The panel of Forum 5i is a favored time for local, national and European experts to exchange on an innovative field.

In 2019, two morning and one afternoon session will be organised on “Artificial intelligence, driving innovation”:

  • Morning Session
  • 9.30 am : Introduction and animation by Dominique Leglu, Editorial Director, Sciences et Avenir, La Recherche (Challenges group)
  • 9.40 : Keynote “AI and society” by Bertrand Braunschweig, Coordination Director of national research programme on AI, INRIA
  • From 10.00 am to 10.45 am, “AI as a Rupture Technology“, with the participation of:
    • Thierry Bauchon, Strategic Planning Director & AI Solutions Director, Microcontrollers & Digital ICs Group, STMicroelectronics
    • Eric Monchalin, Vice-President, Head of AI, Atos
    • Lucas Nacsa, CEO, Neovision
    • Cordelia Schmid, Research Director, INRIA Grenoble Rhône-Alpes
    • Henri Sanson, Head, data & knowledge research, Orange Labs
  • From 10.45 am to 11.30 am, “Public Initiatives to Boost Innovation with AI“, with the participation of:
    • Eric Gaussier, Professor, Université Grenoble Alpes, Director, LIG
    • Claus Habfast, Vice-Chair in charge of High education, research, innovation and international, Grenoble-Alpes Metropole
    • Philippe Mouttou, Director of Advanced studies development, Thales Services SAS
    • Philippe Wieczorek, Software department Director, Minalogic
  • Afternoon session

Animation : Philippe Rase, HPE

  • From 1.30 pm to 2.00 pm, Award Ceremony by Alexandre Ouimett-Storrs, Solvay Ventures
  • From 2.00pm to 2.30 pm, “Everything you ever wanted to know about Grenoble’s start-ups” by Morgane Le Doare, Invest in Grenoble-Alps & Guillaume Emery, Skopai
  • From 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm, “Startup Program” pitch by Corporate partners


  • Nicolas Franck, Safran Ventures
  • Mitchell Weinstock, HP Venture
  • Alexandre Ouimet-Storrs, Solvay Venture
  • Philippe Rase, HPE
  • Thierry Fensch, STMicroelectronics



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