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Emmanuel Macron's speech on AI

Emmanuel Macron's speech on AI

By G. H.


March 28, 2018





Thursday, Emmanuel Macron, the President of the French Republic, was at the Collège de France to present the tricolor strategy on Artificial Intelligence the day after the submission of the report on the same subject for which the mathematician and deputy LREM Cédric Villani was in charge. Find here in full and in video the AI for Humanity conference and the closing speech of the French president Emmanuel Macron.

The full AI for Humanity conference and Emmanuel Macron's closing speech :

The AI for Humanity Program:

08:45 - 09:00 Opening of the event by Cédric Villani, MP, and Mounir Mahjoubi, Secretary of State for Digital Affairs.

First sequence (9:00-10:15): research and training

Hosted by François Sillion

09:00 - 09:15 : "Understanding human intelligence", dialogue between Justine Cassell and Laurence Devillers.

09:15 - 09:45 : "Limits and possibilities of neural networks", dialogue between Stéphane Mallat and Stuart Russel.

09:45 - 10:15: "Attractiveness of public research", dialogue between Yann LeCun and Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

Second sequence (10:15-11:30) : societal impacts

Hosted by Célia Zolynski

10:15 - 10:30 : "Can an RN enter university?", keynote by Noriko Arai.

10:30 - 10:45 : "Data biases, algorithmic defects and democratic impacts", keynote by Cathy O'Neil.

10:45 - 11:00 : "Smart Health", keynote by Ran Balicer.

11:00 - 11:30 : " La donnée, le citoyen et l'IA ",dialogue entre Latanya Sweeney et Mounir Mahjoubi, Secrétaire d'Etat chargé du Numérique.

Third sequence (11:30-12:45) : economic policy

Hosted by Eric Hazan

11:30 - 12:00 : " See, hear and understand ", exchange between Fei Fei Li, Grégory Renard and Marie-Paule Cani.

12:00 - 12:15 : "World competition in AI", dialogue between Sam Altman and Antoine Petit.

12:15 - 12:45 : "Emerging AI Champions" Dialogue between Demis Hassabis and Bruno Le Maire Minister of the Economy and Finance.

14:30 : Closing sequence in the presence of Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic, Cédric Villani, mathematician and Essonne deputy, Anja Karliczek, German Federal Minister of Education and Research, Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science.

(source : Mission Villani on AI)