2 days / 20+ talks
Find best practices, new exciting AI start-ups, ask experts or find partners that can help you understand how to apply AI

October 13th and 14th, 2022, Zagreb, Kraš
Conference Schedule

Day 1 – Oct 13

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Željko Krizmanić, Conference director


09:15 – 09:30 | Conference Room
Intro to AI2FUTURE 2022
Elin Hauge, AI and Business Strategist

Busting the myths about AI, and building the bridge to real value for business and society

09:30 – 10:00 | Conference Room
Are you tired of hearing about a distant future where robots rule the world, humans are mere servants, and we are all subject to the whims of ubiquitous artificial intelligence? Let’s put those…
Garik Markarian, co-Founder of the Rinicom Holding Group

AI in healthcare – from Aviation Safety to Intensive Care

10:00 – 10:20 | Conference Room
How to build clinician-led digital health company focused on improving clinical risk prediction and patient safety. Is the UK environment more supportive? What can we learn?
Mohammed Yahya, Head of Business for Central & Eastern Europe at

Value driven approach to scaling adoption of AI in healthcare systems

10:20 – 10:40 | Conference Room
Presentation will focus on problem solving for existing challenges such as resource constraints, infrastructural needs etc in traditional healthcare settings using AI reflective of “Qure’s growth model.
Hastings, 01.05.2016
Anja Barešić, AI4Health representative & Institut Ruđer Bošković

Introduction to European digital innovation hub AI4Health

10:40 – 10:50 | Conference Room
Anja Barešić is research associate at Machine learning and Knowledge Representation Laboratory at the Ruđer Bošković Institute. She obtained her PhD in…
Anja Barešić, AI4Health representative; Marko Poljak, Newton Technologies; Marin Maletić, Umo neuroscience; Garik Markarian, Rinicom; Urška Šršen, Bellabeat

PANEL | Croatia as a testing playground for AI in healthcare

10:50 -11:30 | Conference Room
How big is the opportunity? Hero stories. Key learnings from past experiences. What kind of support can we expect from European digital innovation hub AI4Health.CRO?

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:00 | Coffee Space
Martina Silov, CroAI & Petra Horvatović, art manager

AI Landscape 3.0

12:00 -12:10 | Conference Room
A year has passes. New players emerged on Croatian AI scene. Let’s see how AI landscape 3.0 looks like.
Chris Barton, HM Trade Commissioner, Europe; Amy Lillis, US Embassy; Mislav Malenica, CroAI & Mindsmiths; Ratko Mutavdžić, Microsoft

PANEL | What can we learn from government initiatives across Europe

12:10 – 12:50 | Conference Room
Two perspectives on needs and wants. Why should/shouldn’t governments get involved? What can we learn from previous good/bad initiatives? What’s next?
Henry Shevlin, University of Cambridge

Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence

12:50 -13:20 | Conference Room
Henry is a Research Associate at the Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge, where he leads the Consciousness and Intelligence project. He gives supervisions in…
Davor Bruketa, Bruketa&Žinić&Grey; Matija Ilijaš, Microblink; Henry Shevlin, University of Cambridge; Tena Šimonović Einwalter, Pučka pravobraniteljica; Andrea Pirša Ilić, A1 Hrvatska

PANEL | Large machine learning models are already slightly conscious. Truth or myth?

13:20 – 14:10 | Conference Room
Large ML models like Gpt-3, LaMDA, and Dall-e are impressive. People are confused; what’s going on? What’s next? Opportunities and threats.

Lunch Break

14:10 – 15:10 | Lobby
TOP regional AI startups

CroAI TOP startup pitch

15:10 – 17:10 | Conference Room
Small number of selected AI startups will have the opportunity to pitch in front of the jury of high-profile corporate and investors. Each one will get 3 minutes to impress the jury and 5 minutes to answer their questions.
Best three will get a special recognition.

CroAI Networking Party

17:10 – 20:00 | Conference Venue

Workshop & Deep stage
Rok Hribar, Institut Josef Štefan, Ljubljana

WORKSHOP 1 | Deep learning through examples using Keras

09:30 – 11:30 | Workshop Room
In this workshop you will learn how to properly use artificial neural networks through practical examples from machine learning. In recent years, the use of deep learning…

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:00 | Coffee space
Jurica Špoljar, Srce – Croatia

What is HPC, and how can you get access to it?

12:00 – 12:30 | Conference Room 2
Although consumer grade computers are as fast as they ever were, the workloads have also never been larger. What to do when your PC is not good enough…
Florin Dzeladini, DeepSquare

WORKSHOP 2 | Artificial intelligence: from research to product

12:30 – 14:10 | Conference Room 2
Any web developer should be able to integrate AI in his app without requiring neither AI nor Dev ops skills.

Lunch Break

14:10 – 15:10 | Lobbyć.jpeg?resize=160%2C160ćJelušić-2.jpg?resize=160%2C160
Mislav Jurić, TIS & Ivana Rendulić Jelušić, Alti Agro

Vineyard Angel

15:10 – 15:40 | Conference Room 2
TIS and Alti Agro have recognized the opportunity to empower wine producers to gather precise plant-level data to maximize their harvest. By using drones equipped with multispectral cameras…
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Josip Jukić, FER

ALANNO: An Active Learning Annotation System for Mortals

15:40 – 16:10 I Conference room 2
In today’s data-driven society, supervised machine learning is rapidly evolving, and the need for labeled data is increasing. However, obtaining labels is often…
Juraj Malenica, Mindsmiths

Building AI-first apps – tips & tricks

16:10 – 16:40 I Conference room 2
Every ten years, there is a shift in how people interact with technology, from web-first to mobile-first, then to app-first, and now to AI-first. Every transition has …

Check out the schedule for Day 2




It is not just the most important conference about Artificial Intelligence in Croatia, it is also a great place where you can meet and greet people that are having the same interests as you! So, you will have networking opportunity to start the discussion and Networking Zone, where you can sit and chat with them.

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Some great speakers and moderators are coming your way! You will learn a ton from the presentation, but they are open to networking and your direct questions in the network zone.

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