

8h45 - 09h30 : Opening speeches

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 : Drawing the map: Overview of AI (Prof. Asunción Gómez-Pérez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, EURASC Fellow)

10h00 - 10h30 : Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (Frank van Harmelen,  VU Amsterdam)

10h30 - 11h00 : Machine Learning, including Deep Learning (Prof. Xu Lei, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, EURASC Fellow)

11h00 - 11h30 : Coffee break

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

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

12h30 - 13h00 : Social Web and Human Center Computing 

13h00 - 14h30 : Lunch break

14h30 - 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.

14h30 - 15h00 : Drawing the Map: Main application areas and global competition (Hans Utzkoreit,  EURASC Fellow)

15h00 - 15h30 : Human, Machines, and Work: The Future is Now (Moshe Y. Vardi, Rice University, EURASC Fellow, Blaise Pascal Medal 2008)

15h30 - 16h00 : Ethical concerns (Trust, Bias, Privacy) (Luc Steels, Universidad Pompeu Fabra)

16h00 - 16h30 : Coffee break

16h30 - 17h00 : Exploring the dynamic of research (Enrico Motta, Open University)

17h00 - 17h30 : Towards a responsible use of Big Data & AI in large organizations (Richard Benjamins, Telefonica)

17h30 - 18h00 : Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Present and Future (Victor Maojo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid – Fellow International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics)

18h00 - 18h30 : Conclusion and closing remarks

8h30 - 19h30 : General Assembly of EurASc Fellows

20h30 : Banquet 


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

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 will be published soon.

More information about Registrations

List of invited speakers