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Events in cooperation with the DSI


Shift 2020: What is possible thanks to Big Data, Artificial Intelligence & Co.? And where are boundaries necessary? These questions will be at the heart of Shift 2020 on 27 February 2020, where practice-relevant aspects of the megatrend "Digital Ethics" will be examined from various angles. Further information can be found here.


Training School – Problematic Usage of the Internet: During an extensive training ten international experts will cover topics on areas of problematic usage of the internet. Anyone interested is welcome to sign up for online streaming for free. Those who wish to attend the training school in person should be full member pf the COST actions CA1607. Registration and more informations can be found here.


Further events in the field of digitalization


Privatsphäre – geschützt, geteilt, verkauft: The new exhibition in the Stadthaus, a collaboration between the City of Zurich Culture and the Collegium Helveticum, highlights central aspects of privacy and shows contradictions in our relationship to privacy. Examples from the present and the past explain how discussions about privacy reflect social change and the political climate, as well as the moral concepts of the times in which they took place. Click here for more information.


Energy Data Hackdays 2020What are the effects of digitisation and decentralisation on our energy sector? What role do networks play and how do municipalities and their utilities deal with them? How can we use data to exploit this potential? At the Energy Data Hackdays, these questions will be explored in multidisciplinary teams! Be there on March 6th-7th 2020, Hightech Zentrum Aargau, Brugg. Further informations can be found here


1st SSPH+ PhD Course Big Data in Public Health: This course gives a broad overview of potentials and limitations of big data from multiple public health disciplines. Participants will explore emerging methods in big data analysis and their application for advancing public health research, with a particular focus on mental health. You can find more informations about the course here and download the program here (PDF, 153 KB).


12th International Summer School Digital Spatial Epidemiology: The course addresses spatial and digital epidemiological approaches to social media data with a focus on urban health. The focus will be on sate-of-the-art multivariable statistical and spatial statistical modeling to mental health outcomes as identified in geo-referenced Twitter data and associations with socio-ecological factors of urban contexts. More informations about the course can be found here.


SSPH+ Lugano Summerschool: At the SSPH+ Lugano Summer School public health professionals, researchers and graduate students learn together through mutual exchange in a stimulating and beautiful environment. The SSPH+ Lugano Summer School places health, disease, and health systems thinking under one common framework of coherent concepts and practical implications. The focus will be on public health policy, economics, management, and communication. The education obtained and networks created serve as an opportunity to reduce and prevent the gap between public health theory and practice. Click here for more informations.