COS Conference 2019 Program

ARTificial Intelligence: The Art of Intelligence – Backbone of Digitization? 

November 15 – 17, 2019 in Linz, Austria


Program schedule

Keynote speeches

  1. Johannes Braumann: Creative Robotics – Merging Robotics, AI and Craft Knowledge. Read more
  2. Claudia Schnugg: Art, Science and Technology – Creating Future Realities. Read more
  3. Christian Stary and Maria Spindler: Embracing Artificial & Human Intelligences

Learning Hubs

Learning Hubs are designed by JKU students to share interactively learning experiences in digital production. So far, the following Learning Hubs are planned:

  1. 3D Scan and Printing for Newbies
  2. Things for Better Living
  3. Intelligent Gardening
  4. Interactive Exploration Corner

Read more about the Learning Hubs



  1. Tova Averbuch and Tonnie van der Zouwen: HeArt Ificial intelligence. The art of inviting for collaboration and meaning making. Read more
  2.  Stefan Doblhofer: Alexa, what should we do today? Organizational change and technology. Read more
  3. Michael Schrefl and Sepp Hochreiter: Artificial Intelligence. Making up the Mind. Read more
  4. Smart Application Development. To be confirmed

Expert Talks

Expert Talks enable Q&A interaction with facilitators and makers in digital production:

  • Daniel Mabrouk, Grand Garage
  • Richard Heininger and Claudia Kaar, JKU

Art Stream

The Art Stream features on-site reflection of participants’ activities at the conference while opening up space for creative exploration of socio-technical capabilties.

  1. Suzy Adra: Robots and Imagination. Read more
  2. Shima Maya Beigi: Exploring the psycho-techno-eco-mystical interface of human-machine with Mindfulness Engineering. Read more

Research Stream

In the Research Stream latest findings in Artificial Intelligence, Arts, and beyond are shared and discussed from different perspectives. A student team will participate of Avans University of Applied Sciences Team, The Netherlands.