Munich, Bavaria (ots) – Initially funded as a project, the Munich Center for Machine Learning (MCML) has now successfully established itself as a joint institution of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich and Technische Universität München (TUM). As a permanent institution, it will henceforth be jointly funded by the federal government and the Free State of Bavaria. Thus, the local research on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning gains further charisma far beyond the science location Munich.
On this occasion, we cordially invite you to the Kick-off Munich Center for Machine Learning:
on July 27, 2022
at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Please register by July 26, 2022 at email@example.com.
Agenda of the event:
* Welcome Markus Blume, Bavarian State Minister for Science and the Arts
* Welcome Dr. Christoph March, Federal Ministry of Education and Research
* Welcome Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Bernd Huber, President of the LMU
* Welcome Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kramer, Vice President for Research and Innovation of the TUM
* Introduction of the MCML by the four directors Prof. Dr. Bernd Bischl (LMU), Prof. Dr. Daniel Cremers (TUM), Prof. Dr. Laura Leal-Taixé (TUM), Prof. Dr. Thomas Seidl (LMU)
* Keynote: “Reliable AI: Successes, Challenges and Limitations” – Prof. Dr. Gitta Kutyniok, Mathematical Foundations of AI, LMU
* Keynote: “Turning AI into Business Value” – Dr. Norbert Gaus, Siemens AG, Executive VP for Research and Development for Digitalization and Automation
* Keynote: “The Challenges and Potentials of AI in Healthcare and Medicine” – Prof. Dr. Daniel Rückert, AI in Healthcare and Medicine, TUM
* Keynote: “Learn to Be Optimal” – Prof. Dr. Patrick van der Smagt,
VW Group, Director of AI Research
* Standing reception with finger food
The aim of the MCML is to advance basic research in the field of Artificial Intelligence with a strong connection to practical applications. The MCML was founded in 2018 as one of six AI competence centers nationwide and has since been funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
It now consists of more than 50 successful research groups in both basic research and application-oriented machine learning. Following successful evaluation, the BMBF and the participating German states are now providing a total of up to 100 million euros annually for the five centers. For the MCML, 19.6 million euros per year are earmarked.
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