furrerhugi was contracted by Kanton Schwyz to found and organized the new annual AI festival AiCon together with the agency for live communication evenjo. AiCon is under the patronage of Switzerland's Federal Councilor Guy Parmelin and presents the first national AI Award.
With 60 invited guests from politics, science, economy and society, the event series was launched on the 7th of October 2020 at the Hotel Seedamm Plaza in Pfäffikon (Schwyz) with a network dinner which featured inspiring speeches by renowned personalities from the AI scene. In the coming years AiCon will show where the journey in AI technologies is heading and what role Switzerland can play as a leading AI destination. If the corona situation allows it, the AiCon2021 will also host a conference day with several hundred participants.