On Tuesday, 28 September, the Slovenian Digital Center in BTC City Ljubljana hosted two distinguished guests – Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia, and Egils Levits, President of the Republic of Latvia. They have both shown interest in the strengthening of the cooperation of both countries in the field of artificial intelligence.
At the Slovenian Digital Center, the distinguished guests were greeted by project partners: Jože Mermal, Chairman of the Board of Directors at BTC Company, Miha Mermal, Chief Executive Officer in the Marketing and Sustainable Development Sector at BTC Company, Katja Mohar Bastar, MSc, Director of the Digital Innovation Hub Slovenia, Gregor Umek, Head of the Department for Industry, Innovations and Promotion of Technology at the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology, and Mateja Jarc, Head of the Encouraging Internationalisation Sector at SPIRIT Slovenia, public agency.
In support of the cooperation of both countries in the field of artificial intelligence, President of the Republic of Slovenia and President of the Republic of Latvia signed an agreement between the Faculty of Computer and Information Science of the University of Ljubljana, Institute Jožef Stefan and the Faculty of Computing of the University of Latvia. They concluded their visit by meeting the exhibitors from the field of artificial intelligence.
This week will mark the conclusion of the September programme of the Slovenian Digital Center that focused on artificial intelligence. In October, the Slovenian Digital Center will introduce interesting content from the 5G and cybersecurity fields. We kindly invite all representatives of the economy and expert public as well as all consumers as fans of technologies to attend numerous lectures, round tables and presentations. Attendance is free-of-charge, but bear in mind that you need to submit an application to attend. The event programme and the application are available at https://eu2021.dihslovenia.si/.
President of the Republic of Slovenia and President of the Republic of Latvia visited the Slovenian Digital Center
PHOTO: Matjaž Očko