Event archive

We live in a moment of comprehensive datafication. Due to digital technologies, ever more aspects of our lives and the planet can be measured,... read more »


Speaker: Rafael Ballester-Ripoll, IE School of Science and Technology (Madrid)   Low-rank decompositions of matrices and tensors periodically return... read more »


On 11th June 2024, Meike Hopp, ECDF Associate Member, will be part of the AHRC-funded network "Making Museum Professionals". Prof. Dr. Meike Hopp is a... read more »

05. – 07.06.2024

Inria and the Einstein Center Digital Future have joined in a partnership with the goal of fostering scientific exchanges between the two institutions... read more »


All ECDF Professors and Associate Members are invited to the monthly brownbag meeting.  Time: 12:00 to 13:30 Place: ECDF read more »


This lecture held by Tabea Flügge, ECDF Professor for "Digital Technologies for the Reconstruction of Complex Facial Defects" at... read more »

29. – 31.05.2024

Between May 29th and May 31st, 2024, the "MACHN24 - FESTIVAL FOR TECH, BUSINESS & ART" takes place in Leipzig, a pulsating festival that offers... read more »


What do PIMS, consent management and §26 TTDSG and the new EU regulation on transparency and targeting in political advertising have in common? Data... read more »

27. – 29.05.2024

re:publica will take place again in Berlin from May 27-29, 2024. Our researchers will be there this year, too, with talks, panels and workshops on the... read more »


The 0. symposium on promoting reading in the age of artificial intelligence will take place at the ECDF on 22. May. The symposium is organized by ECDF... read more »

22. – 23.05.2024

On Wednesday, 22nd May 2024, 4 p.m., Max von Grafenstein, University of the Arts Berlin and ECDF will speak on the topic „We do not protect data, but... read more »


ECDF Professor Rita Streblow will present research results from both her Berlin and Aachen research groups at the Berlin Energy Days on May 15, 2024.... read more »


The modern digital landscape allows conspiracy theories and hate speech to spread with unprecedented speed and reach. This makes it increasingly... read more »


Climate crisis and an increasingly digital world - will this combination end up being a curse or a blessing for our planet? Can the solution be even... read more »


On March 18, 2024, at 8 pm, Philipp Staab, ECDF Professor of Sociology of the Future of Work at the ECDF and Humboldt University Berlin, will be seen... read more »


How important are ethical standards in the collection, use and analysis of personal data by artificial intelligence? Their importance has been... read more »


All ECDF Professors and Associate Members are invited to the monthly brownbag meeting.  Time: 12:00 to 13:30 Place: ECDF read more »

27. – 29.02.2024

On February 27, the Helmholtz Information & Data Science Academy (HIDA) kicks of its Hackathon at the ECDF. The doctoral researchers of all six... read more »


On February 22, 2024 at 4:40 pm, Ayad Al-Ani, Associate Scientist at the ECDF, will give a keynote speech at Domain Pulse 2024.  The Domain Pulse is a... read more »


Does digitalization reduce the burden on the environment or does it increase it on balance? This question is the subject of extensive research. For... read more »


All ECDF Professors and Associate Members are invited to the monthly brownbag meeting.  Time: 12:00 to 13:30 Place: ECDF read more »


On 1 February 2024, the Alliance for Future Education - an initiative of German non-governmental organizations from the fields of education, youth,... read more »


As quantum computing technology looms on the horizon, on January 30th, 2024, the Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF) presents an unprecedented... read more »


On Wednesday, 10 January 2024, 4 p.m., Alexander Loeser, Berlin University of Applied Sciences, will speak on "Representing Patients and Predicting... read more »


On Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 4 pm, Nathan Kutz, Washington University, will speak about "The future of governing equations" as part of the lecture... read more »


On December 7th, 2023, the international workshop "Digital Mapping of Contemporaneity, Activism & Ecology" will take place at the ECDF. It... read more »


All ECDF Professors and Associate Members are invited to the monthly brownbag meeting.  Time: 12:00 to 13:30 Place: ECDF read more »


On Nov. 30, 2023, a workshop on monitoring research data publications will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. via Zoom. The workshop will be led by ECDF... read more »


On November 23nd, 2023, a workshop on key issues related to the generation, utilization, and management of existing data in healthcare will take place... read more »


Self-driving cars, robots that operate on the open heart, or software that writes award-winning novels - all this has long been a reality. Man has... read more »


Andrea Cominola is ECDF professor and director of the Sustain.LAB. On Nov. 10 from 9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., he and his team will present over 15... read more »


On 8 November 2023, the BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues will take host an online conference under the motto "Closing the Loop - Circular Water... read more »


Innovation in the Arts: On November 8, 2023, as part of Berlin Science Week, the University of the Arts Berlin, Roman Lipski Studio and the Goethe... read more »


On November 08, 2023, the Goethe Institute Ireland will host a performance and discussion on innovation in the arts and the potential of quantum... read more »


All ECDF Professors and Associate Members are invited to the monthly brownbag meeting.  Time: 12:00 to 13:30 Place: ECDF read more »


How much data does a person leave behind every day? What do we actually know about it, how much of ourselves do we actually want to disclose, and... read more »

01. – 10.11.2023

"Dare to know" is the motto of this year's Berlin Science Week. As usual, the international science festival will take place from November 1 to 10,... read more »

01. – 08.11.2023

As part of the Berlin Science Week, ECDF professor Janik Wolters offers an exciting Escape Challenge on November 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 from 2pm-6pm. The... read more »

25. – 26.10.2023

From October 25-26, 2023, the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam will host the clean-IT Conference. The clean-IT Conference is an international... read more »

18.10.2023 – 07.02.2024

In the winter semester, the lecture series "APPLYING DATA SCIENCE" of the HEIBRiDS Graduate School will take place. Every two weeks, data science... read more »


On October 18, 2023, HateAid, the German Women Lawyers Association (djb) and the Federal Association of Women's Counseling Centers and Women's... read more »


For the first time the Einstein Center Digital Future has invited artistic projects that investigate the conditions of digital societies, providing a... read more »


As part of the research project "Decoding Antisemitism: An AI-driven Study on Hate Speech and Imagery Online" of the Centre for Research on... read more »

11. – 12.10.2023

On October 11 and 12, the 4th INRIA/DFKI Workshop will take place at ECDF. The workhsop will focus on topics including Trusted ActGPT, Education and... read more »


All ECDF Professors and Associate Members are invited to the monthly brownbag meeting.  Time: 12:00 to 13:30 Place: ECDF read more »


The Edit-A-Thon: "Diversity in Wikipedia articles on library and information science" will take place on October 6th, 2023 from 10 am to 4 pm in the... read more »

27. – 29.09.2023

PEMWN is the 12th IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Performance Evaluation and Modeling in Wired and Wireless Networks. PEMWN is a scientific... read more »


As part of the Open Access Days, the satellite conference "Science-led Open Access Publishing" will take place on 26 September 2023 at the Institute... read more »

26. – 27.09.2023

The first network meeting of the BMBF funding line "Making repositories and AI systems usable in everyday care" will take place on 26 and 27 September... read more »

21. – 22.09.2023

The conference "'F for Forgery'. Falsified Provenances in Literature and its Sciences", of the German Literary Archives Marburg on 21.09.2023 and on... read more »


On September 21, the Stiftung Datenschutz will host a "DataBreakfast" at which ECDF Professor Max von Grafenstein will give a keynote address on "Priv... read more »


On 14 September 2023 from 6 p.m. onwards, representatives from nursing, medicine, industry and patient representatives will meet at the Einstein... read more »

13.09. – 13.11.2023

The FairTecHR project addresses the need to concretize the auditing of high-risk systems in personnel selection. For this purpose, the researchers... read more »

11. – 15.09.2023

The second BIFOLD Weizenbaum Summer School, taking place from September 11th to September 15th, 2023, aims to explore the intricate relationship... read more »


The Cornelsen SummerUni 2023 will take place from Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1 p.m. to Friday, Aug. 25, 3 p.m. As part of the Summer Uni, Cornelsen will be... read more »


The ECDF General Assembly will be held on July 10, 2023 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. All members of the ECDF (Professors, Research Associates, Associated... read more »

04. – 05.07.2023

On July 4 and 5, 2023, the Fraunhofer Institution for Industrial Engineering invites you to the Future Forum 2023. Over the course of two days in... read more »


On July 3rd, 2023, ITG and Plattform - Charité Versorgungsforschung invite you to the Einstein Center Digital Future in Berlin to the workshop... read more »


Sara Nill and Elisabeth Steffen invite you to a live recording of their podcast "Female Tech Talk". Why do so few women study computer science and... read more »


How does greening land affect floodwaters and traffic? How can digital processes help restore facial bones after injury or destruction due to... read more »


Between Digitalpakt 2, Startchancen program and sobering education study results: What role can and does the federal government play? On June 12,... read more »


Invisible Labor and Discrimination: Gender, Diversity and ChatGPT Critical Perspectives on AI – Challenges and Pathways In the context of AI... read more »

15.05. – 15.06.2023

After stops like the Social Science Research Center Berlin and the Berlin University of Applied Sciences, the exhibition "Berlin - Capital of Female... read more »

19.04. – 12.07.2023

In the summer semester, the lecture series "APPLYING DATA SCIENCE" of the HEIBRiDS Graduate School will take place. Every two weeks, data science... read more »


On April 18th, /2023, ECDF Chair Gesche Joost will speak with our Associate Member and author Thomas Ramge about his new book, " Do You Want to live... read more »


Successful research at the ECDF is only possible through cooperation with our numerous partners from science, politics, business and society. On the... read more »


The digital transformation is also revolutionizing the world of finance and business: innovative money systems and financing solutions are becoming... read more »


The consequences of climate change and their mitigation also raise ethical questions, which the Ethics Council has also been addressing recently. On... read more »


Smart Water - Designing Water and Urban Greening for Climate: Integrating blue-green infrastructure and other planning aspects can mitigate the... read more »

16. – 17.02.2023

On February 16-17, 2023, ECDF will welcome the workshop "Exploration of Needs, Goals, and Past Use of Digital Applications by Affected Persons of... read more »


In the webinar "How to evaluate and reduce the Gender Gap in Science?" hosted by the Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science on February 14,... read more »


Cities around the globe have seen their mobility infrastructures transformed over the last decade. The upsurge of tech corporations in ride-hailing... read more »


On January 24st, 2023, ECDF-Professor Philipp Staab and the SINE Foundation will host a workshop for Graduate and post-doc students around the topic... read more »


Since the Industrial Revolution, the individual has been working and learning in hierarchies based on the division of labor. And this despite the fact... read more »


When people discuss the transformation of the world of work through digitization and automation, the focus is often on the fear that millions of jobs... read more »

08. – 09.12.2022

On December 08 and 09, 2022, the German government invites to the Digital Summit under the motto "Data - Creating Digital Value Together". This year,... read more »


RegMed Forum: “Will AI Transform Regenerative Medicine?” Medical decisions are based on the analysis of diagnostic data with the aim of providing... read more »

24. – 25.11.2022

On November 24 and 25, 2022, the ECDF will host the "Hello Diversity! Podcast and Paperthon-Event". This event series is an opportunity for PhD... read more »


Together with Elsevier, ECDF is launching a new series of panel discussions this fall: During the "ECDF and Elsevier Conversations on Science in the... read more »


The BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues are the global and established networking platform that brings together international stakeholders from... read more »


On November 8, 2022, Wikimedia Deutschland will present the new study on the German government's National Education Platform (NBP) at the ECDF. The... read more »


Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) invites you to the 2nd BfR Knowledge Dialogue on November 8, 2022, with the main topic "Trust". War,... read more »


Machines of the future are not intended to replace humans, but to support them. The goal here is to combine the respective strengths of humans and... read more »


Can Artificial Intelligence discriminate? As part of Berlin Science Week, the Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF), the Weizenbaum Institute for the... read more »


Hate and incitement on the Internet are problems that concern us all, because they endanger democracy and pluralism. The emergence of parallel public... read more »


Seventy-seven years after the liberation of Auschwitz, antisemitism is still being expressed both publicly and violently. In recent years, the... read more »

19.10.2022 – 15.02.2023

In the winter semester, the lecture series "APPLYING DATA SCIENCE" of the HEIBRiDS Graduate School will take place. Every two weeks, data science... read more »


Four academics of the TU Berlin on the turntables will create a great atmosphere after the official first semester welcome. Among them are: Prof. Dr.... read more »

06. – 07.10.2022

"WÆ - Womxn from arts to engineering" - This year's two-day virtual festival is all about innovations from arts to engineering for a just future! The... read more »


On 04 October 2022, 9 am to 11 am, ECDF will host a lecture by Dr. Cecilia Rikap, City University London, on "The Rise of Intellectual Monpoly... read more »

30.09. – 02.10.2022

Nach der erfolgreichen ersten Bits & Bäume-Konferenz 2018 sind die Themen Digitalisierung und Nachhaltigkeit heute in unserer Gesellschaft so präsent... read more »


After four years, the 2nd Bits & Bäume international conference on digitalization and sustainability takes place from 30 September to 2 October 2022... read more »


On Sept. 29, 2022, the public lecture of the "Ernst Schering Prize for Outstanding Research in Basic Biomedical Research" winner will take place at... read more »

26. – 28.09.2022

A discussion at re:publica a few years ago revolved around the question of whether the Arab region, which is affected by digitalization, would not... read more »


The Human Brain Project has launched a webinar series that focuses on the various topics being worked on by the HBP scientific community. The one-hour... read more »


The digital workshop on "Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Existing Buildings - Challenges in Refurbishment" is organized by the working group... read more »

19. – 23.09.2022

The third Qurator Conference will provide a forum for the use of digital curation technologies in use cases such as media, journalism, logistics,... read more »


For its 15th anniversary, the Netzwerk Junge Ohren e.V (NJO) is organizing a "Thinking Workshop" at the ECDF. Moderated by Christoph Brosius,... read more »


Why is a diversity strategy important in human resources? What are the challenges and opportunities presented by the use of technology in personnel... read more »

29.08. – 02.09.2022

The Future-IoT PhD School celebrates its 5th anniversary this year and invites you to the Einstein Center Digital Future with the theme "IoT meets... read more »

22. – 26.08.2022

The summerschool "Philosophy of Mathematics Beyond the Armchair?!" on experimental methods in the philosophy of mathematics takes place at the... read more »


Finally, another long night for research and amazement: The TU Berlin presents a diverse program for young and old with experiments and hands-on... read more »


Bei der Veranstaltungsreihe Cornelsen Impulse diskutieren Vertreter*innen aus Politik, Wirtschaft, Zivilgesellschaft und Wissenschaft die politische... read more »


Green Consumption Assistant – Wird Konsum nachhaltiger durch den Einsatz von KI? 22.06.2022 // 13:00  Uhr // online Wie nachhaltig kann Konsum... read more »


ECDF PI Prof. Dr. Martin Gersch hat für Freitag, 17. Juni 2022, Prof. Dr. Tilman Santarius für einen Gastvortrag an die FU Berlin eingeladen. Prof.... read more »


On 08 June 2022, the Evangelical Church in the Rhineland will hold a symposium on the topic of "Man.Machine.Algorithm - Digital Education and... read more »


Die Professur Gersch des Departments Wirtschaftsinformatik der Freie Universität Berlin / Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF) freut sich, Prof. Dr.... read more »


Das ECDF veranstaltet am 23. Mai 2022 von 16 bis 19 Uhr in Kooperation mit dem DFKI und dem Berlin Open Lab das Networking Event "Transforming... read more »


Im Webinar "Deploying AI with confidence" am 17. Mai 2022, 18.00 - 19.00 Uhr, besprechen Expert*innen die Frage, inwiefern die Wissenschaft dazu... read more »


In the webinar "Deploying AI with confidence" on May 17, 2022, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., experts will discuss how science is helping to increase confidence in... read more »


On May 13th, 2022 from 6.00 pm onwards, the The Digital Arabia Network is hosting a panel discussion at the ECDF. The  great resignation has forced... read more »

12. – 22.05.2022

The multi-platform event DRAFTS invites researchers and designers to discuss the importance of artifacts for the experimental research and development... read more »


While some Corona measures have already been relaxed, the Sars Cov2 virus remains with us for now. How can rising incidences be quickly detected in... read more »


On April 28, 2022, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., the Institute of Medical Informatics at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin invites you to the digital... read more »


The event is part of the series "Historical Judgment" at the German Historical Museum in Berlin. In the 4th symposium of the series, aspects of the... read more »


Opening of the Spring Sustainability Days at KIT 2022: ECDF professor Tilman Santarius opens the Spring Days of Sustainability at KIT 2022 with his... read more »


Femtec.Alumnae e.V. awards the FTAfelicitas Prize every year to accelerate the advancement of women in STEM professions. The award is not only... read more »


On March 22, 2022, Resideo and the Italian University Poli.design invite you to the second edition of "Smart Water. Sustainable Water Visions." The... read more »