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Official Opening Neuron building

On March 28th the official opening of Neuron is taking place from 15.00h, preceded by an EAISI AI symposium (separate registration).

By Eindhoven University of Technology

When and where

Date and time

Tuesday, March 28 · 3 - 5:30pm CEST


De Zaale 32 32 De Zaale 5612 AP Eindhoven Netherlands

About this event

You are cordially invited to attend the grand opening of the Neuron building in presence of Constantijn van Oranje. Both the symposium and the official opening will take place at the Atrium on the first floor of the Neuron building (separate registrations).

Official opening

15.00 Welcome by Robert-Jan Smits, president of the TU/e Executive Board

15.05 Introducing Neuron by Do Janne Vermeulen, architect Team V

15.10 Video artwork Neuron by Hella Jongerius

15.15 AI keynote by Lieven Scheire, comedian, physicist and science communicator

15.40 Opening talk by Constantijn van Oranje, Ines Lopez Arteaga, Carlo van de Weijer and Nicole Ummelen

15.55 Opening ceremony in presence of Constantijn van Oranje

16.00 Drinks and start of party program

23.00 End of party program

The official opening is preceded by an EAISI AI symposium in honor of the official opening of its new home at Neuron. The building is a large education and study facility at the TU/e campus but also houses EAISI.

EAISI AI Symposium

Synapses and Silicon: Exploring the Intersection of AI and Neuroscience

--- The symposium starts at 12.30 at the Atrium in Neuron ---

11.30 Lunch for participants AI symposium in EAISI lounge | first floor Neuron | 1.116

12:30 Opening by Carlo van de Weijer, General Manager of EAISI

12.40 Regina Luttge (Associate Professor Microsystems) and Bert de Vries (Full Professor Signal Processing Systems, TU/e) | BayesBrain: The World’s First Brain-on-Chip AI Computer

13.05 Véronne Reinders (CTO Aristotle Technologies) | Train your brain with Aristotle Technologies

13.30 Bouke van Balen, PhD candidate Philosophy & Ethics of Brain-Computer Interfaces, TU/e, UMC U, TU Delft Ethical issues of using A.I. in Brain-Computer Interfaces

13.55 Yoeri van de Burgt (Associate Professor Microsystems) and Imke Krauhausen (PhD candidate at Neuromorphic Engineering group, TU/e) | Plastic electronics for artificial synapses and neurons

14.20 - 14.30 Closing

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