April 2021 / Hands-on Data Anonymization

Part of Scientific Computing in Practice lecture series at Aalto University and Aalto Data Agents RDM training.

Audience: Anyone who works with personal data in all its forms (background variables from questionnaires, medical images, health data, geospatial location data, speech, videos, pictures, etc…).

About the course: The goals for this course are practical: to have people to actually de-identify/pseudo-anonymise/anonymize personal data in many of its forms and also use modern techniques for working with personal / sensitive data. There will be a conceptual introduction on day1, other days will cover tools for (pseudo)anonymizing personal data.

Lecturers: Enrico Glerean, Dan Häggman, Abraham Zewoudie

Time, date, place: the course consists of four online hands-on sessions. Zoom link to be posted to the registered participants list

Date

Time

Event

12.04

12:00-15:00

Basics of Anonymization and working with participants background data

15.04

12:00-15:00

Automating anonymisation for tabular data

19.04

12:00-15:00

Anonymization for complex datasets: Faces in pictures and videos, Speech, Geospatial data

22.04

12:00-15:00

Anonymization for medical data; advanced techniques for working with sensitive data (data synthesis, federated learning and differential privacy)

Course material: LINK TBA

Cost: Free of charge

Registration: https://forms.gle/JbC4NB6aPazYtZ7G8

Credits: Course certificate and 1 ECTS for those who have a student ID.

Additional course info at: enrico.glerean -at- aalto.fi