|Strategic definition of the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Croatia
Opening Ceremony of the 42nd International ICT Convention MIPRO 2019
On Wednesday, May 22, starting at 10 AM, a traditional opening ceremony will take place as the central event of the 42nd International ICT Convention MIPRO 2019 at the Congress Hall of the Grand Hotel Adriatic in Opatija.
After opening addresses followed by the Awards and Recognitions for outstanding achievement, a Plenary Round Table on the "Strategy for the Development of Artificial Intelligence and Smart Environments in Croatia" will begin (scheduled at 11:30 AM).
The Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts with the support of MIPRO is the organizer of the round table. Its initiator is Darko Horvat, Croatian Minister of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, while the moderator will be Prof. Dr. Slavko Vidovic, a distinguished expert in digitalization. Predicted panelists are prominent experts, businessmen and members of the professional community.
Plenary panel participants are:
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Darko Horvat, Croatian Minister of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts
Nikola Miskovic, Vice dean for Research, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Zagreb
David Matthew Smith, Director of Rudjer Boskovic Institute
Neven Vrcek, Dean, Faculty of Organization and Information, Varazdin
Gordana Kovacevic, Ericsson Nikola Tesla, company President
Tatjana Skoko, Director of Microsoft's local office in Croatia
Richard Varos, Vice President of IBM's Government Market Segments
Vlado Rendulic, Board Member, APIS IT
On the same day, after a lunch break, at 3:00 PM the Plenary Keynote Lectures will begin. Four of them are scheduled for Wednesday. The last, the fifth one is an interesting and important lecture on "Strategic Planning in Higher Education and Science", which will be held on Thursday, 23 May, starting at 9 AM by the Croatian Minister of Science and Education, Blazenka Divjak.