Workshop: how to start a startup in the AI world?

    Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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Workshop: how to start a startup in the AI world?

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Icab, Etterbeek, Belgium

Brussels, Belgium

This free workshop by guest speaker Thomas Van Durme will guide you through the way to start a startup in the AI world. You will experience all the different phases that it takes from immature ideas to reach a final product. It is designed not only for participants of Techstars Startup Weekend Brussels Artificial intelligence (Nov30-02 Dec) that want to prepare their experience, but ALSO for any AI or startup enthusiasts with lots of questions in their minds. . . .If you recognise yourself in those statements then this workshop is definitely for you : - I have an idea and I don't know what to do with it? - I'd like to create a startup but I don't know how or where to start? - I hear a lot about Artificial intelligence, but I don't know what it looks like in a real implementation? - I'd love to become an entrepreneur but I don't know what it looks like? Will be addressed: all those questions, plus problems that you may face and the capacity of Artificial intelligence and the tools to solve them. Don't forget to bring your AI startup idea, we will invest sometime to discuss them. ****About our guest speaker**** Thomas Van Durme is a computer science/aerospace engineer, entrepreneur and founder of ThinkNexT. Thomas has a master in engineering specialised in Computer Sciences, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Electronics as well as a master in Space Technology and Applications. Following graduation,Thomas started working at the European Space Agency (ESA) on AI in the field of mission control systems. In 2011 he co-founded ThinkNexT. ThinkNexT specialises AI applications and prediction applications in the customer service domain with its cornerstone product Orion. Orion is an AI platform enabling enterprises to take automated action on customer questions. Over the past years ThinkNexT carried out projects in the field of utilities, aviation and healthcare. Among others, their clients include Eneco Belgium, the University of Maastricht and the U.S. Air Force.

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6:30 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

7:00 pm
Get set up for the evening and get to know your fellow participants

7:30 pm
Content Starts
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8:30 pm
Networking and Goodbyes
Make those last-minute connections before you leave

Organizing Team

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  • Elena
  • Michel
  • Marie
  • Gregoire
    de Hemptinne
  • Rosiana
  • Jean-Christophe
  • Mohamed
  • Ali
  • Celine
  • Kinda

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