On 30th September 2018, we organised the second edition of Les Entretiens d’Abu Dhabi, focusing on the future of Artificial Intelligence and the arrival of the robot age.

This conference was an extension of the discussions in December 2017 at the Entretiens de Royaumont, and it was held with the participation of its founder Jérôme Chartier. In the UAE, the topic holds a particular importance in view of the newly created UAE Ministry of Artificial Intelligence.

More than 450 people attended the conference at the Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi.

Anne Le Guennec, President of the French Business Group, commented: « The field of artificial intelligence brings out a lot of passion. Many people have strong opinions: some see AI as one of the greatest threats to human kind, while others think it brings incredible opportunities.  Although its first application s were confidential and even classified, now artificial intelligence technologies are present in all dimensions of our daily lives and many companies are taking advantage of the technology. »

Journalists from Several media outlets were present at the event, including Baynounah TV who interviewed Anne Le Guennec, President of the French Business Group.