“Artificial Intelligence in the Financial Services Industry”

Joint Spring Conference 2019 of E-Finance Lab and TechQuartier

The E-Finance Lab and TechQuartier invite you to the 2019 EFL Spring Conference. The event will be held on the afternoon of February 26, 2019, at TechQuartier in Frankfurt. It will present insights from research on artificial intelligence, esp. Machine Learning and Deep Learning, conducted at Goethe-University Frankfurt and TU Darmstadt. The conference will also provide valuable insights from implementations of AI-projects in (Fin-)Tech Start-Ups and established companies. As in previous years, participation is free of charge and the conference aims at stimulating discussions between the financial services industry, academics, providers and on-going experts of AI-related solutions. The main conference language is German.


15:30 Registration and Coffee
16:00 Welcome
Prof. Dr. Andreas Hackethal, Goethe-University Frankfurt
Dr. Sebastian Schäfer, TechQuartier
16:20 What is AI?
Prof. Dr. Kristian Kersting, TU Darmstadt
16:40 Big Data & Advanced Analytics at Deutsche Börse AG – Design of the Analytics Lab and First Use Cases
Konrad Sippel, Deutsche Börse AG
17:00 From Machine Learning to Machine Teaching – The Benefits of AI for Business Management Practices and Research
Prof. Dr. Oliver Hinz, Goethe-University Frankfurt
17:20 AI – Beyond the Marketing Hype
Dr. Tom Reuner, Arago GmbH
17:40 Refreshment Break
18:20 AI-Agenda Hessen
Prof. Dr. Kristina Sinemus, Hessian Minister of Digital Strategy and Development
18:40 AI Information Extraction – Enabling Digital Transformation of the Hospitality Industry
Dr. Claudio Huyskens, Founder of fedger.io
19:00 ML Security and Privacy
Katharine Jarmul, Founder of kjamistan and Co-Founder of KIProtect
19:20 Supervision
Dr. Stefan Rüping, Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS
19:40 Get together


The event takes place @ TechQuartier in Frankfurt

Platz der Einheit 2 – 60327 Frankfurt am Main

How to get there: From Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof you can either walk (8-10 minutes walk) or take the metro (U-Bahn) line 4 towards Bockenheimer Warte and travel one stop to Festhalle/Messe.

Parking: You can also park at the Skyline Plaza (Europa-Allee 6, 60327 Frankfurt am Main), a shopping mall right next to the building where TQ is located.

Use Google Maps and find your way to the venue here.



For inquiries concerning the conference, please contact our organizing team


Further information on the E-Finance Lab can be found here


Further information on the TechQuartier can be found here

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