SmallData Symposium 2024

Join our event for shaping the small data community to advance AI and modeling in settings with limited data — hosted by the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1597 “Small Data”.

Discover the forefront of small data innovation at the SmallData Symposium, October 7th and 8th, 2024. Join us in Freiburg, Germany, where we will feature international experts, panel discussions, and poster sessions to foster interdisciplinary exchange and create a shared small data language.

Important Deadlines:

12 July 2024

Abstract Submission

10 September 2024

Registration

10 September 2024

Poster Submission

Confirmed Speakers

Angelika Rohde (Freiburg)
Anna Köttgen (Freiburg)
Arnoldo Frigessi (Oslo, Norway)
Axel Munk (Göttingen)
Frank Hutter (Freiburg)
Jan Gorodkin (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Organizing Committee

Harald Binder (Speaker of CRC 1597)
Marc Schumacher (Administrative Manager)
Sophia Nolde (Scientific Coordinator)
Jan Hasenauer (Bonn)
Rodolphe Thiébaut (Bordeaux, France)
Sonja Greven (Berlin)
Sonja Schimmler (Berlin)
Thomas Brox (Freibug)

Program

Day One
7th October

08:30 - 09:00

Registration

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks: Harald Binder, Freiburg

09:10 - 09:20

Welcome Address: Stefan Rensing, Freiburg

09:20 - 09:30

Welcome Address: Lutz Hein, Freiburg

Session One

Hurdles in transferring AI techniques into real-world applications
Chair: Harald Binder

09:30 - 10:00

Invited Speaker: Rodolphe Thiébaut, France

10:00 - 10:30

Invited Speaker: Sonja Schimmler, Berlin

10:30 - 10:45

Selected Short Talk: TBA

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 - 11:30

Invited Speaker: Anna Köttgen, Freiburg

11:30 - 12:30

Panel Discussion

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

13:00 - 14:00

Guided Poster Session #1

Session Two

Data driven modelling versus scientific discovery and expert knowledge
Chair: Nadine Binder

14:00 - 14:30

Invited Speaker: Jan Hasenauer, Bonn

14:30 - 15:00

Invited Speaker: Thomas Brox, Freiburg

15:00 - 15:15

Selected Short Talk: TBA

15:15 - 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 - 16:15

Invited Speaker: Frank Hutter, Freiburg

16:15 - 16:30

Selected Short Talk: TBA

16:30 - 17:30

Panel Discussion

17:30 - 20:00

Canapés at the Aula

18:00 - 19:00

Guided Poster Session #2

Day Two
8th October

Session Three

The value of mathematical theory for small data real-world applications
Chair: Carsten Dormann

09:00 - 09:30

Invited Speaker: Sonja Greven, Berlin

09:30 - 10:00

Invited Speaker: Axel Munk, Göttingen

10:00 - 10:15

Selected Short Talk: TBA

10:15 - 10:45

Coffee break

10:45 - 11:15

Invited Speaker: Angelika Rohde, Freiburg

11:15 - 11:30

Selected Short Talk: TBA

11:30 - 12:30

Panel Discussion

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

13:00 - 14:00

Guided Poster Session #3

Session Four

Navigating similarity and uncertainty: statistical approaches for robust predictions and inferences in the small data setting
Chair: Anna Köttgen

14:00 - 14:30

Invited Speaker: Arnoldo Frigessi, Norway

14:30 - 15:00

Invited Speaker: Jan Gorodkin, Denmark

15:00 - 15:15

Selected Short Talk: TBA

15:15 - 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 - 16:00

Selected Short Talk: TBA

16:00 - 16:30

Speaker: Harald Binder, Freiburg

16:30 - 17:30

Panel Discussion

17:15 - 17:30

Wrap Up: Harald Binder, Freiburg

Call for abstracts

We welcome submissions of abstracts on research with a focus on small data approaches for our symposium poster sessions. Please indicate your interest via the registration form. The submission deadline for abstracts is July 12th.

Please be aware that if your abstract is selected for display, your in-person attendance at the symposium will be required.

Registration

Your presence matters! As seating is limited, please register your place as soon as possible. The deadline for the registration is September 10th. The conference is free to attend, with no registration fees. You will receive regular updates about the symposium, including the program, via email and on our website.

Location

Aula
Kollegiengebäude I
Platz der Universität 3
79098 Freiburg

Google Maps
Entrance to the Aula building
Main Station
Tram stop
“Stadttheater”
entrance to the
Aula building

How to Reach the Venue

We look forward to welcoming you to our SmallData Symposium in the beautiful city of Freiburg.

If you have any further questions regarding travel arrangements, please do not hesitate to contact us at bemb.smalldataoffice@uniklinik-freiburg.de. If you are unable to attend, please reach out to us, and we will endeavour to find a solution for you.

Accommodation

Planning your stay for the upcoming symposium is crucial for a comfortable and convenient experience. We understand the importance of finding the right accommodation that suits your needs. Below, you'll find information on recommended hotels and lodging options:

Motel One

Super 8

Novotel Freiburg Am Konzerthaus

IntercityHotel Freiburg

The Alex Hotel

Mercure Hotel Freiburg Am Münster

Administrative Manager

Marc Schumacher

Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics,
Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center –
University of Freiburg

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