Programme 2017 - ICT Spring Europe - We explore converging disruptions
Planetary Defense & Space Mining

 9:05 am Introduction by Clive Cookson, Science Editor, Financial Times

 9:20 am Global governance in the safety, security & sustainability of outer space activities and the role of UNOOSA by Simonetta di Pippo, Astrophysicist and Director, UNOOSA

 9:35 am Planetary Defense: necessary steps and current activities by Dr. Patrick Michel, Research director, CNRS

 9:50 am Q&A : The Asteroid Threat

  • Grigorij Richters, Co-Founder, Asteroid Day
  • Patrick Michel, Research director, CNRS
  • Milazzo Moses, Research Physical Scientist, Astrogeology Science Center
  • Moderator: Chris Welch, Professor, International Space University

10:10 Pioneering the Lunar Frontier, Luxembourg’s First Lunar Resource Prospecting Mission by Kyle Acierno, Managing Director, ispace Europe

10:20 am COFFEE BREAK

10:40 am Asteroids: The Compelling Opportunity by Chris Lewicki, President & CEO, Planetary Resources

10:55 am Q&A session with

  • Chris Lewicki, President & CEO, Planetary Resources
  • Jean-Jacques Dordain, Advisor of spaceresources.lu
  • Moderator: Clive Cookson, Science Editor, Financial Times

11:10 am How do we safely approach and sample a spinning asteroid? by Milazzo Moses, Research Physical Scientist, Astrogeology Science Center

11:25 am Solar System Industrial Robotic Workforce by Jim Keravala, Chief Executive Officer, Offworld

11:45 am Presentation by Etienne Schneider, Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy

Mutate and unlock your industrial future

Master of Ceremony: Sebastien Wiertz, ‎General Manager, Paul Wurth InCub

9:00 am Introduction by Sebastien Wiertz, ‎General Manager, Paul Wurth InCub

9:20 am How the rail industry at the first industrial revolution origins face new technological challenges in the digital era ? by Benjamin Godreuil, Head of the program “Usine du Futur”, SNCF

9:35 am A vibrant Ecosystem for Industry 4.0 by Robert Plana, Director Innovation and Ecosystem, ‎GE Digital

9:50 am Designing a Future Circular Collider: Challenges and Perspectives by Dr. Michael Benedikt, Head of the Future Circular Collider study, CERN

10:05 am Industry and research – unlocking future growth opportunities by Nicolas Buck, President, FEDIL

10:20 am COFFEE BREAK

10:40 am How the manufacturing industry should leverage Data Science & AI to optimize complex business processes and achieve valuable ROI ? by Julien Weber,  Head of Sales & Business Development, WIZATA

10:55 am Presentation to be confirmed

11:10 am Two sides to Great AI, Human and Technology considerations by Gary Richardson, Head of Data Engineering, KPMG UK

11:25 am Presentation by KPMG

11:40 am Presentation by Etienne Schneider, Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy in the Space Forum Room

 

Digital transformation

Master of Ceremony: Steven Noels, CTO, NGDATA

 9:05 am Using Data to Deliver Relevant Customer Experiences – Anytime, Anywhere by Steven Noels, CTO, NGDATA

 9:20 am Digital Transformation : Getting into Top Gear by David Foy, International Business Development, POST Telecom for Business

 9:35 am Presentation by Jean Rognetta, Editorial director, Forbes France

 9:50 am VR : How to create impactful content for consumers? by François Phan, Head of Digital & Innovation, Buzzman

10:05 am Presentation by Elyes Jeribi, CEO, « Smart Tunisia »

10:20 am COFFEE BREAK

10:40 am Presentation by Benoit Hucq, Director general, Agence du Numérique de Wallonie, Belgique

10:55 am Presentation to be confirmed

11:10 am Presentation to be confirmed

11:25 am Startups insights session with

  • Guitar Learning is dead, long live Guitar e-Learning – How gaming revolutionize the way we learn to play an instrument by Frank Houbre, CEO & Co-fondateur, MyMusicTeacher
  • Seung Jin Moon , Financial Manager, Fun Rehab

11:45 am Presentation by Etienne Schneider, Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy in the Space Forum Room

 

Future of Digital Finance

Master of Ceremony: Jonathan Prince, Co-founder, Digicash Payments & Jeelis

 9:05 am Introduction by Robert Scharfe, CEO, Luxembourg Stock Exchange

 9:20 am Fintegration by Harrie Vollaard, Head of Innovation and Fintech, Rabobank

 9:35 am Where is the new fintech capital? An analysis of fintech hubs post Brexit by Marc P. Bernegger, Serial Web Entrepreneur and Fintech Investor

 9:50 am Innovating the Customer Experience by Michael Allen, Founder, allen international (Accenture)

10:05 am All the insurance players will be InsurTechs by Matteo Carbone, Founder and Director, Connected Insurance Observatory

10:20 am COFFEE BREAK

10:40 am Fireside Chat with

  • Marie-Hélène Massard, CEO, AXA Assurances Luxembourg

  • Jonathan Prince, Co-founder, Digicash Payments & Jeelis

10:55 am Fireside Chat with

  • Laurent Nizri, Founder & General Manager, Paris Fintech Forum

  • Hugues Le Bret, CEO, Compte-Nickel

11:10 am FinTech’s growing influence on Financial Services by Gregory Weber, Fintech leader, PwC Luxembourg

11:25 am Startups insights session with

  • Olivier Goy, Founder & CEO, Lendix
  • Raisin: The Only Pan-European Deposit Marketplace by Tamaz Georgadze, CEO and Co-Founder, Raisin

11:45 am Presentation by Etienne Schneider, Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy in the Space Forum Room

Space Communications

Opening words: Fabien Amoretti, CEO, Farvest and Olivier Lemaire, Partner, EY

Master of Ceremony:  Olivier Lemaire, Partner, EY

 9:05 am Introduction by Olivier Lemaire, Partner, EY

 9:20 am Presentation by Yasrine Ibnyahya, Senior System Engineer, Inmarsat

 9:35 am Presentation by Aarti Holla, Secretary General, EMEA Satellite Operators Association (ESOA)

 9:50 am Space Communications: Broadband for the Other 3 Billion by Steve Collar, CEO, O3b Networks

10:05 am Presentation by Jacques Breton, Senior Vice President, Sales & Customers, Arianespace

10:20 am COFFEE BREAK

10:40 am Round table with 

  • Sam Scimemi, Director for International Space Station (ISS), NASA Headquarters
  • Pascal Rogiest, CEO, Luxtrust
  • Yasrine Ibnyahya, Senior System Engineer, Inmarsat
  • Moderator: Olivier Lemaire, Partner, EY

11:00 am Ariane 6: the answer to our customers’ requirements by David Quancard, COO, Airbus Safran Launchers

11:15 am What are the key drivers for governmental satellite communications? by Patrick Biewer, CEO, LuxGovSat

11:30 am Presentation by Dr. Amin Salari, Chairman of Board at Iran Aviation and Space Industries Association

11:45 am Presentation by Xavier Bettel, Luxembourg Prime Minister in the Fintech Summit Room

Emerging IT Trends & Technologies

Master of Ceremony: Michaël Deheneffe, Innovation & Strategy Director, Business & Decision

 9:00 am (Big) Data, (Big) Impact : New Possibilities for the CMO by Michaël Deheneffe, Innovation & Strategy Director, Business & Decision

 9:20 am Should university turn into a digital platform not to become obsolete? by Henri Isaac, Vice President of Digital Transformation, Paris-Dauphine University

 9:35 am Presentation by SAS

 9:50 am Data Architecture Vision by Sabri Skhiri, R&D Director, Eura Nova

10:05 am LORnTECH, un écosystème en marche by Philippe Henaux, Responsable de la mission Attractivité numérique & écosystème des startup, Lorntech and Emilie Pawlak, Directrice, Métropole du Grand Nancy, LORnTECH

10:20 am COFFEE BREAK

10:40 am Opportunity of investments in innovative startups by Galina Degtyareva, Senior Analyst, Maxfield Capital

11:00 am From Insights to Operationalisation: The next challenge for Business Analytics in enterprises by Dr Jorge Sanz, Professor, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology

11:15 am Emerging IT Trends and Technologies – How to prepare your infrastructure by Todd Hildebrant, Senior Manager, PwC Luxembourg

11:30 am Startups insights session with

  • Interpretation & Information providing platform  Expert T by Su Min Lee, Translator, Delivery Service

11:45 am Presentation by Xavier Bettel, Luxembourg Prime Minister in the Fintech Summit Room

 

Entertainment superpowers

Master of Ceremony: Keith Hopper, CFO, Docler Holding

 9:05 am Introduction by Keith Hopper, CFO, Docler Holding

 9:20 am Entertainment is changing, are you ? by Emmanuel Vivier, Co-founder, HUB Institute

 9:35 am Creative Happiness Therapy by Olivier Schaack, Art director, CANAL+

 9:50 am Presentation by Anne-Claire Le Conte, Writer & Script doctor, Former Studio Marketing Manager at The Walt Disney Company

10:05 am How to tell stories using VR and AR by Bernard Michaux, Associé, SAMSA Film

10:20 am COFFEE BREAK

10:40 am Ubisoft’s digital E3 strategy by Thomas Petersen, Brand Development Director, Ubisoft

11:00 am How data transforms our business? by Julie Demarigny, Vice President International, Warner Bros

11:15 am Round table with

  • Jean Rognetta, Editorial director, Forbes
  • Julie Demarigny, Vice President International, Warner Bros
  • Emmanuel Vivier, Co-founder, HUB Institute
  • Thomas Petersen, Brand Development Director, Ubisoft
  • Moderator: Keith Hopper, CFO, Docler Holding

11:45 am Presentation by Xavier Bettel, Luxembourg Prime Minister in the Fintech Summit Room

Blockchain for Finance supported by KPMG

Opening words: Kamel Amroune, co-founder ICT Spring; Jonathan Prince, Co-founder – Digicash Payments & Jeelis and Jean Hilger, President of the ICT Spring Advisory board 

 9:05 am Introduction by Nicolas Mackel, CEO, Luxembourg for Finance

Master of Ceremony: Said Fihri, Associate Partner, KPMG

 9:20 am Presentation by David Mazieres, Professor of CS at Stanford, Creator of the Stellar blockchain

 9:35 am Presentation to be confirmed

 9:50 am Q&A session with

  • Said Fihri, Associate Partner, KPMG
  • Paolo Sironi, Global Thought Leader, IBM Watson Financial Services

10:05 am Presentation by FundsDLT

10:20 am COFFEE BREAK

10:40 am Presentation to be confirmed

10:55 am In-Residence – a new model of Bank-Fintech partnerships in capital markets by Daniel Drummer, VP, JP.Morgan

11:10 am Iran’s Fintech Progress and Opportunities by Nima Amirshekari, Ph.D., Director of e-Banking, Monetary and Banking Research Institute of the Central Bank of Iran

11:25 am Shaping our digital future by Soumitra Dutta, Dean, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

11:45 am Presentation by Xavier Bettel, Luxembourg Prime Minister

Lunch Break
New Space Opportunities & Space Exploration

Master of Ceremony: Joe Landon, Chairman & Managing Partner, Space Angels Network

2:00 pm The ISS and the LEO Economy by Sam Scimemi, Director for International Space Station (ISS), NASA Headquarters

2:15 pm Integrated space applications for disaster management by Lucien Hoffmann, Director of the Environmental Research and Innovation (ERIN) department, LIST

2:30 pm New space opportunities – the view from ISU by Chris Welch, Professor, International Space University

2:45 pm Air Liquide ambitions in New Space by Bertrand Baratte, Space Business Unit Director, Air Liquide

3:00 pm Round table

  • Sam Scimemi, Director for International Space Station (ISS), NASA Headquarters
  • Valery Komissarov, Portfolio manager, Skolkovo Foundation
  • Moderator: Joe Landon, Chairman & Managing Partner, Space Angels Network

3:20 pm COFFEE BREAK

3:40 pm Life in the Universe – exploration of the nearby star systems by Pete Worden, Chairman, Breakthrough Prize Foundation; former Director of NASA Ames Research Center

3:55 pm JAXA’s Open Innovation creating Dual Use Technology to both Ground and Space by Hitoshi Kuninaka, Program manager, HAYABUSA2, Jaxa

4:10 pm The future of space flight by George Whitesides, CEO, Virgin Galactic

4:25 pm Space Exploration: what’s next by Roberto Provera, Director of New Initiatives and Customer Solutions Development in the Domain Exploration and Science, Thales Alenia Space

4:40 pm Presentation by Daniela Dobreva-Nielsen, Business Development, AZO – Space of Innovation

4:55 pm Startups insights session with

  • Jason Aspiotis, Founder, SpaceVault
  • Masayuki Sono, Partner, Clouds AO & Ostap Rudakevych, Architect and founding partner, Clouds AO
The rise of Machines

2:00 pm Robotics for the Factory of the Future by Raja Chatila, Directeur de recherche CNRS, ISIR – Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics

2:15 pm Artificial Intelligence is now ! by Thomas Musiolik, Chief Technology Officer, Accenture Luxembourg

2:30 pm Presentation by Jean Rognetta, Editorial director, Forbes France

2:45 pm Building The Manufacturing Ecosystem – THE KUKA Industrie 4.0 Platform by Rohitashwa Pant, Vice President, KUKA AG

3:00 pm The Intelligent Industrial Revolution by Jaap Zuiderveld, VP EMEAI, NVIDIA

3:20 pm COFFEE BREAK

3:40 pm Driving the New Auto Industry Paradigm by Paul Schockmel, Vice-President Strategy, Business Development and Marketing, IEE

4:00 pm Robotic Process automation by Julien Kopp, Senior Manager Risk Advisory, Deloitte

4:15 pm Startups insights session with

  • Allo Media

4:25 pm Wrap-up Conclusion

The Future of mobility

Master of Ceremony: Sabinije von Gaffke, Founder, The Game Changer Global Initiative

2:00 pm The Accelerating Transformation Of Mobility by Peter-Frans Pauwels, Co-founder, TomTom

2:15 pm How to reduce car ownership and increase mobility by Jo Bertram, Regional General Manager, Northern Europe, Uber

2:30 pm Presentation by Karno Tenovuo, Senior VP, Ship Intelligence, Rolls-Royce Marine Digital & Systems

2:45 pm Startups insights session with

  • Hyunjung Ko, International Marketing Executive, Allfin

3:00 pm Round table

  • Jo Bertram, Regional General Manager, Northern Europe, Uber
  • Karno Tenovuo, Senior VP, Ship Intelligence, Rolls-Royce Marine Digital & Systems
  • Peter-Frans Pauwels, Co-founder, TomTom
  • Moderator : Sabinije von Gaffke, Founder, The Game Changer Global Initiative

3:30 pm Wrap-up Conclusion

 

 

Regtech supported by Deloitte

2:00 pm The rise of Regtech by François-Kim Hugé, Partner, Deloitte

2:15 pm Presentation by Marc Stevens, CEO, One Life

2:35 pm RegTech – Data Analytics applied to Risk Management and Compliance by Gert Rautenberg, CEO, GFA

2:50 pm Presentation by Mash Patel, CEO, Kurtosys and Paul Fawcett, Director of Sales, Kurtosys

3:05 pm Gilbert Schintgen, Managing Director and Member of the Board of Directors, UBS Fund Management (Luxembourg)

3:20 pm COFFEE BREAK

3:40 pm Presentation by Nadia Manzari, Head of Innovation, Payments, Markets Infrastructures and Governance, CSSF

3:55 pm Regulatory Reporting Platform: Business Cases with ILR, CSSF and CNPD by Prof Dr Eric Dubois, Director, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology

4:10 pm Round table: Identity Management – the most awaited RegTech building block

  •  Nasir Zubairi, CEO, LHoFT
  • Pascal Eber, Partner, Deloitte

4:40 pm Presentation by Naser Hakimi, Director General, IT (Central Bank of I.R.Iran-CBI)

4:55 pm Startups insights session with

  • Lisette Irene Brackel, Strategy & Communication Manager, Who’s Good
  • Who knows better your customers than themselves? How QualyCloud’s “New Digital Trust” enhances KYC by engaging the customer in a proactive relationship by Dr. Jorge Tellez, Directeur R&D, Qualycloud
  • Bert Boerman, Co-Founder & CEO, 2Gears

5:00 pm Wrap up conclusion

Data Fusion

2:00 pm « EO Innovation Europe » – Bringing the User to the Data in Earth Observation by Dr. Nicolaus Hanowski, Head, Ground Segment & Mission, ESA

2:15 pm Making sense of the world through the lens of location by Peter Kürpick, Executive Vice President & Chief Platform Officer, HERE

2:30 pm Integrating the Internet of Things with Satellites: Challenges and Potential by Dr. Maria Rita Palattella, Senior R&T Associate in the Environmental Research and Innovation (ERIN) department, LIST

2:45 pm Partnering with NASA by Gary L. Martin, Director of Partnerships at NASA Ames

3:00 pm Round table with:

  • Gary L. Martin, Director of Partnerships at NASA Ames
  • Dr. Nicolaus Hanowski, Head, Ground Segment & Mission, ESA
  • Peter Kürpick, Executive Vice President & Chief Platform Officer, HERE
  • Moderator: Alexey Belyakov, Managing Director, Skolkovo Aerospace

3:20 pm COFFEE BREAK

3:40 pm Presentation by Christophe Fourtet, CTO & co-founder, Sigfox

3:55 pm Production and recycling in space by Dr. Aliya Prokofyeva, Partner, Galaktika

4:10 pm From Asteroids to Aliens: How AI Makes Sense of Big Data by Jaap Zuiderveld, VP EMEAI, NVIDIA

4:25 pm Presentation by Dr. Elham Aminzadeh, Assistant to President Hassan Rouhani in citizenship rights

4:40 pm Startups insights session with

  • Spatial Big Data & Deep Learning Factory: A Luxembourg approach for empowering strategic decisions by Benjamin Hourte, Chief Technology Officer, EarthLab
Cybersecurity insights supported by KPMG

Master of Ceremony: Michael Hofmann, CEO, KPMG Services

2:00 pm Introduction by Michael Hofmann, CEO, KPMG Services

2:15 pm Presentation by Victor Emmanuel De Sa, Ethical hacker

2:30 pm Presentation by Kaspersky Lab

2:45 pm Presentation by André Loesekrug-PietriFounder & Managing Partner, ACAPITAL & HESTIA European Security Technologies Innovation Fund

3:00 pm For a secured Hybrid IT environment : Digital Hub by Jérôme Totel, Vice President Product & Sales Engineering DATA4 GROUP & Bertrand Le Saulnier, Sales Director InterCloud

3:20 pm COFFEE BREAK

3:40 pm First Response; examples, cover, statistics, and lessons learnt by Martin Overton, Cyber Risk Specialist, AIG

4:10 pm Round table: Cyberattacks & hackers landscape

  • Eric Chassard, Head of Security Red Team, POST Luxembourg
  • André Loesekrug-PietriFounder & Managing Partner, ACAPITAL & HESTIA European Security Technologies Innovation Fund
  • Victor Emmanuel De Sa, Ethical hacker
  • Martin Overton, Cyber Risk Specialist, AIG
  • Moderator: Michael Hofmann, CEO, KPMG Services

4:40 pm Presentation to be confirmed

4:55 pm Startups insights session

Blockchain cross industry supported by Deloitte

Master of Ceremony: Thibault Chollet, Director, Deloitte

2:00 pm Presentation by David Dalton, Partner Consulting, Deloitte Irlande

2:15 pm Behold the ICO: Great equalizer or money-sucking bubble? by Michael Terpin, Founder and CEO, Transform Group, LLC

2:30 pm Protecting privacy data with NEM blockchain technology by Kristof Van de Reck, Co-founder and council member, NEM.io Foundation.

2:45 pm The Blockchain Promise by Mona El Isa, CEO and Co-Founder, Melonport

3:00 pm Round table with

  • Marco Houwen, Project Lead, Infrachain
  • Mona El Isa, CEO and Co-Founder, Melonport
  • Pavlo Tanasyuk, CEO and Founder, Blockverify
  • Moderator: David Dalton, Partner Consulting, Deloitte Irlande

3:20 pm COFFEE BREAK

3:40 pm When blockchain will rebuild the entire industry ? by Pavlo Tanasyuk, CEO and Founder, Blockverify

3:55 pm Infrachain from proof of concept to operations by Marco Houwen, Project Lead, Infrachain

4:05 pm Trusted Identities & Governance in InfraChain by Robert Bielecki, Executive Consultant, Luxtrust

4:15 pm How Blockchain Tech Can Tackle The Global Problem of Financial Inclusion – Why we created Humaniq? by Dinis Guarda, Founder and CEO, Humaniq

4:30 pm Startups insights session

  • The Far-reaching Applications of the Authentication Blockchain by Jonathan Hope, CEO & Co-Founder, Keychain
Rethinking Payments

Master of Ceremony: Jonathan Prince, Co-founder – Digicash Payments & Jeelis

2:00 pm Trusted Augmented Identities for EU-Compliant Authentication and Signature Services by Pascal Rogiest, CEO, Luxtrust

2:15 pm Presentation by Romain Mazeries, General Manager, Mangopay

2:30 pm MobilePay by Danske Bank  – How can banks succeed and set the trend in Mobile Payments by Kim Fuglsang Kristoffersen, Head of MobilePay Operational Excellence, Danske Bank

2:45 pm Diversity of Perspective: Rethinking The Movement of Money by Ghela Boskovich, Head of Fintech and Regtech Partnerships, Startupbootcamp Fintech

3:00 pm Round table – Rethinking Payments

  • Jochen Siegert, COO, Traxpay
  • Ghela Boskovich, Head of Fintech and Regtech Partnerships, Startupbootcamp Fintech
  • Romain Mazeries, General Manager, Mangopay
  • Kim Fuglsang Kristoffersen, Head of MobilePay Operational Excellence, Danske Bank
  • Moderator: Nasir Zubairi, CEO, LHoFT

3:20 pm COFFEE BREAK

3:40 pm Start-ups insights session with

  • Nigel Verdon, CEO & co-founder, Railsbank
  • Hiro Taylor, Founder and CEO , HeroPay
  • Olivier Berthelier, CTO & Co-Founder, Limonetik

4:10 pm Round table – PSD2: a game changer in banking industry 

  • Nadia Manzari, Head of Innovation, Payments, Markets Infrastructures and Governance, CSSF
  • Olivier Debehogne, Head of Retail & Digital Banking and Member of the Management Board, BIL
  • Georges Berscheid, Co-founder, Digicash Payments & Jeelis
  • Patrice Fritsch, Executive Director, EY
  • Annemarie Jung, Secretary General, ABBL
  • Moderator: Prof. Jean-Louis Schiltz, former cabinet minister

4:50 pm COMPETITION PITCH YOUR STARTUP : 19 selected startups

  • Adapti.me
  • Aiva Technologies
  • Black Swan LUX
  • Book a Street Artist
  • CybelAngel
  • DefinedCrowd
  • Judg, Inc.
  • Keymitt
  • Quantstore
  • realab
  • SIGA – SCADA Cyber Alert Systems
  • SnapSwap International S.A.
  • SPRYFIT Inc
  • Starbase
  • Streamroot
  • Trust1Team
  • Velocity
  • Who’s Good
  • TRUSTLESS.AI