Midwest ML Symposium.
Overview. Plenaries. Invited. Schedule. Panelists. Sponsors. Organizers.
The Midwest ML Symposium aims to convene regional machine learning researchers for stimulating discussions and debates, to foster cross-institutional collaboration, and to showcase the collective talent of machine learning researchers at all career stages.
  • Date: June 19-20, 2017.

  • Location: TTI-Chicago.

  • Accommodation: We reserved a block of rooms at UChicago's Max Palevsky Residential Commons for use by participants, free of charge. Unfortunately, these spaces are all taken; everyone assigned to one of these rooms has already received a confirmation email. Check-in for these rooms is 2pm on 6/18, and check-out is 10am on 6/20; we're trying to work out a place to leave luggage on 6/20.

    In addition to the Max Palevsky Commons, there are a number of hotels in the area, for instance Hyatt Place.

  • Registration: The registration deadline has passed, however we appreciate any late enthusiasm: please feel fill out this form to submit a late registration; the organizers will contact you if space permits your attendance.

    If you are interested in presenting a poster, we are still accepting submissions at this link.

  • Contact: For any questions or concerns, please write to mmls2017@ttic.edu.

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Plenary speakers.

Corinna Cortes Corinna Cortes (Google Research NYC).

Title: TBA.
Rayid Ghani Rayid Ghani (UChicago).

Title: TBA.
Devavrat Shah Devavrat Shah (MIT).

Title: Latent Variable Model Estimation via Collaborative Filtering.
Larry Wasserman Bonus speaker!

Larry Wasserman (CMU).

Title: Locally Optimal Testing.
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Invited speakers.

Srinadh Bhojanapalli (TTI-C).

Rina Foygel Barber (UChicago).

Niao He (UIUC).

Risi Kondor (UChicago).

Dimitris Papailiopoulos (UW-Madison).

Maxim Raginsky (UIUC).

Lev Reyzin (UIC).

Alan Ritter (OSU).

Clayton Scott (UMich).

Ambuj Tewari (UMich).
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Monday, June 19.
9:45 - 11:15 Continental breakfast. (TTI-C Colloquium: 10-11.)
11:15 - 11:30 Opening Remarks.
11:30 - 12:20 Plenary talk: [ + Devavrat Shah ].
12:20 - 2:50 Lunch, [ + poster session ].
2:50 - 3:30 Invited talks: [ + Rina Foygel, Maxim Raginsky ].
3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break.
4:00 - 4:50 Plenary talk: [ + Rayid Ghani ].
4:50 - 5:30 Invited talks: [ + Dimitris Papailiopoulos, Alan Ritter ].

Tuesday, June 20.
8:00 - 9:00 Continental breakfast.
9:00 - 9:50 Bonus talk: [ + Larry Wasserman ].
9:50 - 10:50 Invited talks: [ + Srinadh Bhojanapalli, Niao He, Clayton Scott ].
10:50 - 11:20 Coffee break.
11:20 - 12:20 Invited talks. [ + Lev Reyzin, Ambuj Tewari, Risi Kondor ].
12:20 - 1:50 Lunch, [ + poster session ].
1:50 - 2:40 Plenary talk: [ + Corinna Cortes ].
2:40 - 2:50 Coffee break.
2:50 - 3:50 Panel discussion.
4:00 - 5:30 Closing reception.

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Laura Balzano (UMich).

Misha Belkin (OSU).

Douglas Downey (Northwestern).

David Forsyth (UIUC).

Michael Franklin (UChicago).

Rob Nowak (UW-Madison).

Ben Recht (Berkeley).

Nati Srebro (TTI-C).
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The Midwest ML Symposium is only possible thanks to extremely generous gifts from the following sponsors!

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To reach the organizers, please write to mmls2017@ttic.edu.