Artificial Intelligence Conference and Roundtables

R 8. märts kell 09:00 - L 9. märts 2019 kell 15:00

Joint Building of Ministries (Superministeerium) · Suur-Ameerika 1, Eesti

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ELSA Estonia together with Swedbank, US Embassy, University of Tallinn, University of Tartu, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and Njord Law Firm invite you to:

Develop your understanding of AI impact and discover new ideas at Artificial Intelligence Conference powered by Swedbank (9:00-17:00 on March 8, 2019 at the Joint Building of Ministries in Tallinn). Speakers include computer scientists, entrepreneurs, public policy leaders and academics who examine the legal, social and ethical issues and business opportunities of AI. Coffee breaks and lunch included.
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Share your ideas and discuss with experts how to address the risks and make most of the benefits of AI at Artificial Intelligence Impact and Policy Roundtables (10:00-15:00 on March 9, 2019 at the Joint Building of Ministries in Tallinn). Coffee breaks and lunch included. However the opportunity to attend the Roundtables event on March 9, 2019 is only available to the first 70 to register!
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Create new connections and have fun at AI Conference afterparty (21:00-01:00 on March 8, 2019 at Kultuurikatel).
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Tickets after 12.02:
25€ for Student 1-Day Pass
35€ for Regular 1-Day Pass

Tickets for international students 19€.

Please note that only the first 70 to register can join the Roundtable on March 9, 2019.


NB! Please be aware that our last events have sold out very quickly. Get a ticket today to ensure your spot.


Would you like to spend 3 days in Tallinn, explore the historical city and learn about the fascinating topic of Artificial Intelligence Governance?

Yes? Then listen up!

ELSA Estonia in cooperation with US Embassy offers 30 international students a very affordable chance to visit Tallinn and join our Artificial Intelligence Conference & Roundtables on March 8-9, 2019.

What do you get?

*Tallinn city tour on 7th March 2019
*Academic program for 2 days on 8th and 9th March 2019
*Access to Hollywood club on 7th March
*Access to Kultuurikatel’s party on 8th March (regular ticket 30 eur)
*Dinner and welcome night on the 7th March
*Breakfast, coffee breaks and lunch on 8th and 9th March
*Accommodation for 2 nights during 7-9th March (value over 80 euros) in Kreutzwald Hotel Tallinn

Fees for international students:

The participation fee is only 19 euros! This includes all the above mentioned: 2 days of academic program, 2 nights of social program, a dinner on 7th March, breakfast and lunch on 8th and 9th March and a walking tour of the city.

Travel expenses and your evening meal on March 8, 2019 are not included in the participation fee.

International participants need to follow the same registration procedure as all other participants. Please see the page “Tickets” and get the “International student 2-Day Pass”.

NB! There are only 30 spots for this offer! Beeing in the age of 18-26 and participation 100% of the academic program is mandatory.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Conference (March 8, 2019 at Joint Building of Ministries)

AI Conference is an international conference dedicated to AI impact.

If you are interested in how AI affects your life and work, our economies and societies, this conference is for you.

We welcome IT and non-IT crowd alike. Prior knowledge of AI is not needed.


AI Conference speakers are AI-focused computer scientists, entrepreneurs, public policy leaders and academics.
You will meet and hear from a variety of experts including Katrin Nyman Metcalf (Head of Research at Estonian e-Governance Academy), Thomas Hoffmann (Professor at TalTech), Silja Elunurm (Attorney at NJORD Law Firm), Ott Velsberg (Chief Data Officer of Estonia), Brendan Quinn (Managing Director at IPTC) and many others. AI Conference is moderated by Sten Tikerpe (Chief Legal Officer of Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications).

You will learn:

AI for Dummies: what is AI and how is AI delivering real value for businesses and public sector?
Four Waves of AI: what are Internet AI, Business AI, Perception AI and Autonomous AI?
What is the socioeconomic impact of AI?
How is AI used for Profit, for Control and for Good?
Who are leading the race for AI?
What is the European AI Legal Framework and French AI Strategy?
What are AI Ethics?
If and how should we regulate autonomous AI?
How do new technologies create problems of credibility and trustworthiness in news and media content and what to do about it?
How is AI in Cybersecurity a double-edged sword?
How far are we really from general AI?
What are the real threats of AI and how do they impact you?


08:30 – 9:00 Registration, coffee and snacks
09:00 – 10:00 Opening remarks
10:00 – 11:50 Beyond Hype
12:00 – 13:00 A Global Race for AI
13:00 – 14:00 lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Modernizing Rights and Policies
15:40 – 17:00 AI – a Threat?

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DAY AFTERPARTY (21:00-01:00 on March 8, 2019 at Kultuurikatel)

An exclusive Artificial Intelligence Day afterparty takes place at Kultuurikatel's Katelde Tuba with DJ, snacks, photobox and a social program to get to know each other and network followed by a public party at Kultuurikatel with awesome performers.

Admission to Katelde Tuba only for AI Conference attendees!

AI IMPACT AND POLICY ROUNDTABLES (10:00-15:00 March 9, 2019 at Joint Building of Ministries)

Roundtables will be based on active participation and informal learning. Participants will form 5 groups each with a goal to discuss and provide proposals on a specific AI issue.

There will also be 5 experts who will rotate between the discussion groups the give feedback to ideas. The day ends with a General Assembly and an Open Debate where each group presents their resolution (issue statements and proposals).

The resolutions will provide the Estonian government and the European Commission with insights and feedback from young people on what worries them, how AI should be regulated and which principles ought to be followed.


09:30 – 10:00 Gathering and morning coffee
10:00 – 12:00 Roundtables with experts
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 Roundtables with experts
14:00 – 15:00 General Assembly and Open Debate

* New ideas, inspiration and knowledge about the benefits and risks of AI at AI Conference powered by Swedbank;
* Make new friends and network in a friendly atmosphere and have fun at AI Conference Afterparty at Kultuurikatel (21:00 March 8, 2019);
* Take a step further and influence the principles and legal framework of AI at AI Impact and Policy Roundtables (10:00-15:00 March 9, 2019);
* Enjoy high quality coffee made by Caffeine, snack breaks and tasty lunch.

All the above for a very affordable ticket thanks to our partners: Swedbank, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, University of Tallinn, University of Tartu, Njord Law Firm, Eesti Templitehas and Caffeine.

AI Conference is organized by Estonian law students of non-profit organization ELSA Estonia.

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What language is used at the event?

All presentations and discussions are held in English.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The mimimum age for this event is 14. There is no maximum age.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Superministeerium (Suur-Ameerika 1) is very accessible by public transport. The closest bus and tram stops are "Kosmos" (250m), "Vineeri" (450m) and train station Lilleküla (900m). There is no free parking spots as Superministeerium is located in the Tallinn City Centre parking zone. See where are the closest payed parking spots:

What's the refund policy?

We do not accept refunds but you can transfer your ticket to a friend who can come instead of you.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you do not have to take a printed ticket to the event. If you have bought a ticket, we will identifiy you by your name.

Is my ticket transferrable?

Yes, your ticket is transferrable. However, please let us who will be coming instead of you.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket doesn't match the person who attends?

If it does not match, please let us know what is the name of the person who attends.

What is included in the ticket?

- Access to academic programs of AI Conference (8.03.2019) and the Roundtables Day (9.03.2019).

- Coffee breaks and lunches of AI Conference (8.03.2019) and the Roundtables Day (9.03.2019).

- Access to the private AI Conference afterparty with DJ, snacks, open bar and a social program and you also get access to the public party that follows in Kultuurikatel.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Write us: You can also DM us on Facebook or call +37253637341

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ELSA Estonia

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