Virtual Nano Conference
SIT Insights in Technology
Online event, happenind today!
Don't just consume technology.

Discover it.
Question it.
Develop it.
The world is changing fast, and so is education. Offering top-level masters programs, SIT is an industry-focused institute of technology based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Courses are available fully in English, and the school is offering global scholarships that bring opportunities to study virtually with students from all around the world, or learn in the tech hotspot of Schaffhausen itself.


SIT's mission is to create the next generation of scientific leaders, and that is the ethos behind the masters programs.
Speakers
Meet our top-level speakers, who will share their presentations and answer your questions
Serguei Beloussov
Acronis Executive Officer and the founder of Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
Mauro Pezzé
Professor of Software Engineering at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
Artur Ekert
Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS and University of Oxford
Barry L. McManus
Former Chief Polygraph Examiner and Interrogator
Panelists and moderators
Mete Attature
Fellow, Director of Studies and Tutor at St. John's College
Carmen Palacios Berraquero
NU-QUANTUM
Candid Wuest
VP of Cyber Protection Research at Acronis
Vasily Zorin
Schaffhausen Institute of Technology - National University of Singapore
Mark Barton
Ex-Bloomberg TV Anchor and the host of our online event
Jüergen Bruecker
Executive Vice President at
Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
Flavia Tomarchio
Science and Technology Project Officer at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
Christian Wipf
Board Member at at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
Timetable
May 26, 2020, Tuesday
All timings listed are in CEST, Zurich time
10:00 – 10:05
10:00 – 10:05
Welcome and speakers introduction
10:05 – 10:30
10:05 – 10:30
Keynote #1
'Future of Computing'
Dr Serguei "SB" Beloussov,
Acronis Executive Officer and the founder of Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
10:30 – 10:50
10:30 – 10:50
Keynote #2
'Smart Eco-Systems: Impact for
the SIT Master Programs''
Prof. Mauro Pezze
Professor of Software Engineering at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
10:50 – 11:05
10:50 – 11:05
Panel discussion
'Future of Computing'
Prof. Mauro Pezze
Professor of Software Engineering at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology

Dr Serguei "SB" Beloussov,
Acronis Executive Officer and the founder of Schaffhausen Institute of Technology

Prof. David Rosenblum
National University of Singapore
Panel moderator:

Dr Juergen Bruecker
Executive Vice Presidentat Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
11:05 – 11:25
11:05 – 11:25
Keynote #3
'Future of Quantum Information'
Prof. Artur Ekert
Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS and University of Oxford
11:25 – 11:40
11:25 – 11:40
Panel discussion
'Quantum Era Today'
Prof. Artur Ekert
Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS and University of Oxford

Prof. Mete Atature
Cambridge University

Dr Carmen Palacios Berraquero
NU-QUANTUM
Panel Moderator:

Dr Flavia Tomarchio
Science and Technology Project Officer at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
11:40 – 12:00
11:40 – 12:00
Keynote #4
'Cyber Security Concepts'
Dr Barry L. McManus
Former Chief Polygraph Examiner and Interrogator
12:00 – 12:15
12:00 – 12:15
Panel discussion
'360° of Cyber Security'
Dr Barry L. McManus
Former Chief Polygraph Examiner and Interrogator

Vasily Zorin
Schaffhausen Institute of Technology - National University of Singapore

Candid Wuest
VP of Cyber Protection Research at Acronis

Panel moderator:

Cristian Wipf
Member of the Board at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
12:15 – 12:25
12:15 – 12:25
Q&A about SIT MSc Programme
in Computer Science and Software Engineering
Dr Serguei "SB" Beloussov,
Acronis Executive Officer and the founder of Schaffhausen Institute of Technology

Prof. Mauro Pezze
Professor of Software Engineering at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology

Vasily Zorin
Schaffhausen Institute of Technology - National University of Singapore
Three reasons to attend
1
Leading speakers from Technology, Business, and Science
SIT hosts the world's leading scientific researchers, technology innovators, and thought leaders for a one-day activity exploring the noteworthy advances that are transforming the modern world.
2
Cutting-edge topics
Whether examining the creation of new matter at ultra-low temperatures, the future of computing, the evolution of banking technology, or how weights and measures are being redefined – and the impact that will have on us all – SIT examines cutting-edge, timely scientific topics that have real-world implications.
3
Accessible content
All presentations and discussions are designed to be broadly appealing and accessible to all – from business leaders and academics to high school students and the general public – ensuring that everyone understands the advances that affect our lives.
Registration
Virtual Nano Conference SIT Insights in Technology hosts the world's leading scientific researchers, technology innovators, and thought leaders at SIT's first virtual conference that examines cutting-edge, timely scientific topics with the most and best real-world implications. SIT goes beyond set boundaries between science and business, and between research disciplines.

SIT's first offered masters program is 'Computer Science and Software Engineering'. The Virtual Nano Conference provides insights into outstanding differentiators of SIT education. All presentations and discussions are designed to be broadly appealing and accessible to everyone including the young generation, business leaders, and academics – ensuring that everyone stays up-to-date with SIT progress and its most recent scientific updates.
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Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
With its pioneering curriculum, the Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT) offers a new model of education. Focusing on the most important areas of technology, SIT will drive research, development and innovation in a next generation learning and research environment. Using state-of-the-art facilities, SIT's students, researchers and business allies will address large-scale world problems by developing a technology curriculum based on global issues.

Some of the world's greatest minds have already bought into SIT. The initiators of SIT are a team of entrepreneurs, education specialists, and scientists brought together by initial investment by Acronis AG, a cyber protection company, located in Schaffhausen and Singapore.
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