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- FICS Autumn School 23-25 Oct 2013
The official get-together and the main yearly event of FICS, the Summer School, is held on 15-17 August in conjunction with the Jyväskylä Summer School.
Location: Mattilanniemi Campus of the University of Jyväskylä. See here for instructions on how to get to Jyväskylä.
Please register here for FICS summer school activities. Deadline 5 August (students and those staying overnight) or August 12 (supervisors who do not need accommodation)
The FICS summer school will include
- Training on how to give a scientific presentation by Minna Haapsaari
- Training on writing scientific publications in English by Dr. Pekka Belt, University of Oulu
- Poster session in which all FICS students will present their work, some with 3-minute highlight presentations. Everybody is asked to participate!
- A guest lecture "Recent advances in Markov chain Monte Carlo" by Dr. Matti Vihola from Univ.Jyväskylä
- Social evening programme
ROUGH SCHEDULE OF FICS SUMMER SCHOOL
Wednesday 15 August at Agora Building
13:00 Registration opens, come and get your lunch tickets!
13:15 Lunch at Piato restaurant at Agora building
14:00 Presentation training, one of two alternative groups, by Minna Haapsaari. Location: Ag Auditorio 2. Those not participating in this group are encouraged to follow some Jyväskylä Summer School courses. Coffee break at 15:30 and other small breaks included.
17:45 Possibility to check in at hotel Alba
18:00 Social programme: sauna event at Majakoski house, bus transport leaves from hotel Alba
21:30 Bus transport leaves from Majakoski to hotel Alba
Thursday 16 August at Agora Building
09:00 Presentation training, one of two alternative groups, by Minna Haapsaari. Location: Ag Auditorio 2. Those not participating in this group are encouraged to follow some Jyväskylä Summer School courses. Coffee break at 10:30 and other small breaks included.
13:00 Students: Lunch at Piato restaurant at Agora building. (Those who did not register on Wednesday, come and get your lunch tickets beforehand from Ella)
13:00 Supervisors: Discussion lunch for supervisors at Piato restaurant at Agora building (Pls get your lunch ticket beforehand from Ella)
14:00 Opening words by FICS director Sami Kaski at Ag Auditorio 2.
14:10 Student spotlight presentations at Ag Auditorio 2:
Tuomo Sipola, University of Jyväskylä, "What does high-dimensional data tell us?";
Hande Topa, Aalto University, "Statistical testing of differential alternative splicing in time series";
Mikhail Shubin, University of Helsinki, "Bayesian Methods for Modeling Bacterial Phenotypic Time-series";
Anne Seppänen, University of Turku, "Adaptive dynamics - A framework to study evolution";
Maria Kiseleva, University of Jyväskylä, "Drilling Systems Failures and Hidden Oscillations";
Kevin Franke, Aalto University, "Domain Walls in Multiferroic Heterostructures".
15:00 Poster session at Agora Building's ground floor hall.
16:30 Dinner for students and supervisors at Agora building's ground floor hall, ending around 20 o'clock.
Friday 17 August at MaA building, room MaA 103
09:45 Highlight guest lecture "Recent advances in Markov chain Monte Carlo" by Dr. Matti Vihola from Univ.Jyväskylä (including a coffee break at 10:15)
12:00 Mini-course on writing scientific publications by Dr. Pekka Belt, University of Oulu (including a coffee break at 14:15 and other breaks as needed)
15:30 Closing words of FICS Summer School
More scientific content will be provided by the Jyväskylä Summer School. See for example the following courses whose topics might suit you, all of which are organized 13-17 August:
COM1: Genome Assembly Algorithms
COM4: Evolutionary Optimisation of Expensive Problems
COM6: Mathematical Challenges in Gradient Plasticity
MA3: Markov Chain Stability and Applications
PH1: Low Temperature Detectors: Principles and Applications
A separate registration to firstname.lastname@example.org is required for all of these courses. First come, first served. When registering, please inform that you are a FICS student, and whether you plan to listen to the course or also complete the course and get credit points.
PRACTICALITIES OF FICS SUMMER SCHOOL
All FICS students and supervisors are encouraged to participate, free of charge! Accommodation is provided for all students and a restricted number of supervisors; if we run out of rooms then those living outside Jyväskylä region are given preference. Travel expenses (except for daily allowances) for students and supervisors living outside Jyväskylä are covered, please make a travel claim to your own department and the department can then charge FICS upon agreement with Ella Bingham. For questions please contact email@example.com (On holiday in July)