The fifth Inria@SiliconValley workshop with Californian partners
The annual BIS (Berkeley-Inria-Stanford) workshop is part of the Inria@SiliconValley program. It is co-organized by Inria and its partners in California. The objectives of the workshop are to present the current status of ongoing scientific collaborations and to work on proposals for future ambitious joint projects. BIS’2015 is organized in partnership with CITRIS, The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society, and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (see the page of The Science Office @ the French Consulate in San Francisco) and will be hosted by CITRIS on May 12-14, 2015 on the University of California Berkeley Campus. The BIS program is structured so as to foster exchange among participants about ongoing as much as potential future collaborations. It also aims to foster exchange on key aspects of digital science.
- Tuesday May 12th : Full day dedicated to keynote speeches and panel related to research collaborations supported by the Inria@SiliconValley program. See the program here.
Location: Auditorium, SDH Building
- Wednesday May 13th : Full day of parallel working sessions to exchange about research collaborations in relation with the following application areas: Neuroimaging, Scientific computing, and Smart city. See the program here.
Location: Meeting rooms 240, 242, 254, SDH Building
- Thursday May 14th : Who Owns the Data – A one-day International conference on Digital Assets, Data Philantropy and Public Benefit.
Location: Auditorium, SDH Building
- BIS Registration (includes registration for the “Who Owns the Data Conference’): Register here Deadline for registration is April 30th.
- Important: If you only wish to attend the “Who Owns the Data” conference (may 14th only), please register at http://whoownsthedata.eventbrite.com/
- Location: UC Berkeley – CITRIS Headquarters and the Banatao Institute @ CITRIS Berkeley, 330 Sutardja Dai Hall, MC 1764, Berkeley, CA 94720-1764.
- SDH building – Sutardja Dai Hall: UC Berkeley General Map and SDH Building Map (including parking possibilities)
- Parking: The “lower hearst lot” is the closest lot to SDH building that offers “Public” paying parking. The entrance to this lot is Scenic Avenue, level 2 as shown on the map.
- Useful links on accommodation in the Berkeley area: LBL preferred hotels directory
- How to get to the Residence of France: Reception on May 12, 100 Edgewood Avenue, San Francisco –
- Useful apps to get around using public transportation: 511 Transit, Transit, Nokia Here, Google Maps, …
- San Francisco airport site: http://www.flysfo.com/web/page/index.jsp
- Transportation: Super shuttle 415.558.8500 www.supershuttle.com/
- Other shuttles: http://www.flysfo.com/web/page/tofrom/transp-serv/dtd/
- Bay Cities Taxi Cab : (650) 591-5400 http://www.baycitiestaxi.com/
- Information about the city of Berkeley: http://www.visitberkeley.com/home
- Information about San Francisco:
Inria Industry Meeting
You may want to consider attending the Inria-Industry Meeting that is organized in San Francisco on May 11th, 2015 and that will be focused on Smart City and Mobility Innovation. Registration here (free but mandatory).
1st Inria Alumni Evening in the USA
The objective of this gathering is to give you the opportunity to meet and engage with other Inria Alumni and to share your “post-Inria experience” in the USA. Registration here (free but mandatory).
BIS’2015 Organizing Committee
- BIS’2015: Hélène Kirchner, Valerie Issarny, Christine Morin, and Tania Castro (Inria)
- Who Owns the Data: Camille Crittenden and Brandie Nonnecke (CITRIS), Valerie Issarny (Inria), Aparna Sain (EIT ICT Labs)