The Hessian AICon
Day 2




Welcome and Registration


Prof. Mira Mezini and Prof. Kristian Kersting, Co-Directors of hessian.AI
Opening of the Conference

Bettina Stark-Watzinger,
Federal Minister BMBF
Opening Speech (Recorded)

Wolfgang Wahlster

Wolfgang Wahlster | 60 min
Professor of Computer Science and CEA of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

Topic: Advanced Language Models: From Super-Parrots to Human-Like Dialog Understanding


Coffee Break | Breakfast


Mirella Lapata

Mirella Lapata | 45 min
Professor in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh

Topic: Conditional Generation with a Question-Answering Blueprint

Tim Baldwin

Tim Baldwin | 45 min
Acting Provost and Chair of the NLP Department at Mohamed bin Zayed University of AI

Topic: Fairness in Natural Language Processing




Angela Yu

Angela Yu | 30 min
Alexander v. Humboldt AI Professor Center of Cognitive Science, TU Darmstadt and hessian.AI

Topic: Leveraging AI to Understand Human Face Processing

Emtiyaz Khan

Emtyiaz Khan | 45 min
Team Leader at the RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP)

Topic: How to make machines that adapt quickly

Georgia Chalvatzaki

Georgia Chalvatzaki | 45 min
Full Professor of Interactive Robot Perception and Learning at TU Darmstadt & hessian.AI

Topic: Advancing Robotic Embodied Intelligence through Structured Robot Learning

Marcus Rohrbach

Marcus Rohrbach | 45 min
Alexander von Humboldt Professor, Incoming Professor at TU Darmstadt and hessian.AI

Topic: Reliable Multimodal Artificial Intelligence


Coffee Break


Martin Jaggi

Martin Jaggi | 45 min
Associate Professor at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Topic: Building Blocks for Collaborative and Decentralised Machine Learning

Holger Hoos

Holger Hoos | 60 min
Chair of AI Methodology at RWTH Aachen University. Alexander von Humboldt Professorship

Topic: The importance of being Earnest – The future of AI in Germany, Europe

Prof. Mira Mezini and Prof. Kristian Kersting, Co-Directors of hessian.AI
Closing words