How AI will shape our future

The 2018 Euro-CASE conference brings together outstanding individuals in the field of AI. Join us for a day fully dedicated to AI and its impact at large. We are looking forward to welcoming you. 

Programme:

9:30 Registration and welcome coffee

10:00 Welcome notes
- Dr Jeffrey Bohn, Director, Swiss Re Institute
- Willy R. Gehrer, President, Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences SATW
- Professor Reinhard Hüttl, President, Euro-CASE
- Ana Maria Montero, Anchor, CNNMoney Switzerland
- Carmen Walker Späh, Head of the Department for Economic Affairs, Canton of Zürich

10:30 Keynote: Swiss innovation policy in times of digitalization
Dr Mauro Dell'Ambrogio, State Secretary, SERI

10:40 Keynote: AI Strategy for Switzerland
Dr Alessandro Curioni, Director, IBM research Zurich

11:00 Keynote: Artificial Intelligence: Challenges and Opportunities
Professor Luciano Floridi, Director of the Digital Ethics Lab, Oxford University

11:30 Panel: How AI can take off in Europe
Chaired by Ana Maria Montero, Anchor, CNNMoney Switzerland
- Xiaoqun Clever, Chief Technology & Data Officer, Ringier
- Dr Alessandro Curioni, Director, IBM Research Zurich
- Dr Mauro Dell'Ambrogio, State Secretary, SBFI
- Professor Jana Koehler, President, SGAICO
- Professor Luciano Floridi, Director of the Digital Ethics Lab, Oxford University

12:10 Lunch break

13:30 Breakout session A: New developments in AI research
Chaired by Dr Olivier Verscheure, Executive Director, Swiss Data Science Center
Insights into AI research at Google
Dr Olivier Bousquet, Principal Engineer, Google AI Europe
Machine Learning Applications at SDSC
Professor Fernando Perez-Cruz, Chief data scientist, Swiss Data Science Center
A Brain science perspective on Artificial intelligence and Machine learning
Professor Anders B. Lansner, Professor in Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
13:30 Breakout session B: AI services and business applications
Chaired by Prof Thilo Stadelmann, Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services
Machine Intelligence @ Swiss Re
Dr Gianluca Antonini, Head Machine Intelligence & Strategy, Swiss Re
AI in customer's real life: A reality check
Dr Michael Baeriswyl, Head of Data, Analytics and AI, Swisscom
AI in Industry - from automated to autonomous
Dr Martin Naef, Head of Automation Department, ABB

15:00 Coffee beak

15:30 Keynote: AI research strategies for industry 4.0 and retail
Professor Antonio Krüger, Scientific Director, Retail Laboratory, DFKI

16:00 Panel: How AI will shape our future
Chaired by Ana Maria Montero, Anchor, CNNMoney Switzerland
- Dr Serge Droz, Senior Advisor, ICT4Peace
- Professor Antonio Krüger, Scientific Director, Retail Laboratory, DFKI
- Professor Edy Portmann, Swiss Post Professor of Computer Science, Human-IST Institute, University of Fribourg
- Andreas Staub, CCO and managing partner, FehrAdvice & Partners AG
- Dalith Steiger, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, SwissCognitive
- Agnes Szeberenyi, Swiss National Contact Point Health & ICT, Euresearch

17:05 Closing Remarks

17:10 Apero

 

 

 
 

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