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13th Annual Meeting of SFI

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 A. Weber, Chairman of the Board of Directors at UBS Group AG
  • Prof. Jean Tirole, Toulouse School of Economics and 2014‘s winner of the Economics Nobel prize

> 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, Lead Architect for Group Finance IT at Credit Suisse (biography)
  • Prof. Paolo Vanini, SFI Adjunct Professor and Head of Big Data Finance Technologies & Member of the Executive Board at swissQuant Group AG (biography)

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

Professor Axel A. Weber
Chairman of the Board of Directors
at UBS Group AG

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.


CFA CE Credits

CFA Society Switzerland has determined that this seminar qualifies for 3 CE.


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