EXCSi avalöök: Kava / EXCS kick-off: Programme

Tallinn University of Technology, hall VI-229 (Ehitajate tee 5)

Thursday, 18 September 2008

9.00-10.30 [GA meeting]
10.30-11.00Welcome coffee
11.00-12.30 Introductory session (joint with CEBE kick-off)
Welcome address, Andres Keevallik, vice-rector of TUT
EXCS introduction, Tarmo Uustalu (IoC), leader of EXCS (slides)
CEBE introduction, Raimund Ubar (TUT), leader of CEBE (slides)
Computer science (CS) international trends: CS and IT furthering experience from Denmark: BRICS and the Katrinebjerg project, Ivan Damgård (Aarhus Universitet), EXCS IAB member (slides)
Microelectronics international trends: Surfing on Moore's law: strategic aspects of microelectronics research, Manfred Glesner (TU Darmstadt), CEBE IAB member (slides)
14.00-15.30 Industry and society session
Estonian CS vs Estonian IT-industry: Estonian computer science: how to make it relevant?, Marlon Dumas (UT) (slides)
Viewpoints: Niilo Saard (Mandator, ITL), Tiit Tammiste (EMT) (slides), Mait Heidelberg (Ministry of Economy and Communications) (slides), Margus Freudenthal (CybAS) (slides)
16.00-17.30 Popular CS and fresh PhDs session
Popular CS talk: How to choose and not regret later?, Peeter Laud (CybAS) (slides)
Talk from the latest PhD from EXCS: Can cryptography become an engineering discipline?, Sven Laur (UT) (slides)
Talk from the next PhD from EXCS: State your reasons or how to keep proofs while optimizing code, Ando Saabas (IoC) (slides)

Friday, 19 September 2008

9.00-10.30 Programming languages and security plans session
Smart programming languages, smart program analysis, Varmo Vene (IoC) (slides)
State of information security research in Estonia, Peeter Laud (CybAS) (slides)
Oracle separation techniques in cryptography, Ahto Buldas (CybAS) (slides)
11.00-12.30 Software engineering and scientific computing plans session
Model transformations for business process analysis and execution, Marlon Dumas (UT) (slides)
Knowledge engineering meets software engineering, Hele-Mai Haav (IoC) (slides)
Distributed grid computing challenges, Eero Vainikko (UT) (slides)
12.30-14.00Lunch break
14.00-15.30 Bioinformatics and human language technology plans session
Challenge of bioinformatics: knowledge discovery, Jaak Vilo (UT) (slides)
Language technology at the University of Tartu: joint research of computer scientists and linguists, Kaili Müürisep (UT) (slides)
From phonetics to speech technology, Einar Meister (IoC) (slides)
16.00-17.30 [MC + IAB meeting]
EXCS management committee
Last update 5 October 2008