Conferences - Seminars

18JAN
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  11:00-12:00 Campus Biotech H8 Auditorium D

To understand the cellular basis of behavior, it is necessary to know the cell types that exist in the nervous system and their contributions to function. Spinal networks are essential for sensory processing and motor behavior and provide a powerful system for identifying the cellular correlates of behavior. We sought to leverage the recent revolution ... Read more about "Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Single Nucleus Sequencing in the Spinal Cord"
By Dr Ariel Levine, NIH Neurological Institute NINDS, USA.
18JAN
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  14:15 BC 420

Abstract The voting and election processes are the backbone of Swiss democracy and threats to those processes are not to be taken lightly. For this reason, the Federal Chancellery introduced new rules and requirements on Internet Voting systems back in 2014, defining thresholds on the availability of Internet Voting, subjected to three increasing compliance levels. ... Read more about "The Road towards Verifiable Internet Voting in Geneva"
By Thomas Hofer, Expert Technique, Direction Générale des Systèmes d'Information ...
21JAN
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  11:00-12:00 smart living lab

The Structural Xploration Lab (SXL) invites Carl Haas, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo, to present his work on digital twins and on workers’ health. The conference is part of a new series of « Invited Talks » at the smart living lab and takes place on 21 January 2019 ... Read more about "Invited Talk #1 Carl Haas"
21JAN
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  14:15-15:30 BC 420

By: Andrew Fitzgibbon - Microsoft (Cambridge) Abstract: In 1957, many (most?) computer programs were the expression of mathematical formulae in machine instructions. It was tedious, so Backus and colleagues wrote the “FORmula TRANslator”, perhaps the first modern compiler. FORTRAN revolutionised the writing of numerical code and the richness of tasks the computer could perform. Today, ... Read more about "IC Colloquium: Programming Languages for Machine Learning and Perception"
24JAN
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  09:30-11:30 RLC A1 230

Citing correctly requires the acquisition of the right habits. This workshop will walk you through various citation cases that you may encounter during the writing process of reports or publications. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to: Understand the stakes of citation Reuse different types of content without committing plagiarism Cite ... Read more about "Citation best practices"
By EPFL Library teaching team
26JAN
29JAN
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  Swiss Tech Convention Center

The Applied Machine Learning Days will take place from January 26th to 29th, 2019, at the Swiss Tech Convention Center on EPFL campus. It is now the largest and best-known Machine Learning event in Switzerland, and increasingly recognized as a major event in Europe. The event has a focus specifically on the applications of machine ... Read more about "Applied Machine Learning Days 2019"
By See our workshop sessions, the 16 featured tracks and the ...
12FEB
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  12:00-13:00 EPFL Library

Research data is a precious good. Where is the balance between protecting it and opening it? How can you manage the way it is reused by others? In this Noon Talk, the topic of data licensing will be presented from various points of view. Read more about "Research Data licensing noon talk"
By Giovanni Pizzi, senior scientist at the Laboratory of theory and ...

Inaugural lectures - Honorary Lecture

12FEB
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  17:15 EPFL, Auditoire CM 1

LEÇON D'HONNEUR / HONORARY LECTURE Résumé / Abstract: I will describe our contributions to the development of (1) the drug FOSCAN for photodynamic treatment of head and neck cancer, and cancer of the esophagus and bronchi, (2) the autofluorescence bronchoscope DAFE for detection of small bronchial cancers, (3) the drug HEXVIX (CYSVIEW in the USA) ... Read more about "My excursions into the world of medicine. A few examples from the lab to the clinic."
By Prof. Hubert van den Bergh

Cultural events

29NOV
05MAY
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  Beaulieu Lausanne

Grâce à une Fondation privée, l’OSR offre 300 Cartes Jeunes donnant accès gratuitement à 4 places à choix sur ses concerts à Lausanne. Après inscription, les étudiants reçoivent un code qui leur permet de réserver directement leurs 4 billets sur le site de l’OSR. Ils peuvent ensuite se rendre au(x) concert(s) seul ou avec des ... Read more about "Concerts de l'OSR à Beaulieu - billets gratuits réservés aux -25 ans"
By Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (OSR)

Miscellaneous

11FEB
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Project description February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. For this occasion, CERN, the UNIGE Scienscope and EPFL are offering schools the opportunity to bring women scientists and engineers to talk to students about their jobs (in mixed classes). They are invited to tell their story, unveil some mysteries of ... Read more about "International Day of Women and Girls in Science"