Stefano Modafferi

Senior Researcher, University of Southampton

Stefano Modafferi is a principal enterprise & research fellow and project manager at the University of Southampton, IT Innovation Centre. He has a PhD in Information Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, followed by experience in research projects and industry prior to joining IT Innovation in Jan 2012. His core interests are in Process Management, Service Oriented Architecture, Information Modelling and Software Architecture. In the last 7 years he has been involved in 10+ research and innovation projects with different roles, including project coordination. He has over 20 scientific publications and he is a Prince2 certified project manager.

Stefano is speaking at

Focus Track 4 - New challenges ahead: Data, AI and the new Society
November 4, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Speakers

  • Natalie Bertels (Speaker) Valorisation Manager - Senior legal researcher, IMEC / KU Leuven / Big Data Value Association
  • Stefano Modafferi (Speaker) Senior Researcher, University of Southampton
  • Gash Bhullar (Speaker) Chief Executive Officer / Chairman, European Factory Foundation (EFF)
  • Nuria Oliver (Speaker) Co-founder and Vicepresident; Chief Data Scientist, ELLIS - The European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems and Data-Pop Alliance
  • Paul Lukowicz (Speaker) DFKI
  • Gabriella Cattaneo (Speaker) IDC
  • Clara Neppel (Speaker) Senior Director, IEEE

Description

This panel will explore the utilization of data and AI for the benefit of society in the context of the present COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion will explore the practical dimensions and challenges of finding a delicate balance between urgently implementing AI technologies in critical sectors such as healthcare, transport and logistic and manufacturing and maintaining the necessary levels of protection of human rights and corporate interests prescribed by the European regulatory and legislative framework.

 

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