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Events in cooperation with the DSI


Stadtgespräch Digitalisierung: Smart City Zürich & Künstliche Intelligenz: How digital is the city of Zurich? What needs and fears does the people of Zurich have when it comes to interaction and digital communication with the city? Is the use of AI  seen as opportunity or danger? These questions will be discussed on 3 September 2019 as part of the 3rd Swiss Digital Day 2019 at the event "Stadtgespräch Digitalisierung" at the Impact Hub Zurich. Markus Christen, Managing Director of the Digital Society Initiative, will also be a guest and will give an introduction to the topic of AI. More information and the detailed programme can be found here (in German).


Further events in the field of digitalization


Workshop "Applied Machine Learning for Social and Environmental Problems": On 3 and 4 October, a workshop on Applied Machine Learning for social and ecological problems will take place at the University of Zurich. The deadline for submissions and registrations is 7 September. You can find out more about the workshop, the organisers and the topics here (PDF, 94 KB). (PDF, 94 KB).


Falling Walls Lab Zurich: The Falling Walls Lab Zurich, supported by the UZH Innovation Team, gives innovative and creative thinkers the opportunity to present their research project, business plan or social initiative in a 3-minute presentation. The winner of the Zurich event travels to Berlin for the global final. The closing date for applications is August 9, 2019 - the event will be on September 20, 2019. More information can be found here


Conference "digital societies 2019" at University of Konstanz: The Academy of Sociology (Akademie für Soziologie e.V.), founded in 2017 as an association to promote empirical-analytical sociology, announces its 2nd conference with a focus on digital societies. The conference is hosted at the University of Konstanz (Germany) from September 25 – 27, 2019. More information is available here.