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COVID-19 Symposium Day 2
Andrew Beam · Tristan Naumann · Katherine Heller · Elaine Nsoesie

Wed Dec 09 12:00 PM -- 04:00 PM (PST) @

The COVID-19 global pandemic has disrupted nearly all aspects of modern life. This year NeurIPS will host a symposium on COVID-19 to frame challenges and opportunities for the machine learning community and to foster a frank discussion on the role of machine learning. A central focus of this symposium will be clearly outlining key areas where machine learning is and is not likely to make a substantive impact. The one-day event will feature talks from leading epidemiologists, biotech leaders, policy makers, and global health experts. Attendees of this symposium will gain a deeper understanding of the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic, challenges and limitations for current machine learning capabilities, how machine learning is accelerating COVID-19 vaccine development, and possible ways machine learning may aid in the present and future pandemics.

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Andrew Beam (Harvard)
Tristan Naumann (Microsoft Research)
Katherine Heller (Duke)
Elaine Nsoesie (Boston University School of Medecine)

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