Beyond ChatGPT: How can Europe get ahead in generative AI?

May 25 @ Brussels, Belgium

The half-day event on May 25th at the European Parliament, Paul-Henri Spaak Building, Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Brussels, Belgium, titled Beyond ChatGPT: How can Europe get in front of the pack on Generative AI Models?, was organized by a broad consortium from science and civil society, including the HumanE-AI-Net European Network of Centres of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence.

HumanE-AI-Net is a research network of leading European universities, AI institutes, and corporations funded by Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) and dedicated to benefiting people’s empowerment through the scientific and technological development of AI, in accordance with European ethical, social, and cultural values.

Other European partners and communities that support this event and will be involved in its organization are the International Research Centre on Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI) under the auspices of UNESCO, the Confederation of Laboratories for Artificial Intelligence in Europe (CLAIRE), and other ICT-48 networks such as TAILOR, AI4Media, and VISION, and language projects like ELG and ELE.

The Beyond ChatGPT aims to bring together AI experts, policymakers, and other stakeholders to demystify and critically examine some of the key concepts and concerns, and to provide an opportunity for a well-grounded discussion of the question of what needs to be done to ensure that European economies and societies will benefit from the development and deployment of AI technologies, such as LLMs.