Data Science Summer School, 28 August - 1 September 2017, École Polytechnique, France

Publish Date: Mar 17, 2017

Deadline: Apr 20, 2017

Event Dates: from Aug 28, 2017 12:00 to Sep 01, 2017 12:00

About the summer school

Data Science Summer School (DS3) is organised by the Data Science Initiative at École Polytechnique
in the quiet and charming outskirts of Paris.

The primary focus of the event is to provide a series of courses covering the latest advances in the field of data science

The event is targeted for students (MSc2, PhD), postdocs, academics, members of public institutions, and professionals.

DS3 is composed of

  • tutorials on selected topics
    (5-6h), accompanied with shorter talks (1h) presented by
    leading experts of the area1,
  • a special session on Data Science for Smart Grids, followed by a discussion,
  • a round table conversation
    on the Future of Artificial Intelligence,
  • several networking facilities, including poster sessions2, meeting possibilities at the sponsor booths, welcoming cocktail, banquet, shuttle bus going back every evening from the Polytechnique campus.

Find the online application in the "Further official information" link below this announcement. 

Getting to École Polytechnique

  • Paris can be reached by train or plane. Airports: Paris, Charles De Gaulle (CDG), Paris Orly (ORY).
  • It is the best then to travel to either
    • Massy-Palaiseau station by RER B, and take a bus (91.06 (B,C) or 91.10, travelling time: 10-12 minutes) running directly to École Polytechnique (=”Laboratoires” de l’École stop), or
    • Lozére station by RER B, followed by a good 15-minute walk. 

From École Polytechnique to Massy/Paris: We run a shuttle bus at the end of every day.

Fees and application

  • Students* (MSc2, PhD), PostDocs: 150€
  • Academics & Members of public institutions: 250€
  • Professionals: 750€

Application deadline:
Apr. 20, 2017.

Notification of acceptance by
May 7, 2017

For more information click "Further official information" below.

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