Laika — Experience AI. Lifelong learning programme

.Experience AI.

The strongest learning comes from real-life experience.

Our Offer

Experience the value and impact of AI

Virtual Reality, games, case studies, demos, coaching and interactive workshops

Inspire your staff
Inspirational lecture

Create a positive vibe and make your staff enthusiastic about AI. Ideally accompanied by a visit to the AI Experience Centre.

Your go-to before anything else.

TAKE AWAY FEAR
Demystification course

Interactive session to demystify AI for technical and non-technical teams. We explain in-depth what AI is, and why you should care.

Great sessions to take away fear.

EXPLORE YOUR POTENTIAL
Opportunity workshop

We will map out the potential of AI for you ordered in a 4-quadrant map according your readiness and position compared to the competition.

Discover where to start.

Manage your risk
Impact
assessment

AI can lead to unexpected and unwanted results, and is coming under increasing scrutiny from legislators. We will identify your risks, along with measures & recommendations.

Be prepared for the unexpected.

KNOW YOUR POSITION
Readiness assessment

In this workshop we will determine how ready your organisation is to start with AI. We will make a detailed assessment on 5 axes: capabilities, technology, data, vision and culture.

Pass this gate before implementing!

UPSKILL YOUR STAFF
Training &
coaching

Once you decide to dive into implementation, we can support you with deep technical advice and state-of-the-art, brought by a team of >50 PhD researchers and AI professors.

À la carte scientific support.

Slide “It was very interesting for a non-expert like me. I learned a lot about the science behind AI. I also appreciated a lot the style and interactivity of the training (videos, polls, ...)” Telenet Employee Slide “I am working as financial assistant and have no knowledge of AI. The course therefore was very interesting to me also because the tutor gave good and practical examples and showed pros and cons of AI which is in social media controversially discussed." European Commission employee Slide “Very fine team!” Philippe Van Impe, Founder of DigitYser Slide “Good teacher, pleasant to follow online.” Telenet Employee Slide “It was very interesting for a non-expert like me. I learned a lot about the science behind AI. I also appreciated a lot the style and interactivity of the training (videos, polls, ...)” Telenet Employee

Contact




    an inspirational lecturea demystification courseopportunity workshopimpact assessmenttraining/coachingother (specify below)

    Anne Snel

    Lifelong Learning Coordinator

    phone: +32(0) 468 15 91 33
    email: anne.snel@vub.be

    Partners & customers

    Telenet
    Gondola

    Just as every MBA student learns about accounting and its salience to business operations without wanting to become a professional accountant, managers need to do the same with AI and the related technology and knowledge stack.”

    Marco Iansiti & Karim R. LakhaniCompeting in the Age of AI

    Trainers

    Marjon Blondeel

    Johan Loeckx

    Marjon holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (2009) and obtained a joint PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the University of Ghent (2014). Since 2020 she works as an AI developer at the Artificial Intelligence Lab of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She is also a developer of trainings on AI and is part of the team that runs the AI Experience Center.

    Johan Loeckx started as a micropreneur when he was 16. He received a MSc. in Engineering, a MSc. in AI and a PhD from K.U.Leuven. He co-designed the Belgian encryption system for exchanging health information for which a patent was filed. He co-founded a Freinet school and is an active musician. Johan is assistant professor, manages the applied R&D team at the Artificial Intelligence Lab at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels and initiator of its lifelong learning program.

    training venue

    AI Experience Center (AIXC)

    All our trainings take place either at the AI Experience Center (AIXC) or on-premise. It is a dedicated space that showcases more than 20 AI demos and projects, and is located on our Etterbeek campus in Brussels.

    It purpose is to demystify and inspire through contact. The AIXC can also be booked for demo visits, during which you can interact with actual AI technology,

    Please visit the AIXC website to learn more