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Guiding You Through AI-Driven Digital Transformation | November 24 - 25

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Artificial Intelligence has started to fundamentally change the way we live and do business. will help you to kickstart your AI programs right now and benefit from the huge potential productivity gains AI is offering. At you will be able to explore the ways in which AI is impacting your life - professionally and socially.

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AI is the new IT and it is totally business-driven, changing every single step of the global value chain of enterprises and individuals. Anything that is a process, can and will be run by an AI. is the AI conference where business, health, and social meet tech and learn from those who already have gained experience with AI in their first automation projects.

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Artificial intelligence becomes more and more prominent. While sometimes its impact so far seems exaggerated, it plays an important role in almost every tech now. Tangible benefits of week AI is already visible but where do we stand now in terms of development and implementation? How far can we go and what does the future look like? At we will cover early adopter stories, best practices, Leading research & development reports and discuss how widespread implementation of AI applications is transforming industry and society.

The number of cyber-attacks is rising sharply. Almost every day we hear about a major breach in the public and private sectors. Businesses of all sizes are coming under attack and the cyber criminals are becoming more cunning by utilizing artificial intelligence to increase the damaging effect of their offensive. Clever utilization of AI can be crucial for the defending side as well by helping under-resourced security operations to stay ahead. is the perfect place to learn more about the how AI makes cybersecurity smarter.

Intelligent systems help transform the way we do work in many ways. Supporting in decisional situations AI helps do things faster more effectively, reach customers easily while providing the right information - removing friction between customers and enterprises. Be it Digital Advertising or chatbots, Behavior Analysis, and Predictive Analytics, AI offers immense benefits. The dedicated track about AI in Marketing will offer insightful content from the best speakers in the industry sharing their knowledge about how to leverage AI for their own benefit.

Artificial Intelligence is having an impact on all aspects of the banking and financial sector, especially in the developing world. At you will learn how AI helps banks optimize existing services and enables fintechs to offer a variety of new products. While Machine Learning algorithms fight money laundering by detecting irregularities, other algorithms are utilized to free employees from mundane tasks and offer customers tailored experiences. Still, the lack of explainability is the major issue which financial institutions must pay close attention in order to avoid unnecessary bad publicity and damage to the business.

Constant tracking and monitoring are what characterizes the modern world in this digital age. Everyone from the private to the business sector expects automated processes, accelerating operations and activities entail risks when it comes to digital ID.​At we will discuss how AI is ushering in this new paradigm of digital ID, how innovative solutions can aid to deliver a smooth experience, protecting consumers as well as businesses against various types of the cyberattack.

Get the Main Methods to Explain AI

Register now and you will get a copy of the Leadership Brief: Explainable AI for free! One of the largest barriers to widespread Machine Learning (ML) adoption is its lack of explainability. This Leadership Brief introduces the main methods that make AI explainable. 2020

Top Reasons to Attend

  • Get advice from the top thought leaders on how to create your AI business strategy
  • Hear numerous best-practice presentations from enterprise decision-makers
  • Increase your network and learn more about the most innovative products the market has to offer
  • Learn how AI can influence your business, now and in the future
  • Opportunity to attend various exclusive pre-conference events such as workshops, boot camp, KCx talk
  • Great interactive event platform with live stream, virtual expo area, and face-to-face network opportunities


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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
10:00 - 13:00 AI Governance: Doing AI Ethically is Doing AI Right
Annie Bailey, Analyst, KuppingerCole
Mike Small, Senior Analyst, KuppingerCole
Dr. Richard Tomsett, Emerging Technology Specialist, IBM
IBM's View on AI Governance
Dr. Richard Tomsett, Emerging Technology Specialist, IBM
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome Session
Lauren Zuber, Project Manager, KuppingerCole Analysts
10:10 - 10:30 Where AI, Industrial IoT, Consumer IoT, Blockchain, Decentralized Identity, and Edge Computing Meet
Martin Kuppinger, Principal Analyst, KuppingerCole
10:30 - 10:50 AI Beyond Deep Learning
Prof. Dr. Christoph von der Malsburg, Senior Fellow, FIAS Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
10:50 - 11:10 Sail GP: Powered by the Wind, Oracle Cloud and Data Science
Michael Connaughton, Head of Analytics & Big Data, EMEA, Oracle
11:10 - 11:30 Large Scale Automated Image Processing
Alex Ciorapciu, Co-Founder & CEO, autoRetouch
Dr. Stefan Ebener, Manager Customer Engineering, Machine Learning, Google
11:30 - 11:50 How AI is Changing the Telco Industry
Juha Jaaksi, Artificial Intelligence & Applied Machine Learning Lead, Telia
11:50 - 12:10 Next Wave AI Transformation with Explainable AI
Priti Padhy, Co-founder, Cognino.AI
12:10 - 12:30 Lunch Break
12:30 - 12:50 Explainable Artificial Intelligence Explained
Dr. Karol Przystalski, CTO, codete
12:50 - 13:10 Operationalizing AI Ethics
Joris Krijger, Ethics & AI specialist, de Volksbank
13:10 - 13:30 Essay on Leadership Blindness on AI and Its Impact on the Digital and Human Transformation - Do We Know What We Need to Know?
Marisa Monteiro Borsboom, President, Humanity Of Things
13:30 - 13:50 Machine Learning Explainability: 'Do's' and 'Don'ts'
Dr. Violeta Misheva, Data scientist, ABN AMRO
13:50 - 14:10 AI-Driven Insights From Historical Customer and Employee Conversations: The Next Frontier for Data-Driven Businesses
Francesco Stasi, CEO and founder, BotSupply
14:10 - 14:30 Machine Learning System Design: A Different World
Devesh Raj, Machine Learning & AI Sr. Manager, Unilever
14:30 - 14:50 Implementing AI Ethics @ Bosch
Sina Brandstetter, Software Engineer and Solution Architect, Robert Bosch GmbH
14:50 - 15:10 Break
15:10 - 15:30 AI in the Things, Logistics & Mobility Ecosystem: Overcoming current Challenges on the Road to Smart Mobility
Pauli Isoaho, Entrepreneur, AI, Robotics & IoT Senior Expert
15:30 - 15:50 Path to AI Production - A Strategy for Value Creation
Dr. Danish Rafique, Head of Digitalization & Data Analysis, Bayer AG
15:50 - 16:10 The Third Wave of AI
Peter Voss, Founder/ CEO/ Chief Scientist, AGI Innovations &
16:10 - 16:30 Panel: Driving Digital Transformation through AI
Michael Connaughton, Head of Analytics & Big Data, EMEA, Oracle
Prof. Dr. Christoph von der Malsburg, Senior Fellow, FIAS Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
Peter Voss, Founder/ CEO/ Chief Scientist, AGI Innovations &
16:30 - 17:00 Building Trust in AI: How Pictures can Speak Louder than Words
R. Buse Cetin, AI policy and ethics researcher, AI policy and ethics researcher
Tania Duarte, Co-Founder, We and AI


Annie Bailey is an analyst covering emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, and helps synthesize the implications for companies, industries, and markets. She holds a Bachelor from Pacific Lutheran University, a Master’s Certificate from Johns Hopkins-Nanjing...

Marisa Monteiro Borsboom is the president of the Humanity of Things Agency and representing this same organization as a member of the CEPS Task Force on Artificial Intelligence and cybersecurity. Legal Entrepreneur - Founder and Partner  of the Inov@legal, in Portuguese Institute for...

Alex is a generalist in the truest sense of the word and sports a 15 year track record in the technology industry. His career highlights include various positions at companies like Adobe, SAP, Richrelevance, and the high-end fashion retailer E. Breuninger. His passions for photography, design,...

Tania is Co-Founder of We and AI , a UK non-profit organisation raising literacy in the wider public around the risks and rewards of AI, and building bridges between businesses using technology, and civil society.  She is aa founding editorial board member of  Springer Nature AI &...

Merve Hickok is the founder of  platform and  Lighthouse Career Consulting . She is an independent AI ethics consultant, lecturer and speaker, focusing on capacity building and awareness raising on ethical and responsible development and use of AI and its...

Pauli Isoaho is a serial entrepreneur, his last startup was Arctic Robotics Oy company, where he was a Co-founder and CTO. Arctic Robotics won Slush's demo day main prize 300 000 € in 2016.  Before starting his own companies he was working at Nokia in various positions. He also has a...

Joris Krijger (1991) works as an Ethics & AI specialist at the Dutch bank de Volksbank while also holding a Ph.D. position at the Erasmus University Rotterdam on that topic. He has a background in Economic Psychology (MA), Philosophy (MA), and Film and Literary Studies (BA), and studied in...

Violeta is a data scientist, passionate about machine learning and topics such as fairness and explainability of machine learning models. She supplements her machine learning knowledge with her doctorate in applied econometrics and likes working on complex problems that require multidisciplinary...

Priti Padhy, is the co-founder and CEO at Cognino, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) first organisation. Cognino have innovated a unique explainable AI engine that adapts, learns and explains outcomes from a vast amount of data and creates knowledge. An entrepreneurial technologist at heart, Priti...

Obtained a PhD degree in Computer Science in 2015 at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. CTO and founder of Codete. Leading and mentoring teams of Codete. Working with Fortune500 companies on data science projects. Built a research lab that is working on machine learning methods and big data...

Mike Small is the retired director of security management strategy of CA, where he was responsible for the technical strategy for CA's security management software product line within Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mike did work for CA between 1994 and 2009, where he developed CA’s...

Richard has been part of the Emerging Technology team in IBM Research since February 2016, where he specialises in AI and data science applications. He has worked on a broad variety of client engagements in several different industries including biometrics, sports analysis, satellite imagery,...

Lauren joined KuppingerCole’s Events Team in August 2018. As a Project Manager, she is responsible for the planning, implementation and follow up of diverse live, hybrid, and virtual event formats and supports the sponsors, attendees and service contractors in all matters. When she...

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