EDSC 2016

The European Data Science Conference (EDSC) was the inaugural conference of EuADS. You can download the booklet of the conference here.

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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Serge Allegrezza, STATEC / Eric Dubois, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology / Peter Flach, University of Bristol / Burkhard Hess, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg / Katja Ickstadt, TU Dortmund University / Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt, University of Luxembourg / Berthold Lausen, University of Essex / Hilmar Schneider, Institute for the Study of Labor / Myra Spiliopoulou, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg / Claus Weihs, TU Dortmund University

CONFERENCE TOPICS

  1. The question of trust, transparency and provenance of data including where data come from and by which mechanisms trust in data might be achieved.
  2. Legal aspects of Data Science such as data protection, data privacy and data access, among others.
  3. The question how data scientists might navigate the complex chain from raw data to actionable outputs and how they might be supported by appropriate tools.
  4. The role of Data Science in Medicine and Healthcare with a specific focus on Open medical data and personalized Medicine.
  5. The question of what makes Data Science different from other fields such as statistics and how to define the methodological substance of the field.

EDSC consisted of selected plenary talks, symposia, workshops and panel discussions on the five topics outlined above and an opening talk for the interested public.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

You can download the slides of a presentation by clicking on the respective name of the presenter.

Monday 07.11.2016

12:00-13:00      Registration and Light Lunch

13:00-13:20      Opening Ceremony: Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt, President of EuADS / Rainer Klump, President of UL / Michèle Weber, Programme Manager & Science Communicator at FNR

13:20-14:15      Public Talk “Big Data and Business Analytics: Accelerating Digital Transformation in Enterprises and Industries” by James Pang and Jorge Sanz

14:15-14:30      Coffee Break

14:30-16:00      Symposium “Legal dimensions of Data Science” chaired by Burkhard Hess;
Topic “Social media and protection of privacy”: Talk by Jan von Hein, Discussant: Pedro Cruz Villalón;
Topic “Cross border exchanges of data”: Talk by Gerald Spindler, Discussant: Mark Cole

16:00-17:00      Plenary Talk “3S: Science, Statistics and Society” by Walter Radermacher

17:00-18:00      Poster Session

Tuesday 08.11.2016

09:00-10:00      Plenary Talk “Data Science for the Masses: Mission Impossible?” by Michael Berthold

10:00-11:30      Discussion Session “Structure of Data Science” chaired by Peter Flach and Claus Weihs; with Manel Brichni, Ronald Cornet, José Hernández-Orallo, Katja Ickstadt and Claus Weihs, Luc de Raedt, Gilbert Saporta and Thomas Tamisier

11:30-12:30      Walking Lunch and Round Table with Early-Career Scientists

12:30-13:30      Workshop ” Data Science in Medicine and Healthcare” chaired by Myra Spiliopoulou and Berthold Lausen;
Part 1: Plenary Session by Niels Peek and Pedro Pereira Rodrigues on “Three controversies about Data Science for Medicine and Healthcare”

13:30-14:30      Workshop “Data Science in Medicine and Healthcare” chaired by Myra Spiliopoulou and Berthold Lausen;
Part 2: Panel Session on “Data Science for Personalized Medicine” with Rudi Balling, Ricardo Cruz Correia, Katja Ickstadt, Hans Kestler and Niels Peek

14:30-15:00      Coffee Break

15:00-16:00      Panel Session on “What makes Data Science different?” chaired by Peter Flach and Berthold Lausen; with Stéphane Bordas, Andreas Geyer-Schulz, Christophe Ley, Fionn Murtagh and Arno Siebes; 

16:00-16:30      Plenary Wrap Up by Göran Kauermann and Cordula Artelt

16:30-17:00      Closing by Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt and Vin d’honneur

CONFIRMED ATTENDEES

Serge Allegrezza, STATEC / Cordula Artelt, University of Bamberg / Rudi Balling, LCSB, University of Luxembourg / Oumayma Banouar, Cadi Ayyad University / Michael Berthold, University of Konstanz / Aline Bicalho, Aperam / Bernd Bischl, LMU Munich / Hendrik Blockeel, KU Leuven / Matthias Böhmer, University of Luxembourg / Ronny Bölter, ZPID – Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information / Stéphane P. A. Bordas, University of Luxembourg / Pascal Bouvry, University of Luxembourg / Dominique Brault, Luxembourg Institute of Health / Manel Brinchi, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology / Pierrick Bruneau, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology / Rüdiger Budde, RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung / Pedro Cardoso-Leite, University of Geneva / Carola Carstens, Unit Data Policy and Innovation, Directorate-General CONNECT, European Commission / Christelle Cocco, University of Lausanne / Mark Cole, University of Luxembourg / Ronald Cornet, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam; Linköping University / Ricardo João Cruz Correia, University of Porto / Pedro Cruz Villalón, Autonomous University of Madrid / Philippe Dagher, ArcelorMittal / Sergio V. Davalos, University of Washington / Luc De Raedt, KU Leuven / Reinhold Decker, Bielefeld University / Eric Dubois, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology / Arnaud Dupuy, University of Luxembourg / Martina Eydner, Unit Data Policy and Innovation, Directorate-General CONNECT, European Commission / Monjed Ezzeddinne, EDHEC Business School / Daniela Ferreira dos Santos, University of Porto / Peter A. Flach, University of Bristol / Dandolo Flumini, ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences / Rudolf Marcel Füchslin, ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences / Andreas Geyer-Schulz, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology / Fosca Giannotti, Information Science and Technology Institute of the National Research Council – ISTI-CNR / Bart Goethals, University of Antwerp / Audrey Guinchard, University of Essex / Mateusz Guzek, Goodyear Innovation Center* Luxembourg / Georg Herde, Deggendorf Institute of Technology / José Hernández-Orallo, Technical University of Valencia / Burkhard Hess, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg / Paul Heuschling, University of Luxembourg / Lars Hofmann, IT.NRW / Katja Ickstadt, TU Dortmund University / Göran Kauermann, LMU Munich / Martin Kerwer, ZPID – Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information / Hans Kestler, University of Ulm / Joost Kok, Leiden University / Roland Krause, LCSB, University of Luxembourg / Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt, University of Luxembourg / Michel Lang, TU Dortmund University / Catherine Larue, Luxembourg Institute of Health / Berthold Lausen, University of Essex / Christophe Ley, Ghent University / Elisa Mazzucato, Ministère de l’Éducation nationale, de l’Enfance et de la Jeunesse / Sunny Moorjani / Aline Muller, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research / Fionn Murtagh, University of Derby, Goldsmiths University of London / Yamila Omar, University of Luxembourg / James Pang Yan, Business Analytics Center, School of Computing, National University of Singapore / Dino Pedreschi, University of Pisa / Niels Peek, University of Manchester / Walter Radermacher, Eurostat, European Commission / Peter Ryan, SnT, University of Luxembourg / Abdel Salhi, University of Essex / Gilbert Saporta, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers / Heather Savory, Office for National Statistics / Jang Schiltz, University of Luxembourg / Hilmar Schneider, Institute for the Study of Labor / Christoph Schommer, University of Luxembourg / Michèle Sebag, National Center for Scientific Research – CNRS / Arno Siebes, Utrecht University / Paula Souza, University of Luxembourg / Myra Spiliopoulou, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg / Gerald Spindler, University of Göttingen / Detlef Steuer, Helmut Schmidt University / Rudolf Walter Strohmeier, Publications Office of the European Union, European Commission / Antonio J. Tallón-Ballesteros, University of Seville / Thomas Tamisier, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology / Hannu Toivonen, University of Helsinki / Katrijn van Deun, Tilburg University / Philippe van Kerm, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research / Marco Viviani, University of Milano-Bicocca / Jan von Hein, University of Freiburg / Claudia Wagner, GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences / Claus Weihs, TU Dortmund University / Nico Weydert, STATEC / Anna Zanin, Ministère de l’Éducation nationale, de l’Enfance et de la Jeunesse

CONFERENCE LOCATION

EDCS took place at the Neumünster Abbey Cultural Exchange Center in Luxembourg. Neumünster Abbey is located at the banks of the Alzette river in the valley of the Grund quarter below the City Center and can be easily accessed by foot or by the elevator connecting the upper part of the City of Luxembourg with the Grund.

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Abbey of Neumünster Cultural Exchange Center
28, Rue Münster
L-2160 Luxembourg-Grund
www.ccrn.lu