Barry O’Sullivan


Professor Barry O’Sullivan is an award-winning academic working in the fields of artificial intelligence, ethics, and public policy for AI and data analytics. He is the Vice Chair of the European Commission High-level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence which recently published draft ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI; these guidelines went through a public consultation process in Europe from December to February. Professor O’Sullivan is President of the European AI Association, one of the world’s largest AI associations with over 4500 members across more than 30 countries. He is an Executive Board member of Europe’s AI-on-demand platform, AI4EU, an initiative recently launched by the European Commission. He holds the Chair of Constraint Programming at the School of Computer Science at University College Cork, where he was also a founding director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics. Professor O’Sullivan is an Adjunct Professor at Monash University in Australia, and acts as an advisor to the AI Alliance in The Netherlands, and to the Computational Sustainability Network in the US which is led by Cornell University and involves Princeton, Stanford, Carnegie Mellon University, Georgia Tech, and many others. Over the course of his career Professor O’Sullivan has been involved in raising almost €300 million for AI research and innovation. As well as his academic work, Professor O’Sullivan often works in a private capacity with industry and government agencies internationally.


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Palais de Tokyo
13 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris

Door Opening: 1:30 PM
Start: 2 PM
End: 11 PM

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