Events

Mar 19, 2020
C4DT conferences
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Data 2025 Workshop, a joint EHEID-C4DT event

The rising importance of data has thrown up new challenges ranging from competition policy to privacy to the geostrategic implications of 5G. The goal of this conference, organized in collaboration with The Graduate Institute in Geneva (EHEID), is to boost understanding of what data is and help to develop mindsets and attitudes that are based on technical and economic realities rather than the myths and shallow discussions that so often appear in popular media. For more information, please click below…

March 19th, 2020, 9:00-18:00 @ The Graduate Institute, Geneva, Maison de la Paix.

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Jan 25 - Jan 29, 2020
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Applied Machine Learning Days 2020

On January 25-29, 2020 EPFL’s Swiss Tech Center will host the fourth iteration of the Applied Machine Learning Days. The best people in the field will talk about a variety of issues on the application of machine learning and AI – from technical to social to economical. The conference includes a track on AI & trust co-organized by C4DT, which will take place on Tuesday the 28th of January.

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Dec 2, 2019
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Launch event – Crypto Valley Association Western Chapter

The Crypto Valley is now connecting Zug with Romandie. The Valley is Switzerland in its integrality, and beyond. To celebrate this major step, the Crypto Valley Association is officially launching its Western Switzerland Chapter on December 02 at EPFL, Lausanne. Join them in order to meet the dynamic local blockchain and crypto community. During the event, a specific focus will be kept on crypto finance, digital assets and blockchain education.
December 2nd, 2019 @ 17:00-19:00, Polydôme EPFL

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Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2019
C4DT courses

Executive Training: Foundations of Information and Communication Technologies

This course is intended for professionals—decision makers, advisers, lawyers—from organizations which, like ICRC, see information and communication technologies (ICT) as an opportunity to better engage with beneficiaries and clients.
The next course will be held on 25-29 November 2019 @ Humanitarium, ICRC headquarters in Geneva.

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Oct 3 - Oct 4, 2019
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Empowerment Summit 2019

The Empowerment Foundation is organising an important summit on the 3rd and 4th of October on Freedom in a data driven World. Some of the topics covered during the summit are Cloud Act and its consequence in Switzerland, Privacy with testimonials from one of the protagonists of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, GDPR and Fake News.

October 3rd, 2019, 09-17h @ ECAL, Lausanne
October 4th, 2019, 09-16h @ Centre des congrès le Régent, Crans-Montana

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Oct 3, 2019
C4DT workshops

C4DT launch workshop on IoT security

On Thursday October 3rd the C4DT will kick off the IoT Security workgroup with its launch workshop held at the EPFL. Nine C4DT partner companies will develop an understanding of each other’s challenges and needs in IoT Security and share insights on such projects. Prof. David Atienza and Dr. Amir Aminifar from the C4DT-affiliated Embedded Systems Laboratory (ESL) provide insights into their state-of-the-art research.

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Oct 2, 2019
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C4DT event on Facebook’s Libra project

Facebook’s Libra project continues to fuel the news headlines and stirs passionate discussions, for example, on its technological robustness, its macro-economical and societal impact as well as the FINMA’s regulatory response.

The C4DT organises a panel discussion this topic on Wednesday the 2nd of October from 16h to 18h @ EPFL room BC 420, A networking aperitif until 19h30 will round off the event. Please note that this event is by invitation only.

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Sep 24, 2019
C4DT seminars

C4DT Distinguished Lecture : Hidden Backdoors in Deep Learning Systems

by Prof. Ben Zhao, Univ. of Chicago
The lack of transparency in today’s deep learning systems has paved the way for a new type of threats, commonly referred to as backdoor or Trojan attacks. In this talk, Ben Zhao will describe two recent results on detecting and understanding backdoor attacks on deep learning systems.
September 24th, 2019 @ 14:15, room BC 420

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Sep 5, 2019
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Swiss Crypto Day

The Swiss Crypto Day is an informal event to promote research in cryptology in Switzerland. It will take place at irregular intervals. The first edition takes place in September 2019 and is hosted by the crypto group at the University of Bern. Please save the date.

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Sep 5 - Sep 6, 2019
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CYD-Campus Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Defence and Security

The Cyber-Defense Campus holds its inaugural Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Defence and Security on the 5-6 September 2019 at the SwissTech Center in Lausanne. Speakers will be drawn internationally from all defence and security areas of industry, academia, military and government. The discussed AI topics will range from new scientific findings to the benefits and usability of AI techniques. For more information please click here…

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Sep 4, 2019
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C4DT Distinguished Lecture : Talk by Dr. Dan Bogdanov, Cybernetica, Estonia

In this talk, Dan Bogdanov will start by introducing secure computing technologies and their potential in enterprise and government use. He will then look at a focus group study of the barriers of adopting such technologies based on interviews in many industries.

September 4, 2019 @ 14:15 in BC 410

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Sep 3, 2019
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digitalswitzerland’s 3rd Digital Day

For its 3rd Digital Day, digitalswitzerland organises a debate on gaming, e-commerce and cyber-risques. 4 experts discuss at the Café Saint Pierre in Lausanne the risks and opportunities of our digital society, answer your questions and give some tips for moving safely in the digital world.

September 3, 2019, 17-19h @ Café St. Pierre, Lausanne

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