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Swissnex Anniversary Event

Swissnex in San Francisco is celebrating its 20th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the centre is launching a new initiative on the future of cities with a series of events on future thinking. The aim of the initiative is to develop new solutions for healthier and more successful living in cities. An event will be held…

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Swiss Robotics Day 2023

Swiss Robotics Day is Switzerland’s premier exhibition on robotics for service sectors. It brings together professionals and enthusiasts, fostering connections, sharing ideas, creating business opportunities, and attracting talent.

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14.09.2023 - 16.09.2023


HIGH-TECH HERITAGE: (IM)PERMANENCE OF INNOVATIONThe conference focuses on High-Tech Architecture of the 1970s to the 1990s as heritage, aiming to create an architectural-historical basis for further research on their preservation. This offers the opportunity to discuss the…

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13.09.2023 - 15.09.2023

Future of Construction 2023 Symposium

The Future of Construction 2023 Symposium provides a platform to discuss about novel human-machine collaborations in design and construction. Together we will raise questions about how complementary skills—the accuracy and speed of machines and their ability to crunching large amounts of data, jointly with our capacity as humans to solve problems creatively,…

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28.08.2023 - 03.09.2023

Scientifica 2023

At Switzerland’s largest science festival (28 August – 3 September 2023), you will experience a week of research and science in direct exchange with researchers at three locations.Researchers from the NCCR DFAB will also be on site to provide information on the topic of circular economy. At their stand up Hönggerberg, visitors will learn how digitalisation helps to reuse building…

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Friends and Family Day

This open-door event of the NCCR DFAB and Design++ will welcome friends and family of current and former members for tours and demos. The event will include a BBQ picnic and activities (weather dependent). A full schedule will be shared closer to the date.

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Stefana Parascho Inaugural lecture


Inaugural Lecture - Prof. Stefana Parascho

Stefana Parascho is a Principle Investigator in the NCCR Digital Fabrication. Her work lies at the intersection of architecture, digital fabrication and computational design. Currently she is an Assistant Professor at EPFL where she founded the Lab for Creative Computation (CRCL).On 10 May, she will give her…

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07.03.2023 - 08.03.2023

Parity Talks VIII: Get your act together!

This year's theme is "get your act together!". In the upcoming Parity Talks we will focus on taking action and bringing together different actors. Find this years program online. The NCCR DFAB is organising a workshop entitled "Mitigating Biases in AI" on 8 March during the Parity Talks. The workshop…

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