Celsius-Linnaeus Lectures with Symposium

  • Date: –16:00
  • Location: Webinar via Zoom
  • Lecturer: Neil Lawrence, inaugural DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Cambridge. Senior AI Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield and the co-host of Talking Machines and Melanie Sanford, the Moses Gomberg Distinguished University Professor and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of chemistry at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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  • Organiser: Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Contact person: Karin Thellenberg
  • Phone: 018-471 49 47
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We warmly welcome you to the annual Celsius-Linnaeus Lectures and Symposium that will be held remotely via Zoom. This years Celsius-lecturer is Neil Lawrence, Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Cambridge and the Linnaeus-lecturer is Melanie Sanford, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. After the lectures there will be a symposium and panel discussion.

Register to the lecturers and symposium here.

The lectures and symposium are held in English.

Celsius-Linnaeus Lecturers and Symposium Program

09:00
Welcome to the Celsius-Linnaeus Lecturers and Symposium
Vice-Chancellor Anders Hagfeldt, Vice-Rector Johan Tysk and the Chairman of the Celsius-Linnaeus Committee, Professor Hemin Koyi

09:15
CELSIUS LECTURE
Laplace's Gremlin: Uncertainty and Artificial Intelligence
Neil Lawrence, Inaugural DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Cambridge.

10:15
15 min break

10:30
LINNAEUS LECTURE
New Synthetic Methods for Carbon–Fluorine Bond Formation: From Fundamental Science to Applications in Agrochemical Synthesis and Medical Imaging
Melanie Sanford, the Moses Gomberg Distinguished University Professor and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of chemistry at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

11:30
Lunch break

13:00
CELSIUS-LINNAEUS SYMPOSIUM
Challenges and Uncertainties in Health, Sustainability and AI

Arno Solin, Assistant Professor in Machine Learning, Aalto University

Xiaodong Zou, Professor and Deputy Head of Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University

Niklas Wahlström, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology, Division of Systems and Control, Uppsala University

Jan Streuff, PD Dr. Institute für Organische Chemie, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany

14.50
15 minutes break

15.05
PANEL DISCUSSION WITH CELSIUS-LINNAEUS AND SYMPOSIUM LECTURERS

16.00
Closing words by the Chairman of the Celsius-Linnaeus Committee, Professor Hemin Koyi