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Artificial Intelligence & Data Science Conference


15. 05. 2018
One full day to network, share and understand artificial intelligence and data science! 

AI is already delivering a real value in business. It is being implemented across all industries creating unprecedented efficiencies in human productivity and it will continue to transform global industry, economy and social ecosystem.  

Will Slovakia stay at the forefront of a technology that will shape the future for everyone?


  • AI & Big Data enterprise stories
  • Role of government in the age of exponential technologies
  • AI Research at Slovak Universities


08:30 - 09:00 Registration

09:00 - 09:05 Welcome

                       Todd Bradshaw, President, AmCham Slovakia

09:05 - 09:15  Opening Speech

                        Richard Raši, Deputy PM for Investments and Informatization

09:15 - 10:25  Keynote Addresses

                       Microsoft representative (TBC)

                       Fridrich Matejík, Country Leader, IBM Slovakia

                       Peter Kováč, Director Bratislava Business center, Adient Slovakia

10:25 - 10:40  Coffee Break

10:40 - 12:00  PANEL I: AI Applied Enterprise Stories

                       Ivo Gavenda,Robotics and AI Senior Manager in CEE Region,


                       Juraj Rosa, CEO, GoodAI Applied

                       Michal Hudec, Financial Systems and ERP Controlling Manager, Adient

                       IBM representative

12:00 - 13:00  Lunch

13:00 - 13:20  Keynote Address

                       Juha Heikkila, Head of Unit of Robotics and AI, DG Connect, EC

13:20 - 14:00  PANEL II: Role of Government in the Era of Exponential Technologies

                       Juha Heikkila, Head of Unit of Robotics and AI. DG Connect, EC

                       Richard Stirling, CEO, Oxford Insight

                       Deputy Prime Minister's Office representative

                       IBM representative

                       Start-up representative

14:00 - 15:30  PANEL III: Academia AI Research / AI Business - Academic Cooperation

                       Vladimír Bužek, Fellow of the Research Center for Quantum Information,

                       Slovak Academy of Science

                       Peter Sinčák, Head of Department of Cybernetics and AI, Technical 

                       university of Košice

                       Peter Lacko, FIIT STU / Vladimír Hlaváček Accenture

                       Ivana Budinská, Director of the Institute of Informatics, Slovak Academy

                       of Science

15:30 - 16:30 Start-ups - Business Meetup Corner (in cooperation with SARIO)

                       (By invitation only)

  • Members: free of charge
  • Students: free of charge
  • Non-Members: 150 Euro

Conference program is a living document, that may be adjusted throughout the planning period!

Please find attached "Sponsorship proposal"! For more information about the conference please contact


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This list contains only participants registered online, not by email or phone.

Daniel Ban CassaCloud s.r.o. ,ASM Slovakia
Lenka Ciganikova Adient Slovakia s.r.o. ,Global Process Owner
Filip Šváb AT&T Global Network Services Slovakia, s.r.o. ,External Affairs
Peter Kovac Adient Slovakia s.r.o. ,CEO
Matej Stuška O2 Slovakia, s.r.o. ,Manager Public Affairs
Emilia Suchalova Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium ,Other
Radovan Soltys Adient Slovakia s.r.o. ,other
Martin Charvat Adient Slovakia s.r.o. ,Global Process Owner
Karol Cagáň Yvents s.r.o ,Other
Rastislav Petruška PricewaterhouseCoopers Slovensko, s.r.o.
Michal Blaško Deloitte ,Consultant 2
Perdoch Martin BCG Bratislava Consulting Group ,Partner
Marian Volent U.S.A. ,Head of Commercial Section
Radoslav Ivanic Johnson Controls International, spol. s r.o. ,IT Manager
Attila Takac ADECCO Slovakia, s.r.o. ,Permanent Placement Consultant, IT&Telecom Division
Attila Takac ADECCO Slovakia, s.r.o. ,Permanent Placement Consultant, IT&Telecom Division
Ondřej Holík Swiss Post Solutions, s.r.o. ,CEO
Santiago Aguado Hewlett Packard Enterprise Slovakia ,CEO
Timotej Galad Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel ,Business Development Manager
Martina Rehakova HENKEL SLOVENSKO, spol. s r.o. ,Project Management Office
Vladimir Vano SK-NIC, a. s. ,Head of Communication
Henrich Bulla Deloitte ,Consultant 2
Rastislav Petruška PricewaterhouseCoopers Slovensko, s.r.o. ,Senior Manager
Štefan Lukáč IXTENT Slovakia s.r.o. ,Account Manager CEE
Dušan Oravsky Covestro (Slovakia) Services s.r.o. ,Head of Robotics Operation Center
Michal Lichner Deloitte ,Lead Manager
Urs Steiger BCG Bratislava Consulting Group ,Other
Hezy Mordehaev HB Reavis Group s.r.o. ,International Business Development
Matúš Sládeček ADECCO Slovakia, s.r.o. ,Permanent Placement Team Leader
Renata Paksiova UNIVERSITY of ECONOMICS in Bratislava ,Other
Vladimír Ležák Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency - SARIO, š.p.o. ,Director of Investment Projects Department
Natália Podhradská Adient Slovakia s.r.o. ,Other
Peter Olah HENKEL SLOVENSKO, spol. s r.o. ,CoE Developer
Peter Breyl T-Systems Slovakia s.r.o. ,Senior Project Manager
Michal Nešpor Crowdberry a.s. ,Partner


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May 15, 2018  


From 09:00 until 16:00  


Fakulta informatiky a informačných technólogií STU, Ilkovičova 2

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