Scientific and Educational Days

The Scientific and Education Days (JSP) 2019 will take place on Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th September 2019 in Interlaken at the Victoria-Jungfrau Hotel.

This annual meeting, internal to the School, allows us to discuss together the major academic subjects on the agenda, whether in terms of teaching, research or innovation.


Tuesday 3rd September:
16:45-17:00: Introduction, Martin Vetterli
17:00-17:45: Climtate Change at EPFL: A Call for Action for Faculty, Students and the Entire EPFL Community, interactive panel with Julia Binder, Gisou van der Goot, Philippe Vollichard and student speakers
17:45-18:45: Key Note by Martina Hirayama (State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation) and Questions and Discussion
19:00-20:00: Aperitif
20:00-22:00: Dinner, with musical presentation by Caroline Meyer (Director of the Fête des Vignerons Choir)

Wednesday 4th September:
8:30-9:30: Equal Opportunities at EPFL: Where do we Stand?, Rizlan Bernier-Latmani
9:30-10:45: EPFL Priorities 2021-2024 Part1, with Claudia Binder, Jan Hesthaven, Jim Larus, Stéphanie Lacour, Ali Sayed and Michael Unser. Modersation by Andreas Mortensen
10:45-11:15: Coffee Break
11:15-12:15: EPFL Priorities 2021-2024 Part 2, with Johan Auwerx and Pierre Vandergheynst. Moderation by Andreas Mortensen
12:15-13:45: Standing Lunch
13:45-14:15: Interdisciplinary Seed Project Initiative, Anna Fontcuberta i Morral
14:15-14:45: EPFL: 1969-2019-2069, Martin Vetterli
14:45-15:15: Questions and Discussion


More information coming soon.


Maureen Décosterd