Jubilee Seminar Programme

The Great Hall, University of Helsinki Main Building, Unionin­katu 34

Scientific Programme

13.00-13.15 Opening of the Seminar

Prof. Sasu Tarkoma, Head of the Department of Computer Science

13.15-14.00 BETS: Buildings, Energy, and Transportation Systems

Helsinki Distinguished Lecture Series on Future Information Technology
Prof. Randy Katz, University of California, Berkeley

14.00-14.30 Neural networks: Artificial Intelligence or Genuine Statistics?

Prof. Aapo Hyvärinen, University of Helsinki and University College London

14.30-15.00 From Computational Biology to Personalised Medicine

Prof. Jaak Vilo, Head of the Institute of Computer Science, University of Tartu

15.00-15.30 Coffee break

Festive Programme

15.30-15.40 Rector's Congratulations

15.40-16.00 History of the Department of Computer Science

Prof. Jukka Paakki

16.00-16.15 Music: "Suven laulu"

Composed by Sampsa Ertamo, lyrics by P. O. Eticus

16.15-17.00 Panel discussion on the Future of Computer Science Education

Chairman

Dr. Jaakko Kurhila, Director of the Open University

Panelists

M.Sc.Econ. Mari Heusala, Executive Vice President, F-Secure
Prof. Heikki Mannila, President of the Academy of Finland
B.A. Laura Paajanen, Student councillor, TKO-äly ry.
Prof. Henry Tirri, Executive in Residence, Aalto University & Senior Advisor, Samsung

17.00-17.30 Congratulation Addresses

17.30-   Cocktails

 

Speakers

The Great Hall Photograph: Linda Tammisto

Banquet dinner

Old Student House

19.00-

By invitation only.

Old Student House Photograph: Royal Ravintolat