The 1st SAC Activity Seminar FY2019: AI in Japan and Sweden

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September 24 at 10:30 - September 25 at 12:00 CEST

The 1st JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden (SAC) Activity Seminar FY2019

“Cogito Ergo Sum? AI in Japan and Sweden”


Admission is free of charge and entry free.

Registration in advance is required by September 17, 2019.

For your registration, please visit here.


– Program – 

Date: September 24 (Tue), 2019      10:30-16:45 (Reception to follow)

          September 25 (Wed), 2019     9:30-12:00


Venue: Linköping University

September 24: Campus US, Hus 421, Eken

September 25: Campus Valla, Hus I, Room I206


Organizers:  JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden (SAC), JSPS Stockholm Office



DAY I (Tuesday, September 24)

10:30-10:45  Introduction

– Welcome remarks by Dr. Elin Palm, Linköping University (LiU)

– Presentation on JSPS activities by Dr. Tadaharu Tsumoto, Director of JSPS Stockholm Office

– “AI – Dreams and reality” by Dr. Fredrik Heintz, LiU

10:45-11:30  Keynote lecture “On Regularization and Reliability of Deep Convolutional Networks” by Dr. Atsuto Maki, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

11:30-11:45  Break

11:45-12:15  Lecture “Incremental Reasoning and Learning over streams for safe autonomous systems” by Dr. Fredrik Heintz, LiU

12:15-13:30  Lunch

13:30-14:00  Lecture “AI and children by Dr. Ryoko Asai, Uppsala University

14:00-14:30  Lecture “Intelligent robots in the workplaceapplications and outlooks by Dr. Martin Magnusson, Örebro University

14:30-15:00  Lecture “AI and rationality” by Dr. Lars Lindblom, LiU

15:00-15:30  Break

15:30-16:00  Lecture “AI in the public sector by Dr. Maria Nordström, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

16:00-16:30  Lecture “AI Ethics without the AI and Ethics: The role of disciplinary tensions in employing automation by Dr. David Moats, LiU

16:30-16:45  Concluding remards by Dr. Elin Palm, LiU

16:45-18:00  Reception with refreshments


    DAY II (Wednesday, September 25)

9:30-10:00    Lecture “AI research, education and innovation in Sweden” by Dr. Fredrik Heintz, LiU and Dr. Henrik Bissmarck, Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Linköping

10:00-10:30  Lecture “AI and moral responsibility” by Dr. Elin Palm, LiU

10:30-10:45  Break

10:45-11:45  Panel discussion

Theme 1: Technical capacity and training

Theme 2: The Ethics of AI

Theme 3: Governing AI

11:45-12:00  Concluding remarks by Dr. Elin Palm, LiU


(Updated on August 20, 2019)


September 24 at 10:30
September 25 at 12:00
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Linköping University
581 83 Linköping
Linköping, Sweden
+46 13 28 10 00


JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden (SAC)
JSPS Stockholm Office