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Registration Desk

2 pm - 8 pm Sunday
7:00 am - 8 pm Monday - Friday
7:00 am - noon Saturday

Food

Breakfast is not provided. 

Monday reception at 6:30 in the Hall B, Hall C, and Promenade Lobby

Tuesday and Wednesday, finger food at the poster sessions.

Thursday, light snack break during the Symposia

Reception on Saturday evening reception at 6:30 in the Pacific Ballroom featuring  The Imposteriors

Monday Dec 4th Tutorials:

7:00 - 8:00 Coffee break

8:00-10:15 Tutorial 1

10:15 - 10:45 Coffee break

10:45 -1:00  Tutorial 2

1:00 - 2:30 Lunch on your own 

2:30-4:45 Tutorial 3

4:45 - 5:00  Quick  break

5:00 - 5:30 Opening Remarks

5:30 - 6:20 Invited Talk:  John Platt:  Energy Strategies to Decrease CO2 Emissions

6:30 – 10:30 pm Opening Reception and Posters

Tuesday Dec 5th:

7:30 - 9:00  Coffee 

9:00-9:50 - Invited Talk:  Brendan Frey:  Why AI Will Make it Possible to Reprogram the Human Genome

9:50 - 10:10 Test of Time Award  

10:10 - 10:40  Coffee break 

10:40 - 12:00   Parallel Tracks on Algorithms and Optimization

12:00 - 1:50 Lunch on your own and poster viewing

1:50 - 2:40   Invited Talk: Kate Crawford:  The Trouble wih Bias

2:40 - 2:50  Quick break

2:50 – 3:50  Parallel Tracks on Algorithms, Optimization and Theory

3:50 - 4:20  Coffee Break

4:20 - 6:00  Parallel Tracks on  Deep Learning, Applications and Algorithms

6:00 - 7:00  Light snack for poster viewing

7:00 – 10:30   Poster session and Demonstrations

Wednesday Dec 6th:

7:30 - 9:00  Coffee break

9:00 - 9:50 Invited Talk:  Lise Getoor:  The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Structure

9:50 - 10:20 Coffee break  

10:20 am - 12:00   Parallel Tracks on Theory, Probablilistic Methods and Deep Leaning

12:00 - 1:50 Lunch on your own and poster viewing

1:50 - 2:40 Invited Talk:  Pieter Abbeel:   Deep Learning for Robotics

2:40 -2:50  Quick Break 

2:50 – 3:50  Parallel Tracks on Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning and Optimiztion

3:50 - 4:20 Coffee Break

4:20 - 6:00 Parallel Tracks on Reinforcement Learning, Algorithms, Applications and Probabilistic Methods, Applications

6:00 - 7:00  Light snack for poster viewing

7:00 – 10:30 Poster session and Demonstrations

Thursday Dec 7th:

7:30 - 9:00  Coffee break

9:00  - 9:50 Invited Talk:  Yael Niv:  Learning State Representations

9:50 - 10:40  Invited Talk:  Yee Whye Teh:  On Bayesian Deep Learning and Deep Bayesian Learning

10:40  - 11:10  Coffee break 

11:10 am - 12:30   Parallel Tracks on Neuroscience and Deep Learning, Algorithms

12:30 - 2:00 Lunch on your own

Symposia - 2:00 - 9:30pm  

4:00 -4:30 coffee break

4:30 - 6:30 Symposia

6:30 - 7:30 Light dinner

7:30 - 9:30 Symposia

Friday/Saturday Workshops  

Each workshop has it's own schedule, check the website -

7:00 - 8:30  Coffee break

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

12:00 to 2:00  Lunch on your own

3:00 – 3:30 Coffee break

6:30 - 10:30 Saturday night reception and dancing.