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In Brief

AI under the magnifying glass of world-leading AI experts, business leaders, and thought leaders from across organizations and industries around the world. Current stage of AI based on past failures, learnings and successes, and the future outlook for societies, businesses, and economies in 2022 and beyond.

In Detail

In the format of use cases, keynotes, interviews, and expert panel discussions this 3 hour-long global-reaching event spotlights the current state of AI with practical insights and elaborates on the AI trajectory in 2022 and beyond.

Main Focus Points

  • The current state of AI development & applications
  • AI in 2022+: Where are we heading
  • The AI investment landscape
  • Opportunities ahead
  • Challenges and solutions

Full Event Recording

Kai-Fu Lee Keynote Recording

Virtual Conference by SwissCognitive

A global-reaching event series on AI.
No robots. No terminators. NO SALES.
Only practical AI under the magnifying glass of global AI leaders & experts.
4k Event Viewers | 80-100 Countries | 20 Speakers

Facilitated & Powered By

SwissCognitive, World-Leading AI Network

Date and Time

14. December 2021, 16:00 – 19:00 CET

Location

Online

Agenda & Speakers

See below – more details to be announced soon

Registration

The event is open for the SwissCognitive Global AI Community & Partners. For official registration, proceed forward here, and in case of questions, contact Livia Spiesz at lspiesz@swisscognitive.com.


Virtual Conference Agenda

Central European Time (CET)

16:00 – 16:05

Welcome by SwissCognitive – WORLD-LEADING AI NETWORK

Dalith Steiger and Andy Fitze, Co-Founders of SwissCognitive

16:05 – 16:20

Interview – The ai trajectory in 2022 and beyond

 

Michael Møller, President of the Diplomatic Forum of the Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator Foundation | Former Under-Secretary-General of the UN and the 12th director-general of the UNOG

Interviewed by Dalith Steiger, SwissCognitive, World-Leading AI Network

16:20 – 16:50

Industry Insights Beyond POC

Panel Chair
Thomas Helfrich
, CEO & Founder, instarel.ai, SwissCognitive AI Nerd | LinkedIn Influencer

Expert Panelists
Mari Emilia Haapala
, Digital Lead, Motion, ABB
Robin Mata, Business Technology Leader – Intelligent Automation & Finance, Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Bret Greenstein, Partner, Cloud & Digital – Analytics Insights, PwC, AI, Data, and Digital Transformation Expert
Kira Radinsky, Chairwoman & Chief Technology Officer, Diagnostic Robotics, Visiting Professor, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

16:50 – 17:00

Creating conditions for equitable AI development

Thomas Davin, Director of Global Innovation, UNICEF

17:00 – 17:35

Investing in AI for Economic, Human & global Advancement


Panel Chair
Molly Tschang
, Founder & CEO, Abella Consulting Say It Skillfully®, Radio Show Host on VoiceAmerica

Expert Panelists
Cyrill Wiget
, Digital Transformation Expert in AI & ML, Independent Consultant Financial Services
Dee Schwalb, Private Equity Professional & Investor
John Balen, Partner, Canaan Partners
Liying Iris Wang, COO, x.ai acquired by Bizzabo

17:35 – 18:10

AI 2022+: Global Challenges


Panel Chair
Martina Fuchs
, Business Correspondent, Xinhua News Agency

Expert Panelists
Cansu Canca,
Founder & Director, AI Ethics Lab | Ethics Lead & Research Associate Professor, Institute for Experiential AI, Northeastern University
Ben-Israel Isaac, Chairman, Israel Space Agency, Member Of The Board Of Advisors, Cyber 2.0 | Head of the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Centre, Tel-Aviv University
Pierre-Philippe Mathieu, Head of the Φ-lab Explore Office, European Space Agency

18:10 – 18:25

interview – what does the young generation expect from the ai trajectory? 


Okezue Bell
, Founder of Fidutam, Harvard-MIT Researcher
interviewed by Dalith Steiger, SwissCognitive Co-Founder

18:25 – 18:55

Global AI Development Trends

Panel Chair
Dalith Steiger,
Co-Founder, SwissCognitive, World-Leading AI Network

Expert Panelists
Frida Polli, Technology Expert, The Washington Post | CEO & Founder, pymetrics | Global Innovator, World Economic Forum
Pascal Bornet, Chief Data Officer, Aera Technology, Top Voice in Tech with 400K+ Followers
Nils Müller (industry), CEO & Founder, TRENDONE
Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of AI & ML and Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum

18:55 – 19:30

How AI Will Transform Our World

Kai-Fu Lee, AI Expert, CEO, 创新工场 Sinovation Ventures, Former President of Google China, Author of ‘AI Superpowers’

19:30

Event Wrap-up by SwissCognitive – WORLD-LEADING AI NETWORK

Dalith Steiger and Andy Fitze, Co-Founders of SwissCognitive


Event Speakers

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Martina Fuchs
Business Correspondent, Xinhua News Agency

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Kai-Fu Lee
AI Expert, CEO, 创新工场 Sinovation Ventures
Former President of Google China, Author of ‘AI Superpowers’

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Michael Møller
President of the Diplomatic Forum of the Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator Foundation | Former Under-Secretary-General of the UN and the 12th director-general of the UNOG

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Walter Thurnherr
Chancellor of Switzerland

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Kay Firth-Butterfield
Head of AI & ML and Member of the Executive Committee
World Economic Forum

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Robin Mata
Business Technology Leader – Intelligent Automation & Finance
Janssen Pharmaceuticals of J&J

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Ben-Israel Isaac
Chairman, Israel Space Agency
Member Of The Board Of Advisors, Cyber 2.0 | Head of the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Centre, Tel-Aviv University

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Thomas Davin
Global Innovation Director
UNICEF

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Mari Emilia Haapala
Digital Lead, Motion
ABB

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Thomas Helfrich
CEO & Founder, instarel.ai
SwissCognitive AI Nerd | LinkedIn Influencer

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Molly Tschang
Founder & CEO, Abella Consulting
Say It Skillfully® Radio Show Host on VoiceAmerica

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Bret Greenstein
Partner, Cloud & Digital – Analytics Insights, PwC
AI, Data, and Digital Transformation Expert

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Cyrill Wiget
Digital Transformation Expert in AI & ML
Independent Consultant Financial Services

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Pascal Bornet
Chief Data Officer, Aera Technology
Top Voice in Tech with 400K+ Followers

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Nils Müller
CEO & Founder
TRENDONE

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Pierre-Philippe Mathieu
Head of the Φ-lab Explore Office
Europen Space Agency

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Frida Polli
Technology Expert, The Washington Post CEO & Founder, pymetrics
Global Innovator, World Economic Forum

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John Balen
General Partner
Canaan Partners

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Liying Iris Wang
COO
x.ai acquired by Bizzabo

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Okezue Bell
Founder of Fidutam, Harvard-MIT Researcher
Fidutam, MIT Media Lab

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Cansu Canca
Founder & Director, AI Ethics Lab |
Ethics Lead & Research Associate Professor, Institute for Experiential AI, Northeastern University

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Tim Williams
CEO
Onalytica


Event Host & Facilitator

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Dalith Steiger

Co-Founder, Global AI Thought Leader
SwissCognitive, World-Leading AI Network

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Andy Fitze

Co-Founder, Digital Transformation Strategist
SwissCognitive, World-Leading AI Network


Event Team

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Livia Spiesz

Global Events & Communications
SwissCognitive, World-Leading AI Network

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Valeska Hoenen

Content and Social Media Manager
SwissCognitive, World-Leading AI Network


Virtual Conference

These virtual conferences are regular worldwide-reaching online events bringing dozens of global AI leaders and experts together to share their views, experiences and expertise in the development of AI to the benefit of business and society. These 3 hour-long events are transparently addressing the development of cognitive technologies – including successes and challenges – while reaching and connecting a global online community of over ½ million followers.

All the sessions and formats are strictly content-driven with a non-sales approach, allowing focused and open discussions with no BS just content. These events provide not only a platform to brainstorm and network but also to position experts, leaders, organisations, research developments, the current status and future outlook of AI.