Hes-so Valais
From 11-02-2021 to 11-02-2021

Tech4trust: virtual roadshow about cybersecurity with Idiap Research Institute and cutting-edge startups

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Tech4trust 02.11.21
Tech4trust 02.11.21


After the launch of the 2nd season of the program in Lausanne, the Tech4Trust by Trust Valley roadshow stopped at Zug, Zurich and Geneva. The 11th of February, we will join our forces with the powerful Wallis network and Government for the 4th Stop Roadshow.

Join us on Thursday 11 February, at 09.15am to 11am, for the 4th Swiss virtual roadshow with Idiap Research Institute to discover cutting-edge startups and discuss emerging topics with key experts.

Based in Martigny, in the Swiss Alps, Idiap is involved in research projects at local, national and international levels. Established as a non-profit foundation, Idiap was founded by the City of Martigny, the Canton du Valais, EPFL, the University of Geneva, and Swisscom. The Institute is among the leaders in artificial and cognitive intelligence since 1991.


Link to register:

Online, free event. Click here to register.

Some speeches will be held in french (mostly panels), some others in english (pitches of start-up).


With the participation of:

M. Christophe Darbellay, Wallis Government President

Vincent Riesen, CEO Valais Chamber of Commerce and Industry

François Foglia, Deputy Director Idiap and IdeArk President

Sébastien Marcel, Idiap Research Institute, Head of the Biometrics Security and Privacy group

Yann Rodriguez, former CTO de KeyLemon, Senior Director SW and Machine Learning chez ams AG.

David Lavorel, CEO Airport and borders at SITA,

Christophe Nicolas, Chief Information Officer, Kudelski,

Emmanuel Zurowski Cybersecurity program management, Groupe Mutuel

Patrick Siggen, Chief Information Security Officer, State of Wallis

Line Pillet, Head of Institute Entrepreneurship & Management HES-SO Valais-Wallis

Laurent Sciboz, Head of applied research Institute at HES-SO

And many high level experts from local compagnies



09:15     Welcome by Trust Valley, State of Wallis and Idiap Research Institute

9:35       Virtual tour in Idiap's the biometrics lab

9:40       1st round Pitches of Start-ups

10:00     Panel 1: Biometrics

10:20     2nd round Pitches of Start-ups

10:40     Panel 2: Cybersecurity and trust

11:00     Virtual Visit of Kudelski IOT Lab Center

11:05     Closing