Vice-President Katainen in the United States to discuss artificial intelligence and innovation

Vice-President Jyrki Katainen, responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, will be in the United States from 26 – 30 April to present the EU’s views on artificial intelligence and the future of Europe, notably at Stanford University and the Milken Institute.

In San Francisco he will participate in a seminar discussion on artificial intelligence at the Stanford University Research Institute in Palo Alto. He will also attend a roundtable conversation with EIT DIGITAL. Vice-President Katainen will visit Applied Materials chipmaker campus in Palo Alto to debate how the circular economy, big data and digital skills contribute to innovation. In Los Angeles, Vice-President Katainen will participate in the Milken Institute’s Global Conference 2018. He will speak in the panel discussion Europe: Past Tense, Future Perfect?, touching on burning issues such as trade and investment, innovation, scale-ups and Europe’s vision for artificial intelligence.