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

Date/TimeTalksSpeakerVideo LinkDOI
13/10/2021: 14:00Automated Chemical Ontology Expansion
Dr Janna Hastings (Otto-von-Guericke University & UCL)
Video LinkTBA
13/10/2021: 15:00Towards Biological Plausibility Using Linked Open Data
Dr Egon Willighagen (Maastricht University)
Video LinkTBA

20/10/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar II: Explainable AI & ML – 14:00-15:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

Date/TimeTalksSpeakerVideo LinkDOI
20/10/2021: 14:00How can Explainable AI help scientific exploration?
Professor Carlos Zednik (Eindhoven University of Technology)
TBATBA
20/10/2021: 15:00Explainable Machine Learning
Dr Fosca Giannotti (University of Pisa)
TBATBA

27/10/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar III: Data Science 4 Chemistry – 14:00-15:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

Date/TimeTalksSpeakerVideo LinkDOI
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)
TBATBA
27/10/2021: 15:00Data management: at the root of high-throughput experimentation
Dr Nessa Carson (Syngenta)
TBATBA

03/11/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar IV: AI & ML 4 Drugs & Materials – 13:00-15:45 BST – Eventbrite Link

Date/TimeTalksSpeakerVideo LinkDOI
03/11/2021: 13:00TBATitle TBA
Dr Tom Fleming (Arctoris)
TBATBATBA
03/11/2021: 14:00Machine Learning and AI for Drug Design
Professor Ola Engkvist (AstraZeneca & Chalmers University)
TBATBA
03/11/2021: 15:00Accelerating design of organic materials with Machine Learning and AI
Professor Olexandr Isayev (Carnegie Mellon University)
TBATBA

10/11/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar V: Quantum Machine Learning – 13:00-15:45 BST

Date/TimeTalksSpeakerVideo LinkDOI
10/11/2021: 13:00TBALearning to Control Quantum Systems Robustly
Dr Frank C Langbein (Cardiff University)
TBATBA
10/11/2021: 14:00Progress in Quantum Machine Learning for Molecular Computation
Jules Tilly (Rahko & UCL)
TBATBA
10/11/2021: 15:00TBATitle TBA
Professor Anatole von Lilenfeld (University of Vienna)
TBATBA

17/11/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar VI – Medicinal Chemistry – 14:00-15:45 BST

Date/TimeTalksSpeakerVideo LinkDOI
17/11/2021: 14:00Title TBA Dr Lewis Vidler (UCB)TBATBA
17/11/2021: 15:00Title TBATBATBATBA

24/11/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar VII: Digital Twins – 10:00-11:45 BST

Date/TimeTalksSpeakerVideo LinkDOI
24/11/2021: 10:00The Universal Digital Twin – accessing the world of chemistry
Professor Markus Kraft (University of Cambridge)
TBATBA
24/11/2021: 11:00Title TBATBATBATBA

01/12/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar VIII: Molecules, Graphs & Networks – 14:00-15:45 BST

Date/TimeTalksSpeakerVideo LinkDOI
01/12/2021: 14:00Hyperparameter Optimisation for Graph Neural Networks
James Yuan (Heriot Watt University)
TBATBATBA
01/12/2021: 15:00Chemical Space Exploration
Jan Jensen (University of Copenhagen)
TBATBA

08/12/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar IX: Large Spaces – 14:00-15:45 BST

Date/TimeTalksSpeakerVideo LinkDOI
08/12/2021: 14:00TBAAudacity of huge: Machine Learning for the discovery of transition metal catalysts and materials
Professor Heather Kulik (MIT)
TBATBA
08/12/2021: 15:00Artificial Intelligence for Safer Urban Spaces
Professor Zoheir Sabeur (University of Bournemouth)
TBATBA

15/12/2021 – AI3SD Autumn Seminar X: Molecules & Data – 14:00-15:45 BST

Date/TimeTalksSpeakerVideo LinkDOI
15/12/2021: 14:00Data Driven Molecular DesignDr Barbara Zdrazil
(EMBL-EBI & University of Vienna)
TBATBA
15/12/2021: 15:00Finding Small Molecules in Big DataProfessor Emma Schymanski
(University of Luxembourg)
TBATBA

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 an Oxford-based research company that is transforming drug discovery for biotech and AI-driven drug discovery companies, pharmaceutical corporations and academia. Arctoris developed and operates Ulysses, the world’s first fully automated drug discovery platform. Accessible remotely, the platform enables researchers worldwide to perform their research rapidly, with more accuracy, transparency, and full reproducibility. Arctoris accelerates drug discovery programmes from idea to clinical testing, combining human ingenuity with the power of robotics.