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Industrial Affiliates Conference 2016

Fri February 26th 2016, 9:00am
Physics and Astrophysics Room 102/103
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―2016 Conference Program―

9:00am   Welcome & Opening Remarks: Guenther Walther

          Session I: Guenther Walther

9:10am   Neil Bartlett, Mark Engel, Michael Friedman, Scotiabank

9:35am   Lucas Janson, 4th-year doctoral student: "Prediction Robustness: Accurate Prediction with Corrupted Features"

10:00am  Sid Dalal, AIG

10:25am  Morning Break

          Session II: Jacqueline Meulman

10:50am  Ken Baron, Su Chen, Two Sigma Investments

11:15am  Weijie Su, 5th-year doctoral student: "Differentially Private Algorithms for Controlling the False Discovery Rate"

11:40am  Brad Betts, Pierre Demartines, BlackRock

12:05pm  Justin Dyer, Donal McMahon, Google

12:30pm  Lunch

          Session III: Trevor Hastie

1:15pm  Trina Chiasson, Tableau Software

1:40pm   Snigdha Panigrahi, 3rd-year doctoral student: "Building User Personas for VoD Services Based on Psychographic Segmentation"

2:05pm   Weicong Ding, Technicolor

2:30pm   Subhabrata Sen, 3rd-year doctoral student: "Semidefinite Programs on Sparse Random Graphs"

2:55pm   Afternoon Break

          Session IV: Art Owen

3:20pm   Yuval Peres, Microsoft

3:45pm   Ruojun Huang, 4th-year doctoral student: "Time-Varying Conductance Model"

4:10pm   Eli Bressert, Brad Klingenberg, Katherine Livins, Chris Moody, Tim Sweetser, Stitch Fix

4:35pm   Closing Remarks: John Chambers