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LatinX in AI (LXAI) Social @ ICLR 2021

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LatinX in AI (LXAI) is hosting our third annual virtual social to connect LatinX identifying AI Researchers and Engineers

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LatinX in AI will host a virtual social co-located with the International Conference on Learning Representations. 

*Registration to ICLR is not required to attend our social but is highly encouraged. If you feel like you need assistance, LatinX in AI (LXAI) is offering Registration Assistance to the ICLR 2021 Main Conference*

Full Details: https://iclr.cc/

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5th of May, 2021 2 PM PDT

6th of May, 2021 6 AM PDT

Mission

This LatinX in AI (LXAI) social is aimed at LatinX individuals working on or interested in AI with a goal to increase the visibility of researchers of LatinX origin. Those already working in AI will have the opportunity to connect with fellow LatinX and make their own work known, while those new to the field will benefit from the scientific exchange, guidance and advice of researchers with their same background. Participants will be able to engage in discussions about AI (formal and informal) and to share their thoughts on how to increase the presence of LatinX in AI.

During this social, we’ll feature invited talks from prominent LatinX in AI community members and host roundtable discussions facilitating conversations among attendees.

    Important Dates

    • Mon, 3 May 2021 – Sat, 8 May 2021: ICLR 2021
    • Wed, 5 May 2021 and Thu, 6 May 2021: LXAI Social

    Keynote Speakers

    Soledad Villar - Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University. Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics. Mathematical Institute for Data Science

    Alvaro Soto - Associate Professor, Catholic University Chile, Head of the Artificial Intelligence Lab

    Martina G. Vilas - Neuroscience Ph.D. Student, Department of Neuroscience, Max-Planck-Institute AE, Frankfurt, Germany

    Pedro Braga - Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science, Center of Informatics - Federal University of Pernambuco (CIn-UFPE), Brazil

    Organizing Committee

    Sara Iris Garcia - Adjunct Lecturer, Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala (UMG)

    Dennis Núñez Fernández - Research Assistant, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH)

    Javier Turek - Research Scientist in AI, Intel Labs

    Maria Luisa Santiago - Operations and Logistics Coordinator, Accel.ai

    Laura Montoya - Executive Director, Accel AI Institute, President, LatinX in AI (LXAI)

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