Summer 2019

Emerging Challenges in Deep Learning

Aug. 5Aug. 8, 2019

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Matus Telgarsky (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; chair), Moritz Hardt (UC Berkeley), Sergey Levine (UC Berkeley), Aleksander Mądry (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Ohad Shamir (Weizmann Institute)

This final workshop will serve two purposes. On one hand, it will survey some of the new, emerging challenges in deep learning: For example, interpretability and verification, failure areas, reinforcement learning, and societal concerns broadly defined (including fairness and privacy). On the other hand, this event will constitute a "capstone” of the program, aiming to support ongoing collaborations between program participants and industry visitors with an intent of sustaining their continuation beyond the program.

All events take place in the Calvin Lab auditorium.

Further details about this workshop will be posted in due course. Enquiries may be sent to the organizers workshop-dl2 [at] lists [dot] simons [dot] berkeley [dot] edu (at this address).

Registration is required to attend this workshop. Space may be limited, and you are advised to register early. To submit your name for consideration, please register and await confirmation of your acceptance before booking your travel.

Invited Participants: 

Yossi Arjevani (Weizmann Institute of Science), Raman Arora (Johns Hopkins University), Yasaman Bahri (Google Brain), Yu Bai (Stanford University), Bolton Bailey (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Peter Bartlett (UC Berkeley), Misha Belkin (Ohio State University), Shai Ben-David (University of Waterloo), Alex Dimakis (University of Texas at Austin), Alyosha Efros (UC Berkeley), Laurent El Ghaoui (UC Berkeley), Noureddine El Karoui (UC Berkeley and Criteo Research), Soheil Feizi (University of Maryland, College Park), Vitaly Feldman (Google Brain), Dylan Foster (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)), Jonathan Frankle (MIT), Ruiqi Gao (University of Southern California), Mohammad Ghavamzadeh (Facebook), Suprovat Ghoshal (Indian Institute of Science), Surbhi Goel (University of Texas at Austin), Quanquan Gu (University of California, Los Angeles), Suriya Gunasekar (Toyota Technology Institute, Chicago), Boris Hanin (Texas A&M), Katherine Heller (Duke University), Dan Hill (Amazon), Daniel Hsu (Columbia University), Qie Hu (Amazon), Ruhui Jin (University of Texas at Austin), Varun Jog (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Mike Jordan (UC Berkeley), Pritish Kamath (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Stefani Karp (Carnegie Mellon University), Been Kim (Google Brain), Adam Klivans (University of Texas at Austin), Zico Kolter (CMU Bosch), Tomer Koren (Google Research), Gil Kur (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Jason Lee (University of Southern California), Qi Lei (University of Texas at Austin), Zachary Lipton (Carnegie Mellon University), Jennifer Listgarten (UC Berkeley), Po-Ling Loh (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Philip Long (Google Brain), Tengyu Ma (Stanford University), Michael Mahoney (International Computer Science Institute and UC Berkeley), Nimrod Megiddo (IBM Almaden Research Center), Song Mei (Stanford University), Ofer Meshi (Google), Ilya Mironov (Google Brain), Hossein Mobahi (Google), Elchanan Mossel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Deirdre Mulligan (UC Berkeley), Behnam Neyshabur (New York University), Quynh Nguyen (Saarland University), Adit Radhakrishnan (MIT), Maithra Raghu (Google Brain), Ali Rahimi (Google), Nima Reyhani (AirBnB), Andrej Risteski (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)), Daniel Roy (University of Toronto), Gintare Karolina Roy (University of Cambridge), Sushant Sachdeva (University of Toronto), Anant Sahai (UC Berkeley), Colin Sandon (), Sujay Sanghavi (), Peter Sarnak (IAS), Dana Scott (UC Berkeley), Adam Sealfon (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Hanie Sedghi (Google Brain), Rajat Sen (Amazon), Sanjit Seshia (UC Berkeley), Shai Shalev-Shwartz (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Yaron Singer (Harvard University), Yoram Singer (Google Brain), Aarti Singh (Carnegie Mellon University), Jascha Sohl-Dickstein (Google Brain), Mahdi Soltanolkotabi (University of Southern California), Dawn Song (UC Berkeley), Nike Sun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), T.S. Jayram (IBM Almaden Research), Yuandong Tian (Facebook), Rene Vidal (Johns Hopkins University), Nisheeth Vishnoi (Yale University), Martin Wainwright (UC Berkeley), Mengdi Wang (Princeton University), Rachel Ward (University of Texas at Austin), Colin Wei (Stanford University), Meredith Whittaker (AI NOW), Shirley Wu (University of Texas at Austin), Ruicheng Xian (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Bin Yu (UC Berkeley), Laura Zaremba (Groq), Kai Zhong (Amazon)