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Data Excellence Science: 4 days Seminar

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Data Excellence Science Seminar 2018

Value driven compliance, Data Excellence Science and Artificial Intelligence

Content and program

The seminar is organized over 4 (four) days and is divided in two parts: (i) Fundamental aspects of artificial intelligence in compliance and the basis of the Data Excellence Framework (DEF) and (ii) training for the operation of the Data Excellence Management System (DEMS).

The seminar will notably present – through practical examples – the symbiosis of values, data and rules in business and society in a trans-disciplinary approach, combining elements of law, management, marketing, sociology, linguistics and computer science.

The course will notably focus on (a) the generation and dynamics of values and their integration in the business or political objectives; (b) data quality, data management and integration (c) human machine communication and the processing of rules of human behaviour.

At the end of the course, students having passed the final test will be awarded a DEMS operation certification.


The course aims to enhance the participants’ understanding of the challenges and benefits of using artificial intelligence in compliance and teaching them the operation of predictive softwares.

Target audience

Managers, members of legal, compliance and IT departments, researchers, students in law, management, IT, sociology and linguistics.

Teaching staff

Prof. Dr. Sylviane Cardey Professor of Linguistics and Natural Language Processing, University of Besançon.

Dr. Walid El-Abed Founder and CEO of Global Data Excellence

Mr. Philippe Denis Head of Blockchain and DLT CIB Lab and Chief Digital Officer BNP Paribas Securities Services

Mr. Henry Peyret Principal Analyst, Forrester

Mr. Didier Reinach President and Founder of Symbiocratie

Mr. Peter Benson Executive Director, Electronic Commerce Code Management Association


The seminar will take place on the 31st October, 1st, 2nd and 3rd of November 2018 in
Room 2811 of the Beauregard Building, Avenue de Beauregard 13, CH-1700 Fribourg.

Registration fees

The tuition fee shall be of CHF 2’500.-

Online registration

To register online please click here.

Further information

Institute for International Business Law
University of Fribourg

Avenue de Beauregard 11, CH-1700 Fribourg
Tel: +41 (0)26 300 81 05