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Events in cooperation with the DSI


GIScience Colloquium: Every 2-3 weeks on Tuesdays from 16:15 to 18:00 the GIScience Colloquium takes place in cooperation with the DSI. Further information on the exact dates and presentations can be found here (PDF, 59 KB).


UZH Blockchain Center Lecture Serie – Autumn Semester 2019: The Lecture Series of the UZH Blockchain Center is an interdisciplinary event covering technology, law, economics and business. Please find the calendar here (PNG, 1126 KB).


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.


Further events in the field of digitalization


Colloquium series Institut for Computational Linguistics: The Institute of Computational Linguistics invites you to take part in the colloquium series of the autumn semester 2019 and listen to reports from current research at the Institute. On 26 November 2019, the new DSI fellow Lonneke van der Plas (University of Malta) will give a lecture on "Analysing compounds and predicting their emergence over time". Further information can be found here.


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.


Lecture series "Das Biomedizinrecht im digitalen Umbruch": The public lecture series (in German) of jurists invites to discuss the challenges of digitized biomedicine with experts from Germany and abroad. More information can be found in the flyer. (PDF, 197 KB)


Digital Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Kick off your digital business idea with the help of experienced tech founders and experts. The University of Zurich offers the Digital Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for entrepreneurial students and researchers of UZH across all faculties. Bring your own idea or choose a project during the Bootcamp. Apply by September 30, 2019 here.