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Denmark needs better conditions for digital transformation

24 August 2021

Denmark needs better conditions for digital transformation

Opinion: It should be easier for companies to get access to IT research and IT expertise. It is imperative that we strengthen the framework for digital technologies as well as knowledge and competencies about these technologies to benefit as many companies as possible.

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Nordic hacker team has qualified for world championship

11 August 2021

Nordic hacker team has qualified for world championship

On 6 -9 August the 16 best teams from around the world meet to compete in the unofficial world championship in hacking. The hacking convention, called DEFCON, is held annually in Las Vegas, but due to  COVID-19, it is held partly online. The Danish team “Kalmarunionen” participates in a Nordic dream team with players from Sweden and Norway.

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Tech startups need a financial boost to compete with our neighboring countries

Chief Innovation Officer at Technical University of Denmark:

Tech startups need a financial boost to compete with our neighboring countries

The right mindset is important for tech startups, but considerable capital injections are also important. When startups grow, they need capital in order to grow without leaving the country to settle down in Silicon Valley, Israel or England, says Mark Riis.

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Summer School on Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning

Summer School on Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning

From August 1 to August 4, 2022, the Departments of Computer Science at ITU Copenhagen and Aarhus University invite you to the Summer School on Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning.

Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning is an important and exciting research subject that investigates how to benefit from machine learning techniques while preserving the privacy of training data and learned models.

At the PPML School 2022 lecturers with both a theoretical and applied background will cover a broad spectrum of subjects such as Multiparty Computation, Fully Homomorphic Encryption, Differential Privacy, Federated Learning as well as practical attacks. Current confirmed speakers are:

  • Emiliano De Cristofaro (UCL)
  • Rafael Dowsley (Monash University – tentative)
  • Divya Gupta (Microsoft Research)
  • Peter Kairouz (Google)
  • Yuriy Polyakov (Duality)
  • Yang Zhang (CISPA)

The school is aimed at PhD and Master students in the areas of Security as well as Machine Learning, but we also encourage researchers as well as other people with an interest in the area to attend.

Registration for the school is now open for a fee of 500 DKK (approximately 70 USD or 67 EUR). Students can obtain 3 ECTS for attending the school.

The event is organized by Bernardo David, Associate Professor at ITU Copenhagen and Carsten Baum, Assistant Professor at Aarhus University and will take place from August 1st until August 4th on the campus of ITU Copenhagen. We are currently investigating a remote participation option, but this is so far not decided.

More information will be provided soon. We will provide information about potential stipends at a later point of time.

Registration deadline is on June 30th!

The event is supported by the International Association for Cryptologic Research, the Danish Data Science Academy, the Pioneer Centre for Artificial Intelligence as well as the Digital Research Centre Denmark (DIREC).