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Friday, June 15
 

10:00 CEST

clarifydata – from analytics to predictive to Artificial Intelligence
We want to take the visitors with us along the development of clarifydata. clarifydata is a young company from Kiel which started with classical data analysis, moved on to predictive analytics to end up building a universal toolkit for artificial intelligence. Our main goal is to empower companies to understand, build and use custom built algorithms to make the business easier and more profitable.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Hartke

Michael Hartke

clarifydata GmbH
clarifydata is searching for challenges which can be solved by predictive analytics and artificial intelligence. clarifydata a young company from Kiel which started in the area of churn management and churn prevention. Beside this topic we developed generic algorithms for master data... Read More →


Friday June 15, 2018 10:00 - 10:45 CEST
1 — Black dome

13:00 CEST

Free yourself - How tomorrows operations will make your work more flexible, fun and profitable
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To us, AI is not about delivery drones, robots, and self-driving cars. We want to show you how it is changing your workplace already today. But there is no need to be afraid: We like to explore with you how you can take advantage of this development, what people you need to make it happen and how your company should look like in order to exist in the future. BIOGRAPHY: Philipp was born and grew up in Kiel. Originally educated as mechanical engineer at FH Kiel, his path lead him to digital operations early in his career. He was part of Google's European headquarters team when they grew from 1000 to 4000 people within 3 years and has consulted large and small businesses on innovation practice for the last 6 years. Today Philipp is based in Copenhagen, Denmark. His company ComX helps B2B businesses to automate their sales processes and go international. 

Speakers
avatar for Philipp Ströhemann

Philipp Ströhemann

ComX.io
ComX is an AI technology company. We help our clients to make cold calling a thing of the past.Established in 2012, ComX provides specialized services in B2B database building, sales automation, market intelligence and relationship automation.


Friday June 15, 2018 13:00 - 13:45 CEST
10 — Corner Stage

13:00 CEST

Unfair AI - Let’s talk about bias and other nasty stuff machines learn from us.
We live in a world of machines. – Machines, that learn. Call it Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), smart machines.. These technologies are almost everywhere by now and have huge influence on our lives. Often "smart” technologies are a great support to us, make our lives easier, safer, faster and more convenient. But! There is a problem! Machines are build by us and learn from us. And they also learn the bad, nasty stuff. Bias, stereotypes, discrimination. In this entertaining and non-tech-people-friendly talk we will share some problems and examples and give simple advice on how to do better.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Martens

Michael Martens

Co-Founder, Fairlanguage
Fairlanguage hat sich als Unternehmen auf Dienstleistungen und digitale Lösungen im Bereich gendergerechter und inklusiver Kommunikation spezialisiert und unterstützt so Unternehmen dabei, diskriminierungsfrei zu kommunizieren und gezielter diversere Talente anzusprechen. Mit Vorträgen... Read More →


Friday June 15, 2018 13:00 - 13:45 CEST
2 — Story Stage

14:00 CEST

Networks are not what you think
Olaf is one of those thinkers who is learning from brain science how the strong capabilities of the internet will change our global society. In this talk he examines the fundamental properties of networks, and how the differences between weak and strong networks provide an essential understanding about the power of structures like Amazon versus traditional Retailers, and the new dynamics that we experience in the digitalisation of our lives.

Speakers
avatar for Olaf Birkner

Olaf Birkner

Entrepreneur & Digital Strategy ConsultantFounder of four internet tech companies with a focus on E-Commerce, Media and New Digital Business and a persistent passion for sales and product strategies in dynamic markets.


Friday June 15, 2018 14:00 - 14:45 CEST
10 — Corner Stage

14:00 CEST

The AI Revolution
We give a little deep dive into deep neural networks and challenges we face to implement an automated learning frame work. We would also put AI into perspective, showing the types of learning mainly supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement. And examples from applications for the industry.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Gunter Fischer

Dr. Gunter Fischer

Brainalyzed
We develop AI solutions from deep neural networks for customers who want to get more out of their data. For this we offer the AI analysis tool “Brainalyzed Insight”. In this process no prior knowledge of machine learning and importance if inputs is required. The training can take... Read More →


Friday June 15, 2018 14:00 - 14:45 CEST
1 — Black dome

16:00 CEST

AI Perspectives for Schleswig-Holstein - Winners
The inaugural “Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Opportunities for Schleswig-Holstein” network meeting was held at Kiel University of Applied Sciences on 31 May 2018. It was organised by Open Campus, the State Chancellery of Schleswig-Holstein, the Schleswig-Holstein Digital Economy cluster (DiWiSH) and Kiel University of Applied Sciences.

The event provided the first major platform for artificial intelligence in Schleswig-Holstein. Around 200 guests listened to some 50 short presentations lasting no more than four minutes. Live polls with Sli.do at the start and end of the event engaged the entire audience. Welcoming remarks from Minister-President Daniel Günther and from Dirk Schrödter, Head of the State Chancellery, illustrated the importance that politicians in Schleswig-Holstein attach to the issue.

You'll see here the winners of the public votes for the most interesting topics. You'll be able to experience them one again at #Waterkant18:


Prof. Dr. Maciej Liśkiewicz // Universität zu Lübeck
Algorithmic analysis of causal effects
Discovering and understanding of causal relationships is an important topic of empirical sciences. Analyzing causes of diseases, economic crises and other complex phenomena is of great social and economic importance. However, for ethical or economic reasons questions as “Does smoking cause lung cancer?” or “What are the major causes of economic crises?” can be difficult to examine through direct experimentation. On the other hand, there are often available large amounts of observed data that can provide relevant information about these issues.

Michael Martens // fairlanguage.com
Unfair AI - Let’s talk about bias and other nasty stuff machines learn from us.
We live in a world of machines. Machines, that learn. Call it Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), smart machines.. These technologies are almost everywhere by now and have huge influence on our lives. Often "smart” technologies are a great support to us, make our lives easier, safer, faster and more convenient. But! There is a problem! Machines are build by us and learn from us. And they also learn the bad, nasty stuff. Bias, stereotypes, discrimination. In this entertaining and non-tech-people-friendly talk we will share some problems and examples and give simple advice on how to do better.

Prof. Hermann Kohlstedt // Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel
-Back to the Roots- How analogue Industry 5.0 will be?

It is believed, that the upcoming digital revolution, characterized by buzzer words such as “Industry 4.0” or “Internet of Things (IoT)”, will lead to an entire upheaval of today´s manufacturing and selling procedure accompanied by, for example, desert factories. Will this development be an endless story? Not likely – there are fundamental limits set by nature. Any bit (0,1) we write, store or transmit needs energy. Information and energy (consumption) are inseparably linked. Therefore, it`s time to have a closer look at bio-inspired information pathways. Nerve systems, such as the human brain, are a result of evolution and outperform any digital computer when it comes to pattern recognition or cognitive tasks. It particularly shines when power consumption it taken into account – could we use such mechanisms to build more efficient computing systems?


Moderated by Jörg Nickel, Staatskanzlei Schleswig-Holstein

Speakers
avatar for Maciej Liskiewicz

Maciej Liskiewicz

Institut für Theoretische Informatik, Universität zu Lübeck
Research and Teaching
avatar for Michael Martens

Michael Martens

Co-Founder, Fairlanguage
Fairlanguage hat sich als Unternehmen auf Dienstleistungen und digitale Lösungen im Bereich gendergerechter und inklusiver Kommunikation spezialisiert und unterstützt so Unternehmen dabei, diskriminierungsfrei zu kommunizieren und gezielter diversere Talente anzusprechen. Mit Vorträgen... Read More →


Friday June 15, 2018 16:00 - 16:45 CEST
1 — Black dome