The EpiCenter of AI in GermanY
Since 2015, the annual Rise of AI conference connects AI experts, decision-makers, opinion leaders and game changers to discuss Artificial Intelligence for society, politics and economy.
Personally hosted by Veronika & Fabian Westerheide, we truly shape and connect the German AI ecosystem.
Join Rise of AI Conference to tap into our exclusive and unique network of C-level shapers and movers off AI.
CEO KI Park | CIO Quantagonia | Non Executive Board Member | Senior Advisor
Member European Parliament
Entrepreneur | Director K.I.E.Z. | Member "Future Council" of German Government
Scientific Director at DFKI | Co-Founder & CTO Ginance Technologies
Managing Director at UnternehmerTUM, appliedAI Initiative
Managing Director at KI Bundesverband e.V.
VP Lufthansa Industry Solutions
AI Techsales Leader
Head of startup ecosystem uptownBasel
Professor of Ethics and Technology
Digital Trust Office, CEO, Founder | Digital Trust Analytics GmbH
entrepreneur | philosopher | economist
Chief AI Officer at Pangiam
Digital Technology Manager | VDE
Associate Director - GAMMA Artificial Intelligence at The Boston Consulting Group
To ensure the highest quality of network and keep all health matters in mind, the 2023 Rise of AI Conference is limited to 250 guests and speakers. Meet the key people for one day at a the historic Humboldt Carré in Berlin-Mitte.
Rise of AI Conference is hosted by and for the German AI Ecosystem:
Rise of AI focuses on guests from all over Europe. You will experience meeting key stakeholders from business, society and research from the German AI ecosystem.
38% of our guests state their current position as CEO, CIO, CTO, Managing Partner level or higher. At Rise of AI, the decision-makers meet directly.
21% of our guests state that they are Head of AI, Transformation Manager or Head of Digitalization. The direct exchange with innovation drivers of the companies is particularly important to us.
With 11% of participating professors and senior researchers, the area of research and development of artificial intelligence is strongly represented. We actively support a professional exchange at the highest level.
Of course, important positions such as Data Scientists, Developers, Engineers, AI Architects etc. are also represented. Almost 10% of our participants work in these areas.
Furthermore, with the AI for Humans Scholarship, we invite young talents and outstanding young personalities to network with possible future employers or project partners at Rise of AI.
AI startups and companies get the opportunity to network with renowned investors, ecosystems, accelerators and venture capital as well.
PERFECT MIX BETWEEN CONTENT AND NETWORKING
Attending Rise of AI Conference 2023 gives you direct access to the leading speakers and experts in the european AI ecosystem. We provide you with plenty of private spaces, breaks, side events and lounges to meet the key people of the AI industry.
We place a lot of emphasis on interactive, valuable networking. For this reason, we plan a lot of time and space for this and make sure that the number of participants allows for optimal networking. We don’t believe in overloaded events that try to impress with high numbers of participants.
We value real contacts with content that create sustainable connections between companies and people. For this reason, the number of participants is limited to 250.
Working on important, exciting topics in a small informal setting is always a great pleasure for our speakers and guests. Our workshops are among the most popular program items each year. In 2023 we will again offer interactive live workshops on various topics for our guests live in berlin.
APPLIED AI STAGE
The Applied AI Stage is dedicated to starting, scaling, and going global with AI companies; fundraising; hiring talents for your AI business; best-practices in integration and market-ready solutions.
The Meta Stage is dedicated to the overarching major policy and business issues such as the Geo AI Strategy, the European AI Act. Furthermore, we deal intensively with AI Sustainability and AI Security.
Since not everyone can afford a ticket, we offer the AI for Humans Scholarship. Up to 10 % of tickets, we are giving to students, startups, NGOs, policymakers, researchers, journalists and activists for only 99 EUR.
Please use the following typeform to apply. We will inform you about acceptance by spring 2023.
If you would like to support the rising european AI network and get seen by the relevant companies and people a partnership with Rise of AI is the right answer. We offer a wide range of opportunities for all budgets.
Over the years, we have succeeded in creating a wide, interactive AI network with real interpersonal connections. It is a personal wish of Fabian and Veronika to be there for the Rise of AI community before, during and after the event.
We are very happy to hear that founders and investors meet at Rise of AI, or that researchers won new project partners. We have countless of these stories. Therefore the best thing is to attend and experience it for yourself.
We personally take care, that Rise of AI is sustainable as an event for itself.
Our min contribution is streaming the event for free. Thousands have and will attended Rise of AI without the need to travel.
However for our 250 physical guests, we provide a high quality experience.
Our catering is vegan-first, we offer gluten free options and our partners source only organic products.
Due to working for years with the same partners, we reduce waste and improve energy efficiency.
Our print materials are recycled, we only use reusable porcelain and avoid useless give aways.
Furthermore, we only use living plants for decoration and plant them in our forest afterwards.
Rise of AI started with 10 people discussing the Singularity in 2014. Today Rise of AI is Europe’s most influential platform for the growing Artificial Intelligence industry.
Our mission is to build a thriving European ecosystem. We aim for AIs, which serve us and all human benefit with a longer and happier life.
Therefore we organize the yearly Rise of AI Conference, Rise of AI Virtuals Chats and the Rise of AI Summit. Furthermore, we educate, create awareness, advise and invest within the young but growing AI industry.
Our CEO, Fabian Westerheide, is an international expert on Artificial Intelligence strategy, entrepreneur and venture capitalist. An avid sci-fi lover from childhood, Fabian has turned his lifelong passion for technology and human progress into his mission.
As CEO of Pandora Events Berlin and Co-Founder and COO of Rise of AI Conference, Veronika Westerheide has many years of experience in organizing high-quality, exciting tech and AI events. She is well-connected with leading AI companies, associations and other stakeholders and is also committed to the European AI ecosystem as Director Events & Network at KI Park e. V..
Since 2012, Veronika has been supporting well-known, globally active companies in the digital industry with the realization of their events. With more than 300 successfully managed event projects and more than 15,000 guests, Veronika Westerheide stands for comprehensive expertise in all areas of the high-end event business; in Germany, Europe and worldwide.