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52nd NORDTEK conference

Conference programme

17.00Board meeting
Invitation only
Contact person Peter Göranson
+47 90934637
19.00Welcome reception
City Hall, Aurakatu 2
8.30-9.00Registration, coffee (Main lobby, Arken)
9.00-9.10Welcome to the NORDTEK2024 Conference (Armfelt, Arken)
9.15-9.40Professor Filip Ginter, University of Turku, The Promise and Challenges of Generative AI from an NLP Researcher's Perspective
9.40-10.05Associate professor Michael Kampffmeyer, UiT The Artic University of Norway, Towards Explainable Deep Learning Models
10.05-10.30Associate professor Alla Anohina-Naumeca, Riga Technical University, Adoption of AI tools in engineering education in Latvia
10.30-10.55Manager Jussi Puura, Disruptive Technologies and Future Visions, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions
11.30-12.45Lunch and networking (Main lobby, Arken)
12.45-13.10Professor Michael Felsberg, Linköping University, Computer Vision – Machine Learning Meets Applied Mathematics
13.10-13.30Research Assistant Oshani Weerakoon, University of Turku, AI tools from the perspective of a student
13.30-13.55Digital product manager Teijo Hiito, Wärtsilä, AI and human expertise combined – keeping track of +500 installations globally
13.55-14.20Professor Laura Ruotsalainen, University of Helsinki, AI for sustainable industrial automation
14.40-15.10Professor Yoonsuck Choe, Meaning and Consciousness in Brain and Artificial Intelligence
15.15-16.00Panel discussion: Topic ”Impact of AI on engineering profession and competence demands in the future“
Leader: Dean Jaakko Järvi, Faculty of Technology, University of Turku​
Panelists: President (NORDTEK) & Vice-Rector Maarja Kruusmaa; Professor Yoonsuck Choe; Digitalisation lead Jussi Puura and Engineering student, Cecilia Dahl, Åbo Akademi University
19.00Conference dinner at Turku Castle
Parallel Sessions in the Morning
8.30-13.00Contact Persons’ Meeting (12th-13th of June) (including Lunch)
9.00-13.00Rectors meeting + Annual General Meeting
(including Lunch)
9.00-13.00Student meeting (including Lunch)
NORDTEK Engineering Education Working groups (including Lunch)
12.00-13.00Lunch and Networking for all groups
Parallel Sessions in the Afternoon
13.00-17.00NORDTEK Engineering Education Symposium
13.00-15.00Contact Persons' Meeting
TBAStudent Meeting