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Live Q&A Session 1 with Yoshua Bengio, Leyla Isik, Konrad Kording, Bernhard Scholkopf, Amit Sharma, Joshua Vogelstein, Weiwei Yang
Yoshua Bengio · Leyla Isik · Konrad Kording · Bernhard Schölkopf · Joshua T Vogelstein · Weiwei Yang

Join us for live Q&A with our distinguished panelists where attendees can pose questions to the panelists and engage in dialogue.

Please feel free to post questions prior to the session in rocket.chat and we will do our best to answer them during the session.

Panelists: Yoshua Bengio, Leyla Isik, Konrad Kording, Bernhard Scholkopf, Amit Sharma

Moderators: Joshua Vogelstein, Weiwei Yang

Author Information

Yoshua Bengio (Mila / U. Montreal)

Yoshua Bengio is Full Professor in the computer science and operations research department at U. Montreal, scientific director and founder of Mila and of IVADO, Turing Award 2018 recipient, Canada Research Chair in Statistical Learning Algorithms, as well as a Canada AI CIFAR Chair. He pioneered deep learning and has been getting the most citations per day in 2018 among all computer scientists, worldwide. He is an officer of the Order of Canada, member of the Royal Society of Canada, was awarded the Killam Prize, the Marie-Victorin Prize and the Radio-Canada Scientist of the year in 2017, and he is a member of the NeurIPS advisory board and co-founder of the ICLR conference, as well as program director of the CIFAR program on Learning in Machines and Brains. His goal is to contribute to uncover the principles giving rise to intelligence through learning, as well as favour the development of AI for the benefit of all.

Leyla Isik (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Konrad Kording (Upenn)
Bernhard Schölkopf (MPI for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen)

Bernhard Scholkopf received degrees in mathematics (London) and physics (Tubingen), and a doctorate in computer science from the Technical University Berlin. He has researched at AT&T Bell Labs, at GMD FIRST, Berlin, at the Australian National University, Canberra, and at Microsoft Research Cambridge (UK). In 2001, he was appointed scientific member of the Max Planck Society and director at the MPI for Biological Cybernetics; in 2010 he founded the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems. For further information, see www.kyb.tuebingen.mpg.de/~bs.

Joshua T Vogelstein (The Johns Hopkins University)
Weiwei Yang (Microsoft Research Redmond)

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