Grow Into AI: Cities Edition

Smart Living in the City of the Future. What the city of the future could look like and what the opportunities for your business are to embrace AI and unlock your potential. The journey ahead.

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    •  September 28, 2021 - 15:00 - 18:00 CEST - 95€ p.p. (VAT ex.)
      • Matchmaking
        Hear about funding opportunities and further steps in AI for future cities.
        Then we'll bring together AI tool and application developers relevant to urban spaces.
        Masterclass coaches and attendees will be given time to pitch their applications and needs, and you all attendees can engage in 1-on-1 speed-dates with the other participants. What better way to find the AI solutions that are right for you?


      • Keynote by Mieke De Ketelaere, Director AI @ imec (IDLab)
        Man versus Machine -and what this means in creating the City of the Future-: - 45 min
      • Let’s create the City of the Future! 
        Challenges for cities, Opportunities for tech providers, Win for Citizens – 10 min
      • City of Things call: what it’s about, how it works, how to make it actionable – Smartcities.Vlaanderen – 15 min
      • Cities platform (reverse pitch): bring your challenge to the table (2 min per challenge)
      • Tech providers platform: what value can you bring to cities' challenges (2 min per provider)
      • Speeddating

    All sessions are completely online. Links will be sent out after registration.

Register here


The Grow into AI program is part of a larger industry partnership led by Agoria & Sirris and supported by Flanders Innovation and Entrepreneurship (VLAIO). Further support, including one-on-one business coaching, maturity measurement, and more is available. Find out more (in Dutch) at the partnership website.