AI and Robotics Event in Beijing

 

On July 5, 2018, the Switzerland Innovation Park Network West EPFL organised a conference in Beijing. This event was part of the Swiss Innovation Week organised by the Swiss Embassy and was a great opportunity for the alumni to network and reinforce Chinese-Swiss R&D collaboration. Prof. Karl Aberer from the EPFL Distributed Information Systems Laboratory was… Read more »

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Visit of the Global Health Institute at EPFL

 

On June 12, 2018, the alumni visited Global Health Institute which is contributing to the understanding, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. The following research subjects were addressed: bacteria physics, fruit flies (Drosophila), antibiotic resistance and cholera. Photos: © Alain Herzog

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EPFL Alumni Garden Party 2018

 

On June 22nd, 2018, 50 alumni joined the annual EPFL Alumni Garden Party held at Bois-Chamblard, the beautiful School residence located in Buchillon (VD). Martin Vetterli, President of EPFL, presented the future challenges for EPFL in terms of technology and education, while Prof. Bryan Ford gave a speech about blockchain and digital trust. The EPFL… Read more »

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Schnitzeljagd in Schaffhouse

 

(This event was organized in French) L’association EPFL Alumni Suisse orientale organisait le 2 juin 2018 une Schnitzeljagd dans la vieille ville de Schaffhouse, ainsi qu’une visite guidée du Musée zu Allerheiligen. Une Schnitzeljagd est un parcours par équipes dans lequel les participants vont à la recherche de divers endroits ou bâtiments présentés par une description plus ou… Read more »

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Environmental Sciences and Engineering (SIE) Students & Alumni Event

 

On April 26, 2018, TREE Association, SIE section and EPFL Alumni organised a career and networking event for the SIE students. After a conference during which three alumni presented their career path, around a hundred students and alumni could enjoy a nice aperitif to network.

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Bowling in San Francisco

 

On June 3, 2018, the West Coast alumni and family gathered for an an afternoon of fun.

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EPFL Forum Mentoring – launch event

 

On May 3, 2018, EPFL Alumni, in partnership with Forum EPFL, launched a new mentoring system: an event during which more than 180 connections between alumni and students, especially in masters, were established. The goal: to prepare the latter for their future interviews with companies during the Forum next October and to help them target… Read more »

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Conference at EPFL “Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Risks”

 

On May 22, 2018 EPFL Alumni and GiTi Association co-organised a conference on the hot topic: “Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Risks”. Around 400 participants could listen to interesting talks from: – Dr Olivier Verscheure, Director, Swiss Data Science Center (EPFL+ETH Zurich) – Dr Claudiu Musat, Research Director, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Group at Swisscom… Read more »

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EPFL Alumni Eastern Switzerland’s association 2018 General Assembly

 

The EPFL Alumni Eastern Switzerland association organized its annual General Assembly on May 5th, 2018. It was followed by a fascinating conference on blockchain by Christian Raemy, founder of AirBie.io. After a quick refresher on the history of bitcoin, he presented the concepts of blockchain technology: miners, smart contracts, private or public blockchains, proof-of-work and proof-of-stake,… Read more »

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Sola-Stafette 2018

 

This year again, the EPFL Alumni Eastern Switzerland chapter formed a team on the occasion of the SOLA-Stafette. The race took place on May 4th, 2018. Congratulations to all the runners!

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