Wednesday, Nov 17th
09.30 - 09.45
09.45 - 10.05            10.05 - 10.35

Chairman Charles

Opening Ceremony
Keynote Speech
Invited Talk

C.Bouveyron, J.Leonetti, J. Brisswalter (video), C.A Ginesy (video)

European Community, Vice President
I3S - 3IA Chair

10.35 - 10.50 BREAK
10.50 - 11.30
11.30 - 11.45
11.45 - 12.00
12.00 - 12.15

AI & Health (1)
Chairman Herve Delingette

Paper  H-1
Contributed Paper  H-2
Contributed Paper  H-3

JP. Merlet 
M.Zoubeirou Amayaki 

King's College London

12.15 - 13.45 LUNCH BREAK
13.45 - 14.15
14.15 - 15.00

15.00 -15.40

Opening (2)
AI & Health (2)
Chairman Olivier Humbert

Keynote speech
Invited talk
Contributed Paper  H-4
Contributed Paper  H-5
Contributed Paper  H-6
Keynote speech

E.De Salvo 


CHU Nice - 3IA Chair
Kiro Assistance publique - Hopitaux de Marseille 
SKEMA Business School 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 

15.40 - 16.00 BREAK
16.00 - 16.30
16.30 - 16.40
16.40 - 17.30
17.30 - 17.45
17.45 - 18.00

Sustainable AI
Chairman Olena
Invited Talk
invited talk
Round Table
Contributed Paper SU-1
Contributed Paper SU-2


KTH Engineering Mechanics, Stockholm (Sweden)
GREDED * IRIDIA Bruxelles Inria 
Université Côte d'Azur, Orange, CRNS, Inria, I3S

Thursday, Nov 18th
09.00 - 09.40
09.40 - 10.10                   
10.10 - 10.40

Smart Territory, security & safety
Chairman Pierre Alliez
Keynote Speech
Invited Talk
Invited Talk


Technische Universität München
Eurecom - 3IA Chair

10.40 - 11.10 BREAK
11.10 - 11.40
11.40 - 11.55
11.55 - 12.10
12.10 - 12.25
12.25 - 12.40
12.40 - 12.55

Smart Territory, security & safety
Chairman Pierre Alliez
Paper ST-1
Contributed Paper ST-2
Contributed Paper ST-3
Contributed Paper ST-4

M.Van den Enden
Olivier Forceville 
Guillaume Gattipinheiro

Eurecom - 3IA Chair
Atos, Hydrosciences Montpellier 
Center for applied Mathematics 
Géoazur, observatoire de la Côte d'Azur
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 

12.55 - 14.15 LUNCH BREAK
14.15 - 14.55
14.55 - 15.35
15.35 - 15.50
15.50 -16.05

AI & Biology
Ellen Van Obberghen-Schilling 
Keynote Speech
Keynote Speech 
Contributed Paper  B-1
Contributed Paper  B-2

M.Elhassani Elazami

European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg
University of Toronto
IMGT, Atos
Institute of chemistry - Université Côte d'Azur 

16.05 - 16.20 BREAK
16.20 - 17.00
17.00 - 17.15
17.15 - 17.30
17.30 - 17.45
17.45 - 18.00
18.00 -

AI & Management
Chairman Jonas Hoffmann
Keynote Speech

Contributed Paper  M-1
Contributed Paper  M-2
Contributed Paper  M-3
Contributed Paper  M-4
Contributed Paper  M-5

D.La Torre 
A.Von Schenck

University of Toronto
SKEMA Business School 
Goethe University, Max Planck Institute for Human 
Universite delgi Studi di Milano-Bicocca 
Technical University of Munich 
Skema Business School 

18.30 - 22.00 SOCIAL EVENT [Upon invitation]
Friday, Nov 19th

08.30 - 09.00
09.30 - 09.30
09.45 - 10.00

AI Fundamentals
Chairman Charles Bouveyron

Contributed Paper  F-1
Contributed Paper  F-2


D.La Torre


Inria - 3IA Chair
Université Côte d'Azur  - 3IA Chair
Universite degli Studi di Milano-Binocca 
Université Côte d'Azur , Inria, I3S, IBM

10.00 - 10.20 BREAK
10.20 - 11.00
11.00 - 11.30
11.30 - 11.45
12.00 - 12.15
12.15 - 12.30

AI Fundamentals
Chairman Charles Bouveyron

Contributed Paper  F-3
Contributed Paper  F-4
Contributed Paper  F-5
Contributed Paper  F-6

PA. Mattei

Inria - 3IA Chair
Université Côte d'Azur, Inria, CNRS, I3S (France)
Orange Labs, Télécom SudParis

12.15 - 13.45 LUNCH BREAK
12.15 - 14.45 Poster session
14.15 - 15.05
15.05 - 15.10
15.10 - 15.15
15.15 - 15.55
15.55 - 16.00

Closing Ceremony
Chairman Stephane Descombes

Awards ceremony (poster)
Awards ceremony (demo)
Sophia Master Award
Concluding words

Stéphane Descombes
Stéphane Descombes
Stéphane Descombes
C.Bouveyron  & J.Brisswalter

EC - AI and DigitalIndustry
Université Côte d'Azur
UC Berkeley 
3IA - Université Côte d'azur 




Internationally renowned speakers who have participated in past editions of the Summit include: Michael Bronstein (Imperial College London), Vince Madai (Charité Hospital Berlin), Mike Brady (Oxford University), Olivier Clatz (Commissariat Général Investissement), Stegano Ermon (Stanford), Jean-Marie Bonnin (IMT Atlantique), Paola Goatin (3IA Côte d’Azur, Inria), Pr. Dr. Christoph Meinel (Hasso Plattner Institut), Stéphane Canu (Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur, de la Recherche et de l’Innovation, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées), Elena Di Bernardino (3IA Côte d’Azur, Université Côte d’Azur), Leopold Parts (Sanger Institute Cambridge), Carolina Wahlby (Uppsala University, Suède), Lucilla Sioli (AI and Digital Industry – Commission Européenne), Philippe Beaudoin (Element AI).

Alexandre M. BAYEN


Alexandre Bayen received the Engineering Degree in applied mathematics from the Ecole Polytechnique, France, in July 1998, the M.S. degree in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University in June 1999, and the Ph.D. in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University in December 2003. He was a Visiting Researcher at NASA Ames Research Center from 2000 to 2003. Between January 2004 and December 2004, he worked as the Research Director of the Autonomous Navigation Laboratory at the Laboratoire de Recherches Balistiques et Aerodynamiques, (Ministere de la Defense, Vernon, France), where he holds the rank of Major. He has been an Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley since January 2005, and an Associate Professor since 2010.

Bayen has authored one book and over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals and conferences. He is the recipient of the Ballhaus Award from Stanford University, 2004, of the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, 2009 and he is a NASA Top 10 Innovators on Water Sustainability, 2010. His projects Mobile Century and Mobile Millennium received the 2008 Best of ITS Award for ‘Best Innovative Practice’, at the ITS World Congress and a TRANNY Award from the California Transportation Foundation, 2009. Bayen is the recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) award from the White House, 2010. Mobile Millennium has been featured more than 100 times in the media, including TV channels and radio stations (CBS, NBC, ABC, CNET, NPR, KGO, the BBC), and in the popular press (Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, LA Times).

Learn more about Alexandre Bayen



Anna Kreshuk joined EMBL in July 2018 as a Group Leader in the Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit. Her research focuses on machine learning-based methods for the analysis of biological images. Right now, she is especially interested in large-scale image and volume segmentation, using sparse or weak supervision. Besides, Anna is leading the development of the ilastik software, aiming to make such methods available to life scientists without computational expertise. Previously, she was a PostDoc at the Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image Processing and a visiting scientist at the HHMI Janelia Research Campus. Anna holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Heidelberg and a Diploma in Mathematics from Lomonosov Moscow State University. In between the two degrees, she worked at CERN in Geneva as a scientific programmer for the ROOT framework.

Joshua GANS


Joshua Gans
is a Professor of Strategic Management and holder of the Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (with a cross appointment in the Department of Economics). Joshua is also Chief Economist of the University of Toronto's Creative Destruction Lab. Joshua holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and an honors degree in economics from the University of Queensland. In 2012, Joshua was appointed as a Research Associate of the NBER in the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program.
At Rotman, he teaches MBA students entrepreneurial strategy. He has also co-authored (with Stephen King and Robin Stonecash) the Australasian edition of Greg Mankiw's Principles of Economics (published by Cengage), Core Economics for Managers (Cengage), Finishing the Job (MUP), Parentonomics (New South/MIT Press) and Information Wants to be Shared (Harvard Business Review Press) and The Disruption Dilemma (MIT Press, 2016); Scholarly Publishing and its Discontents (2017), Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence (HBR Press, 2018) and Innovation + Equality (MIT Press, 2019) and The Pandemic Information Gap: The Brutal Economics of Covid-19 (MIT Press, 2020). His most recent book is The Pandemic Information Solution: Overcoming the Brutal Economics of Covid-19 (2021).

Lucilla SIOLI


Ms Lucilla Sioli is the Director for "Artificial Intelligence and Digital Industry" within Directorate-General CONNECT at the European Commission. She is responsible for the coordination of the European digitisation of industry strategy and for policy development in the area of artificial intelligence (AI). The directorate also supports R&D&I in key digital industrial technologies including microelectronics, photonics, robotics and AI. Lucilla holds a PhD in economics from the University of Southampton (UK) and one from the Catholic University of Milan (Italy) and has been a civil servant with the European Commission since 1997.

Laurent Daudet


Laurent Daudet is currently employed as CTO at LightOn, a startup he co-founded in 2016, where he manages cross-disciplinary R&D projects, involving machine learning, optics, signal processing, electronics, and software engineering. Laurent is a recognized expert in signal processing and wave physics, and is currently on leave from his position of Professor of Physics at the Université de Paris. Prior to that or in parallel, he has held various academic positions: fellow of the Institut Universitaire de France, associate professor at Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Visiting Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, UK, Visiting Professor at the National Institute for Informatics in Tokyo, Japan. Laurent has authored or co-authored more than 200 scientific publications, has been a consultant to various small and large companies, and is a co-inventor in several patents. He is a graduate in physics from Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris, and holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Marseille University.

Matthias Niessner

Dr. Matthias Nießner is a Professor at the Technical University of Munich where he leads the Visual Computing Lab. Before, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Stanford University. Prof. Nießner’s research lies at the intersection of computer vision, graphics, and machine learning, where he is particularly interested in cutting-edge techniques for 3D reconstruction, semantic 3D scene understanding, video editing, and AI-driven video synthesis. In total, he has published over 100 academic publications, including 23 papers at the prestigious ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH / SIGGRAPH Asia) journal and 44 works at the leading vision conferences (CVPR, ECCV, ICCV); several of these works won best paper awards, including at SIGCHI’14, HPG’15, SPG’18, and the SIGGRAPH’16 Emerging Technologies Award for the best Live Demo. Prof. Nießner’s work enjoys wide media coverage, with many articles featured in main-stream media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Spiegel, MIT Technological Review, and many more, and his was work led to several TV appearances such as on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where Prof. Nießner demonstrated the popular Face2Face technique; Prof. Nießner’s academic Youtube channel currently has over 5 million views. For his work, Prof. Nießner received several awards: he is a TUM-IAS Rudolph Moessbauer Fellow (2017 – ongoing), he won the Google Faculty Award for Machine Perception (2017), the Nvidia Professor Partnership Award (2018), as well as the prestigious ERC Starting Grant 2018 which comes with 1.500.000 Euro in research funding; in 2019, he received the Eurographics Young Researcher Award honoring the best upcoming graphics researcher in Europe.In addition to his academic impact, Prof. Nießner is a co-founder and director of Synthesia Inc., a brand-new startup backed by top-tier investors (incl. Marc Cuban, LDV, FirstMark), whose aim is to empower storytellers with cutting-edge AI-driven video synthesis.

Gabriel Peyré


Gabriel Peyré is a research director at the CNRS, in the Department of Mathematics and Applications at the Ecole Normale Supérieure and a lecturer at the ENS. His work is at the interface between applied mathematics, imaging and machine learning. He is involved in reproducible research and code education, in particular through the platform. He has been awarded 2 ERC grants (starting grant SIGMA-Vision in 2010 and consolidator grant NORIA in 2016), the Blaise Pascal Prize of the Academy of Sciences 2017, the Magenes Prize of the Italian Mathematical Union 2019 and the CNRS Silver Medal 2021. He is the deputy scientific director of the 3IA Prairie Institute, director of the ENS data center and the ELLIS Paris Unit and former director of the GdR CNRS MIA.

Alan Moses

Alan M Moses is currently Professor and Canada Research Chair in Computational Biology in the Departments of Cell & Systems Biology and Computer Science at the University of Toronto. His research touches on many of the major areas in computational biology, including DNA and protein sequence analysis, phylogenetic models, population genetics, expression profiles, regulatory network simulations and image analysis. Dr. Moses and his research team are developing computational and statistical techniques that will use biological data to understand how molecules create cells’ complex behaviours, identify which genetic mutations cause cellular malfunctions, and which lead to evolution.

Francesca Rossi

Francesca Rossi is an IBM Fellow and the IBM AI Ethics Global Leader. She is a computer scientist with over 30 years of experience in AI research, on which she published more than 220 articles in top AI journals and conferences. She co-leads the IBM AI ethics board and she actively participate in many global multi-stakeholder initiatives on AI ethics. She is a member of the board of directors of the Partnership on AI and the industry representative in the steering committee of the Global Partnership on AI. She is a fellow of both the worldwide association of AI (AAAI) and of the European one (EurAI), and she will be the next president of AAAI.

Ricardo Vinuesa


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