Engagement in the Digital Age: EPFL and RTS to host radio series for the public


Event details

Date and time 09.11.2019 17:0018:00  
Place and room
Speaker Magaly Mathys - Co-responsable de Powercoders, Lausanne
Edouard Bugnion - Vice Président pour les systèmes d’information à l’EPFL
François Marthaler - Ancien Conseiller d’Etat Vaudois, entrepreneur, fondateur et directeur de Why!
Dominique Boullier - Sociologue, professeur des Universités, chercheur
Category Conferences - Seminars

A series of four weekly radio shows will be recorded live by Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS) at EPFL’s ArtLab in November. EPFL professors and external experts will debate key issues at the intersection of digitization and society, and members of the public are invited to attend. Topics will range from artificial intelligence, privacy and law, to art, culture and history.

All discussion will be in French.

The recordings are open to the public (upon registration) who will be able to take an active part in the discussions.

Broadcast RTS: on Espace 2 on Saturday from 5pm to 6pm and on La Première on Sunday from 8pm to 9pm.

The other shows:

    Saturday 9 November, from 5pm to 6pm

    What impact does digitization have on our political conscience and on public engagement?

    Magaly Mathys: co-head of Powercoders Lausanne
    Edouard Bugnion: Vice President for Information Systems at EPFL
    François Marthaler: Entrepreneur and former member, Vaud Conseil d’État
    Dominique Boullier: EPFL lecturer and sociologist

    Anne Laure Gannac, Journalist RTS
Past and future shows
> Register to attend one or more of the programs 

Practical information

  • General public
  • Registration required


  • Collège des Humanités de l'EPFL, Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS), EPFL ArtLab


  • Virginie Martin Nunez