Dept & Cité

Computer Science Day


The Computer Science Day is a one-day workshop organized by the Faculty of Science, Department of Computer Science, which aims at:


  • presenting the research activity of the Department of Computer Science in the domains of computational science, machine learning and theoretical computer science
  • sharing the experience of PhD researchers with junior colleagues from the Department of Computer Science and other departments
  • fostering collaboration between research labs and departments of Faculty of Science


The event will take place on Friday, December 6th, 2019 at the campus Battelle, the Hall level.
The event is organized by researchers of the Computer Science Department and open to the public attendance.

The participation is free of charge but the pre-registration is required for local logistics.

Please be aware that the number of participants for the invited presentation session is limited to 85 and registrations will be approved on a first-come, first-serve basis. The registration will be closed by November 27, 2019, 14:00.


  • 12:00 – 12:15 Welcome and opening (Library, Hall level, Battelle, Bat A):
      • Prof. B. Chopard (Director of Department of Computer Science, UNIGE): opening
      • Prof. Antoine Geissbuhler (vice-rector, UNIGE)
  • 12:15 – 12:45 Coffee break (Hall of Bat A - with sandwiches)
  • 12:45 – 13:30 Posters and presentations are open for the attendees (library space of Battelle, Bat A)
  • 13:45 – 14:00 Coffee break (Hall of Bat A)
  • 14:00 – 15:30 Invited presentations (Amphitheater, Battelle, Bat D )

    14:00-14:10: Prof. Bastien Chopard (Director of CS Department, UNIGE):
    Department of Computer Science - role and vision

    14:10-14:15: Prof. Giovanna Di Marzo Serugendo (Director of CUI, UNIGE)

    14:15-14:30: Dr. Eric Bruno (Expedia)
    Machine Learning at Expedia: A data scientist’s journey

    14:30-14:45: Dr. Alexandre Dupuis (Compenswiss (Fonds de compensation AVS/AI/APG))
    On bridging IT to specialists and beyond

    14:45-15:00: Dr. Stefan Marconi (Union Bancaire Privée)
    Computer Science in Marketing and Sales in the Banking Industry

    15:00-15:15: Prof. Tobias Golling (Physics, UNIGE and CERN)
    The rise of Machine Learning in High Energy Physics

    15:15-15:30: Prof. Jonas Latt (CS Department, UNIGE)
    Computer science at the intersection of the scientific disciplines

  • 15:30 – 15:50 Coffee break (Hall of Bat A)
  • 15:50 – 17:30 Posters (Library, Hall Lelvel, Battelle, Bat A)