Second TRIPODS PI Workshop

Program

Tuesday, 10/23

08:00 - 08:30 Registration
08:30 - 08:40 Welcome remarks - Lise Getoor (UCSC) and Abel Rodriguez (UCSC)
08:40 - 10:10 Research Session 1:  Randomized & Stochastic Algorithms.  Leaders:  Piotr Indyk (MIT) & Katya Scheinberg (Lehigh)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Research Session 2:  Nonconvex Optimization & Deep Learning.  Leaders:  Xiaoming Huo (GATech) & Maryam Fazel (UWash)
12:00 - 01:00 Lunch
01:00 - 01:30 National Science Foundation
01:30 - 03:00 Research Session 3:  Topology, Geometry & Graphs.  Leaders:  Tamal Dey (OSU) & Sesh Comandur (UCSC)
03:00 - 03:30 Coffee Break
03:30 - 05:00 Industry Panel.   Moderator: Michael Mahoney (UCB)
Panelists:  Deepak Agrawal (LinkedIn), Erin Ledell (H20), Edo Liberty (Amazon), Peter Norvig (Google), Ashok Srinivastava (Intuit).
05:00 - 05:10 Break
05:10 - 05:50 Poster Spotlights
05:50 - 08:30 Poster Session, with food & drinks.  Evening Talk:  Cathryn Carson (UC Berkeley) - A Historical Perspective on the Emerging Field of Data Science

 

Wednesday 10/24

08:30 - 10:00 Data Science Education & Spotlight.  leader: Helen Zhang (UA), Stephen Wright (UWisc), Michael Mahoney (UCB)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Institution and Infrastructure Panel.  Moderator: Abel Rodriguez (UCSC).  Panelists:  Hélène Barcelo (MSRI), Jeff Brock (ICERM), Bob Brown (Purdue NSF STC), David Ribes (UWash), Dimitri Shlyakhtenko (IPAM). 
12:00 - 01:30 Lunch - PM &PI Closed Session
01:30 - 02:30 Research Session 4:  Responsible Data Science.  Leader:  Lise Getoor (UCSC)  Guest Speaker:  Bill Howe (UWash)
02:30 - 03:00 Closing discussion - Next steps