Events

Any upcoming events organized by DiSC will be announced on this page.

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You can watch selected talks in our public course "Digital Science Center - Talks" on OLAT (if you are not a uibk member and are prompted to log in, you can log in as a guest) and on our YouTube channel.

Upcoming events    

23 September 2022, 12:00 (CEST)
Digital Science Center

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Michael FärberKIT
 

On 23 September, Michael Färber, a visiting LFUI Guest Professor from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, will give a talk. More details will follow soon. Save the date!

 

!!This event has been postponed. New date and time tbd!!
Digital Science Center, Innrain 15, Open Space Area (1st floor) and Big Blue Button

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Alexander KupferUniversität Innsbruck
“What A Great Deal” – Why Decomposing Textual Aspects of Online Customer Reviews Can Be Useful

  Invitation as pdf

  Link to Big Blue Button

  Google calendar

 

Also check out the Digitaldialog, an online lecture series organized by the Department of Legal Theory and Future of Law and co-hosted by DiSC. More information and full program.

Past events

28 June 2022

Roland Vogl, Executive Director of CodeX - the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics
Robolawyers, Computational Law, and Legal AI

A joint event with the Department of Legal Theory and Future of Law.

  Invitation as pdf


25 June 2022

Festival of Diversity

The DiSC had a booth titled "Science and You! Breaking Stereotypes in the Digital Sciences" at the Festival of Diversity (Fest der Vielfalt).

Description:
Stereotypes can drive how or if we see ourselves represented in science and technology. For the 'day of diversity' we have developed this web app where we gather personal preferences based on a series of small questions to show you with whom you share preferences among a diverse group of researchers.

 

24 June 2022

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Gerald HiebelUniversität Innsbruck
Knowledge Graphs and Maps for Mediaeval Mining Documents

  Invitation as pdf

  Video on YouTube

  info and web application

  

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9 June 2022

Information event for students:
Supplementary Program Computer Science and Minor Digital Science

Would you like to kickstart your career with the Minor Digital Science or the Supplementary Program Computer Science? Then this virtual information event is for you! You will learn more about the two options, how you can flexibly incorporate them into your major, and whom to contact in case of questions. You will also hear what students say about the two course packages.

The event will mostly be in German, but some parts related to the Minor Digital Science will be in English.

  Invitation as pdf

  Recording on Twitch

 

20 May 2022

Long Night of Research

The DiSC had a booth at the Long Night of Research (Lange Nacht der Forschung).

  More info

 

11 May 2022

Pint of Science

Justus Piater gave a talk at the event "How to make smart robots and fool intelligent machines" titled: Robots that learn like humans?

  More info

 

6 May 2022

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Matthias C. KettemannUniversität Innsbruck
US Elections, the World's Virus and Russia's War: Conflicts as Drivers of Change in Online Speech Governance

  Invitation as pdf

  Video on YouTube

 

6 April 2022

DiSCussion with Rafaela Hillerbrand, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (in German)
Alles Fake? Vom Umgang mit Risiken und Unsicherheiten der Wissenschaften am Beispiel der Energiewende

DiSCussion asks experts from inside and outside academia about their take on current topics and trends of digitalization. Commentary and moderation by Katherine Dormandy, Department of Christian Philosophy.

  Detailed information

  Invitation as pdf

  Video on YouTube


25 March 2022

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Gabriel Rojas, Universität Innsbruck
Fault Detection in Buildings Using Data-Driven Models

  Invitation as pdf

  Video on YouTube

 

11 March 2022

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Rainer Böhme, Universität Innsbruck
Watching and Policing Decentralized Finance

  Invitation as pdf

  Video on YouTube

 

18 February 2022

DiSCourse* - The Digital Science Seminar Series

*featuring a distinguished guest: 

Anna Wallerman Ghavanini, University of Gothenburg & LFUI Guest Professor at Universität Innsbruck
Understanding Law through Empirical Methods and Digital Tools

  Invitation as pdf

  Video on YouTube

 

14 January 2022

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Daniel Woods, Universität Innsbruck
Privacy Preference Signals: Past, Present and Future

  Invitation as pdf

  Video on YouTube

 

19 November 2021

DiSCourse* - The Digital Science Seminar Series

*featuring a distinguished guest: 

Lorenzo Vignali, University of Trento & SISSA - International School for Advanced Studies
Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Abstract and Concrete Semantic Representations

  Invitation as pdf

 

27 September 2021

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2021

Workshop co-organized by Matteo SaverianoVariable Impedance Robotics skills: Challenges and Opportunities. Recordings of the talks are available.

Invited talk by Matteo Saveriano at the Semantic Policy and Action Representations for Autonomous Robots (SPAR) workshop on "Hierarchical action decomposition and motion learning for the execution of manipulation tasks". A recording is available on YouTube.

 

2 July 2021

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Luis Miguel Rodríguez-Rojas, Universität Innsbruck
How can you live together? Using environmental genomics to understand how microbes form communities

  Invitation as pdf

  Video on YouTube

 

27 May 2021

Information event for students

Would you like to kickstart your career with the Minor Digital Science or the Supplementary Program Computer Science? Then this virtual information event is for you! You will learn more about the two options and how you can flexibly incorporate them in your major. The event will be streamed on Twitch.

 

16 April 2021

DiSCourse* - The Digital Science Seminar Series

*featuring a distinguished guest: 

Catie Welsh, Rhodes College & Fulbright Fellow at the University of Innsbruck
Detection of Mitochondrial DNA Variants from Next-generation Sequencing Data

  Invitation as PDF

 

26 February  2021

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Matthias Schurz, Universität Innsbruck
Separating the Neural Building Blocks of Social Cognition

  Invitation as PDF

 

28 January 2021

Showcasing Young Austrian Scholars and Scientists (Austrian Cultural Forum Ottawa)

Matteo Saveriano, Universität Innsbruck
Making robots to learn from human observation

  Video on YouTube

 

22 January 2021

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Clara Rauchegger, Universität Innsbruck
Illegal content on social media: A legal perspective on the responsibilities of platform providers

  Invitation as PDF

 

18 January 2021

DiSCussion with Ingrid Brodnig (in German) 
Alles Fake? Über neue Formen der Manipulation in digitalen Zeiten
Von Falschmeldungen, über Bots, bis hin zu Wahltricksereien

DiSCussion asks experts from inside and outside academia about their take on current topics and trends of digitalization. The Digital Science Center has invited Ingrid Brodnig, freelance journalist and book author, to give the first talk.

  Detailed information

   Invitation as PDF

  Video on YouTube

 

30 October 2020

DiSCourse* - The Digital Science Seminar Series

*featuring a distinguished guest: 

Barry Smith, University at Buffalo
The Impossibility of Digital Immortality

  Invitation as PDF

  Video on YouTube

 

26 June 2020

DiSCourse* - The Digital Science Seminar Series

*featuring a distinguished guest: 

Mark Alfano, Macquarie University
Technologically Scaffolded Atypical Cognition: The Case of YouTube’s Recommender System

  Invitation as PDF 

  Video on YouTube

 

9 June 2020

Online information event for students on the Supplementary Program Computer Science and the Complementary Subject Area Digital Science.


8 May 2020

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Joseph Wang-Kathrein, Universität Innsbruck
Learn from Wittgenstein’s Error: Why Certain Forms of AI Cannot Work

  Invitation as PDF 


21 February 2020

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Kohei Watanabe, Universität Innsbruck
Measuring Geopolitical Threat over 150 Years through the New York Times: Technology and Methodology for Analysis of Ultra-sparse Data

Digital Science Center, Ursulinenpassage, Innrain 15, open space area (1st floor)

  Invitation as PDF 


29 January 2020

Invited talk on Digital Science by Justus Piater at Heidelberg University in the context of the Primers for Predocs Lecture Series.

 

20 January 2020

DiSCourse* - The Digital Science Seminar Series 

*featuring a distinguished guest:

Kenneth Benoit, London School of Economics and Political Science
More than Unigrams Can Say: Detecting Meaningful Multi-word Expressions from Political Texts

Innrain 52e, HS 6 (Lecture Hall 6, ground floor)

  Invitation as PDF 

 

8 January 2020

DiSCourse – The Digital Science Seminar Series

Simon Olsson, Freie Universität Berlin
Machine Learning in the Biomolecular Sciences

Digital Science Center, Ursulinenpassage, Innrain 15, open space area (1st floor)
  Invitation as PDF

 

29 November 2019

DiSCourse – The Digital Science Seminar Series

Reto Stauffer, Universität Innsbruck
Hourly Probabilistic Snow Forecasts for Tyrol: A Hybrid Statistical Ensemble
Postprocessing Approach

Universitätsstraße 15, seminar room 18, 4th floor (east wing)
  Invitation as PDF

 

26 November 2019
Inday students (hosted by the Department of Computer Science)

The Digital Science Center presented itself at this year's inday students.
Read more on the Department of Computer Science's website.


11 October 2019

DiSCourse – The Digital Science Seminar Series

Katherine Dormandy, Universität Innsbruck
Digital Whiplash, and the Importance of Analytic Philosophy

Karl-Rahner-Platz 1, Raum 104 (Dekanatssitzungssaal Theologie)
  Invitation as PDF

 

17 July 2019

DiSCourse – The Digital Science Seminar Series

Matteo Saveriano, Universität Innsbruck
From Intuitive Skill Transfer to Large-Scale Robotic Knowledge Bases

Technikerstraße 21a, ICT 3W03
  Abstract as PDF

 

10 July 2019

DiSCourse – The Digital Science Seminar Series

Sébastien Court, Universität Innsbruck
Designing Mathematical Tools with Machine/Deep Learning Techniques

Technikerstraße 13b, HSB 4
  Invitation as PDF

 

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