04-12-2018 - 14:30
2018 - Quantum technologies, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity: Catching up with the future
 
Annual Lecture 
STOA  
European Parliament Brussels, Paul Henri Spaak Building (PHS) 3C050

REF. 20181120PHT19517  
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#FutureTechLecture

The 17th STOA Annual Lecture, taking place in the afternoon of 4 December 2018, is thematically linked to the EPTA Conference and is entitled 'Quantum technologies, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity: Catching up with the future'. It will focus on the opportunities and challenges created by greatly enhanced computing power, as well as other applications of quantum technologies, touching upon issues of cybersecurity and data protection at a time of wide-spread use of big data, artificial intelligence and data analytics. The speakers are world-renowned personalities of great authority and influence on these developments: Professor Anton ZEILINGER, Professor of Physics, President of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and Esther WOJCICKI, American technology educator and journalist.


Draft Programme


Chair: Eva KAILI, MEP and STOA Chair

  • 14.30 - 14.45 Introduction

Eva KAILI, MEP and STOA Chair

Paul RÜBIG, MEP and STOA 1st Vice-Chair

  • 14.45 - 15.15 Keynote Lectures:

Anton ZEILINGER, Professor of Physics at the University of Vienna and President of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Esther WOJCICKI, American technology educator and journalist

  • 15.30 - 16.00 Questions

  • 16.00 - 16.50 Public Debate

  • 16.50 - 17.00 Closing Remarks


The event will be webstreamed.