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2019-02-12 08:42 CET
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AI France Summit 2019: Sidetrade at the leading event for the AI ecosystem

On 19 February, the key players in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in France are holding a summit meeting to explore developments in their field and their visions of the future.

The event is sponsored by the Direction Générale des Entreprises (a department of the French Ministry of the Economy and Finance), the Commissariat Général à l'Egalité des Territoires (a French economic planning and development office), and TECH'in France (a digital industry association known as "the voice of tech companies in France"). Over 500 industry leaders will be meeting at the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance to explore the exciting potential of the French artificial intelligence ecosystem.

Attending, will be Mounir Mahjoubi, Secretary of State for Digital Affairs, Cédric Villani, member of parliament and a mathematician, author of a report entitled "For a meaningful Artificial Intelligence", and , Lucilla Sioli, Director of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Industry, DG CONNECT, European Commission.

Olivier Novasque, CEO and founder of Sidetrade, will be speaking at 2:00pm, alongside Juliette Mattioli, Senior Expert in Artificial Intelligence at Thales, Thierry Donneau-Golencer, Director, Product Management, Salesforce Einstein, and Séverine Marquay, Augmented Customer Relationship Director (Artificial Intelligence), Orange France.

Discussion will focus on the role of Artificial Intelligence in industry and on the services of the future. This will be a chance for Olivier Novasque to present Sidetrade's vision of AI: a demystified, accessible, user-driven tool with a proven ROI. This is a pragmatic vision which focuses on the human side of progress in artificial intelligence. It is in line with the statement by French President Macron for the AI for Humanity Plan launched in March 2018. This vision, nourished by the concrete experience of Sidetrade's customers, is encapsulated in the op-ed by Olivier Novasque, entitled "Man is the future of AI".

The CEO of Sidetrade will be pleased to answer any questions you might have during this this special day, which is a major step in the rapid development of the AI ecosystem in France.