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Stanford Data Science Initiative Fall 2017 Retreat

Event Details:

Thursday, November 2, 2017


Li Ka Shing Conference Center
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
United States

See the agenda slides, and videos for more information.


9:00 am Welcome and introductions - Steve Eglash, Executive Director of Strategic Research Initiatives
Eglash Video

9:10 am Vision for data science - Jure Leskovec, Associate Professor, Computer Science, Director, Stanford Data Science Initiative 
Leskovec PDF
Leskovec Video

9:30 am Safe distributed computation for reluctant data sharers:  At home in the Microsoft Azure Cloud

Philip Lavori, Professor, Biomedical Sciences, Balasubramanian Narasimhan, Senior Research Scientist, Statistics and Biomedical Sciences, and John Mark Agosta, Principal Data Scientist, Microsoft
Safe distributed computation PDF
Lavori Video
Balasubramanian Narasimhan PDF
Narasimhan Video
Agosta Video
Q&A Video

10:40 am Democratizing machine learning in the Stanford DAWN project, Matei Zaharia, Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Zaharia PDF
Zaharia Video

11:00 am Panel Discussion:  Industry approaches for dealing with disruptive technology

Peter Gunder, Chief Business Development Officer, American Family Insurance, Peter Novig, Research Director, Google, and Luca Marighetti, Managing Director, Swiss Re
Gunder PDF
Marighetti PDF
Panel discussion Video

1:20 pm After DAWN:  The potential of usable machine learning today and tomorrow, Peter Bailis, Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Bailis Video

1:40 pm Finding earthquakes in a spaghettui of seismic streams, Philip Levis, Associate Director, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Levis PDF
Levis Video

2:00 pm Panel Discussion:  Socially impactful and ethical data science

Emma Brunskill, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Rumman Chowdhury, Senior Principal, AI, Accenture, Thomas Kalil, Senior Advisor to the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Group, and Rob Reich, Professor, Political Science
Panel discussion Video

3:45 pm Analytics on time-series data, Jure Leskovec, Associate Professor, Computer Science, Director Stanford Data Science Initiative
Leskovec PDF
Leskovec Video

4:05 pm Security in the era of big data, Dan Boneh, Professor Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Boneh PDF
Boneh Video

4:25 pm Poster preview presentations
Student poster presentations Video

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