50 Years of Computer Science in Helsinki Jubilee Seminar

Tapahtuman tyyppi: 
Seminaari
Aika: 
31.08.2017 - 13:00 - 18:00
Paikka: 
Great Hall (Juhlasali), Main Building, Unioninkatu 34
Kuvaus: 

This year the Department of Computer Science of the University of Helsinki celebrates its 50th Anniversary.  The festivities include a Jubilee Seminar on Thursday 31 August 2017, at 1-6 p.m., in the Great Hall of the University Main Building (Unioninkatu 34).
 
The scientific programme (1-3 p.m.) will be in English while the festive programme (3.30-5.30 p.m.) will be mostly in Finnish.
 
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME
 
13.00-13.15 OPENING OF THE SEMINAR
Prof. Sasu Tarkoma, Head of the Department of Computer Science
13.15-14.00 BETS: BUILDINGS, ENERGY, AND TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS
Helsinki Distinguished Lecture Series on Future Information Technology
Prof. Randy Katz, University of California, Berkeley
14.00-14.30 NEURAL NETWORKS: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OR GENUINE STATISTICS?
Prof. Aapo Hyvärinen, University of Helsinki and University College London
14.30-15.00 FROM COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY TO PERSONALISED MEDICINE
Prof. Jaak Vilo, Head of the Institute of Computer Science, University of Tartu
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15.00-15.30 COFFEE BREAK
 
FESTIVE PROGRAMME
 
15.30-15.40 RECTOR'S CONGRATULATIONS
15.40-16.00 HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
Prof. Jukka Paakki
16.00-16.15 MUSIC: "SUVEN LAULU"
Composed by Sampsa Ertamo, lyrics by P. O. Eticus
16.15-17.00 PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE FUTURE OF COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION
Chairman
    Dr. Jaakko Kurhila, Director of the Open University
Panelists
   Mari Heusala, Executive Vice President, F-Secure 
   Prof. Heikki Mannila, President, Academy of Finland
   Laura Paajanen, Student councillor, TKO-Äly r.y.
   Prof. Henry Tirri, Senior Advisor, Harman International
17.00-17.30 CONGRATULATION ADDRESSES
17.30 -  COCKTAILS
 
Free attendance but registration by August 10, 2017 is required.
04.07.2017 - 13:48 Teemu Roos
04.07.2017 - 13:48 Teemu Roos