AI GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE, March 5 & 6, 2020

In collaboration with ETH Zurich Center for Law and Economics,
at EPFL Swiss Tech Convention Center, Lausanne, Switzerland

This two-day interactive and hands-on conference brings together international policy experts, business leaders and academia to take stock of AI governance, share best practice and discuss future AI policy directions. Selected research papers from the ETH Zurich‘s global call for papers will also be presented in the thematic review sessions.

Exclusive event with limited seats!

CONFERENCE THEMES

The conference will explore three key questions:

  • What role can policy frameworks play to instill trust in AI and protect the society and businesses against harmful misuse?
  • How can we address geo-harmonization of AI policy to manage cross-border business risks, enhance competitiveness and foster innovation?
  • How to get AI ready as an individual & as an organization to maximize the benefits from this powerful tool for our future generations? 

The two-day program will combine keynote speeches, panel discussions (followed by Q&A), interactive topic-specific workshops and academic review sessions.

 

TARGET AUDIENCES

  • If you are interested in Ethics and Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Politics, Social Change, Sustainable Development, Public Sector Modernization, Better Governance, Regulatory Policy, this is a conference you don’t want to miss.
  • If you are a decision maker in a multinational, a startup, an SME, an IGO or an NGO, a thought leader, an academic or a regulator, time to join the conversation is now, the debate is already on, are you missing out?

KEY BENEFITS FOR THE PARTICIPANTS

  • Take part in a one of a kind forum for exchange of experiences and best practices in regulatory risk management.
  • Learn and share cutting-edge thinking on trends in AI in order to better predict the operating future for the company / industry
  • Discuss use of regulatory strategy for business development purposes
  • Participate in a multi-stakeholder debate and help co-create a common platform shaping the future of AI regulation
  • Get full insights from the key experts on how to effectively engage in the new digital age (Industry 4.0)
    Meet and greet top level regulators, politicians, academics and industry practitioners.
  • Walk away with a hands-on toolbox allowing you to predict, plan and engage optimizing your future strategic business objectives
  • Receive a follow-up publication prepared by a world class university including academic research to the risks of overregulation and a path to an appropriate regulatory environment.

Event venue:
Swiss Tech Convention Center
Rue Louis Favre 2, 1024 Ecublens, Switzerland 

 

Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Eva Kaili

Eva Kaili

Chair, Future of Science and Technology Panel, European Parliament

Ambassador Thomas Schneider

Ambassador Thomas Schneider

Ambassador and Director International Affairs at the Swiss Federal Office of Communication (OFCOM)

Dr. David Weinberger

Dr. David Weinberger

Renowned author and senior researcher at Harvard's Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Stephanie Shaw

Stephanie Shaw

Head of Safety Risk and Performance, UK Civil Aviation Authority

Prof. Marcel Salathé

Prof. Marcel Salathé

Academic Director EPFL Extension School, Co-founder AIcrowd

Anna Wippel

Anna Wippel

Cognitive Systems, IBM, Zurich

Sailesh Chutani

Sailesh Chutani

CTO, Logitech

Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Founder PersonalData.IO, Board Member at MyData Global Network

Dr. Ron Chrisley

Dr. Ron Chrisley

Visiting Scholar, Human-Centered AI, Stanford University

Elliott Ash

Elliott Ash

Assistant Professor (Chair of Law, Economics, and Data Science) ETH Zurich

Dr. Daniel Egloff

Dr. Daniel Egloff

Head of Innovation Unit, Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI)

David Campos Pavon

David Campos Pavon

Nestlé e-Business and Digital General Counsel and Group Data Privacy Officer

Ivana Bartoletti

Ivana Bartoletti

Head of Privacy and Data Ethics at Gemserv and Founder, Women Leading in AI, UK

Phil Riggins

Phil Riggins

CEO, Brand and Reputation Collective

Leila Delarive

Leila Delarive

CEO, Empowerment Foundation

Miguel Amaral

Miguel Amaral

Senior Economist, OECD, Directorate of Public Governance - Regulatory Policy Division

Thomas Naegele

Thomas Naegele

Attorney at Law, NÄGELE Attorneys at Law LLC

Francois Rayroux

Francois Rayroux

Partner, Lenz & Staehelin

Thomas Pletcher

Thomas Pletcher

Executive Board Member Economiesuisse & Secretary General International Chamber of Commerce, Switzerland

Robert Madelin

Robert Madelin

Chairman, FIPRA (Ex DG Connect & Ex DG SANCO, EU Commission)

Jack Clark

Jack Clark

Policy Director, OpenAI, USA

Nicolas Durand

Nicolas Durand

CEO, Abionic

Dr. Jovan Kurbalija

Dr. Jovan Kurbalija

Executive Director of DiploFoundation and Head of the Geneva Internet Platform

Ekkehard Ernst

Ekkehard Ernst

President at Geneva Macro Labs & Future of work and AI specialist at ILO

Shalini Trefzer

Shalini Trefzer

Executive Director, World in 2050, Diplomatic Courrier

Dr. Prof Philippe Ryvlin

Dr. Prof Philippe Ryvlin

Head of Department of Clinical Neurosciences (DNC) CHUV

Olivia Erdelyi

Olivia Erdelyi

Lecturer, Cantenbury University, New Zealand

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