ICAI DAY: AI Entrepreneurship: From the lab to the market

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On June 1st, the Summer Edition of the ICAI Day 2022 will take place. The theme of this edition is AI Entrepreneurship: From the lab to the market. It will be a hybrid event with an exciting and interactive program with lunch table discussions, presentations from two keynote speakers and other AI experts during the plenary part.


12.00 hr: Opening

Part 1: Lunch Table Discussion (not online, only on location)
12:00 – 13:30 hr: Topic The life cycle of a Startup in different sectors
Each table in the ‘Lunch Table Discussion’ revolves around a different topic. You can choose between these five topics:

  • Health-care
  • Service industry
  • Robotic
  • Public domain
  • Transportation/ Mobility

Part 2: The Plenary Session (online and on location)

  • 13:45 – 14:00 hr: Welcome by the ICAI team
  • 14:00 –14:15 hr: ICAI updates
  • 14:15 – 14:45 hr: Two keynote speakers on the mistakes and final solutions of different phases in the Startup journey
  • 14:15 –14:30 hr: The The ideation phase – the importance of early validation presented by Chris Slootweg (UvA)
    • 14:30 – 14:45 hr: From research to the application presented by Hinda Haned (UvA)
    • 14:45 – 15:00 hr: The Rise of Venture Building by TTT.AI
  • 15:00 – 15:15 hr: Break with Startup posters
  • 15:15 – 15:30 hr: A talk by Venture Capital
  • 15:30 – 15:45 hr: A talk by TechLeap.nl
  • 15:45 – 16:20 hr: Panel Discussion on three main challenges – Moderator: Desiree Hoving
    • Challenges:
      • Lacking a sufficient infrastructure that is often needed for AI-related activities
      • Having access to (large) datasets to validate their innovative AI solutions
      • Dealing with bias as a result of the lack of expertise on social impact and diversity 
  • 16:20 – 16:30 hr: Closing word by the ICAI team
  • 16:30 – 17:30 hr: Drinks with posters from Startup


Please click here for more information about the event. If you want to participate on-site at Amsterdam Startup Village, Science Park 608, Amsterdam register here. For participation online please click here.

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