Prof. Dr. Andrej Brodnik

University of Primorska, FAMNIT, and University of Ljubljana, FRI

After receiving his PhD from the University of Waterloo in Canada, Andrej Brodnik was a visiting professor at Luleå University of Technology in Sweden, where he and his colleagues were awarded the Innovation Cup for the first algorithm that enabled gigabit Internet. He led the RINOS group at the Ministry of Education and Science, which defined an internationally comparable framework of basic skills in computer and information science, and the group at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) that defined the DigComp 2.2 Digital Competence Framework. He is the recipient of the Golden Plaque awards from the University of Primorska and the University of Ljubljana, as well as the National Award for Outstanding Achievement in Higher Education.



From Maria Theresa to Artificial Intelligence

AI technology is here, and like any other technology, we can use it to our advantage, or we can become the Amish of the modern age. Of course, the desire to use it alone is not enough, it takes skill and, above all, knowledge. In this presentation we will look at some of the ways in which AI can be used in the teaching process and present the skills needed to use AI to its full potential. In particular, we will draw attention to the social divide that is being created by new technology. And where does Maria Theresa fit in?