ELLIS PhD Symposium

About the Event

The French German ELLIS PhD Symposium is a one-afternoon virtual event, jointly organized by doctoral students from the ELLIS units in Paris and Tübingen, the Paris Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (Prairie) and the BMBF Competence Center for Machine Learning. The event follows the Tübingen Robust Learning Symposium which first took place in February 2020.

  • Date & Time: TBA in February 2021

  • Venue: All Virtual

  • Attendees: Doctoral Students and Faculty Members interested in machine learning and in particular the ELLIS focus topics.

We will announce the exact date of the symposium in December. Stay tuned for updates!

Tentative Schedule (CET times):

  • 1.00pm - 1.30pm: Welcome & Introduction

  • 1.30pm - 2.30pm: Symposium Keynote (TBA)

  • 2.30pm - 3.30pm: Panel Discussion (TBA)

  • 3.30pm - 5.30pm: Breakout Sessions with ELLIS Fellows

    • Session I: Machine Learning and Computer Vision

    • Session II: Theory, Algorithms and Computations of Modern Learning Systems

    • Session III: Robust Machine Learning

    • Session IV: Natural Intelligence

    • Session V: Interactive Learning and Interventional Representations

  • 5.30pm - 5.45pm: Concluding remarks

Invited Speakers

Speakers will be announced soon!


We will open the registration during December 2020. Add your e-mail above in case we should notify you when the registration form is available.

Organizing Committee

Indu Ilanchezian

Deep learning for medical imaging, Berens Lab

Hans Kersting


Michael Stettler

Section for Computational Sensomotorics, University of Tübingen

Valkyrie Felso

Computational Cognitive Science, Rationality Enhancement Group

Hicham Janati

Parietal team, INRIA Paris

Yana Hasson


Mohammad Bashiri

Machine Learning & Computational Neuroscience, Sinz Lab

Steffen Schneider

Machine Learning & Computational Neuroscience, Bethge Lab & Mathis Lab