12th Women in Machine Learning Workshop (WiML 2017)

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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

12th Workshop for Women in Machine Learning (WiML 2017)
Co-located with NIPS, Long Beach, California, US

December 4th and 7th, 2017

http://www.wimlworkshop.org/2017
https://wiml2017.eventbrite.com

IMPORTANT DATES

Registration deadline: November 14th, 2017 subject to availability

Day 1, Dec 4, 2017
Day 2, Dec 7, 2017

The Workshop for Women in Machine Learning is two half-day event with invited speakers, oral presentations, and posters. The event brings together faculty, graduate students, and research scientists for an opportunity to connect, exchange ideas, and learn from each other. Underrepresented minorities and undergraduates interested in pursuing machine learning research are encouraged to attend. There will also be mentoring sessions, career advice tables from sponsor companies, a pre-workshop dinner to discuss current research trends and career choices in machine learning. While all presenters will be female, all genders are invited to attend. This is a technical workshop with exciting technical talks.

Registration now opens at http://wiml2017.eventbrite.com until November 14th, 2017, subject to availability. Do register early, as we may reach capacity soon. If you don't have the NIPS visa invitation letter and you need a visa for the United States, we strongly recommend you to ask for a visa invitation letter in the registration form. Registration is free.

DETAILED SCHEDULE:

Monday
Opening Remarks – (11:00 am-11:05 am)
Invited talk – Tamara Broderick (11:05 am -11:40 am)
2 contributed talks (11:40 am-12:20 pm)Lunch + Poster Session (12:20 pm-2:00 pm)
Invited talk – Hanna Wallach (2:00 pm – 2:35 pm)
Coffee break (2:35 pm – 2:50 pm)
Mentorship roundtables (career advice) (2:50 pm-3:50 pm)
2 contributed talks (3:55 pm-4:25 pm)
Closing remarks (4:25-4:35 pm)

Thursday
Opening Remarks/wiml update (12:45 pm-1:05 pm)
Invited talk – Joelle Pineau- (1:05 pm – 1:40 pm)
2 contributed (1:40 pm-2:10 pm)
Coffee break (2:10 pm – 2:20 pm)
Mentorship roundtables (topic discussion) (2:20 pm-3:20 pm)
Invited talk- Nina Mishra (3:20 pm – 3:55 pm)
2 contributed (3:55 pm-4:25 pm)
Poster Session (4:30-6:00 pm)
Coffee break

LOGISTICS

Information on logistics, such as transportation, lodging, and roommates available at http://wimlworkshop.org/2017/logistics

ORGANIZERS

Negar Rostamzadeh (Element AI)
Ehi Nosakhare (MIT)
Genna Glinner (Princeton University)
Maja Rudolph (Columbia University)
Danielle Belgrave (MSR Cambridge and Imperial College of London)

** Please note that WIML cannot provide abstract presenters or regular attendees with tickets to NIPS**

Questions? Check out the FAQs at http://wiml2017.eventbrite.com and http://wimlworkshop.org/2017/faq/

Contact email: wimlworkshop[at]gmail[dot]com.

Thank You to our Sponsors!

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