Talks

Selected Talks

Social Policy in the EU

2017-06-06
“Reform Barometer: Results for the EU and for Denmark”
Presentation to DEA study group.
Vienna, Austria.

2017-03-03
“Reform Barometer”
Presentation at “Etterbeeker Kreis”, organized by DGB Brussels Office and Solidar.
Brussels, Belgium.

2016-07-05
“Social Policy in the EU and in Italy”
Presentation jointly held with Christoph Schiller and Thorsten Hellmann at SIM Europe Debate “Labour Market and Social Policy in Italy: Challenges and Changes”, organized by Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini and Bertelsmann Stiftung.
Rome, Italy.

2016-04-07
“Social Inclusion Monitor (SIM) Europe Results”
Presentation jointly held with Daniel Schraad-Tischler at SIM Europe Debate “Young people at risk: Can Britain learn from EU partners?”, organized by Policy Network and Bertelsmann Stiftung.
London, UK.

2015-10-29
“Social Policy in the EU: Social Inclusion Monitor (SIM) Europe Results”
Presentation at SIM Europe Debate “Social Inclusion in the EU and in Spain: How to Reactivate the Labor Market and Youth Employment”, organized by Fundación Bertelsmann and Bertelsmann Stiftung.
Madrid, Spain.

Data Visualization

2015-06-10
“Visual Trade Analysis with GED VIZ”
Invited presentation at IAEA Workshop on Advances in Nuclear Procurement Analysis for Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Purposes (organized jointly with Project Alpha at King’s College).
Vienna, Austria.

2014-11-11
“Visualizing Relational Data”
Meet-up jointly organized with Matthias Rumpf (OECD) at IEEE Vis 2014.
Paris, France.

2014-10-24
Interactive GED VIZ presentation at the Computation + Journalism Symposium, Columbia University.
New York, NY, USA.

2014-09-08
“Advances in Data-driven Storytelling About Globalization”
Keynote at “M100 Young European Journalists Workshop”.
Potsdam, Germany.

2014-06-24
“Explore and Share What Globalization Is About”
Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) Lunchtime Seminar, University College London (UCL). London, UK.

2014-05-06
“Let’s Visualize It! Making Sense of Globalization Through Data Visualization”
Session moderation; speakers: Maya Indira Ganesh (Tactical Technology Collective), Tariq Khokhar (World Bank) and Moritz Stefaner (Truth and Beauty Operator). Re:publica 2014.
Berlin, Germany.

2013-12-03
“GED VIZ – Visualizing Global Economic Dynamics”
Talk at OECD / INEGI Seminar “Innovative Approaches to Turn Statistics into Knowledge”.
Aguascalientes, Mexico.

2013-07-02
“Globalisierung besser verstehen und vermitteln”
Presentation of the visualization tool “GED VIZ” at conference “Tell-a-Viz: Data – Visualization – Storytelling”, organized by Bertelsmann Stiftung.
Berlin, Germany.
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXxyMZsBE7g.

2013-06-07
“Visualizing Global Economic Dynamics”

Master Class at GEN Editors Lab, hosted by ZEIT Online.
Berlin, Germany.

2013-06-05
“Introducing GED VIZ”

Lecture at the University of Siegen, Germany.

2013-05-03
“Visualizing Global Economic Dynamics”
 Workshop at Data Harvest Conference.
Brussels, Belgium.

Video feature produced by Deutscher Infografik Preis (German Infographics Prize): 
“Preisträger Deutscher Infografik Preis 2014: Jan Arpe im Kurzporträt” (in German).
 Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Y48mJuYFiE.

Globalization and Economics

2013-11-08
“Soziale Marktwirtschaft 2030”
 Invited impulse talk, meeting of “Kreis ohne Namen”.
Berlin, Germany.

2013-06-15
“From Analysis to Ideas and Action: Linking Governance Metrics and Public Demand for Change”
 Presentation jointly held with Ole Wintermann at Tällberg Forum.
Tällberg, Sweden.

2013-03-14
“Leadership Paradigms in a Complex World”
 Presentation jointly held with Ole Wintermann at Tällberg Workshop.
Lausanne, Switzerland.

2012-07-02
“The Economic Risks of Globalization”
 Study presentation at the “Future Day”, organized by Bertelsmann Stiftung.
Berlin, Germany.

Societal Trust

2012-05-04
“Vertrauen, Demokratie, Zukunft”
 Invited talk at conference “Arbeitnehmerbewusstsein und Demokratie”, organized by Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and JenZiG.
Jena, Germany.

2011-09-28
“Vertrauen, Demokratie, Zukunft”
 Invited talk at workshop “Wie werden Wahlen in Zukunft entschieden?“, organized by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
Hanover, Germany.

2010-06-25
“Vertrauen in Deutschland”
 Invited talk at workshop “Leitlinien bildungspolitischer Angebote: Politik und Sprache – eine Sache des Vertrauens!?”, organized by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
Berlin, Germany.

2010-03-27
“Vertrauen, Demokratie, Zukunft: Was den Bürgern Hoffnung gibt – und was nicht”
 Study presentation invited and organized by Freie Wähler Deutschland e.V.
Berlin, Germany.

Theoretical Computer Science (presentations at scientific conferences)

2007-07-17
“When Does Greedy Learning of Relevant Attributes Succeed?—A Fourier-based Characterization”
13th Annual International Computing and Combinatorics Conference (COCOON 2007)
Banff, Canada.

2006-07-08
“Approximability of Minimum AND-Circuits”
10th Scandinavian Workshop on Algorithm Theory (SWAT 2006)
Riga, Latvia.

2006-05-16
“Learning Juntas in the Presence of Noise”
Third Annual Conference on Theory and Applications of Models of Computation (TAMC 2006)
Beijing, China.

2006-03-29
“On the Complexity of Optimal Grammar-based Compression”
IEEE Data Compression Conference (DCC 2006)
Snowbird, Utah, USA.

2006-03-22
“Learning Juntas in the Presence of Noise”
Talk at the CSE Department of the University of California at Santa Cruz, invited by Prof. Manfred Warmuth.
Santa Cruz, CA, USA.

2003-10-17
“Robust Inference of Relevant Attributes”
14th International Conference on Algorithmic Learning Theory (ALT 2003)
Sapporo, Japan.

2003-08-14
“One-way Communication Complexity of Symmetric Boolean Functions”
14th International Symposium on Fundamentals of Computation Theory (FCT 2003)
Malmö, Sweden.