ASTER is looking for a senior professional profile to provide a keynote speech Artificial Intelligence and Big Data topics

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Monday, 15 April, 2019
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019 - 12:00

ASTER, the Emilia-Romagna consortium company for innovation and technology transfer, providing services to businesses, universities and the community at large, in compliance with the principles of transparency, rotation and equal treatment, as well as with internal regulation CO01/self-employment professional contracts, is searching for 1 expert professional to be assigned the provision of advisory services aimed at supporting ASTER in developing training and presentations to be delivered as lectiones magistrales and technical speeches, on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in public and/or private initiatives, within Emilia-Romagna’s innovation ecosystem.

Duration: the services shall be provided in June 2019, during R2B - Research to Business, 6-7 June at Bolognafiere, Hall 33.

Specifically, the requested activity is preparation of, attendance at and management of a public presentation of about 30 minutes and a training session of two (2) hours addressed to the participants in Hackathon, which is going to be held during R2B on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, with application in manufacturing and public administration processes. The work language shall be English.

The fee for the requested activity is Euro 5,000.00 (five thousand) subject to all applicable social security contributions and taxes required by the Law. In case of a sole trader with a VAT registration number, the professional job assigned shall have a value of Euro 5,000.00 (five thousand) + VAT, while, in case of a professional that does not have a VAT registration number, the job shall be assigned with a project-based contract with a value of Euro 5,000.00 (five thousand).

Any travel and accommodation expenses - up to a maximum of Euro 2,500.00 (two thousand five hundred) - will be borne by ASTER and are not included in the above mentioned fee.

The interested professionals shall complete the relevant forms that can be found on ASTER’s website ( setting forth the reference to the product type “Business Management and Business Strategies”  

The curriculum vitae shall set forth the skills and experience accrued in the field of managerial advisory services and specifically:

  • Several years’ experience in teaching on Artificial Intelligence topics in international Universities;
  • Experience in the business and/or as a top manager of companies that have Artificial Intelligence at the basis of their core business;
  • Proven experience in advisory services within companies with international standing;

The completed or previous registration with the related update shall be communicated to the e-mail address:

After the deadline of this invitation, the received curricula shall be assessed.

Person in charge of this Procedure: Debora Facchini - Head of Communication and External Relations Staff