The AI Trajectory 2021

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Date & Time

Thursday, 17 December 2020
16:00 – 19:00 CEST
10:00 – 13:00 EDT 

Location

Virtual Conference

Agenda

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The AI Trajectory 2021 – An Overview from AI Leaders’ & Experts’ Perspective

2020 serves as a milestone in the history of digital transformation for many organisations if not industries. With some of the most remarkable leaders and experts on board, here you find an overview of the AI Trajectory in 2021 and the event recording.

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Central European Time (CET)

16:00

Welcome by SwissCognitive – The Global AI Hub
Dalith Steiger and Andy Fitze, Founders of SwissCognitive

Host’s Opening Remarks – IBM
Florin Manaila Executive IT Architect, Cognitive Systems, IBM Systems Europe, Middle East & Africa

16:05 – 16:25

Keynote
AI in 2021 – Ready for the Reset?

Sylvain Duranton, Managing Director & Senior Partner – Global Leader BCG GAMMA

16:25 – 16:55

Cross-Industry Panel Discussion
AI in 2021: Shifting Gears with Cognitive Technologies

Panel Chair
Florin Manaila, Executive IT Architect, Cognitive Systems, IBM Systems Europe, Middle East & Africa

Panelists
Ann Aerts, Head, Novartis Foundation
Muhannad Alomari, AI Development Strategist & AI Hub Lead, Rolls-Royce
Christopher Painter, President, The Global Forum on Cyber Expertise Foundation | Former Top US Cyber Diplomat

16:55 – 17:10

Keynote
The AI Trajectory 2021 – Ethics Underpinned by Policy

Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of AI & ML, Word Economic Forum 

17:10 – 17:30

Using AI for Forecasting at United Nations

Louis Rosenberg, CEO & Chief Scientist, Unanimous AI
Nicholas Haan, Senior Advisor,  Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, UNFAO 

17:30 – 18:05

Collaboration Panel Discussion
AI in 2021: Common Grounds of Collaboration

Panel Chair
Richard Foster-Fletcher, Human-Centric AI Strategist | Founder, NeuralPath.io

Panelists
Olubayo Adekanmbi, Chief Transformation Officer, MTN Nigeria
Aleksandra Przegalinska, Research Fellow, Center for Collective Intelligence at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Vincent Graf Narbel, Strategic Technology Advisor, Digital Transformation and Data Office, ICRC
Domingo Senise de Gracia, Managing Director Switzerland, expert.ai

18:05 – 18:15

Keynote
The AI Trajecory in 2021

Bret Greenstein, SVP and Global Markets Head of AI & Analytics, Cognizant Digital Business

18:15- 18:45

Panel Discussion on Digital Transformation – Leaders’ View
Digital Transformation in 2021 – Navigating Across Changes

Panel Chair
Penny Crosman, Executive Editor, Technology, American Banker and Arizent

Panelists
Sumeet Chabria, Head of Global Business Services, Bank of America
Subroto Mukherjee, Head of Innovation and Emerging Technology, Americas, Glaxo Smithkline Consumer Healthcare
Massimo Buonomo, Global Expert in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, AI, Fin-Tech, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
Kamales Lardi, Founder & CEO, Lardi & Partners Consulting | Digital Transformation Expert

18:45 – 19:00

Keynote
AI in 2020. A Global Outlook. Literally.

Florin Manaila, Executive IT Architect, Cognitive Systems, IBM Systems Europe, Middle East & Africa 

19:00

Event Wrap-up
Dalith Steiger, Co-Founder, SwissCognitive

Speakers

 

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Florin Manaila
IBM Systems Europe, Middle East & Africa 
Executive IT Architect, Cognitive Systems

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Kay-Firth Butterfield
Word Economic Forum
Head of AI & ML

 

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Sylvain Duranton
BCG GAMMA
Managing Director & Senior Partner – Global Leader

 

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Vincent Graf
International Committee of the Red Cross – ICRC
Strategic Technology Advisor, Digital Transformation and Data Officer

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Novartis Foundation
Head
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Research Fellow, Center for Collective Intelligence
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Muhannad Alomari
Rolls-Royce
AI Development Strategist & AI Hub Lead

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United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
Global Expert in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, AI, Fin-Tech
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Bret Greenstein
Cognizant Digital Business
SVP and Global Markets Head of AI & Analytics

Kamales Lardi
Lardi & Partners Consulting
Founder & CEO
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MTN Nigeria
Chief Transformation Officer
Domingo Senise de Gracia 02-03-2020

Domingo Senise de Gracia
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Managing Director, Switzerland

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Louis Rosenberg
Unanimous AI
CEO & Chief Scientist

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Bank of America
Head of Global Business Services
 
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Glaxo Smithkline Consumer Healthcare
Head of Innovation and Emerging Technology, Americas
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Christopher Painter
The Global Forum on Cyber Expertise Foundation
President
Former top US Cyber Diplomat

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NeuralPath.io
Founder
Human-Centric AI Strategist
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American Banker and Arizent
Executive Editor, Technology
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Nicholas Haan
UNFAO
Senior Advisor

Event Moderators & Facilitators

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Dalith Steiger

Co-Founder, Global AI Thought Leader
SwissCognitive – The Global AI Hub

 

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Andy Fitze

Co-Founder, Digital Transformation Strategist
SwissCognitive – The Global AI Hub

 

Event Team

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Livia Spiesz

Events & Communication Manager
SwissCognitive – The Global AI Hub

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Valeska Hoenen

Content and Social Media Manager
SwissCognitive – The Global AI Hub

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