Join us for spirited events focused on potential AI solutions, dangerous IoT threats, and spectacular chess wizardry.
We are excited to be at this year’s Viva Technology, a global meeting of leaders and startups being held May 16-18 this week at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. If you missed us at MWC in Barcelona last February, here’s another chance to meet our cyber experts and discover what the future holds for cybersecurity and protection.
Avast CEO Vince Steckler will address current threats to the connected home and the brand new Avast security solutions developed to fight them. He will be joined by Avast Security Ambassador Garry Kasparov. The chess grandmaster will also have a discussion with Professor Noel Sharkey on the responsible utilization of artificial intelligence.
Throughout the convention, you’ll find us at the Avast booth (M17, Hall 1) and the following events:
Who: Avast CEO Vince Steckler and Avast Security Ambassador Garry Kasparov
When: Thursday, May 16th, 12:30pm-1:00pm
Topic: Vince and Garry will address new challenges posed by connected homes and
smart technologies. They will discuss the role and responsibility of the industry
in terms of technological security and personal privacy, highlighting the specific
fragility of security in French homes.
Who: Avast Security Ambassador Garry Kasparov and Professor of AI & Robotics
When: Friday, May 17th, 5:30pm
Where: Stage One
Topic: How can individuals, businesses, and governments make the most of smart
technologies while minimizing risks? AI will continue to spread in significant and
unpredictable ways, creating ethical, legal, and financial challenges at the
same time. Is the industry advancing too quickly to address issues of
responsibility and accountability?
Who: Avast Security Ambassador Garry Kasparov takes on 10 brave souls at once
When: Friday, May 17th, 2:00pm
Where: Arena Stage
Topic: See the world’s most famous chess grandmaster battle 10 players at once in an unforgettable match.
Viva Technology is open to industry professionals only on Thursday and Friday, and to the public on Saturday. Our team looks forward to meeting you and discussing all these exciting topics in more depth.
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