Confiance.ai Day 2024

16 Oct 2023Top news

The Confiance.ai program looks forward to seeing you on March 7, 2024 for the new edition of Confiance.ai Day, the meeting place for trusted AI :

  • Discover the methods and tools proposed by Confiance.ai*.
  • Exchange with the French and international engineering and scientific communities involved in trusted AI.

*This program is supported by the national AI strategy and funded by France 2030.

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Registration for the event is now open! Click here (places are limited).

Program

8:00am – 9:00am      | Welcome coffee & demo tour

9:00am – 9:20am       | Official opening

9:20am – 9:40am       | Trustworthiness as a pillar of AI adoption in industry
The floor is given to the program partners: what value does the adoption of AI bring to the industry? What challenges do they still need to address? What impact does the program have on their businesses?
• Bernhard Quendt, Chief Technical Officer, Thales
Mohammed Sijelmassi, Chief Technical Officer, Sopra Steria
Baladji Soussilane, Vice President, Digital and IT Group, Air Liquide

9:40am – 10:00am    | Industrial AI toward 2030: trustworthiness beyond Confiance.ai
Confiance.ai will come to an end in 2024. Take a closer look at the program’s outcomes and follow-ups.

10:00am – 10:30am  | Keynote speech : Responsible AI, a key lever to bring confidence in AI,
Anne Bouverot, Co-Chair of the French Government’s IA Commission – Chair of the board of École Normale Supérieure (ENS) – Co-founder, Fondation Abeona – Board Director at a number of technology and media companies

10:30am – 11:10am  | Break & demo tour

11:10am – 12:00am  | International collaborations on trustworthy AI
Australia, United Kingdom, Quebec, Germany: overview of the international ecosystem of trustworthy AI.
• Responsible AI Engineering in the ERA of Generative AI, Qinghua Lu, Team Leader/ Responsible AI Science Team, CSIRO’s Data61, CSIRO
• Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS, Maximilian Poretschkin, Director of the AI Certification Project
• Safe.trAIn- Safe AI for driverless regional trains, Thomas Waschulzik, R&D Manager Siemens Mobility GmbH, Siemens
• Confiance IA: Trustworthy Ai in Quebec, Marie-Pierre Habas-Gérard, Chief Executive Officer, Confiance IA

12:00am – 1:00pm    | Deep dive on technologies and methods
15 minutes talks on key technologies, methods and results developed by Confiance.ai over the past four years.
• End-to-end engineering approach
• Applyied to an industrial use case
• End-to-end results
• How Confiance.ai is adressing Aeronautics Regulation Framework?

1:00pm – 2:30pm      | Lunch break & demo tour

2:30pm – 3:30pm      | Deep dive on technologies and methods
• Combining robustness, monitoring, and uncertainty quantification
• Towards a methodology for synthetic data generation, domain gap characterization and mitigation, Amélie Bosca, Data Scientist, Sopra Steria
• Benchmark of use case explainability through the Kaa component, Philippe Dejean, “Characterization and qualification of trustworthy AI” project co-leader, Research engineer, Confiance.ai, IRT Saint Exupéry
• Metamorphic testing on industrial applications with AIMOS

3:30pm – 4:00pm      | Keynote speech: Safe AI at CARIAD
Peter Schlicht, head of “Safe AI and AI Innovations”, CARIAD (Volkswagen)

4:00pm – 4:30pm      | International collaborations on trustworthy AI
• RAI UK: Creating an International Ecosystem for Responsible AI Research and Innovation, Shoaib Ehsan, Co-Investigator / Associate Professor of Computer Science, RAI UK / University of Southampton
• CERTAIN: The European Center for Trusted AI, Dr. André Meyer-Vitali, Senior Researcher, DFKI

4:30pm – 5:10pm      | Break & demo tour

5:10pm – 5:40pm     | Norms and standards: current status and future challenges
Norms and standards: where are we now? What are the next challenges? What are the contributions of Confiance.ai regarding this matter?
Lauriane Aufrant, Applied NLP Researcher, Inria
Antoine Alexandre André, Policy and legal officer, European Commission, DG CNECT (A.2), Commission européenne
Tom Lebrun, Ph. D., Standards Council of Canada Lead on AI and Data Standardization

5:40pm – 6:25pm      | The future challenges of trustworthy AI
Hybrid AI, safety, cybersecurity, or ethics: spotlight on some of the upcoming challenges to address in developing trustworthy AI in industry.

• Challenge of understanding operational context of AI for trustworthiness, Weiss Gereon, head of department Automation Systems, Faunhofer IKS
• Industrial AI deployment challenges
• AI Engineering Challenges, Dr. André Meyer-Vitali, senior researcher, DFKI
• Embedded AI, Pierre Gaillard, Embedded AI project manager, CEA-List
• AI’s carbon footprint is bigger than you think, Brigitte Jaumard, scientific director, Confiance IA
• The Critical Role of AI Ethics in Building Trust and Enhancing Innovation, Enrico Panai, AI Ethicists, Association of AI Ethicists & CEN CENELEC JTC21
• Hybrid AI, Bertrand Braunschweig, scientific coordinator, Confiance.ai

6:25pm – 6:45pm      | Closing speech

6:45pm – 8:00pm     | Closing cocktail

Key information

Date: March 7, 2024

Event location:
Centre de conférences Pierre Mendès France
139 rue de Bercy, 75012 Paris

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