Events
Spring 2019

Google Talks Field Trip

Apr. 5, 2019 10:00 am4:30 pm

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Location: 

Googleplex, 1960 Charleston Rd, Mountain View, CA 94043

Organizers:

Vitaly Feldman (Google), Ravi Kumar (Google), Ilya Mironov (Google), Adam Smith (Boston University)

On Friday, April 5, the Simons Institute will provide roundtrip bus transportation between the Institute and the Googleplex in Mountain View for a day of talks by program participants and Googlers.
 
The bus will depart Berkeley at 8:15 am from Bancroft Way & College Avenue (opposite Free House and Cafe Strada; next to the Ford GoBike stand).

 

9:30 – 10:00 am
Welcome & Breakfast

 
10:00 – 11:10 am
Vitaly Shmatikov (Cornell): How To Backdoor Federated Learning
Nicholas Carlini (Google): Investigating Memorization in Neural Networks
Omer Reingold (Stanford): A Complexity-Theoretic Perspective on Algorithmic Fairness
 
11:10 – 11:20 am
Break
 
11:20 am – 12:05 pm

Sean Augenstein (Google): Federated Learning/Analysis, and Tools for Working with Private and Decentralized Datasets
Françoise Beaufays (Google): Gboard: A showcase for Federated Learning

12:05 – 1:30 pm:
Lunch + Campus tour

1:30 – 2:40 pm
Kobbi Nissim (Georgetown): Towards Legal Theorems
Rachel Cummings (Georgia Tech): Private Synthetic Data Generation
Marco Gaboardi (SUNY Buffalo): Formal verification for differential privacy: an overview

2:40 – 2:50 pm
Break

2:50 – 3:20 pm:
Bryant Gipson (Google): Making a (useful) Differentially Private Query Engine

3:20 – 3:40 pm:
Break

3:40 – 4:30 pm:
Panel Discussion on Collaboration between Academia and Industry in Privacy Research

Moderator: Ilya Mironov (Google)
Panelists: Ulfar Erlingsson (Google), Katrina Ligett (Hebrew U.), Geta Sampemane (DeepMind), Vitaly Shmatikov (Cornell Tech), Amanda Walker (Google)

 
The bus will depart from Google at 4:30 pm at the conclusion of the program.
 
Registration for this field trip has passed.