Registration & program of the 13 May 2019 afternoon seminar

The Finnish Statistical Society is organizing an afternoon seminar on 13 May 2019, at the Aalto university campus in Otaniemi. Taking place from 13.00 to 17.00; the seminar will discuss statistics, AI, neural networks and their respective applications. The seminar will focus particularly on differences between AI and statistics and how statisticians can benefit from AI research and AI researchers correspondingly from statistics.

Time 13 May 2019 13.00-17.00
Place Aalto University School of Science, Otakaari 1, 2nd floor, Lecture hall B

Program (the seminar will be held in English)
13.00 Pauliina Ilmonen (Finnish Statistical Society, Aalto University) – AI Meets Statistics
13.10 Saara Hyvönen (Dain studios) – Data in Modern Business: Have a Solid Foundation & Use What Works
13.50 Paavo Raittinen (Aalto University) – On Randomness of Random Forest Classification in High-dimensional Lipidomic Data

14.15 Coffee and Juice Break, International Statistical Poster Competition (for students) Winners’ Poster Session

14.50 Juho Kannala (Aalto University) -Artificial Intelligence and Vision
15.30 Statistics Finland – International Statistical Poster Competition Awards (Reija Helenius (Statistics Finland, International Statistical Literacy Project) and Pauliina Ilmonen)
16.00 Matias Heikkilä (Futurice) – AI and Statistics in Digital Business
16.25 Pauliina Ilmonen – Definitely Friends

Please register through this form by 12 May 2019. Information collected through the form will be destroyed after the event.

The event is free of charge and open to all interested parties.

For more information, please contact
Tommi Mäklin (
Pauliina Ilmonen (