More than 30 young scientists from the German Competence Centers for research on Artificial Intelligence met in February for a special edition of the network-wide established virtual Pitch Talks on the topic of Explainability of Artificial Intelligence. After presentations from the individual centers, the participants creatively and innovatively addressed current issues in this research area in the second part of the event.
The German AI centers came together at a social event on Natural Language Processing at this year’s ICML conference. The event “Zeitgeist in NLP” on July 21 included a panel and audience discussion, presentations, topical tables, and opportunities for networking and exchange.
At the Digital Day 2021, ML2R and RapidMiner host a Hands-On Workshop on “Machine Learning: An Introduction to the Key Technology of Artificial Intelligence”. On 18 June from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CEST participants will gain exciting insights into the basics of Machine Learning and will execute a typical ML-workflow. Registration for the event is free of charge.
The Network of National Centres of Excellence for AI Research celebrated “A Decemberfest on Trustworthy AI Research” at NeurIPS on December 8. The network’s coordination office, led by Katharina Morik, organized the social event, which included keynote speeches, a panel discussion and thematic exchange, together with Hendrik Strobelt (IBM Research).
On 5 June, representatives of all four German ML competence centres as well as experts from industry, business and science met in Dortmund for the first status conference on machine learning organised by ML2R.
Science, economy and politics – The kick-off event of the Competence Center Machine Learning Rhine-Ruhr brought the ML community together. The meeting of the Machine Learning Community attracted more than 150 visitors to Dortmund.