Online Meetups

To foster exchange within the German speaking community on user-centered AI, especially between industry and academia, we organize regular online meetups.

4th Virtual Meetup: tba

After a short break, we will continue our series of meetups. Invitations will be sent to all group members as soon as further details are available!

3rd Virtual Meetup: 30th June 2022, 16:00 CEST

The third virtual meetup took place on June 30th, 2022. This time, the topic was personalization in the media sector, again with two inspiring talks from academia and industry:

  • Werteorientierte Empfehlungssysteme in den Medien – Realität oder Utopie?
    by Christine Bauer, Utrecht University
  • Personalisierung und Automatisierung in der ZDFmediathek – vom öffentlich rechtlichem Auftrag zu Metriken und Algorithmen
    by Andreas Grün, ZDF

2nd Virtual Meetup: 7th April 2022, 16:00 CEST

After the successful first event in 2021 (see below), we were proud to announce the following talks for the second virtual meetup:

  • Design Challenges for Privacy-Preserving Explanation User Interfaces
    by Claudia Müller-Birn, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Anwendungen der Verarbeitung natürlicher Sprache (NLP) – Forschung und Praxis
    by Till Plumbaum, Neofonie, Ontolux

Roughly 30 attendees enjoyed Claudia and Till providing insights in their work on user-centered artificial intelligence, focusing on explanations and natural language processing!

1st Virtual Meetup: 4th November 2021, 16:00 CEST

For the first virtual meetup, we were proud to announce the following talks:

  • Challenges and Pitfalls of AI in Health
    by Hanna Hauptmann, Utrecht University
  • Building Recipe Recommendations For Cookidoo®
    by Bora Kiliclar, Vorwerk Digital R&D

Hanna and Bora provided insights in their work on user-centered artificial intelligence, in particular, in the area of recommender systems for health and food. After their short and informal talks, the roughly 30 attendees engaged in a vibrant discussion.