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

14th & 15th of October 2021, Zagreb

14th October

09:00 – 10:50

State of AI / Croatia

Stakeholders – Industry, Governments, and academia, should all have a role to play to determine the best governance approaches to AI.
In this session, we will talk with decision makers from government, agencies, and businesses on the next steps to build AI strategy, open public data infrastructure, enable R&D friendly legal framework, and position Croatia within the EU.AI2FUTURE

  • Croatian AI Landscape 2.0premier presentation of the 2021 research (state of AI in Croatia) – HAJDI ĆENAN, vice president, CroAI
  • Panel discussion: State of AI – CROATIA – From market-based approaches to regulation, all stakeholders should engage in the coming years to manage the technology’s economic and social impact. PARTICIPANTS/REPRESENTATIVES – Damir Sabol, CEO, Photomath; Mislav Malenica, President, CroAI; Davor Runje, President, CISEX; Izabel Jelinić, CTO, Infobip; Karlo Ressler, Member of the European Parliament & Vice-Chair – Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age

11:00 – 13:30

AI Sandbox

The European Commission recently proposed a regulation with a series of rules and measures aimed at making Europe a world leader in reliable artificial intelligence. One of the goals is to enable a space for safe testing of new AI solutions (AI sandbox) to help research and development. This presents an opportunity for Croatia. Through show cases and panel discussion we want to highlight the necessary steps to create a secure environment for the development and application of artificial intelligence that will be flexible enough to create new startups and globally competitive solutions.

  • Austrian sandbox case
  • Slovenian sandbox case
  • PANEL: Ivana Vukov, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister at Vlada RH; Bojan Jerbić, Professor at University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture; Dejan Iličić; Director at Development Agency of Town of Lipik; Martina Dragičević; Director of Regulatory and EU Affairs department at A1 Hrvatska

14:30 – 16:30

CroAI startup pitch

10 selected AI startups will have the opportunity to pitch in front of the jury of high-profile corporates and investors.

Each one will get 3 minutes to impress a jury and 5 minutes to answer their questions. Best three will get a special recognition.

16:30 – until we feel like talking

Networking drink powered by APX

APX is VC based in Berlin and backed by Axel Springer and Porsche. They fill like hanging out wit AI community and make new friends and partners.


15th October

10:00 – 16:00

Tech/Biz presentation

Here you will find a display (premiere) of innovative International and Croatian AI businesses projects. Trough interactive and dynamic LIVE presentations, you will get insight into most fresh and innovative projects applied in business.

Presentations include answer to WHY, or the business reason for implementing AI technology together with HOW, or overview of tools and technology used to get a business done.

Get inspired and learn from the best real-life business cases:

  • Porsche AI strategy – PORSCHE DIGITAL CROATIA
  • The next AI case – PHOTOMATH
  • SENDD AI system detects infant’s neurological disorders – TIS
  • Don’t send a man to do machines’s job – DOK-ING
  • AI-based end-to-end management system for manufacturing industry – ASCALIA
  • How to insert AI in to the Corporation – AI
  • Intelligent systems to assist people in solving various complex tasks. – MEGATREND

and more…