SCION Day 2022

SCION Day Program 2022

Thank you all for joining the SCION Day! Come back soon on this page for the recordings.

The day is split in two parts. The morning comprises technical sessions that cover the latest advances in research and industry deployments. The afternoon focuses on the latest business developments and opportunities around SCION. The event is free of charge.

26 January 2022 - online only

All times are in CET. In order to protect the participant's health and safety, the SCiON Day is moved to a fully online event. Participants who signed up for the in-person event are welcome to join the livestream.

Technology and research sessions - Morning

9:00 Welcome and introductions Prof. Adrian Perrig, ETH Zürich
9:10 Use case: When the most vulnerable must be protected against the most powerful. Vincent Graf Narbel, Strategic Technology Advisor, ICRC
9:30 Green Routing Seyedali Tabaeiaghdaei, PhD Student, ETH Zürich
9:40 Automated host bootstrapping Francois Wirz, researcher, ETH Zürich
9:50 Secure Backbone AS (SBAS) - bridging SCION & BGP Prof. Prateek Mittal, Princeton University
10:10 Neglected DoS Vulnerabilities of Blockchains and Consensus Protocols Dr. Alberto Sonnino, Research Scientist, Facebook Novi
10:30 Coffee break
10:50 Building the Secure Swiss Finance Network (SSFN) Fritz Steinmann, Senior Network Security Architect, SIX William Boye, Head of Network Services, Swiss National Bank (SNB)
11:20 Panel discussion: Stories from the field Sam Hitz, CTO, Anapaya Systems Daniel Bertolo, Head of Networks, SWITCH Eliseo Rodriguez, Head of Connectivity B2B, Sunrise Stefan Berg, Head of Product Management, Swisscom Thomas Wacker, Director Core Network Engineering, UBS Lead: Fritz Steinmann, Sr. Network & Network Security Architect, SIX
12:20 Lunch break Demo video: SCiON unites multiple providers in securing data exchange from Switzerland to Paris, all the way to California.

Business sessions - Afternoon

14:00 Welcome & Intro Christian Mauz, Partner AWK
14:05 SCION, Quo Vadis? Prof. Adrian Perrig, ETH Zürich
14:15 SCION, strategy and vision
Florian Schütz, Federal Cybersecurity Delegate National Cyber Security Centre
Martin Bosshardt, CEO Anapaya Systems
Olaf Swantee, Telecom Executive former CEO EE, Sunrise
Prof. Vanessa Wood VP Knowledge Transfer and Corporate Relations, ETH
Patrick Naef SCION Foundation
15:15 Industry Innovators and Early Adopters of the Secure Swiss Finance Network (SSFN) Thomas Holderegger, Managing Director - Global Head of Security IT, UBS
15:30 Break
15:40 Panel discussion: Enabling ecosystems to safely communicate Robert Wigger, Chief Business Officer, Sunrise-UPC Egon Steinkasserer, CTO, Swisscom B2B Martin Leuthold, Management Board, SWITCH Markus Nispel, VP International Markets, Extreme Networks Jerome Dilouya, Founder & CEO, InterCloud Adrian Anderegg, Partner, AWK Group Lead: Christopher Koch, Senior Strategy Manager, SIX
16:45 The view of SNB and SIX on SCiON
Dr. Andréa Maechler Member of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank (SNB)
Jos Dijsselhof CEO, SIX
17:30 Closing


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