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DLD AI Summit 2023

September 7, 2023 • Amerikahaus, Munich

AI is reshaping every industry: from mobility to health, from agriculture to media, education, science, and politics. Everything will be disrupted, new business models will emerge, along with fresh opportunities – and, ideally, global challenges will see innovative solutions.

Watch the videos to explore cutting-edge research, real-world applications, and visionary insights from experts in the field.


  • Profile image of Adam Bittlingmayer, CEO and co-founder of ModelFront
    Adam Bittlingmayer

    Adam Bittlingmayer

    Adam Bittlingmayer is the CEO and co-founder of ModelFront, a company specializing in machine translation for high-value content by providing AI that controls when to stop and let a human take over. He previously worked as a software engineer on Google Translate within Google Research.

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    Adrian Monck
    Journalist & Entrepreneur

    Adrian Monck

    Adrian Monck is the founder of a stealth start-up in the realm of media and journalism. With a passion for innovation and a deep understanding of the evolving needs of the industry, he is on a mission to redefine the way we consume and engage with news and information.

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  • Portrait image of Alexander Ilic, Co-Founder & Executive Director of the ETH AI Center
    Alexander Ilic
    ETH AI Center

    Alexander Ilic

    Dr. Alexander Ilic is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the ETH AI Center. He is a Swiss-German deep tech entrepreneur, researcher, and investor. Previously was an e-Lab fellow at MIT and co-founded Dacuda (acquired by Magic Leap in 2017).

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  • Profile image of Alexander Kudlich, Founding General Partner at 468 Capital
    Alexander Kudlich
    468 Capital

    Alexander Kudlich

    Alexander Kudlich is a founding General Partner at 468 Capital, a technology investment firm based in Berlin and San Francisco. Kudlich focuses on investments in the areas of Energy Transition and large-scale consumer businesses.

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  • Portrait image of journalist and author Amit Katwala
    Amit Katwala

    Amit Katwala

    Amit Katwala is a writer and editor at WIRED in London, where he covers science, culture and areas where both collide. He co-hosts the All Consuming podcast for BBC Radio 4, and is the author of three books, most recently Tremors in the Blood: Murder, Obsession and the Birth of the Lie Detector.

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  • Profile image of Ana Paula Assis, General Manager of IBM in Europe, Middle East and Africa
    Ana Paula Assis

    Ana Paula Assis

    Ana Paula Assis is the General Manager for IBM Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). An executive with more than 25 years of international experience in the Information Technology market, she is an eminent leader in strategic business development, transformation and change management in multicultural environments.

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  • Andreas Liebl, appliedAI, UnternehmerTUM
    Andreas Liebl
    UnternehmerTUM • appliedAI

    Andreas Liebl

    As Managing Director of UnternehmerTUM GmbH Andreas Liebl is responsible, among other things, for setting up the appliedAI initiative with partners such as Google and NVIDIA. With more than 50 partners the initiative is one of the largest in its field in Europe.

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  • Andrew Keen, author
    Andrew Keen

    Andrew Keen

    Andrew Keen is one of the world’s best known and controversial commentators on the digital revolution. He has written five books including the best-selling Cult of the Amateur, The Internet Is Not The Answer and How To Fix The Future.  He directed and wrote the 2020 movie How To Fix Democracy and is the host of the popular podcast Keen On Capitalism.

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Journalist Andrian Kreye (Süddeutsche Zeitung) interviews Mark Surman, President of the Mozilla Foundation, at the DLD AI Summit 2023 in Munich.

The Future of AI, from an Open Source Perspective

Who controls AI, and how can the systems become more trustworthy? These questions lie at the heart of the DLD AI Summit discussion between Mark Surman, President of the Mozilla…
Professor Björn Ommer of LMU university Munich explains the basics of generative AI systems at the DLD AI Summit 2023 in Munich.

Generative AI: What’s Next?

How did AI systems become so powerful, so quickly – and what can we expect to see next? LMU professor Björn Ommer starts the session with a presentation about the…
Computer scientist Reinhard Heckel of Technical University Munich explains image processing at the DLD AI Summit 2023 in Munich.

Seeing the World With AI

Take a deep dive into AI and image processing with computer scientist Reinhard Heckel (Technical University Munich) as he discusses how neural networks are enabling a new era of imaging…
Panelists discussing the European AI ecosystem at the DLD AI Summit 2023, left to right: Andreas Liebl (appliedAI), Pegah Maham (Stiftung Neue Verantwortung), Daniel Gillblad (AI Sweden), Nicolas Miailhe (The Future Society) and Alexander Ilic (ETH AI Center). DLD AI Summit 2023

The European AI Ecosystem

What’s the state of generative AI in Europe, which challenges and opportunities lie ahead? This DLD AI Summit panel discussion, moderated by Andreas Liebl (appliedAI), brings together experts from all…
Economist Moritz Schularick (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), in the middle, speaks with Benedikt Franke (Munich Security Conference) and moderator Andrew Keen, left, about the impact of AI on society and politics at the DLD AI Summit 2023.

The Big Picture Outlook

What impact does artificial intelligence have on the economy? On international relations? On security? Top economist Moritz Schularick (Kiel Institute for the World Economy) and Benedikt Franke (Munich Security Conference)…



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AI Summit 2023 Preview

Artificial intelligence takes center stage at our event on September 7 in Munich. Who’s speaking and which topics are on the agenda? Take a look!
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Clay robot reading a book illustrates the question: How smart is artificial intelligence getting?

Good or Evil? How AI Is Transforming Life, Work and Society

Will artificial intelligence turn out to be a blessing or a curse? DLD speakers from science, business and technology share expert opinions.
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You.com founder Richard Socher speaks in an interview with DLD about AI, search engines and competition with Google

“The Goal Is to Be the Best Search Engine for You”

You.com founder Richard Socher explains how he’s putting users in control and aims to make artificial intelligence a trustworthy source of information.
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Iyad Rahwan, AI, cartoons, ethics, artificial intelligence

Entertaining the Dark Side: Iyad Rahwan’s “Evil AI” Cartoons

Can cartoons help us better understand the risks – and benefits – of artificial intelligence? Max Planck director Iyad Rahwan explains why he’s turning serious research into funny drawings.
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How China Is Leading the Way in Artificial Intelligence

Bestselling author Kai-Fu Lee explains why China has an advantage in benefiting from artificial intelligence, and what Europe needs to do to make up for lost ground.
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Amerikahaus Munich
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80333 Munich

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