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On September 15 CIDAI organizes its Presentation Ceremony in digital format. The Centre of Innovation for Data tech and Artificial Intelligence is a key entity for the Catalonia.AI strategy and its mission is to show advantages and accelerate the adoption of innovative technologies for data exploitation and artificial intelligence. Its vision is to promote the Catalan ecosystem so that it becomes an international reference in reliable Artificial Intelligence at both business and social levels.



  • 16:30h | Institutional welcome 

    • Hon. Mr. Jordi Puigneró i Ferrer, Councillior of Ministry for Digital Policy and Public Administration, Government of Catalonia

    • Mr. Michael Donaldson, Commissioner of Digital Innovation, Electronic Administration and Good Government, Ajuntament de Barcelona

  • 16:50h | Presentation of CIDAI : lines of action and objectives

    • PhD. Marc Torrent, Director, CIDAI

  • 17:05h | Interview with CIDAI partners 

  • 17:05h | COMPANIES

    • Mr. David Pereira, Data Strategy Director, Everis

    • Ms. Montserrat Pardo, Government Affairs Director, Microsoft

    • August Mabilion, Associate, SDG Group


    • PhD. Josep M. Martorell, Associate Director, BSC, Barcelona Supercomputing Centre

    • PhD. Josep Lladós, Director, CVC

    • Mr. Joan Mas, Digital Technologies Area Director, Eurecat

    • PhD. Sergi Figuerola, Chief Technology Innovation Officer, Fundació i2CAT

  • 17:45h | Keynote Speaker presentation 

    • PhD. Francisco J. Martín, Co-founder and CEO, BigML

  • 18:15h | European strategy in AI: challenges and objectives 

    • Ms. Lucilla Sioli, Director for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Industry, European Comission

  • 18:25h | Closing 

    • PhD. Marc Torrent, Director, CIDAI

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