3rd Symposium on Artificial Intelligence for Industry, Science, and Society

from Monday, September 11, 2023 (8:00 AM) to Friday, September 15, 2023 (6:00 PM)
Geneva, Campus Biotech

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Sep 11, 2023
Sep 12, 2023
Sep 13, 2023
Sep 14, 2023
Sep 15, 2023
AM
8:30 AM
Welcome to AI2S2 - Steven Schramm (Universite de Geneve (CH)) (until 9:00 AM) ()
8:30 AM Introductions - Steven Schramm (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
8:32 AM Welcome on behalf of the University of Geneva - Brigitte Galliot (University of Geneva)   ()
8:37 AM Welcome from the Swiss Federal Office of Communications - Thomas Schneider (Swiss Federal Office of Communications [virtual])   ()
8:42 AM Welcome to AI2S2 - Steven Schramm (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
9:00 AM
Keynote (until 9:30 AM) ()
9:00 AM Responsible Generative AI with Microsoft Cloud - Philippe Limantour (Microsoft France)   ()
9:30 AM
Keynote (until 10:00 AM) ()
9:30 AM Navigating the way forward on International AI Governance - Andrew Wyckoff (OECD)   ()
10:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:30 AM
Keynote (until 11:00 AM) ()
10:30 AM Behind the journey of ChatGPT: an overview of Large Language Models and their capacities - Laure Soulier (Sorbonne University)   ()
11:00 AM
Keynote (until 11:30 AM) ()
11:00 AM The EU AI Strategy - Juha Heikkila (European Commission)   ()
11:30 AM
Session - Alan Paic (GPAI) (until 12:25 PM) ()
11:30 AM Panel discussion with the four keynotes - Laure Soulier (Sorbonne University) Philippe Limantour (Microsoft France) Juha Heikkila (European Commission) Andrew Wyckoff (OECD)   ()
8:55 AM Daily announcements - Steven Schramm (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
9:00 AM
Keynote (until 10:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM Physics-inspired learning on graphs - Michael Bronstein (University of Oxford)   ()
10:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:30 AM
Session - Francois Fleuret (University of Geneva) Tobias Golling (Universite de Geneve (CH)) (until 12:00 PM) ()
10:30 AM Computing power and algorithms as foundations of AI - Guillaume Obozinski (Swiss Data Science Center) Igor Carron (LightOn AI) Thomas Capelle (Weights and Biases)   ()
8:55 AM Daily announcements - Steven Schramm (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
9:00 AM
Keynote (until 10:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM Turning AI promise into medical practice - Ger Janssen (Philips)   ()
10:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:30 AM
Session - Douglas Teodoro (University of Geneva) Kerstin Denecke (Bern University of Applied Sciences) (until 12:00 PM) ()
10:30 AM AI for health - Matthew Arentz (FIND) Athina Tzovara (University of Bern) Jens Kleesiek (University Hospital of Essen) Edward Choi (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) Antoine Geissbuhler (University of Geneva and University Hospitals of Geneva)   ()
8:55 AM Daily announcements - Steven Schramm (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
9:00 AM
Keynote (until 10:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM GPAI Project RAISE: a Responsible AI Strategy for the Environment - Nicolas Miailhe (The Future Society)   ()
10:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:30 AM
Session - Celine Caira (OECD AI Policy Observatory) (until 12:00 PM) ()
10:30 AM Generative AI: a game-changer for climate action? - Markus Leippold (University of Zurich) Nicolas Miailhe (The Future Society) Lee Tiedrich (Duke University) Babak Falsafi (EPFL) Johannes Kirnberger (OECD AI Policy Observatory)   ()
8:55 AM Daily announcements - Steven Schramm (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
9:00 AM
Keynote (until 10:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM Oversight of AI algorithms in social media: recommender algorithms, harmful content classifiers, and generative AI models - Alistair Knott (Victoria University of Wellington)   ()
10:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:30 AM
Session - Stephan Davidshofer (University of Geneva) Marga Gual Solar (Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator, GESDA) Didier Wernli (University of Geneva) (until 12:00 PM) ()
10:30 AM Computational diplomacy - Maricela Munoz (Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator, GESDA) André Xuereb (Ambassador for Digital Affairs of Malta [virtual]) Roland Bouffanais (University of Geneva) Philine Widmer (ETH Zurich) Jean-Luc Falcone (University of Geneva) Didier Wernli (University of Geneva)   ()
PM
12:25 PM
Welcome to AI2S2 - Steven Schramm (Universite de Geneve (CH)) (until 12:30 PM) ()
12:25 PM Welcome from the Republic and Canton of Geneva (DEE) - Nicholas Niggli (Republique et Canton de Geneve, DEE)   ()
12:30 PM --- Lunch break ---
1:30 PM
Session - Floiriana Gargiulo (CNRS Gemass) Tommaso Venturini (University of Geneva) Guive Khan-Mohammad (University of Geneva) (until 3:00 PM) ()
1:30 PM Ethics, bias, and politics - Jérôme Duberry (Graduate Institute) Léna Carel (Expedia & Women in Data Science) Isabelle Collet (University of Geneva) Felix Treguer (CNRS)   ()
3:00 PM --- Coffee break ---
3:30 PM
Session - Isabelle Collet (University of Geneva) Laure Soulier (Sorbonne University) (until 5:00 PM) ()
3:30 PM AI in education - Biljana Petreska von Ritter-Zahony (HEP Vaud) Simon Collin (Université du Québec à Montréal) Neele Heiser (University of Geneva)   ()
5:00 PM
Session - Pam Dixon (World Privacy Forum) (until 6:00 PM) ()
5:00 PM Generative AI and disinformation - Sebastian Hallensleben (OECD AI Policy Observatory) Stephanie Ifayemi (Partnership on AI [virtual]) Inma Martinez (GPAI [virtual]) Amir Banifatemi (OECD AI Policy Observatory [virtual])   ()
6:00 PM --- Reception ---
12:00 PM --- Lunch break ---
1:30 PM
Session - Diego Kuonen (University of Geneva) Stefan Sperlich (University of Geneva) Bertrand Loison (Swiss Federal Statistical Office) (until 3:00 PM) ()
1:30 PM Trustworthy data as a foundation of trustworthy AI to support policy making - Craig Burgess (World Health Organisation) Yara Abu Awad (Swiss Federal Statistics Office) Stefan Sperlich (University of Geneva) Diego Kuonen (University of Geneva)   ()
3:00 PM
Keynote (until 4:00 PM) ()
3:00 PM Towards a Global Data Governance Framework - Steve MacFeely (World Health Organisation)   ()
4:00 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:30 PM
Session - Giovanna Di Marzo Serugendo (University of Geneva) Lamia Friha (University of Geneva) Gianfranco Moi (University of Geneva) (until 6:00 PM) ()
4:30 PM Evidence-based policy making - Pierre-Dominique Hohl (easyshipping4u) Nicolas Seidler (Geneva Science-Policy Interface) Yara Abu Awad (Swiss Federal Statistical Office) Jean-Marie LeGoff (Collaboration Spotting)   ()
5:30 PM Public event [different venue]: Pour que l’IA parte sur de bonnes bases en éducation - Simon Collin (Université du Québec à Montréal)   (R 070)
12:00 PM --- Lunch break ---
1:30 PM
Session - Mara Graziani (IBM Research Europe) Henning Müller (University of Geneva) (until 3:00 PM) ()
1:30 PM Interpretability, explainability and uncertainty - Jens Kleesiek (University Hospital of Essen) Dimeji Farri (Siemens Healthineers [virtual]) Mina Bjelogrlic (University of Geneva) André Anjos (IDIAP)   ()
3:00 PM
Keynote (until 4:00 PM) ()
3:00 PM Computing challenges at the HL-LHC - Dr Maria Girone (CERN)   ()
4:00 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:30 PM
Session - Thea Aarrestad (ETH Zurich (CH)) Tobias Golling (Universite de Geneve (CH)) (until 6:00 PM) ()
4:30 PM AI in the physical sciences - Francois Charton (META Paris) Michael Kagan (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US)) Francois Fleuret (University of Geneva) Dr Sofia Vallecorsa (CERN)   ()
12:00 PM --- Lunch break ---
1:30 PM
Session - Matthias Peissner (Fraunhofer IAO) Daniel Samaan (International Labour Organisation) (until 3:00 PM) ()
1:30 PM AI for Work/Labour - Casper Rutjes (Amsterdam Data Collective [virtual]) Willie Walsh (IATA) Nicolas Blanc (CFE-CGC) Maria del Rio-Chanona (Complexity Science Hub Vienna)   ()
3:00 PM
Keynote (until 4:00 PM) ()
3:00 PM GPAI and the International Cooperation to ensure an AI For Good - Inma Martinez (GPAI)   ()
4:00 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:30 PM
Session - Celine Caira (OECD AI Policy Observatory) Rashad Abelson (OECD AI Policy Observatory) Lee Tiedrich (Duke University) Yaniv Benhamou (University of Geneva) (until 6:00 PM) ()
4:30 PM How can we protect human rights, including privacy, in an AI-driven world? - Leonardo Cervera Navas (European Data Protection Supervisory Authority [virtual]) Laura Galindo (META) Thomas Schneider (Swiss Federal Office of Communications [virtual]) Pam Dixon (World Privacy Forum) Yaniv Benhamou (University of Geneva)   ()
12:00 PM --- Lunch break ---
1:30 PM
Session - Francois Fleuret (University of Geneva) Beatrice Joyeux Prunel (University of Geneva) (until 3:00 PM) ()
1:30 PM Societal challenges posed by modern AI - Maria Eriksson (University of Basel) Brice Catherin (Independent artist) Bob West (EPFL) Thomas Burri (University of St. Gallen)   ()
3:00 PM Closing - Steven Schramm (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
3:15 PM --- Farewell coffee ---