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 1 – Oct 19

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Željko Krizmanić, Conference director


09:30 – 09:45 | Conference Room
Intro to AI2FUTURE 2023
Jesper Søderberg, Senior Digital Play Manager, LEGO

Connecting fun and AI in Lego

09:45 – 10:20 | Conference Room
How to focus on creating the best possible experience for the end-user, using a technology like AI where it makes sense for the experience.
Martina Silov, Executive Director at CroAI

The state of CroAI

10:20 – 10:30 | Conference Room
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Dejan Ljuština, Vision Partners

State of Play in Generative AI: Hype vs Reality

10:30 – 10:40 | Conference Room
This presentation will briefly outline key generative AI technologies like large language models, image/video generators, and AI synthesis. But the core focus will be examining the tangible…
Fabien Fieschi, Ambassador of France / Juan González-Barba Pera, Ambassador of Spain / Raj Kumar Srivastava, Ambassador of India / Helen Walker-Fleming, UK Deputy Head of Mission

PANEL | The Role of (Un)predictable AI: Navigating Uncertainty and Leveraging Opportunities

10:40 -11:30 | Conference Room
Can we understand the potential impact of (un)predictable AI, and provide insights into how countries and organisations can harness the power of these technologies to drive innovation and growth.

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:00 | Coffee Space
Ružica Pekić, Frankfurt school of finance and management

AI and authentic human value in education

12:00 -12:15 | Conference Room
Quite simply, this is a casual talk about Artificial Intelligence, minus the artificial; no industry jargon, just real impactful human narratives and business value.
Paolo Zenzerović, Institute for Youth Development and Innovativity – Croatian Makers.

Empowering Tomorrow: AI and the Future of Education

12:15 -12:30 | Conference Room
In this topic, we will explore the implications of new technologies on the future of work and business, including the necessary skills and education for future employees.
Jörgen Ahlberg, Linköping University / Blaženka Divjak, FOI / Hrvoje Balen, Algebra / Karolina Kristić, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

PANEL | Adapting to the AI Era: The Evolution of Education

12:30 – 13:30 | Conference Room
Explore the transformative journey of education in the AI era, as we delve into the evolving strategies, technologies, and skills necessary to thrive in a rapidly changing educational landscape.

Lunch Break

13:30 – 14:30 | Lobby
Milan Petković, Head of AI & Data Science R&D, Connected Care, Philips

Creating Value with AI in Healthcare

14:30 -15:00 | Conference room
Our healthcare systems are facing serious challenges starting with ageing population, pandemics, increasing number of chronically ill people in parallel to health work-force/place shortages. Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI)…
Thomas Fröhlich & Hanna Olefirenko, RHI Magnesita

Anomaly Detection – Proactive Real-Time Solution

15:00 -15:30 | Conference room
In this presentation, we will talk about an actual end-to-end solution to catch anomalies in manual inputs in a proactive way thus preventing the incorrect data from being saved into the database at all.
Vili Krainz, Data Scientist

Data science on structured data – the truth about the data & the scientists

15:30 -16:00 | Conference room


Ilica 65/1, Zagreb

CroAI Networking Event

20:00 – 24:00 | Regular bar

Workshop & Deep stage
Marko Kvakić, Zagreb University Computing Centre SRCE

WORKSHOP 1 | RAPIDS: GPU-powered data science

10:00 – 11:30 | Workshop Room
The workshop will include a hands-on demonstration of RAPIDS capabilities applied to a publicly available dataset (NYC Taxi Fares) and be performed on…

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:00 | Coffee space
Matija Komesar, Freelance Python Dev

WORKSHOP 2 | Stream Processing (in Python)

12:00 – 13:20 | Conference Room 2
We will examine the concept of streams, how to process them, and the tools that Python’s standard library and ecosystem provide to make stream processing easier.

Lunch Break

13:20 – 14:20 | Lobby
Marko Puk, Poslovna inteligencija

Sentence transformers in Cyber security

14:20 – 14:50 | Conference Room 2
Our aim was to make all known cyber threats easily accessible to cybersecurity experts with just a few clicks.

Ivana Kovačev, AI developer, TIS grupa

How does TIS.AI speak?

14:50 – 15:20 | Conference Room 2
Why does TIS.AI interact with infants? How do vineyards interact with TIS.AI? What is TIS.AI?

Ivan Biliškov, CEO, Codeasy

From Words to Images: The Rise of Transformers in Vision Tasks

15:20 – 15:50 | Conference Room 2
What happens when a model built for language dives into the realm of vision? The answer is a transformative change in the field of computer vision. This presentation


Startup stage
Bruno Balen, AniBiome

Is it possible to sufficiently raise funds in Croatia and why not?

14:30 – 14:50 | Startup stage
The intersection of billionaires, startups and exponential paradigm shift.
TOP regional AI startups

CroAI TOP startup pitch

14:50 – 16:30 | Startup stage
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.

Ilica 65/1, Zagreb

CroAI Networking Event

20:00 – 24:00 | Regular bar

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.

Meet the speakers