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.

Programme:

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

Costs

More information coming soon.

Contact

Maureen Décosterd