AG-MARKETING 1st Working Group Meeting 2019

Dear all, you are highly invited to contribute to the 1st Working Group Meeting of AG MARKETING at Schloss Karlsruhe from 14th to 15th November 2019, hosted under the umbrella of the GfKl (Gesellschaft für Klassifikation e.V.). The general theme is “Advanced data analysis techniques with marketing applications”. AG Marketing invites methodological, theoretical or empirical… Read More »

AG DANK Herbsttagung 2019

This years AG-DANK Herbgung will take place in Dortmund on October the 10th and 11th:

European Summer School on Explainable Data Science

European Summer School on Explainable Data Science incl. Public Symposium: Data for All – Data Science and the Human Factor 10-13 September 2019, Kirchberg, Luxembourg Organised by the European Association for Data Science ( There are still some places available on the Explainable Data  Science summer school in September. This is a unique opportunity to… Read More »

59th Newsletter of the IFCS

Dear friends and members of the GfKl, we are happy to share the current Newsletter of the International Federation of Classification Societies with you. To download the newsletter click here.

Recent Vacancies in Data Science at University of Essex

Dear friends and members of GfKl, We are pleased to announce you two recent vacancies in Data Science at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Essex (Colchester, UK): Professor of Data Science – Download Recruitement Pack here Lecturer in Data Science & Statistics – Download Recruitement Pack here The application deadline is 22.04.2019. Further… Read More »

Prof. Dr. Andreas Hilbert died after a long and severe illness

Prof. Dr. Andreas Hilbert (born 1966 in Ramstein-Miesenbach) died on March 1, 2019, much too early after a long and severe illness. Andreas Hilbert has been the Chair of Business Informatics since 2004, especially Business Intelligence Research at the TU Dresden. Previously, he studied business mathematics at the Universities of Kaiserslautern and Karlsruhe, then earned… Read More »

Report on the ECDA2019 (18.03. – 20.03.2019) in Bayreuth

The European Conference on Data Analysis (ECDA) 2019 took place at the University of Bayreuth from 18 to 20 March 2019 – together with the 43rd Annual Conference of the GfKl (see or the conference agenda). Joint organizers beside the University of Bayreuth were the Gesellschaft für Klassifikation (GfKl) Data Science Society, the Section on Classification… Read More »

Report on the GPSDAA2019 in Bayreuth

On March 17, 2019, one day before the European Conference on Data Analysis 2019 (ECDA2019), the fifth German-Polish Seminar on Data Analysis and Applications took place in the RW I building of the University of Bayreuth ( A total of 13 lectures were given by German and Polish speakers, with more than 40 participants taking… Read More »