European Institute for Asian Studies
EIAS MORNING TALK - LET'S TALK AI with Ethan TU
  • Start09:30 AM - Sep 19 2019
  • End11:00 AM - Sep 19 2019
  • Asia Platform, Rue de la Loi 26, 10th Floor, 1040 Brussels
  • +32 2 230 81 22
  • eias@eias.org

Date: Thursday, 19 September 2019

Time: 9:30-11:00

Registration: 9:00-9:30

Venue: Asia Platform, Rue de la Loi 26, 10th Floor, 1040 Brussels

 

A light breakfast will be served before the event

 

We are delighted to invite you to this EIAS Morning Talk and Interactive Discussion with Ethan TU.

Mr Tu is a pioneer in Taiwan’s AI industry and the founder of Taiwan’s largest and most popular online bulletin board system PTT. He worked as Microsoft’s Director of Research and Development for AI in the Asia-Pacific Region for 11 years, being one of the main figures in Microsoft’s Cortana development. In 2016, he founded the Taiwan AI Labs (http://ailabs.tw), which is a Taipei-based and privately-funded research organisation specialised in AI solutions. Since its inception, the team has shown significant results in medical AI/imaging applications, drone applications, Smart City applications, speech recognition and face recognition, while fostering and retaining local talents.

This EIAS Morning Talk will focus on Taiwan’s AI achievements and business environment, including an assessment of AI developments in the Asia-Pacific Region, as well as government regulations on AI and the Taiwan experience. It will also discuss the ethical use of AI in its application.

 

 

Keynote Speaker:

Mr Ethan TU , Founder of the Taiwan AI Labs

Discussants:

Mr Eric Badiqué, Adviser for Artificial Intelligence of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT)

Mr Pertti Jauhiainen, Policy Officer for Future Connectivity Systems and 5G Deployment Strategy of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT)

Moderator:

Ms Lin Goethals, Programme Director, European Institute for Asian Studies


Ethan TU is the Founder of the Taiwan AI Labs and Microsoft’s Former Director for Research and Development for AI in the Asia Pacific

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