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October 29, 2023

Institute Director Vangelis Karkaletsis appointed member of the AI Advisory Committee in Greece by the Prime MInister

National acclaim for the Director of the Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications, Dr. Vangelis Karkaletsis, as he is appointed Member of the High-Level Advisory Committee on Artificial Intelligence to the Greek Prime Minister in October 2023.

The Advisory Committee is headed by distinguished Greek scientist and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, Dr. Konstantinos Daskalakis.

The Committee will develop guidelines for the long-term formulation of a national strategy for Artificial Intelligence, focusing on the areas of importance for Greece: economy and society, improving productivity, increasing innovation, strengthening infrastructure, managing the effects of the climate crisis, supporting human resources and social cohesion, creating quality jobs, defending national digital sovereignty and improving the operation of the State.

Finally, the Committee will aim to identify areas where Greece has a competitive advantage and can place itself at the forefront of the international debate on the use of AI and suggest ways to creatively combine the application of ethical and regulatory rules with the promotion of innovation, by the public and private sectors, and contribute national positions to the European debate on its regulatory framework AI.

The announcement (in Greek) on the Prime Minister’s website:


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