New Technologies. Understanding the recent twist

We are happy to invite you to a new series of events at House17 “New Technologies. Understanding the recent twist”.

The notion of “new technologies” is widely used nowadays. Still, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things or Virtual Reality are not really “new” as they have been developed decades ago. At the same time, those technologies received a new boost recently due to new technological capabilities.

Join us for the series of informal discussions and exchange with the experts!

New language technologies: how close are we from reading thoughts

Invited expert: Svetlana Höhn, PhD, University of Luxembourg, SnT, vice chair of the international network “Language in the Human-Machine Era”
Start: 18:30

21. 09. 2021
Blockchain insights from everyday life to Fintech: when breakthrough is coming?
Invited expert: Pascal Bouvier, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, MiddleGame Ventures, Fintech and Blockchain Tech expert
Start: 18:30

26. 10. 2021
AI reasoning: the type of AI we can trust for compliance?
Invited expert: Tomer Libal, Phd, Assistant Professor in computer science, specializing in machine reasoning, leading a project on automated regulatory compliance checking (University of

16. 11. 2021 
Big Data, AI: will we be able to keep AI at bay?
Invited expert: Emilia Tantar, PhD, European Observatory For ICT Standardisation (AI), Chief Data and Artificial Intelligence Officer
Start: 18:30

Art and Robots. Future of collaboration (rescheduled for March 2022)
Join our Apéro about new technologies on Tuesday the 25th of January at 18:30 and learn about how Robots and AI are interacting with art.
Invited expert: Egberdien van der Peijl – Artist and Researcher in “Ai and Art for Esch 2022”, specialised in performance of humans and Robots.

Starting 2022 House17 is happy to announce its collaboration with LIST (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology). Its researchers will share with our members their expert knowledge on the variety of topics.

8. 02. 2022
Apéro: Optimization: an almost magical support for product innovation.

Invited expert:Carlos KAVKA Ph.D, Group Leader at the IT for Innovative Services (ITIS) Department.

Apéro: Space resources and lunar exploration: what does Luxembourg do, and why?
Invited expert: Mathias Link – Director of ESRIC (European Space Resources Innovation Centre), Director for International Affairs & Space Resources at Luxembourg Space Agency.

Each discussion will be followed by dinner at the restaurant.


Contact Info

17 Rue du Nord, L-2229 Luxembourg
+352 20 10 17

Mon/Sat : 10h00 - 23h00
Sun : Closed