A.I.: From dreams to reality

Artificial Intelligence From dreams to reality
Artificial Intelligence From dreams to reality
Public group


Rue de la Prairie 4 · Genève

How to find us

Close to the train station of Cornavin

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Today, everyone is talking about artificial intelligence but in reality the AI field is not new. It all started a long time ago...

• Why the excitement now?
• What is the state of AI today?
• What are the fields impacted by AI?
• What are the real-world applications?
• How is AI changing business and society?
• What about the future?

We invite you to an exceptional panel discussion with our experts.

An impressive line-up of brilliant experts will answer all these exciting and relevant questions, but also the questions you may have. They will share with you their knowledge and experience.

Therefore, you will have the opportunity to interact with the experts, discover and learn from this outstanding event. So bring your questions!

This event will also feature impressive “live demos” showing the power of AI.

The experts:

Prof. Christian Pellegrini
Professor Emeritus University of Geneva
Artificial intelligence, artificial neural network, data mining and machine learning

Mr. Marc-Elian Bégin
CEO and co-founder, SixSq
Software engineer and entrepreneur
Mechanical Engineering, specialising in Aerospace
At the frontier between innovation and business

Mrs. Shalini Trefzer
Senior research assistant HEPIA
Environmental engineer
Business developer for emerging AI companies

Dr. Guido Bologna
Senior Lecturer – HEPIA
Data sciences, computational intelligence
& statistical learning methods

Prof. Nabil Abdennadher
Full professor HES-SO HEPIA
Head of the inIT research institute HEPIA
High performance, edge & cloud computing

Mr. Jordi Domenech
Director of IT at Piguet Galland & Cie SA
Technologist waling the fine line between tradition and Innovation

Mr. Théophile Allard
VP of Engineering, Neural Concept
Mathematics and machine learning
AI-enhanced engineering

Special guest:
Prof. René Schumann
Professor UAS
Business Information Technology
Special Interest Group for Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science

Opening address by Mr. Pierre Maudet “Conseiller d’Etat” Minister in charge of the Economy Department for the Canton of Geneva.


18h Doors open

18h30 Introduction and opening address

18h45 Panel discussion with our experts (three parts):
1) The current state of AI and the real-world applications
2) Impact of AI on business and society
3) The future…

20h45 Networking session & drinks with appetizers:
meet the experts and other brilliant people

Whatever your background (tech or non-tech), this event is for you!

Do not miss this tremendous and free event!