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MLconf 2013

MLconf- The Machine Learning Conference

Friday, November 15, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (PST)

MLconf 2013

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Early Bird Ended $100.00 $3.49
General Registration Ended $200.00 $5.99
Late Bird Ended $300.00 $8.49
Instant Sponsorship   more info Ended $1,500.00 $9.95
Day Of Registration Ended $400.00 $9.95

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MLconf 2013

Join us on Friday, November 15th in San Francisco for a full-day conference on Machine Learning. We’ll have Presentations from Intel, Netflix, Twitter, PandoraGoogleGraphlabYelp, and many more. Follow @MLconf for updates, discounts and free tickets!

MLconf is a meeting place for both academia and industry to discuss upcoming challenges of large scale machine learning and solution methods. The conference will include presentations on Deep Learning, Recommender Systems, Collaborative Filtering and Matrix Factorization.


MLconf – Friday November 15th, 2013


  • 8-9am Breakfast & Registration
  • 9:00-9:45am
    • Emmys, Oscars, and Machine Learning Algorithms, Xavier Amatriain, Research/Engineering Director, Netflix
  • 9:45-10:15
    • Avoiding Cluster-Scale Headaches with Better Tools for Data Quality and Feature Engineering, Ted Willke, Principal Engineer/GM Intel Labs
  • 10:15-10:45
    • Recent Developments in Deep Learning, Quoc Le, Software Engineer at Google, PhD Stanford
  • 10:45-11:00am Coffee Break
  • 11:00-11:30am 
    • Large Scale Machine Learning on Graphs, Joey Gonzalez, Co-Founder at GraphLab
  • 11:30am-12:00pm
    • Introduction to Parallel Iterative Machine Learning Algorithms on Hadoop’s Next­ Generation YARN Framework, Josh Patterson, Patterson Consulting
  • 12:00-12:20
    • Randomized Regression in Parallel and Distributed Environments, Michael Mahoney, Stanford
  • 12:20-1:15 Lunch
  • 1:15-1:45
    • Starting Recommendations,  Scott Triglia, Search and Data Mining Engineer, Yelp
  • 1:45-2:15
    • Personalization and Recommenders with Content Based Approaches, Jake Mannix, Applied ML Engineer, Twitter
  • 2:15-2:40
    • Big Data Lessons in Music, Eric Bieschke, Chief Scientist and VP of Playlists, Pandora
  • 2:40-3:05
    • Teaching Computers to Listen to Music, Eric Battenberg, Audio DSP Engineer, Gracenote
  • 3:05-3:30
    • Recommendations at American Express, Abhijit Bose, Henry Yuan, Huiming Qu, American Express
  • 3:30-3:50 Coffee Break
  • 3:50-4:00
    • Building a Production Machine Learning Infrastructure (Quickly), Josh Wills, Sr. Dir Data Science, Cloudera
  • 4:00-4:25
    • Divide-and-Conquer Matrix Factorization, Ameet Talwalkar, Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley
  • 4:25-4:40
    • Organizing Big Data with the Crowd, Lukas Biewald, CEO Crowdflower
  • 4:40-5:00
    • Fast End-to-End Machine Learning Workflows with Spark, Matei Zaharia, CTO Databricks


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Parc 55 Wyndham
55 Cyril Magnin St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Friday, November 15, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (PST)

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MLconf- The Machine Learning Conference

MLconf - The Machine Learning Conference gathers communities to discuss the recent research and application of Algorithms, Tools, and Platforms to solve the hard problems that exist within organizing and analyzing massive and noisy data sets.

Courtney Burton is the Founder and Executive Producer of MLconf. Nick Vasiloglou is the Technical Chair. 

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