The SanDAL project has announced that the official inaugural lecture of Professor Yannick Baraud will be held on Thursday 23 January 2020 at 15:30 on the University of Luxembourg's Belval Campus in Esch-Belval.

This public inaugural event offers attendees (students, academic staff, industry, stakeholders, among others) an opportunity to learn about the SanDAL project, the multidisciplinary European Research Area (ERA) Chair in Mathematical Statistics and Data Science which aims to show the relevance of Data Science across Luxembourg Sectors and bridge collaboration. Attendees will also be introduced to Prof. Yannick Baraud, ERA-Chair holder of SanDAL.

The lecture will be followed by a networking cocktail break.

The second part of the event will feature a closed round table discussion between the university and major industry players in Luxembourg, to discuss topics relating to “Science education policy for data science in Luxembourg”.


15:30  Welcome of participants

15:45  Introduction by Prof. Jean-Marc Schlenker, Dean Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication

16:00  Inaugural lecture by Prof. Yannick Baraud

17:30  Cocktail

18:00  Round table

For more information and to register (before 20 January 2020) for the SanDAL inaugural lecture, visit