The first two days (April 14 and 15) are dedicated to professionals, startupers and market decision-makers who will present and discuss innovations and concrete applications for ethical and sustainable AI.
The third day (April 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.), open to the general public, will allow everyone to be made aware of the economic, human, ethical and societal challenges of a rapidly changing sector with infinite variations. As they wander around, visitors will be able to discover concretely how the latest innovations in AI are changing their daily lives. After registeringthe public will have access to six themed areas (beauty-luxury-health-well-being, sport, human resources, art & culture, environment and lab) each offering a space dedicated to demonstrations and immersive experiences, as well as a showcase for startups and their solutions.
The OFF program
In addition to this “in” day at the heart of the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, Cannes City Hall and its partners are organising, from Monday 11 to Saturday 16 April, an “off” program rich in shows, games, screenings and entertainment, across the city (information, fares and timetables on www.cannes.com)
from April 11 to 15 in the Cannes media libraries: screening of very short films on the history of artificial intelligence ;
from April 11 to 16 in the city’s media libraries, at the Autour d’un livre bookstore, at Fnac and at the cultural center of Leclerc Cœur de Ranguin: setting up of “corners” with books on the theme of AI;
April 13 at the Ranguin media library (open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.): provision of a terminal with touch screen offering fun activities for children ;
April 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Georges Méliès University Campus (with Prizoners Fréjus): escape game Alixis The Maleficent ! (3/6 players, 45 mins, registration on my.weezevent.com/escaperoom );
April 14 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Palais des Victoires (with Volt Events): Hado tournament (dodgeball in augmented reality) for 11-17 year olds in teams of three (information 04 97 06 43 50);
April 14 at 2.30 p.m. at Espace Miramar (with Cannes Cinéma): screening of the film Ex Machina by Alex Garland (VOSTF, 1h48, information and prices: 04 97 06 45 15) followed by a debate moderated by speaker Laurence Vanin;
April 15 at 2.30 p.m. at Espace Miramar (with Cannes Cinéma): screening of the film Eva by Kike Maillo (VOSTF, 1h34, information and prices: 04 97 06 45 15) followed by a debate moderated by speaker Laurence Vanin ;
from April 15 (9 a.m.) to April 16 (1 p.m.) (with the XR startup): AI Challenge treasure hunt inviting you to explore the city center of Cannes and enrich your knowledge of AI by answering riddles via QR codes. Prizes to be won offered by partner merchants (draw on April 16 at 4 p.m. at the Tourist Office, 20 puzzles solved minimum to participate in the draw. Information 04 97 06 42 22);
April 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bastide Rouge business incubator (with Mootion): Mole Hunt, game for young audiences presented on the Moove terminala contactless interactive screen based on an on-board AI (information 04 97 06 42 22);
April 15 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Georges-Méliès University Campus (with UCA, the CTEL laboratory and the Nice Conservatory): presentation of Table Moving, a sound installation that mixes a generative electroacoustic creation whose sound material was co-created with the help of artificial intelligence technologies and snippets of text generated by “machine learning” (information 04 89 15 48 02);
April 15 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Georges Méliès University Campus (with UCA, the CTEL laboratory and AIbstract): MusicIA, workshop (six 15-minute sessions) with students who come to interpret compositions generated by the application developed by the startup AIbstract. Explanation of the research work, generation of a piece and playing in improvisation via computer (information 04 89 15 48 02);
April 15 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. and on April 16 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (dates likely to be brought forward to April 14 and 15), demonstration of an autonomous shuttle in conjunction with the Mediterranean Institute for Environmental Risk and Sustainable Development (IMREDD). It will circulate along the Pantiero. The public will be able to board this shuttle (free of charge) after prior registration on the IMREDD website. A pioneering project within the framework of the “Territories & Autonomous Shuttles” partnership chair between the Town Hall of Cannes, the Cannes Lérins Agglomeration, the University of the Côte d’Azur and IMREDD.
And also a “smart” perfume dedicated to the WAICF!
With the help ofAurelie Jeanan internationally renowned specialist in algorithms and numerical modelling, Alexis Dadier“nose” within the Grasse group Robertet, has created a specific fragrance for the WAICF. Saturday April 16, from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., they will present their collaboration which led to the birth of this fragrance and will demonstrate that AI has not replaced the creativity of the nose, but has on the contrary reinforced it. Perfume sticks will be distributed to the public.
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