AI Forum & Winners‘ Night

International conference on artificial intelligence & final of the startup contest

24.10.2019, 14:00 – 22:00

Hauch Gallery Prague


In keynotes, workshops, one2one–zone and pitches

you meet:

startups, corporate captains, SMEs, AI-experts and researchers

you learn:

Which changes will artificial intelligence bring into business models and supply chains?


Prof. Michal Pěchouček


Eduard Palíšek

Country CEO at Siemens Czech Republic

Jarmila Plachá 

Head of Škoda Auto DigiLab

Prof. Dr. Ute Schmid 

Head of the Cognitive Systems Group, University of Bamberg

Milan Šlachta

Representative of Bosch Group in Czech Republic and Slovakia

Vít Šimral

City Council Member @ City of Prague

Juan Bernabé Moreno

Global Head of Advanced Analytics, AI and Data Lab @ E.on

International AI Forum (conference & workshops) on Artificial Intelligence combined with the Winners' Night (the contest final)



local CEOs of the partner companies, AI experts of the partner companies from Germany, best practices from the German and Czech startup community, contest finalists (pitches)


international startups, decision makers and innovation managers of global companies, politicians, public administration, investors, startup multipliers, accelerators, universities, research institutions



Part I


AI Forum

14:00 Opening
Jörg Mathew, President of the DTIHK
Judith Gerlach, Bavarian Minister for Digital Affairs
Petr Očko, Deputy minister for Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic
14:15 Key Notes
Vít Šimral, City Council Member @ City of Prague
Prof. Dr. Ute Schmid, Head of the Cognitive Systems Group, University of Bamberg
Prof. Michal Pěchouček, AI guru @ ČVUT/Avast
15:00 Panel Discussion
15:15Coffee Break
15:30Key Notes on the topic „Business models and AI: today and tomorrow“
Eduard Palíšek, Country CEO @ Siemens Czech Republic
Jarmila Plachá, Head of Škoda Auto DigiLab
Milan Šlachta, Representative of Bosch Group in Czech Republic and Slovakia
Juan Bernabé Moreno, Global Head of Advanced Analytics, AI and Data Lab @ E.on
Panel Discussion
16:30Coffee Break / Networking
16:453x2 workshops + one2one zone  
Petr Hornický, Škoda Auto – AI in the enterprice
Sebastian Thiemann, Siemens - Digitalization of production machines
Václav Pixa, Bosch - Estimate AI potential in next two - five years (focus: development of products or services administration)
David Vosol, bpv Braun Partners – Legal aspects of AI
Michal Konkol, Stanislav Rejthar a Jan Tichý, Sentisquare - Using artificial intelligence in a contact center
Juan Bernabé Moreno, E.on - Strategic approach to AI in a global company
18:15Coffee Break / Networking

Part II


Winners‘ Night

18:30 4 x pitch of the contest finalists (+ Q&A by the jury)
19:00 Jury: voting on the overall winner
19:15Award Ceremony: announcement of the overall winner
19:30Dinner-Buffet, Networking, Afterparty mit DJ



Online Registration


the event will be held in English


DTIHK members: 1500,- CZK (+VAT)
non-members: 2500,- CZK (+VAT) 
partners & participants of the contest Connect Visions to Solutions, startups: free

Contact for conference content

Lenka Šolcová

+420 732 112 792
+420 221 490 323


Contact for registration

Eva Brychtová

+420 221 490 363



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