Imaging Retreat 2021

The next Imaging Faculty Retreat will take place on Friday August 27, 2021, in Pully.

Date: Friday August 27, 2021.

Place: Centre Général Guisan, Pully (VD).

Invitation only.

For any information, please contact: [email protected]


The retreat will take place at the Centre Général Guisan (Pully, VD) provided the sanitary situation at the end of August allows.

The place is accessible by public transportation (15-20min from Lausanne train station). 

Shall the number of participants be restricted because of COVID regulations, we may have to treat inscriptions on a “first come, first served” basis. 

Information for SV faculties: In coordination with the SV deanship, we’ll give you access to a dedicated room from 12:00 to 14:00 where you can attend your Faculty meeting remotely. Sandwiches will be provided. 

Preliminary Program

Morning (09:00-12:00)


Coffees and Croissants 



Missions and ongoing actions of the EPFL Center for Imaging (ECI)

by the Steering Committee of the ECI.


Coffee break


Working groups (Session 1) on strategic focus areas for interdisciplinary projects in imaging

with two 10′ introductory talks on ongoing efforts: Prof. Devis Tuia on “Earth observation at EPFL” and Prof. Andy Oates on “Smart microscopy at EPFL”. 

Lunch (12:00-14:00)

See also Information for SV faculties above. 

Afternoon (14:00-18:30)


Working groups (Session 2) on joint resources and increased support in image analysis

with 10′ introductory talk by Dr. Daniel Sage (ECI): “Brief overview of existing tools”.


Coffee break


Working groups (Session 3) on common strategies for image storage and handling

with 10′ introductory talk (speaker TBA). 


General discussion and concluding word

led by the Steering Committee of the ECI.