Innovation Day 2018

After the success of the first edition of its INNOVATION DAY in 2016, the Idiap Research Institute would like to invite you to its INNOVATION DAY 2018 on Wednesday August 29, 2018


This day is a great occasion to learn more about activities in the buzzing sector of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by meeting all Idiap researchers in person. You will find out about the research and application areas of our research groups, while networking during coffee and lunch breaks against the background of demonstrations and a poster session.


  • All presentations will be held in English.
  • Registration is free but mandatory.
  • Registration will open soon (you will be informed by a separate e-mail).  


Please find below our tentative program

08:30 - 09:00 Registration and Welcoming Coffee
09:00 - 09:40 Idiap in a nutshell by Prof. Hervé Bourlard
09:40 - 10:20

Group Presentations & Demos (3)

     “Speech & Audio Processing”, by Dr. Mathew/Petr/Phil
     “Social Computing”, by Prof. Daniel Gatica Perez
     “Machine Learning”, by Dr. François Fleuret

10:40 - 11:10            Coffee Break & Networking
11:10 - 12:15

Group Presentations & Demos (3)

     “Uncertainty Quantification and Optimal Design”, Dr. David Ginsbourger
     “Perception and Activity Understanding”, by Dr. Jean-Marc Odobez
     “Computational Bioimaging”, by Dr. Michael Liebling

12:15 - 14:10 Standing Lunch / Networking / Poster Session / Demonstrations
14:10 - 15:30

Idiap Presentations & Demos (4)

    “Biometrics Security & Privacy”, Dr. Sébastien Marcel
     “Robot Learning & Interaction” by Dr. Sylvain Calinon
     “Natural Language Understanding”, by Dr. James Henderson
     “Biosignal Processing”, Dr. André Anjos

15:30 - 16:00             Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 Invited Speaker : Dr. Olivier VOLTO (Airbus Corp)