Celebration 40 Years Gesellschaft für Klassifikation (GfKl) Data Science Society

By | 8. February 2017

Celebration 40 Years Gesellschaft für Klassifikation (GfKl) Data Science Society

Friday, 24th February 2017, 15:00 (CET), Gartensaal Schloss Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

We invite you to celebrate with us 40 years of the GfKl Data Science Society. GfKl was founded  at a meeting in Frankfurt am Main on 12th February 1977.  The first scientific annual conference took place in Münster 4th June 1977. In 2013 the Annual conference of GfKl became the European Conference on Data Analysis (ECDA) which is organised as joint conference of classification and data science societies. In 2017 41st annual conference will be at the ECDA2017 ( http://ecda2017.ue.wroc.pl ) 27-29 September 2017,  University of Economics, Wrocław, Poland.

Venue Celebration 40 Years Gesellschaft für Klassifikation (GfKl) Data Science Society: 

Gartensaal Schloss Karlsruhe, Schloßbezirk 10, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany. 



  • 15:00 Welcome and welcome addresses
  • 15:30 Professor Joachim Buhmann, ETH Zürich:
    Resilient algorithmics: How much information is extracted by an algorithm from my data?
  • 16:15 Professor Manfred Wilhelm, KIT, Institut für Technische und Polymerchemie:
    In Vino Veritas
  • 16:45 Refreshments
  • 17:30 Professor Tim Friede, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen:
    Combining evidence in clinical research: Applications in adaptive designs and meta-analyses
  • 18:15 Professor Hans-H. Bock, RWTH Aachen:
    40 years GfKl – from taxonomy to Big Data
  • 18:40 Announcement BRCA Data Analysis Award
    Afterwards from 19:00 onwards optional get together in the restaurant Besitos in the centre of Karlsruhe.


To help us planning the event, please, register by 12th February 2017 (Webservice Eventbrite).
Please use the first link below, if you plan to attend only the celebration at Schloss Karlsruhe and use the second link if you plan to attend the celebration and the optional get together afterwards (19:00 onwards):


See you at the celebration 40 years GfKl Data Science Society.


Restaurant for Get Together and Hotel suggestions


Besitos Karlsruhe

Karl-Friedrich-Str. 9
76133 Karlsruhe
(7 pm onwards)


Hotel suggestions

Hotel am Markt

Kaiserstraße 76,
76133 Karlsruhe


Hotel Kaiserhof

Karl-Friedrich-Straße 12,
76133 Karlsruhe


A&O Hostel und Hotel Karlsruhe

Bahnhofpl. 14,
76137 Karlsruhe


Hotel Erbprinzenhof

Erbprinzenstraße 26,
76133 Karlsruhe


ACHAT Plaza Karlsruhe

76131 Karlsruhe


Alfa Hotel

Bürgerstraße 4,
76133 Karlsruhe