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12th Annual Meeting of SFI
The New Contours of Banking - Half-Day Conference

12th Annual Meeting of SFI

The New Contours of Banking

SFI brings together finance academia and the finance industry to foster the exchange of knowledge. During the 2017 SFI Annual Meeting, thought leaders will discuss how digitization is reshaping the landscape of the financial industry. Our two keynote speakers will be:

  • Prof. Axel Weber, Chairman of the Board of Directors, UBS
  • Prof. Jean Tirole, 2014 Nobel Laureate, Toulouse School of Economics

> Download Program Brochure [PDF]


Opening address
Professor François Degeorge, SFI Managing Director and SFI Senior Chair

Conference—part one
Panel Debate: Digital Business Models in the Financial Industry

  • Prof. Alexander Lipton, MIT Connection Science, CEO at StrongHold Labs; Visiting Professor of Financial Engineering at EPFL (biography)
  • Dr. Ksenia Wahler, Credit Suisse—Lead Architect for the Group Finance IT department (biography)
  • Prof. Paolo Vanini, swissQuant Group AG—Head of Big Data Finance Technologies & member of the Executive Board and SFI (biography)

Conference—part two
We are honored to welcome the following keynote speakers:

Professor Jean Tirole
Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and  
2014 winner of the Economics Nobel Prize

Date & Time

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 (Download to your calendar)
12:15–17:30 conference; from 17:30 on—aperitif


Zurich Marriott Hotel, Neumühlequai 42, 8006 Zurich


The attendance fee is CHF 250 and covers the conference information package, lunch, refreshments, and the aperitif. Admission is free of charge for members of the SFI Alumni Association and for researchers and PhD students affiliated with SFI. University employees and students are entitled to a 50 percent reduction in the fee.



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