AI Academy

AI Academy covers the latest trends and developments from the industry experts pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence.

From neural networks and LLMs to algorithmic bias and data ethics, join us at AI Academy to get up to speed on the technology shaping our world.

Daniela Braga, Founder & CEO, Defined.ai, on Centre Stage during day one of Web Summit Rio 2023 at Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Daniela Braga
Founder & CEO | Defined.ai

What’s happening?

Immerse yourself in the insights and wisdom of global leaders, gain a competitive edge in your industry and be at the forefront of the AI revolution.

Your Web Summit Rio ticket gives you access to all masterclasses and roundtables at the event, as well as to talks on AI Academy and 15-plus other tracks.

Chelsea Manning, Security Consultant, Nym, on Centre Stage during day one of Web Summit Rio 2023
Milton Maluhy Filho, CEO, Itaú Unibanco, on Corporate Innovation Summit during day one of Web Summit Rio 2023 at Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
AI Academy stage
Ethical AI and responsible AI deployment

As AI continues to advance and be integrated into various domains, there’s a growing emphasis on ensuring ethical and responsible AI deployment. Industry leaders address issues such as transparency, accountability and privacy, and explore whether they can keep up to date with these rapidly evolving models.

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Enhanced human-AI collaboration

The future of AI is not about replacing humans, but about augmenting human capabilities. AI can empower individuals to work more effectively, making complex tasks easier and allowing more time for innovation. Experts examine the benefits collaborative AI systems can have on the global workforce.

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AI for social good

AI’s potential for positive social impact should continue to be explored and harnessed. AI could play a crucial role in addressing global challenges such as healthcare accessibility, climate change and censorship, but at what cost?

The future of AI

With the promise of AI come challenges such as data privacy, cybersecurity and the impact of automation on jobs. Navigating these will require a collaborative effort involving policymakers, manufacturers, and more. What is needed to ensure that AI is developed and deployed in a manner that benefits all society?

Meet the AI speakers joining us in 2024

Alexey Potapov
Alexey Potapov
Alexey Potapov
Chief AGI OfficerSingularityNET
Justina Nixon-Saintil
Justina Nixon-Saintil
Justina Nixon-Saintil
VP & Chief Impact OfficerIBM
Roozbeh Aliabadi
Roozbeh Aliabadi
Roozbeh Aliabadi
Co-founder & CEOReadyAI
Aline Oliveira Pezente
Aline Oliveira Pezente
Aline Oliveira Pezente
Co-founderTraive
Vasco Pedro
Vasco Pedro
Vasco Pedro
Co-founderUnbabel
Eddie Hsu
Eddie Hsu
Eddie Hsu
Co-founder & COOMusic AI
Maya Pindeus
Maya Pindeus
Maya Pindeus
Co-founder & CEOAnother Earth
Mikayel Vardanyan
Mikayel Vardanyan
Mikayel Vardanyan
Co-founder & Chief Product OfficerPicsart
Kaarel Kotkas
Kaarel Kotkas
Kaarel Kotkas
Co-founder & CEOVeriff

Companies that attend

“The best AI models are the ones reinforced with human feedback.”

Alex Collmer, Founder & CEO, Vidmob, on PandaConf stage during day two of Web Summit 2022 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal

–  Alex Collmer, Founder & CEO, Vidmob

“We're already in a world dominated by automation.”

Desdemona the robot, left, and Ben Goertzel, Founder & CEO, SingularityNET

–  Ben Goertzel, Founder & CEO, SingularityNET

“We need a human-centric approach to AI to enhance human capabilities.”

simon segars ceo of arm holdings

–  Simon Segars, CEO, Arm

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