Agenda

Thursday, May 2, 6pm

Welcome reception at UBS in cooperation with the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
UBS 1285 Avenue of the Americas, 14th Floor, New York City

5:45 — 6:30pm
Registration* and Welcome Drinks

6:30 — 8:30pm
Keynote by André Hoffmann, Vice-Chairman Roche
«Business as a force for good in the age of AI»

Thereafter Apéro Riche and Networking

*Please bring your Photo ID, Registration at UBS Welcome Desk, ground Floor (next to the red sofa).

Friday, May 3, daytime

All-day conference sessions at UBS
UBS 1285 Avenue of the Americas, 14th Floor, New York City

8:30am
Registration and Welcome

9:00am
Opening Keynote by Dalith Steiger & Andy Fitze
AI Influencers, Co-Founders of SwissCognitive - The Global AI Hub

9:30am
Banking and AI

  • Prof. Amin Karbasi, Yale University
  • Barry Hurewitz, UBS, Global Head of Evidence Lab Innovations
  • Eduardo Montes, CEO, MaCX Asset
  • Nicolas Kopp, U.S. CEO N26

10:30am
Coffee Break

11:00am
Christoph Ganz, President and CEO Sika Americas

11:30am
Stephanie Nägeli, Innovation Nestlé

12:00am
Lunch

1:00pm
Antoine Gerschel, co-founder Teams of Distinction

1:30pm
Silicon Valley: Artificial Intelligence's winners and losers

  • Moderator: Iqbaljit Kahlon, Managing Partner, Tomales Bay Capital
  • Ash Fontana, Early stage technology investor, General Partner at Zetta
  • Derik Pridmore, co-founder, CEO, Osaro
  • Eric Jones, Head Emerging Markets, Dragoneer Investment Group
  • Kevin Guo, co-founder, CEO, Hive
  • Trae Stephens, Partner, Founders Fund

2:30pm
Coffee Break

3:00pm
The world of Diplomacy

  • Dr. Christoph Heusgen, Ambassador, Representative of Germany to the United Nations
  • Dr. André Schaller, Swiss Ambassador in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

4:00pm
Prof. Thomas Bieger, Dean University St.Gallen, AI @ HSG

4:30pm
Closing Panel

Moderated by Dalith Steiger & Andy Fitze
AI Influencers, Co-Founders of SwissCognitive - The Global AI Hub

Friday, May 3, evening

Reception at the residence of the Swiss Ambassador in New York City
640 Park Avenue, 12th Floor (at 66th Street), New York City

Markus Börlin, Swiss Ambassador, Consul General of Switzerland in New York

Thereafter: Dinner

Saturday, May 4, morning

Morning sessions and brunch at the Swiss Institute
38 St Marks Place, New York City

09:30am 
Registration, Coffee

10:00am 
Keynote session by Prof. Dr. Magnus Resch

10:45am 
Guided visit of the Swiss Institute Exhibition of Shahryar Nashat

11:30am 
Concert by Mariel Roberts and Ensemble

12:30pm 
Farewell Lunch and Closing