Venue: Webinar (Online)
Participants: Around 200 prospective students, professors, and researchers
Summary of the Event:
Webinar on Artificial Intelligence Innovation during COVID-19 Pandemic was conducted by UNSYIAH and BPPT (the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology. BPPT is the Indonesian government research institute that carries out government duties in assessing and applying technology and innovation. BPPT's main office is located in Jakarta. The events' speakers were the Rector of UNSYIAH, the head of BPPT, and the Chief Executive Officer of Solusi247, an IT private company located in Jakarta. The main topic of the Webinar is AI Innovation for handling the COVID-19 pandemic. During the talk, the Rector also announced to the audience the plan to open a new Master Program in DS&AI. The program is expected to have its first enrollment in July 2021.