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Digital French-German Summer School with Industry 2020

Machine Learning – AI Engineering- AI for the Good

Wednesday 24 June 2020 – 100% online!

The link to access to the digital French-German Summer School with industry 2020 will be available on this web site a few days before May 24th.


Morning Free watching of short videos (access on the video Summer-School website) from

  • industry partners (on how they relate to the Summer-school’s topics)
  • academia and research (on scientific topics)
  • policy partners (on the French-German cooperation)

Afternoon Live plenary session

13.00 French & German official opening

13.15-13.45 Virtual Coffee: live moderated Q&A discussion on the posted videos

13.45 – 14.45 Session 1 – Machine Learning (chaired by Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay)

    • Live presentation by Francois Deheeger, Michelin Lead Data Scientist, France. Hybrid model in product design.
    • Live presentation by Fikri Hafid, Réseau de Transport d’Electricité Head of R&D Studies, France. Machine learning use cases at a transmission system operator.
    • Live presentation by Michael Granitzer, Passau University Professor for Data Science, Germany. Machine Learning Engineerging and Sustainability.
    • Q&A on the 3 presentations and panel discussion

14.45 – 16.00 Session 2 – AI for the Good (chaired by Siemens)

  • Live presentation by Benno Blumoser, Siemens AI Lab Munich, Germany.  AI for the Good – a Corporate View.
  • Live presentation by Brian Tervil, CNRS research scientist, Borelli center, ENS Paris-Saclay, France. ONADAP – a visualization and decision support tool for dynamic human and material ressources allocation within hospital facilities in times of sanitary crisis.
  • Live presentation by Valentin KRUSPEL, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ),Germany. Data Powered Positive Deviance and Beyond – Using AI for Sustainable International Development.
  • Live presentation by Julia Gottfriedsen, German Aero-Space Center (DLR) Environmental Data Science Researcher, Germany. Environmental Data Science.
  • Q&A on the 4 presentations and panel discussion.

16.00 – 17.00 Session 3 – AI Engineering (chaired by Passau University)

  • Live presentation by Gianluca Bontempi, Université Libre de Bruxelles Professor and Co-Head at Machine Learning Group, Belgium.
  • Live presentation by Matthias Laporte, Inspector at Banque de France, France. Self organizing maps for anomaly detection in an operational context.
  •  Live presentation by Tobias Bürger, BMW Lead Big Data and AI Platform, Germany. 
  • Q&A on the 3 presentations and panel discussion.

17.00 – 17.15 Wrap-up and Closing


ENS Paris-Saclay, France; University of Passau (Germany); Siemens (Germany)

Poster in pdf