Federated Learning in Biotech with Maria Teleńczuk@Owkin

We're gonna deep dive into Maria's work at Owkin, an AI based biotech company from Paris. We're gonna speak about Maria's ML Engineer position in the Federated Learning Team at Owkin and she'll better explain what Federated Learning is and why it's so useful when deploying AI in the healthcare world.

Jun 5, 3:00 – 4:30 PM



Key Themes

Machine Learning

About this event

Get ready everybody because on the 5th of June from 17:00 to 18:00 we’re going to have a Tech Talk about Healthcare and AI! 🏥🩻

Our guest is going to be Maria Telenczuk, PhD (https://maria.telenczuk.pl/) 👩‍💻. A computational neuroscientist working at Owkin as a ML Engineer, she’s also a Scikit-learn contributor and a PyLadies Paris organiser. 

Owkin is an AI based biotech startup, based in Paris 🇫🇷, that is using AI to develop drugs and diagnostic instruments for the medical field💉They are doing cutting edge research on cancer, genomics 🧬, drug discovery 💊 and much more. 
We are going to learn and experience Maria’s work and especially about Owkin's Federated Learning infrastructure, an innovative machine learning technique that allows them to train ML models without fully disclosing private and sensitive medical data 🤖. Owkin is in the Forbes 50 AI🚀, a list of the 50 most promising startups working in AI.

The Talk is targeted at anybody 🧑‍🎓, we’re going to explain what Federated Learning is before getting into any details, so everybody will manage to understand what we’re talking about : ) 

She will also give some real-world examples on the federated learning projects at Owkin and will finish discussing open challenges in Federated Learning.

At the end we’ll also have time for some questions to Maria about her job and her career.

Get ready and sign up! 


  • Maria Teleńczuk


    ML Engineer


  • Anton Pham


    GDSC Lead

  • Sander Murray

    Community Lead

  • Job Kolhorn

    Operations Expert

  • Derck Prinzhorn

    Computer Science Expert

  • Leonardo Dominici

    University of Amsterdam/Vrije University

    Technical Lead

  • Giang Nguyen

    Graphic Design Expert

  • Louis Gehringer

    Event Lead

  • Leonie du Bois

    Logistics Expert

  • Deniz Kurtaran

    Data Science Expert

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