Seminar #12. ‘Can we trust European AI?‘.

WhenTuesday, 7 December, 2021, 14:00–15:30 CET (Central European Time) on zoom (
PresentersFredrik Heintz , Professor, Department of Computer and Information Science (IDA)/Artificial Intelligence and Integrated Computer Systems (AIICS), Linköping University, Sweden.

Prof. Heintz works on artificial intelligence at the intersection between knowledge representation and machine learning. He is the coordinator of the TAILOR ICT-48 network of AI research excellence centers, the Director of the  Graduate School for the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP), the President of the Swedish AI Society, and a member of  the former European Commission High-Level Expert Group on AI. He is also very active in education activities both at the university level and in promoting AI, computer science and computational thinking in primary, secondary and professional education. Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).
DiscussantIrene Ek, PhD, Digital Institute
AbstractEurope has taken a clear stand that we want AI, but we do not want just any AI. We want AI that we can trust and that puts people at the center. This talk presents the European approach to Trustworthy Human-Centric AI including the main EU initiatives and the European AI ecosystem such as the different major projects and organizations. The talk will also touch upon some of the research challenges related to Trustworthy AI from the ICT-48 network TAILOR which has the goal of developing the scientific foundations for Trustworthy AI through integrating learning, optimisation, and reasoning.
Recommended texts/links Page VI- XII in

EU Approach to AI (

AIDA draft report (