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A new series of monthly business talks titled AI Industry Connect was launched in March by SKEL | The Artificial Intelligence Lab at the Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications, NCSR Demokritos.

This initiative aims to bring to the forefront, the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence being put to use by the Industry, in various domains. Through this series of online talks, audiences will have the opportunity to find out about the innovations of each company in their domain and hear real-life use-cases by professionals.

Finally, potential links between the Industry and the scientific community will be highlighted to find out about the needs of the Industry for applicable scientific results.

A Q&A session follows the presentations. The talks are held via Zoom and live-streamed on YouTube.

The first talk was on 17 March 2021 with invited speaker Vasiliki Efstathiou fromMarine Traffic.

Talk title: Marine Traffic Industrial Research Labs: AI for the Real World

Short Bio: Vasiliki Efstathiou is a Senior Researcher at Marine Traffic where she works on maritime traffic modelling. She holds MSc and PhD degrees in Computer Science from University College London, and a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Crete. During the last decade, she has conducted post-doctoral research on rule-based and data-driven AI systems on diverse topics including mining software repositories, cognitive robotics, and situational awareness for ambient assisted living.

Contexity will be joining us on Wednesday 14 April. 

Stay tuned for the announcement of the next invited speakers!

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