Schedule

January 25-29, 2020
Sat, Jan 25
Sun, Jan 26
Mon, Jan 27
Tue, Jan 28
Wed, Jan 29
09:00

Introduction

With Marcel Salathé, Martin Jaggi & Robert West

09:00 - 09:20, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail

AMLD Keynote Session

09:00 - 12:30, Jan, 27Auditorium AView detail
09:20

The Balancing Act - Multi-objective Recommendations

With Claudiu Musat

09:20 - 09:35, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
09:35

Adopting Enterprise AI

With Marie Vollmar

09:35 - 09:40, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
09:40

Learning Actionable Representations of Biomedical Data

With Marinka Zitnik

09:40 - 09:55, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
09:55

Making Personalised Healthcare a reality? – More than AI

With Asif Jan

09:55 - 10:10, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
10:10

Startup Spotlight

With Patrick Barbey

10:10 - 10:25, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
10:25

Musical Interlude – J.S. Bach: Suite No. 6: Prelude

With Chiara Enderle

10:25 - 10:30, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
10:30

Break

10:30 - 11:00, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
11:00

Data Science for sustainable manufacturing

With Ali Baajour

11:00 - 11:05, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
11:05

AI: New gameplay for fragance & taste creation

With Philippe Glénat

11:05 - 11:10, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
11:10

Addressing the failure of enterprise machine intelligence (MI) with 4 AIs we should discuss more

With Jeffrey Bohn

11:10 - 11:25, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
11:25

Tackling transportation challenges with ML/AI

With Erik Nygren

11:25 - 11:30, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
11:30

Simulations – The New Reality for AI

With Danny Lange

11:30 - 11:45, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
11:45

Machine Learning at Exa-scale: Opportunities for Life Sciences

With Christopher Bishop & Shahram Ebadollahi

11:45 - 12:15, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
12:15

Musical Interlude – J.S. Bach: Suite No. 1: Allemande

With Chiara Enderle

12:15 - 12:25, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Keynote SessionView detail
12:30

Lunch

12:30 - 14:00, Jan, 27Garden LevelSide EventsView detail
13:30

Welcome & introduction

With Alice Coucke

13:30 - 13:40, Jan, 27Auditorium AAI & ML on the EdgeView detail

Data, algorithms and data governance

With Sofia Olhede

13:30 - 13:50, Jan, 272AAI & PolicyView detail

Bringing intelligence in system health management of power systems: From system health monitoring to decision support

With Olga Fink

13:30 - 13:55, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail

Welcome and Introduction

With Marisa Tschopp

13:30 - 13:40, Jan, 274BCAI & LeadershipView detail

Introduction: AI & Imaging

With Sabine Süsstrunk

13:30 - 13:40, Jan, 271BCAI & ImagingView detail

Introducing Climate Change AI, the conference track, and overview of posters

With Lynn Kaack & Nikola Milojevic-Dupont

13:30 - 13:55, Jan, 275ABCAI & Climate ChangeView detail

Bringing ML to Production, what is missing?

With Mikio Braun

13:30 - 14:05, Jan, 271AAI & Online BusinessView detail

Welcome to AI & Education

With Maxime Gabella

13:30 - 13:40, Jan, 273AAI & EducationView detail

Welcome and introduction

13:30 - 13:45, Jan, 274AAI & SpaceView detail

Developing Digital Measures from Person-Generated Health Data

With Luca Foschini

13:30 - 13:45, Jan, 273BCAI & HealthView detail
13:40

Human + Kind: Creating Values-Driven, Ethically Aligned Design

With John C. Havens

13:40 - 14:00, Jan, 274BCAI & LeadershipView detail

AI and Education: The need for a system change

With Mutlu Cukurova

13:40 - 14:10, Jan, 273AAI & EducationView detail

Learning to understand and manipulate: Recent results in video understanding and robotics manipulation

With Cordelia Schmid

13:40 - 14:30, Jan, 271BCAI & ImagingView detail

State of the art in hardware-accelerated neural networks

With Frédéric Pétrot

13:40 - 14:05, Jan, 27Auditorium AAI & ML on the EdgeView detail
13:45

Faster reaction to epidemics: toward predicting outbreaks in Burkina Faso

With Maroussia Roelens

13:45 - 14:00, Jan, 273BCAI & HealthView detail

Applying AI to Advancing Space

With Marcus Märtens

13:45 - 14:15, Jan, 274AAI & SpaceView detail
13:50

Private synthetic data with GANs, autoencoders and minority oversampling

With Ioannis Kaloskampis

13:50 - 14:10, Jan, 272AAI & PolicyView detail
13:55

Data analytics and machine learning applications for a sustainable energy future

With Angelos Selviaridis

13:55 - 14:07, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail

A direct approach to detection and attribution of climate change

With Eniko Székely

13:55 - 14:20, Jan, 275ABCAI & Climate ChangeView detail
14:00

Leadership in the era of AI

With Stephanie Kaudela-Baum

14:00 - 14:20, Jan, 274BCAI & LeadershipView detail

Predicting women’s preferences for caesarian delivery from online forum discussions

With Michele Tizzoni

14:00 - 14:15, Jan, 273BCAI & HealthView detail
14:05

Model quantization and Hardware acceleration, how fast can we get?

With Abdel Younes & Gaurav Arora

14:05 - 14:25, Jan, 27Auditorium AAI & ML on the EdgeView detail

Short break

14:05 - 14:10, Jan, 27AI & Online BusinessView detail
14:07

Monitoring, control, and digitalization of electrical distribution grids using automated and data-driven solutions

With Omid Mousavi

14:07 - 14:19, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail
14:10

Image Quality of Ebay listings: An ML approach to image scoring for Paid Internet Marketing

With Natalia Golenetskaya

14:10 - 14:30, Jan, 271AAI & Online BusinessView detail

A conversational agent to support citizen interactions powered by Semantic AI

With Dennis Diefenbach

14:10 - 14:30, Jan, 272AAI & PolicyView detail

Developing a Super One-on-One Tutor with AI and Big Data

With Wei Cui

14:10 - 14:30, Jan, 273AAI & EducationView detail
14:15

Geospatial computer vision

With Devis Tuia

14:15 - 14:30, Jan, 274AAI & SpaceView detail

Statistical learning on period app data to advance personalized health care for women

With Laura Symul

14:15 - 14:30, Jan, 273BCAI & HealthView detail
14:19

From Big Data to a Virtual Power Plant

With Florian Hochstrasser & Sabine Vincent

14:19 - 14:31, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail
14:20

Big Data, Algorithms and Datafication at Swiss Workplaces

With Simon Schafheitle

14:20 - 14:40, Jan, 274BCAI & LeadershipView detail

Predicting Rare Events in Climate Science

With Soon Hoe Lim

14:20 - 14:30, Jan, 275ABCAI & Climate ChangeView detail
14:25

Deep Learning on Smartphones: A Detailed Overview

With Andrey Ignatov

14:25 - 14:45, Jan, 27Auditorium AAI & ML on the EdgeView detail
14:30

Human-centric AI challenges and opportunities

With Sabrina Kirrane

14:30 - 14:50, Jan, 272AAI & PolicyView detail

Modeling learning in online environments

With Tanja Käser

14:30 - 14:45, Jan, 273AAI & EducationView detail

Low-shot learning for detection and mapping in Earth observation imagery

With Frank de Morsier

14:30 - 14:45, Jan, 274AAI & SpaceView detail

Reducing patient wait times - A critical lifesaver

With Harmen Boers

14:30 - 14:45, Jan, 273BCAI & HealthView detail

I Want This Product but Different: Generative Methods for Multimodal Data Retrieval

With Ivona Tautkute

14:30 - 14:50, Jan, 271AAI & Online BusinessView detail

On Bayesian models with networks for reconstruction and detection

With Ender Konukoglu

14:30 - 15:00, Jan, 271BCAI & ImagingView detail

Monitoring Climate Change at the Edge of the Cloud

With Matthias Meyer

14:30 - 14:40, Jan, 275ABCAI & Climate ChangeView detail
14:31

Digital Transformation in Renewables: Challenges and Opportunities

With Pramod Bangalore

14:31 - 14:43, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail
14:40

Monitoring the built environment for urban resilience planning

With Nicholas Jones

14:40 - 14:50, Jan, 275ABCAI & Climate ChangeView detail

Humanizing the inhuman: How (and why) does this apply for robots and AI?

With Jamie Gloor

14:40 - 15:00, Jan, 274BCAI & LeadershipView detail
14:43

ML for Energy: why academic models fail in the real world

With Emanuele Fabbiani

14:43 - 14:55, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail
14:45

Detecting Convective Clouds in Geostationary Satellite data with Convolutional Neural Networks

With William Clemens

14:45 - 15:00, Jan, 274AAI & SpaceView detail

Growing up with AI

With Stefania Druga

14:45 - 15:00, Jan, 273AAI & EducationView detail

Spoken Language Understanding on the Edge

With Francesco Caltagirone

14:45 - 15:05, Jan, 27Auditorium AAI & ML on the EdgeView detail

AI and ML toward scaling Twitter data analysis for digital epidemiology of birth defects

With Graciela Gonzalez-Hernandez

14:45 - 15:00, Jan, 273BCAI & HealthView detail
14:50

Mapping urban temperature using crowd-sensing data and machine learning

With Marius Zumwald

14:50 - 15:00, Jan, 275ABCAI & Climate ChangeView detail

A live model for improving data quality in an online shop

With Michael Hardegger

14:50 - 15:10, Jan, 271AAI & Online BusinessView detail

Visualisation as a mean to foster adoption of AI by policy makers

With Benoît Otjacques

14:50 - 15:10, Jan, 272AAI & PolicyView detail
14:55

Poster Pitches

14:55 - 15:00, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail
15:00

Break

15:00 - 15:30, Jan, 27Foyer CampusAI & EnergyView detail

Challenges and learnings with our first digital employee

With Pascal Strölin

15:00 - 15:20, Jan, 274BCAI & LeadershipView detail

Break

15:00 - 15:30, Jan, 27Foyer CampusAI & HealthView detail

Break

15:00 - 15:30, Jan, 27Foyer CampusAI & SpaceView detail

Break & Poster Session

15:00 - 15:30, Jan, 27Foyer CampusAI & ImagingView detail

Break

15:00 - 15:30, Jan, 27Foyer CampusAI & EducationView detail

Break

15:00 - 15:30, Jan, 27Foyer CampusAI & Climate ChangeView detail
15:05

Break

15:05 - 15:35, Jan, 27Foyer CampusAI & ML on the EdgeView detail
15:10

AI for Earth Observation in policy support

With Christina Corbane

15:10 - 15:30, Jan, 272AAI & PolicyView detail

Break

15:10 - 15:30, Jan, 27Foyer CampusAI & Online BusinessView detail
15:20

Break

15:20 - 15:40, Jan, 27Foyer CampusAI & LeadershipView detail
15:30

Poster Pitch - Predicting the outcome of votes taken by the Swiss National Council applying Machine Learning models by Daniel Müller

15:30 - 15:35, Jan, 272AAI & PolicyView detail

Enhancing human learning via spaced repetition optimization

With Manuel Gomez Rodriguez

15:30 - 15:50, Jan, 273AAI & EducationView detail

Design, Implementation, and Testing of Personalized News Recommendations at a Large Swiss Newspaper

With Cristina Kadar

15:30 - 15:50, Jan, 271AAI & Online BusinessView detail

Teaching Machine to analyze cosmological dataset from space

With Shirley Ho

15:30 - 16:00, Jan, 274AAI & SpaceView detail

Data Science for Resilient and Healthier Urban Networks.

With Marta Gonzalez

15:30 - 15:55, Jan, 275ABCAI & Climate ChangeView detail

Improving the quality of child consultations in Burkina Faso using ML: detecting and addressing Health Workers’ diagnostic mistakes

With Aziza Merzouki

15:30 - 15:45, Jan, 273BCAI & HealthView detail

Long-term heat load forecasts using hierarchical archetype modelling and hourly smart meter data

With Martin H. Kristensen

15:30 - 15:55, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail

Machine learning applied in public service media archives

With Léonard Bouchet

15:30 - 16:00, Jan, 271BCAI & ImagingView detail
15:35

Break

15:35 - 16:00, Jan, 27Foyer CampusAI & PolicyView detail

Machine Learning at Facebook: Understanding Inference at the Edge

With Brandon Reagen

15:35 - 16:00, Jan, 27Auditorium AAI & ML on the EdgeView detail
15:40

The impact of leadership on generating business value with AI.

With Afke Schouten

15:40 - 16:00, Jan, 274BCAI & LeadershipView detail
15:45

Mapping medical vocabulary terms with word embeddings

With Pekka Tiikkainen

15:45 - 16:00, Jan, 273BCAI & HealthView detail
15:50

Applying machine learning to personalize human learning

With Oscar Täckström

15:50 - 16:10, Jan, 273AAI & EducationView detail

Okay doodle, when shall the meeting be scheduled?

With Henrik Grundmann

15:50 - 16:10, Jan, 271AAI & Online BusinessView detail
15:55

Tracking the Connections Between Public Health and Climate Change

With Slava Jankin

15:55 - 16:20, Jan, 275ABCAI & Climate ChangeView detail

A Model Selection Approach for Time-Series Based Local Day-Ahead Electric Load Forecasting for Industrial Customers

With Gwendolin Wilke

15:55 - 16:07, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail
16:00

Panel discussion - Exploring the role and impact of AI in a policy context: Challenges and opportunities for decision-making

With Joanna Bryson, Emanuele Baldacci, Steve MacFeely & Bruno Lepri

16:00 - 17:30, Jan, 272AAI & PolicyView detail

Guidance And Control Networks: from perception to optimal action

With Dario Izzo

16:00 - 16:15, Jan, 274AAI & SpaceView detail

Tracking health trends using automated real-time social media text classification

With Martin Müller

16:00 - 16:15, Jan, 273BCAI & HealthView detail

Machine Learning for Bioimage Informatics: Successes, Challenges, and Perspectives

With Virginie Uhlmann

16:00 - 16:30, Jan, 271BCAI & ImagingView detail

Leadership in the Age of AI: encoding Autonomy, Agility, and Purpose in an AI-driven Organization

With Ulli Waltinger

16:00 - 16:30, Jan, 274BCAI & LeadershipView detail

Choco-SGD: Communication Efficient Decentralized Learning

With Anastasia Koloskova

16:00 - 16:20, Jan, 27Auditorium AAI & ML on the EdgeView detail
16:07

A fast inference Machine Learning model to assess the rooftop solar photovoltaic diffusion

With Roberto Castello

16:07 - 16:19, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail
16:10

Individualized learning paths

With Benoit Praly

16:10 - 16:30, Jan, 273AAI & EducationView detail

Break

16:10 - 16:20, Jan, 27Foyer CampusAI & Online BusinessView detail
16:15

Supervised Machine Learning for Exoplanet Atmospheric Retrieval

With Chloe Fischer

16:15 - 16:30, Jan, 274AAI & SpaceView detail

Unsupervised extraction of epidemic syndromes from participatory influenza surveillance self-reported symptoms

With Daniela Paolotti

16:15 - 16:30, Jan, 273BCAI & HealthView detail
16:19

Semi-deep learning with user feedback improving energy prediction models and improving user experience

With Jiufeng Shi

16:19 - 16:31, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail
16:20

Fully Decentralized Joint Learning of Personalized Models and Collaboration Graphs

With Aurélien Bellet

16:20 - 16:45, Jan, 27Auditorium AAI & ML on the EdgeView detail

Machine learning for systematically mapping the climate change literature

With Max Callaghan

16:20 - 16:30, Jan, 275ABCAI & Climate ChangeView detail

Increasing the Click-Through-Rate for Cost-Per-Click advertising campaigns

With Dominic Herzog

16:20 - 16:40, Jan, 271AAI & Online BusinessView detail
16:30

ML and Rail: Opportunities and Challenges

With Carlos Becker

16:30 - 17:00, Jan, 271BCAI & ImagingView detail

Understanding the Politics of Climate Change with AI and Machine Learning

With Liam F. Beiser-McGrath

16:30 - 16:55, Jan, 275ABCAI & Climate ChangeView detail

AI analyses dark matter maps

With Tomasz Kacprzak

16:30 - 16:40, Jan, 27AI & SpaceView detail

The Business Data Science Canvas - A journey into the creation of Data Science projects through the questions of human and AI interaction

With Benedikt Ramsauer

16:30 - 16:50, Jan, 274BCAI & LeadershipView detail

Neural Network Models for Neighborhood Effects Research

With Tolga Tasdizen

16:30 - 16:45, Jan, 273BCAI & HealthView detail

Rethinking Education with AI and VR

With Florian Krausbeck

16:30 - 16:40, Jan, 273AAI & EducationView detail
16:31

PID autotuning via two-stage safe Bayesian optimization for heat pump control: Simulation and experimental results

With Bratislav Svetozarevic

16:31 - 16:43, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail
16:40

Emulating the energy distribution in the Universe

With Mischa Knabenhans

16:40 - 16:50, Jan, 274AAI & SpaceView detail

Dynamic Pricing Competition: Benchmark your Reinforcement Learning Algorithm

With Paul Kleinschmidt

16:40 - 17:00, Jan, 271AAI & Online BusinessView detail

Intelligent Learning Environments

With Manolis Mavrikis

16:40 - 17:00, Jan, 273AAI & EducationView detail
16:43

Wind Farm Dynamic Yield Optimization using Reinforcement Learning

With Giorgio Cortiana

16:43 - 16:55, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail
16:45

Beyond lesion count: machine learning based imaging markers in multiple sclerosis

With Jonas Richiardi

16:45 - 17:00, Jan, 273BCAI & HealthView detail

Distributed learning on sensitive health data

With Camille Marini

16:45 - 17:10, Jan, 27Auditorium AAI & ML on the EdgeView detail
16:50

Data-driven emulation of planetary-scale collisions

With Miles Timpe

16:50 - 17:00, Jan, 274AAI & SpaceView detail

Wrap up and closing

With Simon Schafheitle

16:50 - 17:10, Jan, 274BCAI & LeadershipView detail
16:55

Final Wrap Up

With Philipp Schütz

16:55 - 17:00, Jan, 272BCAI & EnergyView detail

Closing Remarks Day 1

With Lynn Kaack

16:55 - 17:00, Jan, 275ABCAI & Climate ChangeView detail
17:00

Poster Session & Light Apéritif

17:00 - 19:00, Jan, 27Garden levelView detail
19:00

Introduction

With Marcel Salathé

19:00 - 19:07, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Evening Keynote SessionView detail

AMLD Evening Keynote Session

19:00 - 22:00, Jan, 27Auditorium AView detail
19:07

Welcome to EPFL

With Martin Vetterli

19:07 - 19:14, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Evening Keynote SessionView detail
19:14

Musical Interlude – J.S. Bach: Suite No. 1: Prelude

With Chiara Enderle

19:14 - 19:20, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Evening Keynote SessionView detail
19:20

The End of Privacy

With Michal Kosinski

19:20 - 20:00, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Evening Keynote SessionView detail
20:00

Talk followed by discussion

With Max Tegmark

20:00 - 21:00, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Evening Keynote SessionView detail
21:00

Talk followed by discussion

With Edward Snowden

21:00 - 22:00, Jan, 27Auditorium AAMLD Evening Keynote SessionView detail

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