The EpiCenter of AI in GermanY meets 15th MAY 2024
Since 2014, 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.
Join in Person.
Early bird until 31.12.2023.
Less than 75 tickets are left.
Be among the first 1000 to sign up for free access to our virtual Rise of AI Conference 2024
This is the first line-up of our speakers and attending guests. More speakers and guests will be announced over the coming months.
Department Head AI at German Federal Ministry (BMBF) | Artificial Intelligence Founder | Board Member
CEO & Founder at Aleph Alpha
Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer of nyonic, Supervisory Board Member of ZF Group
Founder Merantix AG | Co-Founder AI Campus Berlin | Board Member KI Bundesverband e.V.
Professor at Rheinland-Pfälzische Technische Universität Kaiserslautern-Landau (RPTU)
Head of Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at UNICRI, UNITED NATIONS
Head of Office and Digital Policy Adviser European Parliament
Co-Founder & CEO Europe of nyonic
CIO Federal Ministry of Defense
CSO and Scientific Director | nyonic and DFKI
Chief Strategy Officer HENSOLDT
CEO and co-founder Graphcore
Co-Founder & CPO IQONIC.AI
Managing Director KI Bundesverband
Co-CEO & Co-Founder & Hub Leader | benthos.ai & Sustainable Ocean Alliance Germany
Deputy Director General AI, Data, Tech bei German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action
Science Fiction & Futures Expert
CEO & co-founder Silo AI
Vice President Digital and Member of the Management Team PIABO Communications
Director SKAD AG
CEO enliteAI & AI Austria
CEO & Founder ARX Landsysteme GmbH
Counsel CMS Germany
AI Lead Campus Founders
AI Trainer AI Training Institute
Product Manager ake.Product
Director Startup Support / Head of Innovation and Co-Creation Technologiepark Heidelberg GmbH
Artificial Intelligence Enthusiast
Director of Information and AI Technology at UnternehmerTUM
Chief Technology Officer Bearcover GmbH
CEO Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn (ZFHN)
Lead Robotics Engineer Bearcover GmbH
To ensure the highest quality of network and privacy, the 2024 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.
Contact us, if you would like to be visible as a company at Rise of AI Conference 2024.
Rise of AI Conference is hosted by and for the German AI Ecosystem:
Rise of AI connects diverse stakeholders from across Europe. Here, you’ll encounter key representatives from business, society, and research within the German AI ecosystem.
At our conference, decision-makers are in the majority. Most of our attendees hold top-tier positions such as CEO, CIO, CTO, or Managing Partner. At Rise of AI, leaders converge.
We also facilitate vital interactions with innovation drivers. 21% of our guests are Heads of AI, Transformation Managers, or Heads of Digitalization, underscoring our commitment to fostering progress.
Research and development of AI are strongly represented as well, with 11% of our guests being esteemed professors and senior researchers. We champion knowledge exchange at the highest level.
In addition, key roles like Data Scientists, Developers, Engineers, and AI Architects make up nearly 10% of our participants, enriching our professional tapestry.
With our AI Ecosystem Pass, we open doors for promising young talents, offering them an opportunity to engage with potential future employers or project partners.
Moreover, AI startups and companies are presented with invaluable opportunities to network with reputed investors and economic influencers, making Rise of AI an essential hub for AI advancement.
PERFECT MIX BETWEEN CONTENT AND NETWORKING
Your attendance at Rise of AI Conference 2024 paves the way to the frontline of European AI expertise, enabling direct interaction with leading speakers and key figures in the industry. We ensure you have ample private spaces, breaks, side events, and lounges for meaningful networking.
Our focus is on fostering genuine and valuable connections. To facilitate optimal networking, we carefully design our conference with ample time and space for interactive dialogue. Instead of impressing with high attendance numbers, we value quality over quantity in interactions.
We believe in building lasting connections that fuel progress and collaboration. To maintain this intimate networking environment, we limit the participant count to 200.
Experience the thrill of exploring vital topics in an informal, small-group setting. Our workshops, consistently a favorite among attendees, allow for hands-on exploration and learning. In 2024, we’ll continue this tradition with live workshops on various topics in Berlin.
APPLIED AI STAGE
Our Applied AI Stage centers on practical insights into launching, scaling, and going global with AI businesses; securing funding; hiring talent; and adopting best practices for integrating market-ready solutions.
At the Meta Stage, we delve into overarching policy and business concerns such as the Geo AI Strategy and the European AI Act. We also focus on critical aspects of AI Sustainability, AI Security and the ongoing wave of Generative AI.
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. 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..