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AI Forum project will organize a seminar in Haaga-Helia Pasila campus on June 2nd 2023.



AI Forum Seminar – Current topics and results in AI Research

What are the hot topics in artificial intelligence (AI) research right now? How are companies utilizing AI? Why and how should universities collaborate in AI related research? You are warmly welcome to hear AI researchers' views on these questions with outcomes and lessons learned during AI Forum project. In panel discussion with companies we address utilization of AI in businesses.

AI Forum Seminar brings together people who are interested in hearing and sharing current perspectives on AI research and applications. The seminar also offers a place for networking and looking for future cooperation opportunities between universities and companies.

Host: William O’Gorman, AI Innovation Hub officer, Ulysseus European University, Haaga-Helia UAS


Lunch & networking in Pasila campus

The streaming will start in Liveto-platform at 12.00

Opening words  

Keynote: Applying AI technologies on industrial   needs - challenging the AI productivity paradox
NextAI, Professor Caj Södergård

Panel discussion by companies: current topics in AI-related business
Silo AI: Expert Lead Juho Vainio, Lead AI scientist Elin Ehsani
Emblica: CEO, Partner Teemu Heikkilä
CoHumans: CEO, co-founder Anna Seppänen
NextAI: Professor Caj Södergård

Coffee break and networking

Project consortium presentations: what was accomplished and learned during the project?
Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, SAMK, University of Oulu, University of Turku, and University of Jyväskylä.

Closing words  

The seminar is hybrid: Haaga-Helia (Pasila) and Liveto-Platform.

Register here

Registration for the live event is open until the event starts. If you wish to attend live at the Pasila campus, the registration closes May 25th.


Keynote speaker

Prof Dr Caj Södergård is acting Secretary General of Adra – the European AI, Data and Robotics Association. He is running his own company NextAI. He was earlier research professor, center and team leader in Digital Services at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd after working in industry with machine vision. He has developed AI and big data applications for more than 40 years, starting from image processing mainly for the media industry and more recently for applications within telecom, nutrition, environment, learning and bio-economy. He has 270 publications and 5 patents.

The AI Forum project is an interdisciplinary cooperation network of five Finnish higher education institutions, including Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, SAMK, University of Oulu, University of Turku, and University of Jyväskylä. Project aims to strengthen expertise, education, and research cooperation in the field of artificial intelligence. The project ends June 30th, 2023, and is financed by the Ministry of Education and Culture.

Get to know the project better.