EcoCloud Annual Event

Registrations Open:

Date of the event:
24th May, 2022

Lausanne Palace Hotel 
Rue du Grand Chêne, 7-9
CH-1002 Lausanne
+41 21 331 31 31


8:00 – 8:30Pick-up badges/registration + welcome coffee
8:30 Introduction
Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, David Atienza and Ed Bugnion (EPFL)
Session 1Sustainable smart cities, transport systems and agriculture
9:00Digital Twins at the services of Sustainable Cities & Transport systems : challenges?
Frédéric Dreyer (EPFL)
9:15Towards a Data-driven Operational Digital Twin for Railway Wheels
Olga Fink (EPFL)
9:35Competitional aspects of climate/smart agriculture and forestry
Marilyn Wolf (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
10:00Data production in renewable energy hubs
François Maréchal (EPFL)
10:30Coffee break
Session 2Energy-constrained and sustainable deep learning
11:00Advanced computational imaging: the rise and fall of deep neural nets
Michael Unser (EPFL)
11:35Carbon-Aware Deep Learning to Promote Model Optimization: An Application in Global Health
Annie Hartley (EPFL)
12:00 – 13:00Standing lunch
Session 3Energy-constrained trustworthy and computing systems
13:00A cryptocurrency to Save the Planet
Rachid Guerraoui (EPFL)
13:30Solving Hard Optimization Problems with Light
Francesca Parmigiani (Microsoft)
14:00 – 15:00Break
Session 4Sustainable Scientific Computing
15:00Some aspects of scientific computing and data management in climate and environmental applications
Michael Lehning (EPFL) 
15:25Optical Computing With Optical Fibers
Christophe Moser (EPFL)
15:50Heating up while cooling down: How Decentralized Multi-Functional Computing Infrastructures can contribute to reach Switzerland’s climate goals?
Berat Denizdurduran (DeepSquare)
16:10Challenges in solving high profile, high impact scientific problems with HPC: the tokamak fusion reactors and the Square Kilometer Array cases
Gilles Fourestey (EPFL)
16:30 – 18:30Poster session + networking aperitif