Conferences - Seminars

12FEB
25FEB
Thumbnail
 

From February 12th to 25th, EPFL Library invites you to take part to Love Data Week 2018. This world wide event aims to share awareness about research data management among researchers. On this occasion, EPFL Library offers you several activities and events online and on EPFL campus. Come and join us! February 12th-16th Love Data ... Read more about "Love Data Week at EPFL"
23FEB
Thumbnail
  14:15 INM202

Time-of-flight imaging and LIDAR systems enable 3D scene acquisition at long range using active illumination. This is useful for autonomous driving, robotic vision, human-computer interaction and many other applications. The technological requirements on these imaging systems are extreme: individual photon events need to be recorded and time-stamped at a picosecond timescale, which is facilitated by ... Read more about "Computational Single Photon Imaging"
By Prof. Gordon Wetzstein, Stanford University
Bio: Gordon Wetzstein is an ...
26FEB
Thumbnail
  08:30-15:00 SV 1717

General assembly and user's day.The opportunity to get updates on the instruments and the science going on at CIME. This year we have invited Prof. Thomas Walz from The Rockefeller University to give a inspiring invited talk. We will have presentations from our CIME staff members and three submitted posters will be selected for a ... Read more about "CIME DAY 2018"
By Speakers: Prof. Thomas Walz, Graham Knott, Thomas La Grange, Cosmin ...
26FEB
Thumbnail
  10:15-11:30 BC 420

By: Elisa Celis - EPFL IC Faculty candidate Abstract: Social systems are now fueled by algorithms that facilitate and control connections and information. Simultaneously, computational systems are now fueled by people -- their interactions, data, and behavior. Consequently, there is a pressing need to design new algorithms that are socially responsible in how they learn, ... Read more about "IC Colloquium: Fairness and Diversity in Online Social Systems"
27FEB
Thumbnail
  17:30-19:30 Bâtiment F, EPFL Innovation Park

Les étudiants en master de l’EPFL à la recherche d'un stage pour le semestre d’été/automne 2018 - 4 à 6 mois disponibles dès juillet ou septembre 2018 - pourront découvrir en un clin d’œil un choix de stages en 180 secondes! Sans oublier que des pizzas seront servies ! Les entreprises de l’Innovation Park profiteront ... Read more about "Ton stage en 180 secondes"
27FEB
Thumbnail
  19:30-20:30 MED 3 2215

The goal of the project is to create an open-software, open-hardware spectrophotometer that is cheap and reliable. We will present all the tools that we used (Eagle, FreeCad, OpenSCAD, Arduino, ...) and show the experiments that can be achieved with the final product. All the code is available on http://github.com/hackuarium/simple-spectro Read more about "From concept to production: Open spectrophotometer, an interdisciplinary project"
By Luc Patiny, Hackuarium
01MAR
Thumbnail
  10:15-11:30 BC 420

By: Sebastian Angel - UT Austin IC Faculty candidate Abstract: In the past decade there has been a significant increase in the collection of personal information and communication metadata (with whom users communicate, when, how often) by governments, Internet providers, companies, and universities. While there are many ongoing efforts to secure users' communications, namely end-to-end ... Read more about "IC Colloquium: Privacy despite mass surveillance"
01MAR
Thumbnail
  11:45-13:30 salle Uranus, bâtiment D, EPFL Innovation Park

The conference Pizzas&Start-up calls on 4 young innovative companies from EPFL or installed at EPFL Innovation Park. They each have 6 minutes to present their activities and achievements to their audience. The start-up that will present are as follows: Datapred Feeltronix Viventis Technology Picterra The conference is followed by a networking lunch with pizzas. The ... Read more about "Pizzas&Start-up"
01MAR
  14:00-16:00 ELD 120

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Pascal Frossard Thesis advisor: Prof. Volkan Cevher Co-examiner: Prof. Alexandre Alahi Abstract Background papers Learning-Based Compressive Subsampling, by Luca Baldassarre et all. Learning to invert: Signal recovery via deep convolutional networks, by Ali. Mousavi and Richard G.Baraniuk https://arxiv.org/pdf/1701.03891.pdf Learning representations from EGG with deep recurrent convolutional neural networks, by ... Read more about "candidacy exam"
By Rabeeh Karimi
01MAR
Thumbnail
  18:00-19:30 Rolex Learning Center Forum

After a strenuous selection process, the EPFL team, EPFLoop, has been selected to take part in the Hyperloop Pod Competition which will take place on July 22nd in the United States. For university and college students, this competition aims to create a prototype pod and test it on the SpaceX test ramp in Hawthorne, California. ... Read more about "EPFL Hyperloop Team Event"
By
Professor Martin Vetterli   
Professor Marcel Jufer
Professor Mario Paolone
Denis ...
01MAR
Thumbnail
  18:30-21:30

During the speed coaching event, you meet 4 to 8 coaches for 10 minutes each. It enables you to establish new contacts, find matching coaches and get valuable input and ideas for further developing your business idea or plan. For preparation: bring a short description of your project (e.g. in form of a canvas) and ... Read more about ">>venture>> workshop: speed coaching"
02MAR
Thumbnail
  09:00-16:00 EBU Headquarters, Geneva

Moderator: Mirko Bischofberger 9:00 – 9:15 Arrival of participants and refreshments 9:15 – 9:30 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION Prof. Pierre Vandergheynst, Vice-President EPFL 9:30 – 10:20 INNOVATION FOR THE MEDIA Nicola Frank, Head of European Affairs EBU Dr Hans Hoffmann, Head of Unit on Media Fundamentals and Production technology EBU Technology and Innovation 10:20 – 10:45 ... Read more about "Media innovation in the age of AI, social media and fake news"
05MAR
Thumbnail
  10:15-11:30 BC 420

By: Elena Glassman - UC Berkeley IC Faculty candidate Abstract: Programming—the means by which we tell computers what to do—has changed a lot over time. Programming today means programming alongside hundreds of fellow students, thousands of fellow professional software engineers at a particular company, or millions of fellow developers in the open-source community sharing their ... Read more about "IC Colloquium : Interactive systems for code and data demography"
06MAR
Thumbnail
  19:30-20:30 MED 3 2215

LCAV will present its acoustic robot which the lab has acquired to conduct acoustic experiments in an automated fashion. The robot has two "ears" (microphones), one "mouth" (speaker) and "legs" (two motorized wheels). We will present the work that has been done on the robot previously, followed by a presentation of open challenges which we ... Read more about "Robots for automated experiments in research: Meet our echo-locating robot"
By Frederike Dümbgen, LCAV (Audiovisual Communications Laboratory), EPFL
08MAR
Thumbnail
  10:15-11:30 BC 420

By: Amit Levy - Stanford University IC Faculty candidate Abstract: Despite decades of research building secure operating systems, many deployed systems must still choose between flexible application APIs and security. As a result, the vast majority of programmers are unable to improve these systems. This is not merely a result of poor system building. It ... Read more about "IC Colloquium: Closing the Loop on Secure System Design"
09MAR
Thumbnail
  09:00-17:00 Room BI A2 458

This interactive one-day workshop targets the development of skills to manage classroom interactions, design exercises to maximize student learning and to manage a team. It is of particular relevance to assistants involved in the 'tutorat' for first-year courses. The workshop is given in English with the possibility to participate in French. Read more about "Teaching toolkit"
By Roland Tormey & Cécile Hardebolle
09MAR
  15:15 BC 420

Many poor healthcare outcomes and the majority of wasted healthcare spending can be attributed to bad decision making. It is widely accepted that decision support systems are needed to address this issue, and that machine learning has a key role to play in constructing such systems. However, learning to predict the impact of care decisions ... Read more about "Transforming Healthcare Using Machine Learning"
By Professor John Guttag, MIT EECS and CSAIL
12MAR
Thumbnail
  10:15-11:30 BC 420

By: Peter Kairouz - Stanford University IC Faculty candidate Abstract: The explosive growth in connectivity and data collection is accelerating the use of machine learning to guide consumers through a myriad of choices and decisions. While this vision is expected to generate many disruptive businesses and social opportunities, it presents one of the biggest threats ... Read more about "IC Colloquium: From Differential Privacy to Generative Adversarial Privacy"
13MAR
Thumbnail
  12:00-18:00 Hall SG

EPFL offers a range of specialized master's degrees designed to meet increasing demand for experts on the labor market in specific fields. In order to outline those options to EPFL students, a Specialized Master's Day will take place on March 13th with presentations and representatives available for discussions and questions. The degrees presented are the ... Read more about "Specialized Master's Day"
15MAR
Thumbnail
  14:00-17:30

This workshop is a half-day event with a deep-dive on intellectual property. Get to know how to investigate if your idea is patentable and if your business idea does not infringe on someone else's intellectual property ("freedom to operate"). Assisted by an expert from IGE-IPI, you learn how to conduct patent searches on your own. ... Read more about ">>venture>> patent search workshop"
15MAR
Thumbnail
  18:30-22:00

Improve your presentation skills, optimize your presentation decks and learn how to perform well in an elevator or investor pitch. The workshop will be held by Jean-Pierre Vuilleumier (Managing Director of Swiss Startup Invest). The session will end with a networking apéro. During the workshop, you will have the opportunity to practise your own pitch. ... Read more about ">>venture>> pitch workshop"
16MAR
Thumbnail
  12:30-13:30 GC B1 10

Stefan Pauliuk is an expert for method development to assess sustainable development strategies. He works with supply chain analysis and scenario modelling for sustainable material futures. In this talk, he provides an overview of current research in material flow analysis (MFA). Materials are the building blocks of a modern lifestyle and of many technology-related sustainable ... Read more about "Research trends in material flow analysis"
By Dr. Stefan Pauliuk, Faculty for Environment and Natural Resources, University ...
22MAR
Thumbnail
  09:00-12:30 BI A2 468

Demonstrations have been used to make lectures more interesting and accessible for a very long time – but is there any point in investing time and effort into demonstrations in the age of smartphones and instant YouTube clips? This workshop will discuss this question, as well as give practical tips on designing and using demonstrations ... Read more about "Lecture Demonstrations in the age of YouTube"
By Ilya Eigenbrot
22MAR
Thumbnail
  18:30-22:00

During the speed dating event, >>venture>> connects candidates who are interested in joining a start-up with entrepreneurs who already have business ideas/plans. Startups have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to an audience of potential new team members, create awareness for their venture and interact with several interested candidates. Candidates meet several startups, find out ... Read more about ">>venture>> startup speed dating"
24MAR
Thumbnail
  10:00-16:00

During this 1-day workshop, startups participating in the >>venture>> business plan track meet up to 4 coaches for 45 min each to discuss specific questions and challenges for the business. This is an opportunity to ask specific questions about challenges you face while writing or finetuning your business plan. Receive in-depth feedback, insights and new ... Read more about ">>venture>> business plan booster"
28MAR
Thumbnail
  18:30-21:00

In the expert clinic workshop, startups have the chance to meet with experts in fields such as marketing, sales & distribution, financial planning, fundraising, IT and law (corporate, IP, regulatory). For all these fields, >>venture>> recruites an expanded group of senior experts from renomated companies. In order to ensure receiving fresh insights from new people, ... Read more about ">>venture>> expert clinic"
16APR
Thumbnail
  10:15-11:30 BC 420

By: Margo Seltzer - Harvard's John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Abstract: As our computational infrastructure races gracefully forward into increasingly parallel multi-core and clustered systems, our ability to easily produce software that can successfully exploit such systems continues to stumble. For years, we've fantasized about the world in which we'd write ... Read more about "IC Talk: Automatically Scalable Computation"
19APR
Thumbnail
  09:00-18:30 SwissTech Convention Center

Forum de l’innovation pour les PME : conférences, ateliers, démonstrations. Un seul rendez-vous pour toutes vos questions ! Aider les dirigeants d’entreprises à identifier et à saisir les occasions offertes par la digitalisation. Telle est la mission de FORWARD, le forum de l’innovation pour les PME, organisé avec le soutien de l’Etat de Vaud. Ce ... Read more about "Forward - La digitalisation, c'est mon affaire"
By Martin Vetterli, Marc Gruber, Pierre Vandergheynst, Philippe Leuba, Yves Pigneur ...
03SEP
Thumbnail
  10:15-11:00 SV 1717

Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Abstract: Our insatiable demand for sensing, communication and computing has been a key driver in the relentless scaling of CMOS feature sizes. However, as the benefits of technology scaling are coming to an end, an increasing amount of out of the box thinking will be required to maintain the ... Read more about "Mixed-Signal Interfaces for the Data-Driven World"