Program and recordings of the UNIGE Data Science Day 2021
8h30-8h45: Welcome and introduction, by Guive Khan-Mohammad, Program Manager of the CCSD – Uni Mail, MR290.
8h45-10h00: Data Science and SDGs: Data-driven policy for public good – Uni Mail, MR290
Bertrand Loison, Vice Director General, Head of the Data Science Competence Center at Swiss Federal Statistical Office, “Data Science for Public Good & SDGs: Key Initiatives at the United Nations and in Switzerland.
Fabrice Calame, Senior Advisor at the SDG’s Office, University of Geneva, “I believe I can fly” – building a data-driven flying policy at UNIGE”.
10h00-10h30 : Coffee break (offered by the CCSD) – Uni Mail, Cafeteria Marx , and Stands – Uni Mail – Hall (Surface 1):
- High Perfomance Computing and Scientific Computing Support – Yann Sagon, DISTIC & Jean-Luc Falcone, Faculty of Sciences
- Bioinformatics Support Platform for Data Analysis – Julien Prados, Faculty of Medicine
- Consulting Plateform in Applied Mathematics and Statistics – Sylvain Sardy, Faculty of Sciences, & Bart Vandereycken, Faculty of Sciences
- Open Science – Data Support – Research Data
- Yareta – e-Research’s team
- DH Portal - e-Research’s team
10h30-12h30 : Data Science and SDGs : an overview of UNIGE’s researchers contributions – Uni Mail, MR290
Anthony Lehman, Institute for Environmental Sciences, “Describing the global socio-ecological system with essential variables”.
Pascal Peduzzi, Institute for Environmental Sciences, “The World Environment Situation Room: a UNEP platform that aims at harnessing big data on the environment for sustainable development and humanitarian action”.
Pierre Lacroix, Institute for Environmental Sciences, “MapX : an open geospatial platform to manage, analyze and visualize data on natural resources and the environment”.
Gregory Giuliani, Institute for Environmental Sciences, “Monitoring SDGs from Space”.
Jonathan Chambers, Institute for Environmental Studies, “Data-driven research in energy use in buildings: collaborative scalable computing with Python and Jupyterhub”.
Flann Chambers, Centre Universitaire d’Informatique, “Agent-based modeling of tree canopy growth in Geneva”.
Igor Mathias Almeida, Geneva School of Economics and Management, “Co-calibrating Short Term, Mixed-Methods Based Momentary Assessments for Physical and Psychological Outcomes with Long Term Quality of Life Outcomes in Older Adults: The coQoL Method”.
Erol Orel, Institute of Global Health, “Topic modelling of scientific articles: an example using the CORD-19 database”.
Stefan Sperlich, Geneva School of Economics and Management, “SDG indicators – boon or bane ?”.
Marta Pittavino, Geneva School of Economics and Management, “A Bayesian hierarchical model to integrate dietary exposure and biomarker measurements for the risk of cancer”.
François Grey, Centre Universitaire d’Informatique, “Citizen Science, Data Science and the SDGs: the case for publicly generated non-traditional data sources”.
Gilles Falquet, Geneva School of Economics and Management, “Citizen science and SDGs: A conceptual model to facilitate project interoperation and data interchange”.
Christian Lovis, Faculty of Medecine, “Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN) national strategy for health data interoperability”.
Volodymyr Savchenko, Faculty of Sciences, “Innovative approaches to enable astronomical tools for inclusive and equitable education”.
Thomas Maillart, Geneva School of Economics and Management, “How AI research in autism may inspire computational diplomacy subtitle : report on the future of an interdisciplinary data science research journey”.
Maxime Stauffer, Geneva Science-Policy Interface, “The empirical reality of science-policy collaborations”.
Tommaso Venturini, Geneva School of Social Sciences, “Digital methods and quali-quantitative approaches for social sciences”.
Minerva Rivas Velarde, Institute for Ethics, History and the Humanities, “Consent as a compositional act – a Framework that provides clarity for the retention and use of data.
Yaniv Benhamou, Faculty of Law, “ Collective dimension of data through copyleft licenses and data trust».
12h30-14h00 : Lunch break (offered by the CCSD) – Uni Mail, Cafeteria Marx and Stands – Uni Mail – Hall (Surface 1)
14h00-15h30 : The CCSD in 2020-21 : a hub for thriving interdisciplinary collaborations – Uni Mail, MR290
Didier Wernli, Global Studies Institute, Stephan Davidshofer, Geneva Center for Security Policy, Jean-Luc Falcone, Faculty of Sciences, Bastien Chopard, Faculty of Sciences, & Nicolas Levrat, Global Studies Institute, “Developing a multinetwork big data approach to the study of global epidemic governance: A pilot study on norm diffusion regarding antimicrobial resistance”.
Moupiya Maji, Faculty of Sciences, Anne Verhamme, Faculty of Sciences, Marta Pittavino, Geneva School of Economics and Management, & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser, Geneva School of Economics and Management, “Data science in astronomy: Predicting the sources of reionization”.
Simon Gabay, Faculty of Humanities, & Jean-Luc Falcone, Faculty of Sciences, “FoNDUE (FOrmes Numérisées et Détection Unifiée des Ecritures) : An Handwritting Text Recognition infrastructure for Geneva”.
15h30-16h00 : Coffee break (offered by the CCSD) – Uni Mail, Cafeteria Marx and Stands – Uni Mail – Hall (Surface 1)
16h00-17h30 : Round tables
- “Beyond SDGs: Measuring and Forecasting for taking action” – Uni Mail, MR160 (and MR030 if necessary), Organized by Anthony Lehman, Institute for Environmental Sciences & Pierre Lacroix, Institute for Environmental Sciences.
- “How to use copyleft licenses and collective governance of data through data trusts, in order to increase data flows” – Uni Mail MR290, Organized by Yaniv Benhamou, Faculty of Law, as part of the “AI Tech and Policy Talks”, launched by the Digital Law Center.