8th International ScaDS.AI
Summer School 2022

We are happy to announce that the German Center for Scalable Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (ScaDS.AI Dresden/Leipzig) will host the 8th International Summer School on AI and Big Data from from 11.07 – 15.07.2022. The school aims at graduate students, Ph.D. students, researchers as well as practitioners starting or being active in the areas of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and/or Big Data. Within the program, we offer inspiring insights into various research areas by internationally recognized and well known speakers. Beside some highlights from our center, we also will have presentations by colleagues from the network of German AI competence centers.


Date and Location

The event will take place from 11.07 – 15.07.2022 in Leipzig at

Radisson Blu Hotel, Leipzig
Augustusplatz 5-6
D-04109 Leipzig, Germany
info@radisson-leipzig.com


Topics

This year we pick three major topic areas from ScaDS.AI and invite international experts to Leipzig to introduce to you to the field and give insights to latest developments in research. However, we also welcome speakers from the fields of graph AI and AI-driven entity resolution.


Program & Highlights (draft)

The summer school will provide opportunities to exchange ideas and to discuss the topics with other participants and speakers. Within our program we will offer plenty of time to get in contact with the speakers and allow you to ask questions. Moreover the summer school hosts several social activities such as a city walk and a dinner in a traditional restaurant. This way, participants will be able to get to connect and partner with other international practitioners and researchers.

Due to the current situation, we are considering implementing a hybrid event. More information on a hybrid event format will follow shortly.


8th International ScaDS.AI Summer School Poster session

In addition to the official programme items, we are planning a poster session. We will facilitate the presentation of 30 scientific projects of the participants in small pitch talks. If you are interested in participating in the poster session, please send your poster in A2 format and a short summary of the project to scads.ai.events@uni-leipzig.de. We will then provide you with further information.


Daily programme


Programme Monday 11.07.22

TimePersonInstitutionTitle of presentationTopic
13:30 - 14:00
Prof. Erhard RahmLeipzig Univ. GermanyWelcome and overview ScaDS.AIIntroduction
14:00 - 15:00
Prof. Christian BizerUniv. of MannheimTraining Transformer-based Entity Matchers
using the Web as Supervision
Data Integration
15:00 - 15:30
BREAKBREAKBREAK
15:30 - 16:30Daniel ObraczkaLeipzig Univ. GermanyData Integration
16:30 - 17:00
Prof. Ihab IlyasUniv. Waterloo, CanadaData Integration
19:00 - 20:30City-WalkCity-WalkCity-Walk


Programme Tuesday 12.07.22

Time
PersonInstitutionTitle of presentationTopic
9:00 - 10:00Natural language
processing and AI
10:00 - 11:00
Natural language
processing and AI
11:00 - 11:30BREAKBREAKBREAK
11:30 - 12:30Natural language
processing and AI
12:30 - 13:30
LUNCHLUNCHLUNCH
13:30 - 14:30Prof. Peter Christen
Dr. Anushka Vidanage
Australian National UniversityLinking Sensitive Data: Approaches and Vulnerabilities
Privacy and trustworthy AI
14:30 - 15:00
Martin Franke
Leipzig Univ. GermanyPrivacy and trustworthy AI
15:00 - 15:30BREAKBREAKBREAK
15:30 - 16:30
Prof. Rainer Mühlhoff
Osnabrück Univ. GermanyPrivacy and trustworthy AI
16:30 - 17:00PostersessionPostersessionPostersession


Programme Wednesday 13.07.22

Time
PersonInstitutionTitle of presentationTopic
9:00 - 10:00Prof. Isabel Wagner
De Montfort University, UK
Quantifying privacy:
challenges, pitfalls, and ways forward
Privacy and trustworthy AI
10:00 - 11:00
Prof. Anne Lauber-Rönsberg TU Dresden, GermanyPrivacy and trustworthy A
11:00 - 11:30BREAKBREAKBREAK
11:30 - 12:30Prof. Esfandiar Mohammadi
Univ. Lübeck, Germany
Tight composition bounds for strong utility-privacy
tradeoffs in privacy-preserving machine learning
Privacy and trustworthy A
12:30 - 13:30
LUNCHLUNCHLUNCH
13:30 - 14:30Prof. Sayan MukherjeeUniv. Leipzig, GermanyAI in Medicine and
Life Science
14:30 - 15:30
AI in Medicine and
Life Science
15:30 - 16:00BREAKBREAKBREAK
16:00 - 17:00
Dr. Carsen Stringer Janelia Research Campus,
HHMI, USA
Solving cellular segmentation with
limited data with Cellpose
AI in Medicine and
Life Science
19:00 - 21:00Boating-TourBoating-TourBoating-Tour


Programme Thursday 14.07.22

Time
PersonInstitutionTitle of presentationTopic
9:00 - 10:00AI in Medicine
and Life Science
10:00 - 10:30
BREAKBREAKBREAK
10:30 - 11:30AI in Medicine
and Life Science
11:30 - 12:30AI in Medicine
and Life Science
12:30 - 13:30
LUNCHLUNCHLUNCH
13:30 - 14:30Dr. Paul Alan Johnson
Los Alamos National
Laboratory, New Mexico,
USA
AI in Earth and
Environmental Sciences
14:30 - 15:30
Dr. Christopher William JohnsonLos Alamos National
Laboratory, New Mexico,
USA
AI in Earth and
Environmental Sciences
15:30 - 16:00BREAKBREAKBREAK
16:00 - 16:30
Jannes MünchmeyerGFZ PotsdamSeisBench - Lessons learned from building
a library for machine learning in seismology
AI in Earth and
Environmental Sciences
16:30 - 17:00Jack WoollamKITThe evolving landscape of AI in seismology |
Common perspectives and trends
AI in Earth and
Environmental Sciences
19:00-21:00Summerschool DinnerSummerschool DinnerSummerschool Dinner


Programme Friday 15.07.22

Time
PersonInstitutionTitle of presentationTopic
9:00 - 9:30Dr. Teja KattenbornLeipzig Univ. GermanyAI in Earth and
Environmental Sciences
9:30 - 10:00Dr. Paul Bodesheim Jena Univ. Germany
10:00 - 10:30
BREAKBREAKBREAK
10:30 - 11:30Prof. Miguel MahechaLeipzig Univ. GermanyAI in Earth and
Environmental Sciences
11:30 - 12:30Dr. Jakob ZscheischlerUFZ Leipzig GermanyAI in Earth and
Environmental Sciences
12:30 - 13:30
LUNCHLUNCHLUNCH


Costs

We offer an early-bird reduction of the fee by 250 euros (registration until 05.06.2022)

  • Standard price: 300 euros
  • Spezial Offer Master students (limited contingent): 40 euros
  • Special Offer Associated partners and German AI-centers: 250 euros
  • Industry: 400 euros

We would like to offer highly qualified Master’s students a reduced entrance fee of 40 euros. If you are interested, please send us a letter of motivation to the following address: scads.ai.events@uni-leipzig.de.


Accommodation

We can offer a call-off contingent of 40 rooms to rent for the week. If you are interested in staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel Leipzig, please fill in the linked document and send the completed form by email to info@radisson-leipzig.com or by fax to +49 341 21 46 847. If you prefer to stay in another hotel, we have the following overview of some hotels that can be booked independently. The price refers to an overnight stay in a single/double room.

– B&B Hotel Leipzig City, Nikolaistrasse 34, from 50€.

– Premier Inn, Goethestraße 9, from 56€

– Motel One Leipzig, Nikolaistrasse 23, from 79€.

– Arthotel Ana Symphony, Hainstraße 21, from 100€.

– Abito Suites, Grimmaische Straße 16, from 129€.

Hotel selection from www.booking.com, prices may vary, last checked April 2022.
We recommend booking as soon as possible.


Registration

The deadline for registration is 15.06.2022.


Organisers

The summer school is organized by ScaDS.AI (Center for Scalable Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence) Dresden/Leipzig as a center for Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data and one of five new AI centers in Germany funded under the federal government’s AI strategy and is to be established as a permanent research facility in cooperation with the Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI) e.V. at the Leipzig University.

Dr. Eric Peukert
Administration Director ScaDS Dresden/Leipzig, Universität Leipzig
Dr. René Jäkel
Administration Director ScaDS Dresden/Leipzig, Technische Universität Dresden
Prof. Dr. Erhard Rahm
Director ScaDS Dresden/Leipzig, Universität Leipzig
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang E. Nagel
Director ScaDS Dresden/Leipzig, Technische Universität Dresden


Contact

Jana Bendigs
Communication Management ScaDS Dresden/Leipzig, Universität Leipzig
Nicole Spieß
Project Assistance ScaDS Dresden/Leipzig, Universität Leipzig

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