Month: March 2018

14th International Conference on Information Systems

Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to invite you to the 14th International Conference on Information Systems “Human Practice, Digital Ecologies, Our Future” in Siegen. The conference will take place from 24-27 February 2019 at the University of Siegen (Campus Unteres Schloss; 24 February 2019) and at the Siegerlandhalle conference centre (25-27 February 2019). Further deadlines are: Early Registration: December 07, 2018 Full Paper – Submission of contributions: 31 August 2018 Student Track – submission of contributions: 12 October 2018 The review procedure will be based on that of the WI 2017. Excellent scientific papers will be given the opportunity

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New Workshop: Artificial Intelligence – Entering the world of Tax & Trade

The Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) invites to a Workshop on “Artificial Intelligence – Entering the world of Tax & Trade” on May 16, 2018, in Vienna. At this Workshop Prof. Dr. Peter Fettke talks about “AI and tax – the dawn of the second machine age in taxation”. You can find more information about the procedure, the address or the online registration here.

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AI and tax – the dawn of the second machine age in taxation

Dear Colleagues, The Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law of WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is pleased to invite you to a workshop on the topic “Artificial Intelligence – Entering the world of Tax & Trade”. The workshop will be held by Prof. Robert Risse (WU/Henkel), Prof. Peter Fettke (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and Saarland University), Maik Heggmair (WTS), Dr. Birgit Friederike Makowsky (WTS), Marta Olowska (WU) and Julia de Jong (WU), on May 16, 2018 in Lecture Hall D5.0.001, Building D5 of the WU Campus, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Wien. After the workshop you

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SMART MACHINES … the revolution in artificial intelligence

Lecture with: Dr. Ulrich EberlHouse Robot Nao Bluestar Reinhard Karger, Moderation EVENT LOCATION Villa Lessing, Liberal Foundation Saar The development is unstoppable. The machines have awakened. They drive cars on their own, learn to cook and wait tables, paint and make music, think and debate. Some of them already surpass us: they make better diagnoses than doctors, know more than quiz world champions, speak 20 foreign languages, detect suppressed emotions and recognize technical problems before a turbine fails. Where does that lead? Are robots and smart computers a blessing for mankind or rather a threat to jobs, privacy and security?

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