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08:30 am 


09:00 am 


Welcome Addresses

Diego Brasioli, Ambassador of Italy to Luxembourg

Massimo Torchiana, CEO, Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Luxembourg

Paolo Maria Vittorio Grandi, Chief Governance Officer Intesa Sanpaolo Bank

Institutional Messages

Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy (Video message)

Luc Decker, Senior Advisor at the Ministry of Economy of Luxembourg

Brando Benifei, Member of the European Parliament (Video message)

Bruno Frattasi, Director General, ACN (Agenzia per la cybersicurezza nazionale), Italy (Video message)

Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (Video message)

09:45 am


Rida Klink, Founder & CEO, Augment – The Tech Cold War: AI and the Future of Global Competition

Roberto Viola, Director General of DG CONNECT -EU Commission - The Future of AI in Europe

10:30 am                       

COFFEE BREAK (a small caffeine intake to refresh and stay focused!)

10:45 am

ROUND-TABLE 1 - The “AI Race”, a Key Geopolitical Concern


Andrea de Giorgio, Founder and CEO at Artificial Engineering


Settimio Stallone, Professor at the University of Naples Federico II

Gianmarco De Francisci Morales, Principal Researcher, CENTAI

Giulio Venneri, Team Leader Rule of Law and Democracy at the European Commission

11:45 am


Joe Cerrell, Managing Director for Global Policy & Advocacy, Europe, Middle East & East Asia, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - An age of AI… and an age of equity? 

12:15 pm

“Young Leaders’ Vision on the Future of AI”

A project by the University of Luxembourg Diplomacy Lab

Giovanna Gnerre Landini - Introduction

Presented by Bram Koers and Beatrice Biffi

12:30 pm

NETWORKING LUNCH (feeding minds and bodies alike!)

1:30 pm

ROUND TABLE 2 - The Role of Diplomacy in the Age of the “Intelligence of Machines”


Diego Brasioli, Ambassador of Italy to Luxembourg


Massimo Marelli, Head of Delegation, ICRC Delegation for Cyberspace in Luxembourg

Alessandro Politi, Director, NATO Defense College Foundation

Guglielmo Tamburrini, Professor at the University of Naples Federico II

2:30 pm

ROUND TABLE 3 – Ethical Guidelines and Oversight Mechanisms for a Lawful, Transparent, Safe, Sustainable and Responsible Use of AI systems. The EU Regulatory Model  


Laura Guercio, Professor at the University “Niccolò Cusano”, Rome / Secretary General UNETCHAC


Lucilla Sioli, Director for "Artificial Intelligence and Digital Industry" DG Connect - EU Commission

Gabriele Lenzini, Professor, University of Luxembourg

Alessandro Mantelero, Professor at Politecnico di Torino

3:30 pm

ROUND TABLE 4 – AI and the Security of Data in Cyberspace: Connecting the Dots between Threats & Actionable Insights


Enzo Maria Le Fevre Cervini, Project Leader in the European Commission's Directorate General for Informatics - DG DIGIT


Luigi Ruggerone, Senior Director, ISPIC (Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center)

Francesco Ubertini, Former Rector of Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, President of CINECA, President of IFAB (International Foundation Big data and Artificial Intelligence for Human Developement)

Pascal Steichen, Chairman, LHC (Luxembourg House of Cybersecurity)

Michele Starnini, Senior Researcher, CENTAI

Marco Chini, Scientist, LIST (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology)

4:45 pm


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