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 19th and 20th, 2023, Zagreb, Kraš
Conference Schedule

Day 2 – Oct 20

Engineering Track
Matko Bošnjak, Google DeepMind

Demystifying Visual Language Models

09:00 – 09:30 | Conference Room
Large Language Models (LLMs) have undoubtedly achieved remarkable successes in natural language understanding and generation. Almost equally impressive is…
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Ivan Vulić, University of Cambridge & Poly AI

An Incredibly Short Introduction to Modular Deep Learning

09:30 – 10:00 | Conference Room
Following the rapid increase in size of deep learning models, there is a pressing and crucial need for parameter-efficient and modular learning strategies that can simultaneously deal…
Jörgen Ahlberg, Visage Technologies AB & Linköping University

From research to entrepreneurship

10:00 – 10:30 | Conference Room
Going from research to entrepreneurship, can’t be that difficult, can it? Just take some sciency stuff, make it a product, start selling it, preferrably as SaaS, and laugh all the way…
Gregorio Ferreira, Principal MLOPS engineer, Intellias

Empowering AI with MLOps: Beyond the DevOps Horizon

10:30 -11:00 | Conference Room
In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, the symbiotic relationship between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) is critical for achieving operational excellence and…

Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30 | Coffee Space
Goran Klepac, Director of Big Data analytics, Croatian Telecom

AI tips and tricks, nonstandard AI solution in different industries

11:30 -12:00 | Conference Room
This session will show business cases with usage of nonstandard solutions from AI domain in finance (banking, insurance), telecom and retail industries. Covered problem spaces will…
Luka Murn, R&D engineer, BBC

Computer Vision research at the BBC: Restoring image and video content from our rich archives

12:00 – 12:30 | Conference Room
BBC Archives manages one of the world’s largest multimedia archives, documenting BBC’s broadcasting history. Over 1.5 million video tapes and 7 million photographs are stored in numerous…
Davor Runje, airt

FastStream: Code Generation Meets Stream Processing

12:30 -13:00 | Conference Room
Navigating the complexities of streaming protocols like Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ and NATS often bogs down development in data-centric microservices architectures. Enter FastStream: a modern…
Jozo Džakula,CIO, Konzum & Petra Hajduković, mStart

Shopping with AI

13:00 – 13:30 | Conference Room
We will explore the future of retail by unveiling of our experiences with Konzum Smart. Step into the future of shopping with ‘Shopping with AI,’ where we take you on an…

Lunch Break

13:30 -14:30 | Lobby
Elio Bartoš, Velebit AI

Generative AI: Extending fonts with new characters

14:30 – 15:00 | Conference Room
Creating fonts is laborious, so usually only standard English characters are created. Characters specific to other languages are often missing, making the font…

Matija Komesar, Freelance Python developer

How to use AI to destroy online poker

15:00 – 15:30 | Conference Room
In this presentation, we will take a closer look into how AI can be used to (statistically) beat (the most) Texas hold’em poker online games. We will explore the application of…
Enes Deumić, ML Consultant

ML in Genomics

15:30 – 16:00 | Conference Room
Genomics is a rapidly expanding field that has recently benefited from a convergence of numerous technological and scientific advancements. In genomics, we confront…

Business track
Ana Zovko, Croatia Insurance & Roberto Kutić, Infobip

AI in Croatia insurance

11:30 – 11:50 | Conference Room 2
Insights on how LAQO has forever transformed insurance playground by being first in Croatia and EU who integrated AI into essential customer process.
Igor Haralović, CEO, Pontus Pharma

Future of AI in pharma

11:50 – 12:10 | Conference Room 2
What does the pharmaceutical industry actually need at this moment? In which segments of the industry can AI make a significant contribution? What can we realistically expect, and what won’t AI replace anytime soon?
FER, foto cetkovic
Hrvoje Džapo, prof., FRE

Free digital transformation of entrepreneurs – EDIH CROBOHUB++

12:10 – 12:20 | Conference Room 2
Marijana Šarolić Robić, Tech loving Attorney at Law

What’s new with AI Regulation

12:20 – 12:30 | Conference Room 2
This topic explores the latest developments, trends, and key issues surrounding AI regulation, shedding light on the evolving landscape of AI governance.
Hrvoje Bujanović, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development / Milly Doolan, EuroNavigator / Orestis Trasanidis, EIT community

PANEL Navigating the Regulatory Landscape: AI and Policy in the Digital Age

12:30 – 13:30 | Conference Room 2
Let’s delve into the complex world of AI regulation and policy, as we navigate the critical discussions and decisions shaping the ethical, legal, and societal boundaries of artificial intelligence technologies.

Lunch Break

13:30 -14:30 | Lobby
Luka Baranović, Humanact

Intro to PANEL – AI-Powered Business Evolution: Employee Management and Beyond

14:30 – 14:45 | Conference Room 2
In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a driving force behind transformational changes. This topic explores…
Mojca Domiter, Atlantic grupa / Ivana Mandušić Hrupački, Fortenova Group / Gordan Kreković, Visage Technologies/ Smilja Plišić, HT

PANEL AI-Powered Business Evolution: Employee Management and Beyond

14:45 – 15:45 | Conference Room 2
This topic explores how AI is reshaping not only employee management but also the broader spectrum of business operations.

Research stage
Franko Hržić, RITECH

Solving challanges in medical image diganosic

11:30 – 12:00 | Conference Room 3
In the field of medicine, Computed Tomography, X-ray screening, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging play a crucial role in diagnosis setting and medical operations planning. One of the possible reasons…
Bogdan Okreša Đurić, AI Laboratory, FOI

Dialogue by Design: The Art of Specifying Agent Communication at UniZg FOI’s AI Lab

12:00 – 12:30 | Conference Room 3
Have you ever wondered about the possible ways of specifying a flow of communication between agents in a distributed multiagent system?
David Dukić, FER

TakeLab Retriever: Your AI-Powered Guide to Croatian News Insights!

12:30 – 13:00 | Conference Room 3
News articles are rich with valuable information about entities, events, and topics. In today’s fast-paced world, news articles are being published rapidly, overwhelming readers with…
Brando Koch, Founder, Intelligentia

Exploiting Physical and Behavioral Features During Speech for Visual Biometric Authentication

13:00 – 13:30 | Conference Room 3
The ability to authenticate an individual for the purpose of granting access rights is a fundamental aspect of any security system. This is accomplished by utilizing something the person…

Lunch Break

13:30 -14:30 | Lobby
Ema Puljak, CERN

What is Quantum ML?

14:30 – 15:00 | Conference Room 3
Quantum computing is a new, rapidly-emerging technology that harnesses the laws of quantum mechanics to solve problems too complex for classical computers. In this context…
Tommaso Iaquinte, Unversity of Sienna

AI-Powered Crossword Innovation

15:00 – 15:30 | Conference Room 3
Solving and Generating Puzzles with Webcrow, the Future of Crossword Puzzles
Saša Mladenović & Goran Zaharija University of Split, Faculty of Science

ChatGPT-Based Tools in Learning and Teaching

15:30 – 16:00 I Conference room 3
With the growing popularity of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, and engineering, there is an increasing need to adopt new methods, techniques, and knowledge that can be used in various fields. This presents a unique…



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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