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Our flagship conference WASP4ALL this year presents high-profile international speakers, and researchers from WASP and Swedish industry on the topic “Virtual Worlds for Artificial Intelligence”.

Together we will explore how simulation and artificially generated environments can facilitate machine learning and other AI-development. If you are interested in technology, methods, challenges and problems – this is a conference you don’t want to miss!

The conference is an open, virtual conference, not limited to the WASP community.

The number of participants is limited – first come-first serve


WASP, the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program is the largest research program in Sweden ever. WASP4ALL is our yearly flagship conference with 400+ participants from academia and industry. 


The webinar is scheduled in GMT+1.

Opening and Welcome – 09.45-10:00

Anders Ynnerman, WASP Director
Michael Felsberg, Chair of the conference program committee

Session 1 – 10:00-11:30

Session chair: Prof. Danica Kragic

10:00–10:30 Towards More Realistic Reinforcement Learning in Virtual Environments – A Joint Project by NTU and WASP
Kai-Kuang Ma, Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, NTU Singapore
Abstract and biography – Kai-Kuang Ma

10:30–10:50 Mixing the “Virtual” and the “Real” for Telepresence and Telerobotics 
Amy Loutfi, Professor, Örebro University
Abstract and biography – Amy Loutfi

10:50–11:10 H&M‘s Research and Vision on HM2Vec
Stefan Gudmundsson, Lead Data Scientist, H&M
Abstract and biography – Stefan Gudmundsson

11:10–11:30 Virtual Enablers for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
Annika Rantzer, Department Manager Traffic Infrastructure Detection, Veoneer
Abstract and biography – Annika Rantzer

11:30-12:40 Lunch

Session 2 – 12:40-14:10

Session chair: Prof. Johan Håstad

12:40–13:10 Multi-Task Learning in Natural Language Processing
Barbara Plank, Associate Professor, IT University of Copenhagen
Abstract and biography – Barbara Plank

13:10–13:30 Minimal Problems in Computer Vision
Kathlén Kohn, WASP Assistant professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Abstract and biography – Kathlén Kohn

13:30–13:50 Sim-to-Real from a Physics Perspective
Kenneth Bodin, CEO, Algoryx
Abstract and biography – Kenneth Bodin

13:50–14:10 Virtual Worlds for AI – an Industrial Perspective
Adam Tengblad, Director Emerging Business, Husqvarna Group
Abstract and biography – Adam Tengblad

14:10-14:40 Coffee Break

Session 3 – 14:40-16:30

Session chair: Prof. Karl-Erik Årzén

14:40–15:10 Data Visualization for AI Explainability
Fernanda Viégas, Principal Scientist, Google
Abstract and biography – Fernanda Viégas

15:10–15:30 Synthetic Data for Machine Learning
Jonas Unger, Professor, Linköping University
Abstract and biography – Jonas Unger

15:30–16:00 Fully Unsupervised and Advisable Learning
Trevor Darrell, Professor at the divisions of Computer Science and EE of the EECS Department, UC Berkeley
Abstract and biography – Trevor Darrell

16:00–16:30 Panel Discussion
Discussion led by Ola Boström, Veoneer
Participants: Trevor Darrell, Amy Loutfi, Jonas Unger, Barbara Plank


Registration is closed. An e-mail with a link to the conference will be sent out to registered participants well in time before the conference start.

Conference Committee

The conference organisation committee consist of:

  • Michael Felsberg (chairman)
  • Danica Kragic
  • Karl-Erik Årzén
  • Johan Håstad
  • Anders Ynnerman
  • Henrik Eklund
  • Ola Boström


Elina Hjertström

Responsible Program Office, Program Coordinator

Natalie Pintar

Communications officer, strategic communication, public relations
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