Artificial Intelligence: Scientific Symposium

Friday, September 03, 2021, 9a.m.-1p.m., Coronation Hall (Rathaus), English

Portrait Sebastian Thrun Copyright: © Sebastian Thrun


Time: 9a.m. - 1p.m. (03.09.2021)

Location: Coronation Hall (Rathaus, Markt, 52062 Aachen)


Professor Thrun is awarded the “Aachener Ingenieurspreis” to honor his visionary involvement and his research impulses in the field of artificial intelligence, among others. The symposium, which takes place on the morning of the award ceremony, provides a scientific setting for this honouring. The award winner himself and four other renowned scientists will present their current research from different areas of AI research. There will be time for discussion, such that the symposium serves as a space for scientific exchange.

Prof. Sebastian Thrun AI and Transportation - A Trillion Dollar Opportunity
Prof. Cyrill Stachniss Robotics Toward Sustainable Agriculture
Prof. Max Welling Why Understanding Matters
Prof. Barbara Hammer Learning in Non-stationary Environments
Prof. Holger Hoos Explorations into the Crucible of AI: Learning and Reasoning, Flexibility and Trust


The attendance of the event is free of charge. However, a registration is required to attend the event in person. In addition, all events will be streamed live on the RWTH University YouTube Channel. We kindly ask for your understanding in case that RWTH is forced to adjust the event format to the regulations (Coronaschutzverordnung - CoronaSchVO) applicable in September.

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