Chair of the day: Joost Batenburg

13:15 – 13:25: Welcome and introduction by Hester Bijl, Rector Magnificus Leiden University

13:25 – 14:00: Keynote lecture by Virginia Dignum, Professor at Umeå University, title: Beyond the AI hype: Balancing Innovation and Social Responsibility, short abstract

14:00 – 14:45: ‘(How) can we keep up with ChatGPT and its siblings?’ – Panel about Large Language Models with Joost Broekens and Francien Dechesne, Leiden University, and Eva Hofman, journalist Groene Amsterdammer.

Moderator: Anne Meuwese, Leiden University

Q&A and Coffee Break

15:10 – 15:55: Keynote lecture by Holger Hoos, Professor of Machine Learning at Leiden University and initiator CLAIRE. Title: The Importance of Being Earnest: The Future of “AI made in Europe”

15:55 – 16:40: Panel about Digital Diversity and other possible AI Futures with Eduard Fosch, Rodrigo Ochigame, Oumaima Hajri and Yasmin Ismail, Leiden University. Moderator: Bart Barendregt, Leiden University

Q&A and Coffee Break

16:50 – 17:05: Closing statement by Kathleen Ferrier, UNESCO

17:05 – 17:15: Closing by Bram Klievink, Leiden University

We will end the afternoon with Networking and Drinks