Summer school program

This is the summer school program for September 11–15, 2023.

Abstracts of all contributed talks can be found here (Tuesday session) and here (Wednesday session).

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30–10:30 Registration Tour of the institutes Workshop: GPTs and how to prompt them
Marcel Binz
Hackathon / “Cognithon” / “Neurothon” Science communication seminar
10:30–11:00 Opening remarks
11:15–12:15 Peril, Prudence and Planning as Risk, Avoidance and Worry
Peter Dayan
Comparing language models to humans: Challenges & opportunities
Andrew Lampinen
Work on 3-min pitches
12:15–13:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
13:30–15:00 Workshop: EEG and VR: Measuring latencies and identifying stimulus onsets
John Jairo Madrid Carvajal
Contributed lightning talks Contributed lightning talks Hackathon 3-min pitches
15:15–16:15 Reinforcement learning: Computational modeling for learning and decision making
Maria Eckstein
Workshop: Forecasting for sustainable energy systems
Nicole Ludwig
Neural language models and human linguistic knowledge
Jennifer Hu
Announcing hackathon winners & Closing remarks
16:00–17:00 Title TBA
Noah Goodman
16:30–17:00 Prosaic AI alignment
Jan Kirchner
What goes wrong in academia 16:30–18:00
Panel discussion on regulation of large language models
Rebecca Beiter, Annette Leßmöllmann, Nora Lindemann, Kristof Meding, Eric Schulz
From 19:00 onwards (Evening program) City rallye BBQ Dinner


Invited talks Participants and organisers Workshops with practical exercises Hackathon Evening program