Imaging Retreat in Valais

An Imaging retreat will take place in Valais on 9 September 2019 to discuss the initiative with colleagues and gather further ideas.

Registration at [email protected]

If you cannot attend the retreat but still would like to make your voice heard, you are welcome to ask a senior scientist or post-doc in your group to act as substitute.

Location: TBA. The retreat will be close to a train station (Sierre or Sion) to guarantee accessibility throughout the day.


Program – 09 September 2019

10:00-10:45

Opening word – Martin Vetterli, President

Missions of the [email protected] initiative – Andreas Mortensen, Vice-President for Research

The imaging landscape at EPFL – Sabine Süsstrunk, Member of the [email protected] Steering Committee

Contribution of the imaging working group to the EPFL strategic plan 2021-24 – Michael Unser, Chair of [email protected]

10:45-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:00

Self-introductions by the attendees

Immediate and long-term actions – Suliana Manley, Member of the [email protected] Steering Committee

Proposal for Open-Imaging – Andy Oates, Member of the [email protected] Steering Committee

Plan for the Imaging seminar series  – Michael Unser

Report on a related initiative: Vision for the CIBM – Pina Marziliano, CIBM Director

12:00-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:00

Plenum discussion to identify important topics, e.g.:

  • Needs in terms of resources, facilities and faculty positions;
  • Initiatives that further encourage cross-fertilisation and collaborative projects;
  • Long-term strategy and common actions.

14:00-15:00

Parallel working groups on identified topics – Animated by the Steering Committee

15:00-15:15

Coffee break

15:15-16:00

Reporting of the outputs of the working groups

16:00-16:15

Concluding word – Michael Unser

16:15-18:00 

Walk in the vineyards and social activities 

18:00

Valaisan dinner (Raclette et al.)