CLS offers a platform for exchange and unique training opportunities for young researchers. Many events are offered in conjunction with our partners, such as the IMPRS-IS Cyber Valley doctoral program. Please note that credit points indicated for joint events apply to the IMPRS-IS program; they are not recognised at ETH Zurich.
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Intersectionality in Academia: S4 Workshop

02 June 2022 - 09 June 2022 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Intersectionality describes the study of overlapping identities and the interaction between different power structures. In this workshop, participants will reflect on intersecting identities such as race, gender, class, sexual orientation, ability, and many others. By applying an intersectional framework, participants will be better equipped at identifying the impact of overarching power structures and comprehensively address inequities in the workplace.

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Women in Tech

09 June 2022 - 09 June 2022 Event

Hosted by the ETH AI Center

Learn directly from the experience of successful women. Join the discussion about finding the right employer, female leadership, and more!

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Self and Time Management: S4 Workshop

06 July 2022 - 07 July 2022 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Time can not be bought, stored or stopped. In this respect it should be seen as the most valuable of all resources and the only way to maximize its potential is to use it well. This training provides insights on your own patterns and a toolset to increase effectivity and efficiency. Participants will clarify and prioritise goals and plan tasks and projects. Participants will analyze their high energy periods and learn how to focus their attention.

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Kick-starting your PhD Thesis - Scientific Writing: S4 Workshop

18 July 2022 - 22 July 2022 Workshop Remote via Zoom

For many PhD students, writing the PhD thesis can seem like an enormous mountain to climb. With little or no guidance, it is all too easy to lose yourself in searches for sources, stray away from the overall message of the thesis and feel frustrated with writing progress. This workshop provides a roadmap to help participants through this process, helping them to use their time more efficiently.

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How to Give an Interview and Talk to the Press on Camera: S4 Workshop

11 October 2022 - 11 October 2022 Workshop MPI-IS Stuttgart, Heisenbergstraße 3, 70569 Stuttgart

Top-level scientists are frequently asked to conduct interviews and engage with the press – to discuss their research with the media and public, representing their respective institutions, providing expert testimony, etc. This training will teach participants to better understand the way journalists think, in order to enhance success during interviews.

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AI+X Summit 2022

14 October 2022 - 14 October 2022 Event

Hosted by the ETH AI Center

3 flagship events under one roof uniting students, startups, professors, and professionals: Launch 2022, AI+X Summit 2022, and the InCube final event.

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Communication & Negotiation - Effective Communication with Supervisors and Colleagues: S4 Workshop

20 October 2022 - 21 October 2022 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Effective communication with supervisors and teammates can be challenging at times. Everyone is faced with pressure, deadlines, and responsibilities. Mix these factors with different working styles, hierarchy, and multicultural working environments and becomes understandable that breakdowns in communication could occur. This training is designed to provide participants with effective communication strategies for successful interactions in these environments.

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Scientific English Writing: S4 Workshop

07 November 2022 - 11 November 2022 Workshop

This scientific English writing workshop is designed to help researchers develop the English communication skills they need to further their academic career. The goal of this training is to help familiarize participants with the writing conventions adopted in their particular field and provide them with practical tools to improve their English academic writing skills.

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Project Management for 1st Year Scholars: S4 Workshop

01 December 2022 - 02 December 2022 Workshop Remote via Zoom

A doctorate is a complex and long lasting project. If it is not usefully structured from the beginning it is easy to lose sight of the bigger picture and often also motivation in a maze of possibilities. This S4 workshop is designed to help new doctoral researchers gain insights into proper project management.

Past Events

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02 May 2022 - 02 May 2022 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Stress Management Training: S4 Workshop

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25 March 2022 - 25 March 2022 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Structuring and Delivering a Scientific Presentation: S4 Workshop

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24 January 2022 - 25 January 2022 Event Remote via Zoom

CLS2022 Selection Symposium

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03 December 2021 - 03 December 2021 Event

CLS X(mas)Over Stuttgart Event - POSTPONED

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01 December 2021 - 03 December 2021 Workshop

Project Management for Scientists: S4 Workshop

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22 November 2021 - 22 November 2021 Workshop

Responsible Conduct in Research

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22 November 2021 - 22 November 2021 Event

CLS Meet-UP IN ZÜRICH

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15 November 2021 - 18 November 2021 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Scientific English Writing: November Workshop

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28 October 2021 - 28 October 2021 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Standards and Good Practices for Software Development in Python: S4 Workshop

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27 October 2021 - 27 October 2021 Event

CLS Crossover Tübingen Event

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12 October 2021 - 12 October 2021 Workshop MPI-IS Stuttgart, Heisenbergstraße 3, 70569 Stuttgart

How to Give an Interview and Talk to the Press on Camera: S4 Workshop

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02 September 2021 - 16 November 2021 Event

Introductory Programme at ETH Zurich

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22 July 2021 - 22 July 2021 Event

MPI-IS 2021 Graduation Ceremony

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20 July 2021 - 23 July 2021 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Marketing for Scientists: S4 Workshop

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12 July 2021 - 16 July 2021 Workshop

Scientific English Writing: July Workshop

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01 July 2021 - 01 July 2021 Retreat

CLS2021 Summer Fellows Retreat

A one-day fully virtual event hosted by the CLS doctoral fellows

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24 June 2021 - 24 June 2021 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Standards and Good Practices for Software Development in Python: S4 Workshop

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07 June 2021 - 08 June 2021 Workshop Remote via Zoom

The Start-up Phase of the Doctorate: S4 Workshop

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20 May 2021 - 27 May 2021 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Conflict Management for Scientists: S4 Workshop

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19 April 2021 - 23 April 2021 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Scientific English Writing: April Workshop

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15 March 2021 - 15 March 2021 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Structuring and Delivering a Scientific Presentation: S4 Workshop

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11 March 2021 - 15 April 2021 Workshop Remote via Zoom

Stress Management Training: S4 Workshop

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25 January 2021 - 26 January 2021 Event Remote via Zoom

CLS2021 Selection Symposium

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24 July 2020 - 24 July 2020 Event Virtual Event

2020 Intelligent Systems Summer Colloquium

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26 January 2020 - 28 January 2020 Symposium Max Planck Campus in Tübingen, Germany

CLS Selection Symposium 2020

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29 October 2018 - 31 October 2018 Conference Zürich, Switzerland

Conference on Robot Learning

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15 October 2018 - 17 October 2018 Retreat Insel Reichenau, Germany

CLS Retreat 2018

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14 September 2018 - 14 September 2018 Event Tübingen, Germany

Symposium Artificial Intelligence and Society

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03 April 2018 - 05 April 2018 Event Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

DALI 2018 - Data, Learning and Inference

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08 February 2018 - 09 February 2018 Workshop Zürich, Switzerland

Second Workshop on Learning Control

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18 January 2018 - 19 January 2018 Event Max Planck Campus in Tübingen, Germany

Selection Interviews for CLS PhD Fellowships

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12 December 2017 - 15 December 2017 Event Melbourne, Australia

Invited Session Series on Learning-based Control

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04 October 2017 - 06 October 2017 Retreat Stoos, Central Switzerland

CLS Retreat 2017

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18 September 2017 - 18 September 2017 Event Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany

Max Planck Lecture: The Three Pillars of Fully Autonomous Driving

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03 July 2017 - 07 July 2017 Summer School ETH Zurich, Department of Computer Science

Pre-Doc Summer School on Learning Systems

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18 April 2017 - 20 April 2017 Event H10 Costa Adeje Palace Hotel, Tenerife, Canary Islands

DALI 2017 - Data Learning and Inference

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25 September 2016 - 28 September 2016 Event Ringberg Castle (Germany)

Biomedical Micro/Nanosystems Engineering

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05 September 2016 - 07 September 2016 Retreat Bonndorf (Germany)

Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems Retreat

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11 July 2016 - 13 July 2016 Event Donaueschingen, Germany

Deep Learning: Theory and Practice

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09 June 2016 - 10 June 2016 Event Konstanz, Germany

Design and Coordination of Micro- to Macro-Scale Swarms

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30 March 2016 - 01 April 2016 Event Sestri Levante (Italy)

DALI 2016 – Data, Learning and Inference

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14 February 2016 - 17 February 2016 Retreat Ringberg Castle (Germany)

Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems Member Retreat

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30 November 2015 - 30 November 2015 Event Max Planck House Tübingen, Lecture Hall

Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems Inauguration

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11 November 2015 - 13 November 2015 Event Tübingen

Learning Control

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19 October 2015 - 21 October 2015 Retreat Kandersteg, Switzerland

Retreat 2015

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10 April 2015 - 12 April 2015 Event La Palma (Canaries, Spain)

DALI 2015 – Data, Learning and Inference

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01 November 2014 - 01 November 2014 Workshop Tübingen

RNLS Computer Vision Workshop

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01 June 2014 - 01 June 2014 Summer School Zürich

RNLS Summer School

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01 August 2013 - 01 August 2013 Workshop Therme Vals

RNLS Workshop on Causality