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Autumn Industrial Affiliates Conference 2019

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 9:00am

The Annual Industrial Affiliates Conference is moving to a new home on our calendar, taking place during Autumn Quarter each year, starting in November!

―Autumn 2019 Conference Program―

09:00a Welcome & Opening Remarks: Art Owen


Session I: Art Owen

09:10a Ismael Lemhadri, 3rd-year doctoral student: "A neural network with feature sparsity"
09:30a Ali Amini, Google
09:45a Meeyoung Park, Google
10:00a Sangho Yoon, Google
10:15a Kenneth Tay, 4th-year doctoral student: "Reluctant additive modeling"
10:35a Morning Break


Session II: John Chambers

11:00a Brad Klingenberg, Stitch Fix
11:25a Elena Tuzhilina, 3rd-year doctoral student: "A weighted principal curve approach to inferring 3D chromatin architecture"
11:45a Pierre Demartines, BlackRock
12:10p Lunch


Session III: John Duchi

01:10p Yuming Kuang & Dai Shi, Two Sigma
01:35p Nima Hamidi, 5th-year doctoral student: "Personalizing many decisions with high-dimensional covariates"
01:55p Evan Patterson, 5th-year doctoral student: "Semantic modeling of data science code"
02:15p Mike Urias, Citadel
02:40p Afternoon Break


Session IV: Guenther Walther

03:05p Zijun Gao, 3rd-year doctoral student: "Average distance minimization matching in causal inference"
03:25p Min Liu, LinkedIn
03:50p Stephen Bates, 5th-year doctoral student: "Metropolized knockoff sampling"
04:10p Closing Remarks: Guenther Walther