Machine Learning Seminar Series 2019


Geoff Gordon, Microsoft Research Montreal
Planning from a Few Samples
Speaker(s): Geoff Gordon
Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 32-D463 (Stata Center - Star Conference Room)
Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu

Zico Kolter, Carnegie Mellon University
Making Deep Learning more Robust, Modular, and Efficient
Speaker(s): Zico Kolter
Date: Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: 34-101
Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu

Timnit Gebru, Google
Towards transparency in AI, Methods and Challenges
Speaker(s): Timnit Gebru
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 32-G449 (Stata Center - Patil/Kiva Conference Room)
Contact: David Sontag, dsontag@csail.mit.edu

Max Welling, University of Amsterdam
Gauge Fields in Deep Learning
Speaker(s): Max Welling
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 32-G449 (Stata Center - Patil/Kiva Conference Room)
Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu

Maxim Raginsky, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Deep Generative Models in the Diffusion Limit
Speaker(s): Maxim Raginsky
Date: Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 32-D463 (Stata Center, Star Conference Room)
Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu

Vitaly Feldman, Google Research
Does Learning Require Memorization? A Short Tale about a Long Tail
Speaker(s): Vitaly Feldman
Date: Thursday, October 03, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 32-G449 (Stata Center - Patil/Kiva Conference Room)
Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu

Kamalika Chaudhuri, University of California, San Diego
Challenges in Reliable Machine Learning
Speaker(s): Kamalika Chaudhuri
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time: 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Location: 32-G449 (Stata Center, Patil/Kiva Conference Room)
Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu

This event has been cancelled. David Duvenaud, University of Toronto
TBD
Speaker(s): David Duvenaud
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: 35-225
Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu

David Duvenaud, University of Toronto
Neural Stochastic Differential Equations for Sparsely-sampled Time Series
Speaker(s): David Duvenaud
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: 35-225
Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu

David Spiegelhalter, University of Cambridge, Winton Center for Risk and Evidence Communication
David Spiegelhalter: Communicating uncertainty about facts, numbers and science
Speaker(s): David Spiegelhalter
Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room D463 (Star)
Contact: Manolis Kellis, 617-253-2419, manoli@mit.edu

Stefano Ermon, Stanford University
Generative Modeling by Estimating Gradients of the Data Distribution
Speaker(s): Stefano Ermon
Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: 35-225
Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu

Jure Leskovec, Stanford University
Advancements in Graph Neural Networks
Speaker(s): Jure Leskovec
Date: Thursday, November 07, 2019
Time: 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Location: 32-G449 (Patil/Kiva Conference Room)
Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu

Devavrat Shah and Alberto Abadie, MIT
Synthetic Control (NeurIPS 2019 tutorial)
Speaker(s): Devavrat Shah and Alberto Abadie
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 32-G449 (Stata Center - Patil/Kiva Conference Room)
Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu

Elad Hazan, Princeton University
The Non-Stochastic Control Problem
Speaker(s): Elad Hazan
Date: Thursday, December 05, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 32-G449 (Stata Center, Patil/Kiva Conference Room)
Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu