Tags Archives: Keynote

Increasing the generative potential of AI: Ron Fry and Gervase Bushe – 2 –

“AI has the potential to unleash transformational change.” Ron Fry and Gervase Bushe agree upon that. “It has been proven, in practice, but also by research. So the real challenge now is to figure out how to really make that potential come true.” In the second half of their keynote, they explore different things we […]

Keynote Announcement: Koen Vanmechelen

The Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen (1965) is an internationally renowned, conceptual artist. In his work he uses a variety of artistic tools: from painting and video to installations, sculpture and glass. One of his groundbreaking artistic projects is called The Cosmopolitan Chicken Project: a crossbreeding project with chickens. More specifically, the artist interbreeds domestic chickens […]

Keynote Announcement: Ilja Heitlager (Schuberg Philis)

This keynote presentation is part of a plenary session about AI in business. It is the objective of this presentation to provide the audience with a story about Schuberg Philis, a company based on the strengths of the individual employees. It tells the 10 year history of the company, the 100% culture, called cupfighting and how the company’s […]

Keynote Announcement: Mario Fleurinck (CEO Melotte)

“A sustainable economy: Harmonised interaction between local societies and globalised ecosystem thinking.” Melotte, a breakthrough business case.  His vision of a blue economy (vs. green) is the baseline. He will explain how this vision is brought into practice by a viable business case in Direct Digital Manufacturing This contribution is part of a timeslot around […]

Special Keynote Announcement: Playing for Change

This is more than a keynote announcement: it is an announcement to give you a first glimpse on a stunning WAIC closing ceremony. We are so happy to announce that we will bring people from the heart of Playing For Change to the World AI Conference. Playing For Change is a movement created to inspire, connect and […]

Keynote Announcement: Anastasia Bukashe and Ilma Barros

From different parts of the planet, but linked by the thread of positive conversation amongst multi sector/level stakeholders for the good of the whole: we’re so proud to announce an amazing joint keynote by dr. Anastasia Bukashe and dr. Ilma Barros. They will highlight extra-ordinary cases of AI inspired large scale processes in regional development […]

Keynote Announcement: Prof. Dr. Ron Fry and Prof. Dr. Gervase Bushe

Scaling-up the Generative Power of AI is the subtitle of the 2012 WAIC’s conference theme. On Saturday prof. Ron Fry & prof. Gervase Bushe will take the stage together in a joint keynote session to talk about generativity as a core-concept in the theory and practice of AI: Generative Engagement: Going beyond the Positive for Transformational […]

More Details on the Program are announced!

We updated our program page with the names and titles of the already confirmed speakers. Currently we are collecting all final proposal abstracts so we can start communicating them in a short period of time. It will again be a very powerful, diverse, beautiful, interesting, passionate, qualitative, creative, surprising, touching, captivating, well thought-out… but above […]

Keynote Announcement: Dr. Diana Whitney

Diana Whitney, Ph.D. is President of Corporation for Positive Change, a global consulting consortium dedicated to the creation of collaborative advantage and life affirming organizations. She is an internationally recognized consultant and pioneering thought leader on topics related to Appreciative Inquiry, the social construction of innovation and positive change, Appreciative Leadership and spirituality at work. […]