Cyber-Defence Campus Conference

Thu, 26 Oct

Kursaal Bern

Cyber-Defence Campus, armasuisse Wissenschaft und Technologie

Cyber-Defence Campus Conference - Conferences

Cyber-Defence Campus Conference 2023 This year’s Cyber-Defence (CYD) Campus Conference will take place in the Kursaal in Bern on 26 October 2023. The central theme of the Conference will be Security in the Age of AI: Opportunities and Risks. The CYD Campus is looking forward to welcoming experts and interested parties from the government, business and science at this Conference.   A key task of the CYD Campus is to facilitate the collaboration of science, industry and government in the area of cyber defence. To this end, the CYD Campus regularly organises public events on cyber topics relevant to defence and security. At this year’s Conference, experts from academia, government and industry will hold talks on key issues in the area of security in the age of AI.   The conference is also dedicated to the cyber startup scene. This year, the three finalists of the CYD Campus Cyber Startup Challenge 2023 will present their submitted technology solutions on smartphone security. At the end of the event, the winning startup will be announced.   View the conference program here:   Start     Program   8:30   Registration 9:00   WELCOME/INTRODr. Vincent Lenders, Director of Cyber-Defence Campus, Dr. Gérôme Bovet, Head of Data Science, CYD Campus 9:20   AI disruption: behind the hype of Generative AI and ChatGPTChristophe Nicolas, CIO, Kudelski Group 9:50   STARTUP 1 10:00   Security and anti-fraud defenses at scale in the age of AIDr. Juri Ranieri, Engineering Analyst Manager, Google 10:30   Coffee Break 11:00   When decentralization, security and privacy are not friendsProf. Dr. Carmela Troncoso, EPFL 11:30   STARTUP 2 11:40   STUDENT PITCHES 11:55   Lunch + Posters 13:10   KEYNOTELieutenant General Thomas Süssli, Chief of Armed Forces 13:40   Quantum Machine Learning – Where is the potential and what are the bottlenecks?Dr. Christa Zoufal, Research scientist, IBM Research 14:10   STARTUP 3 14:20   Explainability: the New Key to Cyber IntelligenceProf. Dr. Philippe Cudré-Mauroux, University of Fribourg 14:50   Coffee Break 15:20 AI and ML in the Federal Administration: Showcasing Challenges and Opportunities through the Data Science Competence CenterDr. Christine Choirat, Head of Section Data Science and AI, Federal Statistical Office 15:50 Panel: Opportunities and Threats of Large Language Models (LLMs)Prof. Dr. Antoine Bosselut, EPFL Dr. Ljiljana Dolamic, CYD Campus Dr. Andrei Kucharavy, HEVS Prof. Dr. Mrinmaya Sachan, ETH Zürich 16:40   Startup Challenge Award CeremonyDr. Colin Barschel, Head of Innovation, CYD Campus 16:55   CLOSING REMARKS 17:00   APERO / NETWORKING