Carnegie Mellon University

Machine Learning Open House for accepted PhD Students Schedule

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Admitted ML PhD students arrive
Shadyside Inn
5405 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

7:00-9:00 PM – Welcome Reception
Trapuzzano Italian Chophouse
5533 Walnut St., Pittsburgh, PA 15232

 

Monday, February 29, 2016

9:00 a.m.

Shadyside Inn

Shuttle Service from Shadyside Inn to Gates Hillman Center (GHC)

9:30-10:00 a.m.

GHC 8102

Breakfast & Welcome to Machine Learning – Geoff Gordon

10:00-10:20 a.m.

GHC 8102

PhD Program Introduction – Geoff Gordon & Cosma Shalizi

 

10:20-10:35 a.m.
10:35-10:45 a.m.

 

10:45-11:05 a.m.
11:05-11:25 a.m.

 

GHC 8102

ML Research Showcase

New Theory, Algorithm, and System Architecture

for Distributed Machine Learning – Eric Xing

Machine Learning & Healthcare – Eric Xing
Deep Learning - Ruslan Salakhutdinov
Statistics & Optimization – Ryan Tibshirani

11:30 a.m.

 

Break

12:00-1:00 p.m.

GHC 6115

Lunch with ML Faculty

 

1:15-1:35 p.m.
1:35-1:55 p.m.
1:55-2:15 p.m.

 

GHC 8102

ML Research Showcase

Machine Learning for Neuroscience – Aarti Singh
Foundations of Machine Learning – Nina Balcan

Systems - Alex Smola

2:30-5:00 p.m.

 

Faculty/Student Meetings

5:15 & 5:30 p.m.

 

Shuttle back to Shadyside Inn

6:15 & 6:30 p.m.

 

Shuttle from Shadyside Inn to Google

6:30 p.m.

 

CMU Shuttle to Google Party

Bus stop on Forbes Ave. in front of Hamburg Hall

7:00-9:00 p.m.

 

ML Department Party at Google

9:00 – 9:15 p.m.

 

Shuttles back to Shadyside Inn & Campus

 

 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

9:15 a.m.

 

Shuttles from Shadyside Inn to Gates Hillman Center (GHC)

 

10:00-11:00 a.m.

 

GHC 8102

Breakfast & Student Research Showcase

Computer Music - Gus Xia
Bandits – Kirthevasan Kandasamy

Test-time feature ordering - Kirstin Early

Computer Vision – Calvin Murdock

Differential Privacy – Yu-Xiang Wang

NLP – Mrinmaya Sachan

11:00-12:00 p.m.

 

Faculty/Student meetings

12:00-1:00 p.m.

GHC 4405

Lunch with Statistics Faculty

1:00-3:00 p.m.

 

Faculty/Student meetings

3:00-4:00 p.m.

GHC 8014

ML Tea

4:00-5:00 p.m.

GHC 8102

ML Graduate Student Panel

5:15-5:30 p.m.

 

Shuttle back to Shadyside Inn

7:00 p.m.

 

Transportation  with current students to restaurants

7:30 p.m.

 

Dinner at restaurants with current students