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Copyright © 2019 | Empowerment Foundation | info(at)empowerment.foundation

Mathematician and New York times bestselling author

Cathy O’Neil

Moderator

Jeffrey Rogers

Qwant - Mozilla

Tristan Nitot

Author - journalist

Judith Duportail

Guardians.ai

Brett Horvath

Heidi.news

Serge Michel

UNIGE

Xavier Oberson

CyborgNest

Liviu Babitz

Ernst & Young

Joanna Taylor

Former US government - PopVox

Marci Harris

Decentralised AI Alliance

Toufi Saliba

Protagonist in the Facebook -Cambridge Analytica case

Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Swisscom

Nicolas Passadelis

Exec. Director

People-Centered Internet

Dr. David Bray

UNIGE

Jean-Henry Morin

Cyborg Nest - Schenk Holding SA

Olivier de Simone

HDC Legal

Florian Ducommun

 

Program

3 Oct - Empowerment Summit

ECAL Lausanne (avenue du temple 5, 1020 Renens)

 

09:00

Welcome message

Leila Delarive - Founder & Chairwoman Empowerment Foundation

Alexis Georgacopoulos - Director ECAL

Vaud, Emerging AI Hub?

Patrick Barbey - Innovaud director

09:15

Opening keynote: Are You Thinking Big Enough for What's Ahead?

09:45

Companies' current dilemmas: personalization, privacy, GDPR

09:45

How an Algorithm Can Be Biased

Live Battle: Personalization vs. Privacy

10:10

11:20

How to Build a Better Internet Without Tracking Users

12:30

Three startups from Vaud show what they are made of

11.50

How Others Are Making Profit from Your Customers' Data

15:00

Information Warfare: You Are on the Battlefield

14:30

When the Human Body Is the Biggest Data Platform, Who Will Capture Value?

15:25

How to Fight False Information? Let's Play the Game!

16:30

Embracing Exponential Change, Collaboration, and Co-Existence

16:55

"Centralized" Ai Could Be the Last and Most Dangerous Thing We Build

17:20

Closing keynote : What It Means to Live in an Algorithm-Driven World

4 Oct - Empowerment Foundation Crans-Montana Summit

Centre des congrès le Régent - Crans-Montana

Opening Keynote: New Data Governance Model

Florian Ducommun - Lawyer & Founder Amplify

Leila Delarive - Chairwoman Empowerment Foundation

09:00

Workshops

Session 1: Are You Thinking Big Enough for What's Ahead?

09:20

10:35

Session 2: The Augmented Work and Workers of Tomorrow

Session 3: Integrate Digital Responsibility into Your CSR

11:35

Session 4: A Strategic Framework to Defeat Information Warfaregs

13:45

14:45

Session 5: An Entrepreneur's and VC's Guide to the Industrial Internet of Things

Session 6: Taxing Robots?

16:00

Closing Keynote: How to Think Fast Forward

SwissLoop & EpfLoop Hyperloop Teams

17:00

How to come?

 

3 Octobre 2019

ECAL

 

 

Avenue du Temple 5, 1020 Renens

4 Octobre 2019

Centre de Congrès le Régent

Route des Mélèzes 28, 3963 Lens

6 great reasons to take part

 

Interactivity

The concepts are manipulated by the participants in interactive sessions. No more passive conferences, attendees will return with real skills

Collaboration

​Collaboration is now a cornerstone of technological excellence and your future partners will also be at the Empowerment Summit

Globality

It is an international event with world-class speakers

Branding

Improve your ranking in the model employer category 
and attract the best talent 

Relevance

Position yourself as a forward-thinking company that is aware of the ongoing socio-economic upheavals

Responsibility

Support an event organised by a state-approved Swiss non-profit foundation. An enlightened employee can enlighten ten others

Partners

 
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Support an annual event becoming a global reference in raising awareness about the impacts of technology.

 

Position your company as future-oriented and aware of the major socio-economic issues at stake.

 

Your contributions allow us to go ever further in our mission : advocating for human-centered technology.

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