Europe: Talking AI in Belgium

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Attended by more than 80 guests, the event was hosted by Claude Kandiyoti, a WYEN board member, and was held at the home of Adnan and Diane Kandiyoti. Keynote speakers Dr. Danny Harari, from the Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, and a Belgian colleague, Dr. Marco Dorigo, who heads the IRIDIA lab at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, discussed the new age of AI.

Bob Drake, President of the European Committee, and H.E. Simona Frankel, Ambassador of Israel to Belgium and Luxembourg, greeted the guests. Christian Tidona, WYEN President, addressed the guests and described the group’s mission. Also in attendance were board members of the Belgian Society of Friends, including its Chairman, Christian Hendboeg. This is the second time the Kandiyoti family has opened its home for a WYEN event.