Workshops
Fall 2021

Sampling Algorithms and Geometries on Probability Distributions

Sep 27, 2021 to Oct 1, 2021 

All talks are listed in Pacific Time. Please note some speakers may present remotely. Schedule subject to change.

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Monday, September 27th, 2021
9:00 am9:20 am
Coffee & Check In
9:20 am9:30 am
Opening Remarks
9:30 am10:10 am
Ravi Kannan (Microsoft Research India)
10:10 am10:20 am
Break
10:20 am11:00 am
Hariharan Narayanan (Tata Institute, Mumbai)
11:00 am11:30 am
Break
11:30 am12:10 pm
12:10 pm2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm2:40 pm
2:40 pm2:50 pm
Break
2:50 pm3:30 pm
Kevin Tian (Stanford) 
3:30 pm4:00 pm
Break
4:00 pm4:40 pm
4:40 pm5:30 pm
Reception
Tuesday, September 28th, 2021
9:00 am9:30 am
Coffee & Check In
9:30 am10:10 am
Arnak Dalalyan (ENSAE Paris)
10:10 am10:20 am
Break
10:20 am11:00 am
Alain Durmus (ENS Paris-Saclay)
11:00 am11:30 am
Break
11:30 am12:10 pm
Adil Salim (KAUST)
12:10 pm2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm2:40 pm
Ruoqi Shen (University of Washington)
2:40 pm2:50 pm
Break
2:50 pm3:30 pm
Aditi Laddha (Georgia Institute of Technology)
3:30 pm4:00 pm
Break
4:00 pm4:40 pm
Qin Li (UW Madison)
Wednesday, September 29th, 2021
9:00 am9:30 am
Coffee & Check In
9:30 am10:10 am
Nicolas Garcia Trillos (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
10:10 am10:20 am
Break
10:20 am11:00 am
Ronan Fleming (Leiden University)
11:00 am11:30 am
Break
11:30 am12:10 pm
Katy Craig (UC Santa Barbara)
12:10 pm2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm2:40 pm
2:40 pm2:50 pm
Break
2:50 pm3:30 pm
Anna Korba (ENSAE Paris)
3:30 pm4:00 pm
Break
4:00 pm4:50 pm
Open Problems Session
Thursday, September 30th, 2021
9:00 am9:30 am
Coffee & Check In
9:30 am10:10 am
Santosh Vempala (Georgia Tech)
10:10 am10:20 am
Break
10:20 am11:00 am
Jianfeng Lu (Duke University)
11:00 am11:30 am
Break
11:30 am12:10 pm
Yuansi Chen (Duke University)
12:10 pm2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm2:40 pm
Wenlong Mou (UC Berkeley)
2:40 pm2:50 pm
Break
2:50 pm3:30 pm
Yian Ma (UC San Diego)
3:30 pm4:00 pm
Break
4:00 pm4:40 pm
Susan Holmes (Stanford)
Friday, October 1st, 2021
9:00 am9:30 am
Coffee & Check In
9:30 am10:10 am
Jonathan Mattingly (Duke University)
10:10 am10:20 am
Break
10:20 am11:00 am
Uros Seljak (UC Berkeley)
11:00 am11:30 am
Break
11:30 am12:10 pm
Bin Yu (UC Berkeley)
12:10 pm2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm2:40 pm
Robin Neumayer (Northwestern University)
2:40 pm2:50 pm
Break
2:50 pm3:30 pm
3:30 pm4:00 pm
Break
4:00 pm4:40 pm
Qi Lei (Princeton)