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The 11th Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence (SETN 2020) was held online this year between 2 – 4 of September 2020. The established SETN conferences are biennial, organised by the Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society (EETN) bringing together Greek and International AI scientists to present original and high-quality research on emergent topics of Artificial Intelligence.

SETN 2020 was organised by EETN in collaboration with the Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications of NCSR “Demokritos”, the Department of Informatics of the Athens University of Economics & Business, the Department of Informatics & Telematics of the Harokopio University of Athens and the Department of Informatics & Computer Engineering of the University of West Attica.

More than three hundred delegates participated online in the conference and more than seventy speakers from Greek and foreign Universities and Research Centers along with prominent guest speakers presented their research work in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

At the same time, four workshops for the utilization of Artificial Intelligence in fields such as Fashion, Games, Internet of Things, Natural Sciences and Technology were organized, as well as a special event for issues of Artificial Intelligence connected to Legal Science, which was sponsored by EETN.

The conference was opened by Dr. Constantinos Spyropoulos, President of EETN and Emeritus Researcher at the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications of NCSR Demokritos, together with Prof. Vassilios Digalakis, Deputy Minister of Education, Research and Religious Affairs responsible for Higher Education, who also has a keen knowledge and research interest in matters of Technology and Artificial Intelligence. Dr. Spyropoulos points out: “In the AI era, the role of specialised AI scientists and researchers is particularly important. Their experience and knowledge are essential for the proper understanding, use and utilization of tools and systems that incorporate AI technologies”.

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