Dimosthenis Karatzas
Dimosthenis Karatzas Associate Director Computer Vision Center Cerdanyola, Spain

Biography

Dimosthenis Karatzas is a professor at the Univ. Autónoma de Barcelona and associate director of the Computer Vision Centre, where he leads the Vision and Language research group. He was the recipient of the 2013 IAPR / ICDAR Young Investigator Award and a 2016 Google Research Faculty Award. He has co-founded two spin-off companies. In 2018-19 he participated in the definition of the Catalan Strategy on Artificial Intelligence.

Sessions

Save to calendar 19-11-2019 17:00 19-11-2019 19:00 Europe/Madrid Artificial Intelligence: Challenges and Opportunities

Today, the advancement of Artificial Intelligence seems unstoppable. For some, the concept is associated to job loss, income inequality, biased data and surveillance and control, but it’s also helping officials improve traffic, inform emergency response services or prevent crime. How can cities ensure that they set in place the regulations and institutions required to make the most of Artificial Intelligence while minimizing its downsides?

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