AI4X Society & Environment, Apr 11

AI4X Society & Environment April 11, 2018

AI4X is a series of one day conferences on the theme of Artificial Intelligence (AI), its development and application in different sectors in Sweden. The conferences are organized by WASP AI funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

Place: City Conference Center Folkets Hus, Barnhusgatan 12-14, Stockholm.
Registration: free of charge, including lunch and coffee (sek 500 for no-show)

Preliminary Program

8.30 –   9.00                     Registration
9.00 –   9.30                     Introduction Danica Kragic, Fredrik Heintz and Daniel Gillblad
9.30 –  10.30                    Lightning talks 1

  1. Birger Moell, Ayond AB   Presentation
  2. Margarita Diez, CEDITECH Presentation
  3. Niclas Wadströmer, Totalförsvarets forskningsinstitut, FOI Presentation
  4. Caroline Andersson & Göran Lindsjö, Governo AB   Presentation
  5. Sebastian Haglund El Gaidi, Greenlytics   Presentation
  6. Ali Hamidian, Huawei   Presentation
  7. Amir Hossein Rahnama, Iteam Solutions AB   Presentation
  8. Maja Brisvall, Quantified Planet   Presentation
  9. Christian Guttmann, Nordic AI Institute  Presentation

10.30 – 11.00                   Poster session 1
11.00 – 12.00                   Information about WASP AI Industrial PhD students
12.00 – 13.00                  Lunch
13.00 – 15.00                  Opportunity to discuss Industrial PhD Student applications, separate registration required
13.00 – 14.00                   Lightning talks 2

  1. Stuart Mendelsohn, Lilsis AB   Presentation
  2. Jasmine Isdrake, Playcentric Industries & Institute   Presentation
  3. Ann Louise Johansson, Qamcom Research and Technology Stockholm   Presentation
  4. Tor Björn Minde, RISE, ICE – a datacenter for AI   Presentation
  5. Åke Sivertun, RISE   Presentation
  6. Chris Koniaris, Scania CV AB   Presentation
  7. Nina Håkansson / Angela Yong, SMHI   Presentation
  8. Lijo George, Sony   Presentation
  9. Christian Guttmann, Tieto   Presentation
  10. Andrew Dubber, Director of the Music Tech Fest   Presentation

14.00 – 15.00                   Poster session 2
15.00 – 16.00                   Lightning talks 3

  1. Anna Felländer, Affiliated KTH and BCG   Presentation
  2. Anne Håkansson, KTH   Presentation
  3. Patrick Lambrix, Linköping University   Presentation
  4. Sam Thellman, Linköping University   Presentation
  5. Michael Felsberg, Linköping University   Presentation
  6. Maria Hedlund, Lund University   Presentation
  7. Stefan Olin, Lund University   Presentation
  8. Per Runeson, Lund University   Presentation
  9. Kalle Åström, Lund University   Presentation
  10. Peter Funk, Mälardalen University   Presentation
  11. Riccardo De Masellis, Stockholm University   Presentation
  12. Gunilla Svensson, Stockholm University   Presentation
  13. Kai-Florian Richter, Umeå University   Presentation
  14. Iordanis Kavathatzopoulos, Uppsala University   Presentation
  15. Matteo Magnani, Uppsala University   Presentation
  16. Erik Schaffernicht, Örebro University   Presentation

16.00 – 17.00                   Poster session 3


Participants may briefly present their organization’s current and future development and application of AI and their needs related to AI research and education. We reserve the right to limit the number of presentations to at most one per organization.

Participants that expressed the interest to present will get a possibility to present both on the scene and via a poster presentation.

Scene presentation:

Up to 5 minutes and maximum 3 slides plus title slide in PDF (16:9) format. This should be sent to

The deadline for sending the presentation for AI4X Society & Environment is April 8.

Some of the questions you may address in the presentation:

  • What do you expect to use AI for in the near future?
  • What AI techniques and technologies are you using?
  • For what applications?
  • What challenges and needs do you foresee for the future?

The presentations should be in English.

Poster presentation

There will also be a possibility to present a poster during a 1-hour poster session after each block of presentations.
The dimension for the poster is A0 in an upright format.