Schedule

08:15

REGISTRATION & LIGHT BREAKFAST

09:00

WELCOME

Alex Brokaw

Alex Brokaw, Freelance

Compere

MACHINE LEARNING METHODS

09:15

Nick Pentreath

Nick Pentreath, IBM

End-to-end Machine Intelligence

09:40

Suzanne Gildert

Suzanne Gildert, Kindred

On the Path to Non-Biological Sentience

10:00

Mihajlo Grbovic

Mihajlo Grbovic, Airbnb

Search Ranking And Personalization at Airbnb

10:20

Prabhat

Prabhat, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Deep Learning for Climate Science

10:40

COFFEE

TRAINING NEURAL NETWORKS

11:20

Hanie Sedghi

Hanie Sedghi, Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Beating Perils of Non-convexity: Guaranteed Training of Neural Networks using Tensor Methods

11:45

Melody Guan

Melody Guan, Google Brain

Who Said What: Modeling Individual Labelers Improves Classification

12:10

Abi Komma

Abi Komma, Uber

An Application of Gradient Boosted Decision Trees (GBDT) for Query Runtime Prediction

12:30

LUNCH

NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING & RECOMMENDATIONS

13:40

Zornitsa Kozareva

Zornitsa Kozareva, Amazon

What Do Users Want? Using Semantics to Predict User Intents at Scale

14:05

Hossein Taghavi

Hossein Taghavi, Netflix

Balancing Discovery and Continuation in Recommendations

COMPUTER VISION

14:25

Robinson Piramuthu

Robinson Piramuthu, NPD, eBay Inc.

Elements of Machine Intelligence for Visual eCommerce

14:45

Junhyuk Oh

Junhyuk Oh, University of Michigan

Control of Memory, Active Perception, & Action in 3D World

15:05

COFFEE

THE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE OF MACHINE INTELLIGENCE

15:45

PANEL: Does AI Provide A Competitive Advantage For Businesses?

Nick Gaylord

Nick Gaylord, CrowdFlower

Panelist

Kevin Hightower

Kevin Hightower, AirMap

Panelist

Chris Slowe

Chris Slowe, Reddit

Panelist

Nick Pentreath

Nick Pentreath, IBM

Moderator

16:20

Erik Schmidt

Erik Schmidt, Pandora

Music Discovery at Pandora

16:40

Amy Gershkoff

Amy Gershkoff, Ancestry

Is Your Organization Ready for ML?

17:00

CONVERSATION & DRINKS

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