Last update: 29/06/2017


Confirmed Speakers




Bart Baesens

Associate Professor
Department of Decision Sciences and Information Management

KU Leuven, Belgium

See more about Prof. Baesens here

Usama Fayyad, Ph.D

CEO Open Insights /

He reactivated Open Insights, after leaving Barclays in London. He is also Interim CTO for Stella.AI a Mountain View, CA VC-Funded startup in AI for recruitment. He is acting as Chief Operations & Technology Officer for MTN’s new division: MTN2.0 aiming to extend Africa’s largest telco into new revenue streams beyond Voice & Data.

See more about Mr. Fayyad here




Peter Flach

Professor of Artificial Intelligence
Intelligent Systems Laboratory, Department of Computer Science 

University of Bristol, UK

See more about Prof. Flach here






Francisco Herrera

Head of Research Group SCI2S
Soft Computing and Intelligent Information Systems

Universidad de Granada, Spain

See more about Prof. Herrera here





J. R. Reagan

Vice Dean
Endicott College of International Studies

Woosong University, South Korea

"Designing Security for Next Industrial Revolution"


Around the world, industries are experiencing a digital transformation that is accelerated by exponentially growing technologies and data.  The networking of ’internet of things, services, data and people’ will fundamentally change the future of individual companies, as well as transform market dynamics across a whole range of industries.  This talk how to design for security in this new environment and the impact data, analytics & technology will have in shaping it.

See more about Prof. Reagan here


Further speakers will be confirmed.



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