Cat. Title Location Map [d] Speakers Dates Places
Secure and Efficient Learning: approaches, techniques and threats Neuchatel, UniMail Building (or online if sanitary conditions prevent physical meetings) map

Dr Giorgia Marson, NEC Labs, Germany

Dr Sonia Ben Mokhtar, University of Lyon, LIRIS, CNRS, France

Dr Mathias Humbert, ARMASUISSE, Switzerland. Bio: Mathias Humbert is a scientific project manager at the Cyber-Defence Campus (Switzerland) and will join the University of Lausanne as an associate professor in November 2021. Prior to this, he was a senior data scientist at the Swiss Data Science Center (ETH Zurich, EPFL) and a post-doctoral researcher at the Center for IT-Security, Privacy, and Accountability (CISPA) in Saarbrücken, Germany. He completed his Ph.D. thesis on privacy protection in early 2015 in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences at EPFL, after M.Sc. (2009) and B.Sc. (2007) studies at EPFL and UC Berkeley. He is a recipient of the NDSS 2019 distinguished paper award.

Pr Alain Tchana, ENS-Lyon, France . Bio: I studied in Cameroon (Africa) until 2008. I am graduated from University of Yaoundé I. Then I received my PhD in computer science in 2011, at the IRIT laboratory, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France. Since September 2019 I'm a Full Professor at Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France. My main research interests are in Virtualization, Operating Systems, and Cloud Computing in general. Currently, I am mainly interested in datacenter disaggregation, storage, virtualization of hardware features for virtualization and, in securing applications. Simply, I'm the Systems guy!

Dr Vlad Nitu, ENS-Lyon, France. Bio: Vlad Nitu is a junior researcher (chargé de recherche) at The French National Centre for Scientific Research, working on the energy-efficiency and the robustness of Federated Learning. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at EPFL - Lausanne, working in the team of Prof. Rachid Guerraoui. Vlad obtained his PhD from Toulouse University under the supervision of Prof. Daniel Hagimont and Prof. Alain Tchana on the energy-efficiency of virtualized cloud datacenters.

Peterson Yuhala, UniNE

1638313200 1-2 Decembre 2021 5 / 16 registration
Linguistique informatique Approches qualitatives et quantitatives des genres discursifs en linguistique Université de Neuchâtel

Dr. Marion Carel, Directrice d'études : EHESS, Paris.

Prof. Gilles Philippe, Université de Lausanne.

Prof. Margareta Kastberg, Université de Franche-Comté.

Dr. Sascha Diwersy, Maître de conférences à l'Université de Montpellier.

Prof. Jacques Savoy, Université de Neuchâtel.

1638745200 6-8 Decembre 2021 0 / 20 registration
UNIL Scale Development and Validation Procedures in Information Systems


One of the following external speakers (depending on availabilities): Prof. Kai Larsen, University of Boulder Prof. Rajeev Sharma, University of Waikato (New Zealand)

1618956000 Avril-June 2021 9 / 10
Fundamentals of Bayesian Inference


Dr Dutta Ritabrata, Assistant Professor of Statistics, University of Warwick, UK

1621461600 20 Mai 2021 30 / 30
Practical Crowdsourcing for Efficient Machine Learning


Olga Megorskaya, Yandex LLC, Russia

Alexey Drutsa, Yandex LLC, Russia

Dmitry Ustalov, University of Mannheim, Germany

1623016800 7 June – 25 June 2021 16 / 20