Finnish Artificial Intelligence Society (FAIS), founded in 1986, represents the field of AI internationally as the official member society of the European Association for Articial Intelligence (EurAI) in Finland. FAIS supports and promotes the advancement of public knowledge, education, research and applications of AI in Finland.
FAIS invites AI researchers, practitioners, and enthusiasts at large in Finland to join the society as members. All members of FAIS are automatically members of EurAI. For information on how join FAIS, see here.
The General Assembly of EurAI elected as board new members Carles Sierra, Holger Hoos and Fredrik Heintz. Continuing on the board are Steven Schockaert, Torsten Schaub and Catholijn Jonker. The new Board selected Carles Sierra as the new President of EurAI and Holger Hoos as Vice-President. Fredrik Heintz will act as Chair of the subcommittee on European Community.
FAIS is organizing the scientific program of AI Day 2020, the main annual event highlighting forefront Finnish AI research and its applications, taking place November 26 online.
A key aim of the scientific program is to provide a thorough overview of the various AI research directions currently pursued in Finland. To this end, we encourage submissions presenting recent research results and innovative applications of all areas of AI. The deadline for submissions is October 2, 2020.
For more details and instructions on how to submit, see the AI Day 2020 Call for Scientific Presentations, available in online as well as in PDF and ASCII text. We also invite you to distribute the call for papers (in any format) among AI researchers at large in Finland.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, FAIS board has decided to postpone the Spring 2020 FAIS General Assembly. The date of the next general assembly will be announced here once circumstances allow for organizing the assembly.
After a few silent years, we are happy to announce the new FAIS board elected in autumn 2019. The new board is composed of 10 active senior researchers representing a wide range of AI research areas, cities and universities in Finland.