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Elevating Internet Security

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The third edition of SCION Day 2023 has successfully taken place! SCION Day 2023 was brought to you by the SCION Association in collaboration with:

We invite you to relive the immersive experience where we explored the growth of SCION as a cutting-edge technology. Attendees gained deep insights into the many innovations and witnessed firsthand how it emerged as a robust solution for data communication not only in finance, but also for other industries as healthcare, energy, blockchain, education. Moreover, those who attended in person had the unique opportunity to connect with a vibrant community of like-minded professionals, thought leaders, and passionate SCION supporters.

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  • Welcome
    Lothar Thiele, Chairman Board of Directors, SCION Association | Switzerland
  • SCION standardization, open-source and more
    Marcel Keller, CEO, SCION Association
    Nicola Rustignoli, Community Manager & elect co-CEO, SCION Association
    Luzius Cameron, General Secretary & elect co-CEO, SCION Association
  • Overcoming deployment and application challenges: Introducing the SCION Education Network
    Prof. Dr. Adrian Perrig, ETH Zurich | Switzerland
    Prof. Dr. David Hausheer, Universität Magdeburg | Germany
  • Coffee break & networking
  • SCION at the Cyber-Defence Campus
    Dr. Vincent Lenders, Director of Cyber-Defence Campus, armasuisse, Swiss Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sports (DDPS) | Switzerland
  • Next-generation DDoS defense with SCION
    Prof. Yih-Chun Hu, University of Illinois | USA
  • Securing Internet Domain Validation with Multi-VA and SCION
    Prof. Prateek Mittal, Princeton University | USA
  • SCION and modern blockchains: Opportunities and synergies
    Dr. Markus Legner, Senior Software Engineer, Mysten Labs | USA
  • Building solid foundations for digital trust in the finance industry with SCION PKI
    Marcel Suter, Partner, Director Solutions, libC Technologies | Switzerland
    Fritz Steinmann, Senior Infrastructure Domain Architect, SIX | Switzerland
  • Lunch & networking
  • Innovating the European Internet space: my journey and SCION's partnership with GÉANT
    Klaas Wierenga, Internet Hall of Fame inductee & CTO GÉANT | The Netherlands
  • SCION in finance and beyond
    Peter Thüring, Head Information Technology, Swiss National Bank | Switzerland
    Cornelius Dorn, Head Strategy & Architecture, Banking Services, SIX | Switzerland
  • Protecting health data in today's digital age
    Urs Fischer, Head of Business Development & Innovation, Health Info Net AG | Switzerland
  • SCION activities at the Swiss Federal Administration
    Erica Dubach Spiegler, Head of Transformation and Interoperability, Federal Chancellery’s Digital Transformation and ICT Steering Sector (DTI) | Switzerland
  • Panel discussion: Ensuring the secure exchange of information within critical infrastructures
    Moderated by Dr. Christian Mauz, Partner, Eraneos | Switzerland
    Urs Fischer, Head of Business Development & Innovation, Health Info Net AG | Switzerland
    William Boye, Head Network Services,Swiss National Bank | Switzerland
    Markus Riner, Head of Digitalization and IT, Association of Swiss Electricity Companies (VSE AES) | Switzerland
  • Coffee break & networking
  • SCION-to-Cloud: Secure connectivity for businesses
    Luc Imbert, CPO, InterCloud | France
  • Fireside chat: Seamless deployment for easy and quick adoption
    Sam Hitz, CTO and co-founder, Anapaya | Switzerland
  • The value of SCION for IXPs
    John Studarus, CEO, Martincoit Networks | USA
  • Panel discussion: Building the infrastructure for SCION to thrive
    Stefan Berg, Head of PM Wireline B2B, Swisscom | Switzerland
    Thomas Knüsel, CEO, Cyberlink | Switzerland
    Markus Nispel, EMEA CTO, Extreme Networks | USA
    Hugues Stiernon, Deputy Director, Solutions and Innovation, Telindus | Luxembourg
    Andreas Wolf, SCION Ambassador, Sunrise | Switzerland
  • Taking the Swiss SCION Internet to the global stage
    Video contribution by Gerhard Andrey, National Councillor, Swiss Parliament | Switzerland
  • Closing
    Lothar Thiele, Chairman of the Board, SCION Association