AI3SD are running another virtual seminar series this autumn. Below is the timetable for the series, with links to individual Event and Eventbrite pages. This seminar series starts on Wednesday 13th October and runs every Wednesday until the 15th December. The seminars typically take place 14:00-15:45 BST although there are some that start at 13:00 and on the 24th November the seminar will run in the morning instead.

13/10/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar I: Linked Data, Ontologies & Deep Learning – 14:00-15:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

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13/10/2021: 14:00Automated Chemical Ontology Expansion
Dr Janna Hastings (Otto-von-Guericke University & UCL)
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13/10/2021: 15:00Towards Biological Plausibility Using Linked Open Data
Dr Egon Willighagen (Maastricht University)
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20/10/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar II: Explainable AI & ML – 14:00-15:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

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20/10/2021: 14:00How can Explainable AI help scientific exploration?
Professor Carlos Zednik (Eindhoven University of Technology)
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20/10/2021: 15:00Explainable Machine Learning for Trustworthy AI
Dr Fosca Giannotti (University of Pisa)
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27/10/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar III: Data Science 4 Chemistry – 14:00-15:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

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27/10/2021: 14:00Statistics Are a Girl’s best Friend: Expanding the mechanistic Study Toolbox with Data Science
Dr Anat Milo (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
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27/10/2021: 15:00Data management: at the root of high-throughput experimentation
Dr Nessa Carson (Syngenta)
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03/11/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar IV: AI & ML 4 Drugs & Materials – 13:00-15:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

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03/11/2021: 13:00Combining robotics and Machine Learning for accelerated drug discovery
Dr Tom Fleming (Arctoris)
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03/11/2021: 14:00Machine Learning and AI for Drug Design
Professor Ola Engkvist (AstraZeneca & Chalmers University)
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03/11/2021: 15:00Accelerating design of organic materials with Machine Learning and AI
Professor Olexandr Isayev (Carnegie Mellon University)
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10/11/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar V: Quantum Machine Learning – 13:00-15:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

Date/TimeTalksSpeakerVideo LinkDOI
10/11/2021: 13:00Learning to Control Quantum Systems Robustly
Dr Frank C Langbein (Cardiff University)
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10/11/2021: 14:00The Variational Quantum Eigensolver – progress and near term applications for quantum chemistry
Jules Tilly (Rahko & UCL)
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10/11/2021: 15:00Quantum Machine Learning
Professor Anatole von Lilenfeld (University of Vienna)
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17/11/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar VI – Medicinal Chemistry – 14:00-15:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

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17/11/2021: 14:00A vision of Medicinal Chemistry for the future
Dr Lewis Vidler (UCB) 
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17/11/2021: 15:00What a Medicinal Chemist Needs to Know about Explainable Artificial Intelligence
Dr Alexander (Al) G. Dossetter (Medchemica Ltd)
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24/11/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar VII: Digital Twins – 10:00-10:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

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24/11/2021: 10:00The Universal Digital Twin – accessing the world of chemistry
Professor Markus Kraft (University of Cambridge)
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01/12/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar VIII: Molecules, Graphs & Networks – 14:00-15:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

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01/12/2021: 14:00Chemical Space Exploration
Professor Jan Jensen (University of Copenhagen)
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01/12/2021: 15:00The hyperparameter optimisation of graph neural networks for molecular property prediction
James Yuan (Heriot Watt University)
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08/12/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar IX: Large Spaces – 14:00-15:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

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08/12/2021: 14:00Audacity of huge: Machine Learning for the discovery of transition metal catalysts and materials
Professor Heather Kulik (MIT)
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08/12/2021: 15:00Artificial Intelligence for Safer Urban Spaces
Professor Zoheir Sabeur (University of Bournemouth)
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15/12/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar X: Molecules & Data – 14:00-15:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

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15/12/2021: 14:00Data Driven Molecular Design
Dr Barbara Zdrazil (EMBL-EBI & University of Vienna)
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15/12/2021: 15:00Finding Small Molecules and their Metabolites in Big Data
Associate Professor Emma Schymanski (University of Luxembourg)
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If you are interested in sponsoring our event series, please contact Dr Samantha Kanza. The sponsorship prices are listed below:

  • £300 – logos on all event materials (rolling slides, webpages, flyers, YouTube splashscreens)

Our event series has been generously sponsored by the following sponsors:

Arctoris

Arctoris is a biotech platform company founded and headquartered in Oxford. Led by an experienced team, Arctoris combines robotics and data science to accelerate the development of new therapies. The company’s unique technology platform, Ulysses, automates research processes from target to hit, lead, and candidate, enabling faster R&D based on data with improved quality and depth. To learn more, visit www.arctoris.com