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CASS 2017 : Czech-Austrian Summer School on Deep Learning and Visual Data Analysis


When Sep 3, 2017 - Sep 8, 2017
Where Ostrava, Czech Republic
Submission Deadline Jul 31, 2017
Notification Due Aug 7, 2017
Final Version Due Aug 21, 2017

Call For Papers


2017 Czech-Austrian Summer School on "Deep Learning and Visual Data Analysis"
VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic September 3 - 8, 2017

Introduction The summer school is intended for students interested in advanced
data processing and visualization. It will focus on the introduction to the
topics of deep learning and visual data analysis and build an interdisciplinary
platform for elementary and advanced training in related areas.

It will provide an international forum for knowledge transfer, experience
sharing, and scientific networking between the participants.

Organized by
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, VSB –
Technical University of Ostrava University of Vienna

Supported by
AKTION Czech Republic – Austria

The summer school will be held in the campus of the VSB-Technical
University of Ostrava which is located in the city of Ostrava. The campus is
located at the very edge of the city in the district of Poruba. The district of
Poruba is approximately 20 minutes far by bus or tram from Ostrava City Center.
Ostrava is the third largest city in the Czech Republic. It is located in the
north-eastern part of the state close to the borders with Poland and Slovakia.
Ostrava, nicknamed the ‘steel city’, has a rich history of steel production,
coal mining, machinery, engineering, and technologies. Today, the city’s economy
is transforming quickly towards high-tech and information industry.

School Organizers
School directors
Vaclav Snasel, Tech. Univ. of Ostrava, Czech
Republic Torsten Möller, Universität Wien, Austria

Local organizers
Michaela Vráželová, VŠB - TU Ostrava, Czech Republic
Jana Nowaková, VŠB - TU Ostrava, Czech Republic
Barbora Klečková, VŠB - TU Ostrava, Czech Republic
Jan Platos, VŠB - TU Ostrava, Czech Republic
Anne Marie Faisst, Universität Wien, Austria

Sebastian Basterrech, (FEE CTU Prague)
Hans-Christian Hege, (Zuse Institute Berlin)
Pavel Krömer, (VSB-TU Ostrava)
Torsten Möller, (Uni Wien)
Michael Sedlmair, (Uni Wien)
Vaclav Snasel, (VSB-TU Ostrava)
Thomas Torsney-Weir, (Uni Wien)

Fees Students from the Czech Republic: 4000 CZK
Foreign students: 150 EUR
Non-student participants: 200 EUR / 5500 CZK

The number of participants is limited due to space and time constraints.

A limited number of discounted registrations for Austrian and Czech students (5
+ 5) will be available. The organizers reserve the right to grant discounted
registration waiver at their discretion. See school website for more

Important Dates
Registration / discounted registration application: 31. 7. 2017
Registration results announced: 7. 8. 2017
Registration fee payment due: 21. 8. 2017

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