Friday, November 16, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Keynote Speakers: KC Huang (Stanford University), Amir Yacoby (Harvard University)
Speakers: Yanan Geng (Rutgers University), Matt Lohr (The University of Pennsylvania), Siarhei Samsonau (College of Staten Island), Carl Schreck (Yale University), Heli Vora (Stony Brook University), Scott Dietrich (City College of New York)
Moderator and Panelists: Seth Pinsky (NYC Economic Development Corporation), Shelley A. Harrison (Executive-in-Residence, NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress), Kathleen R. McKeown (Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering, Columbia University), Michael O'Boyle (IBM)
This biannual condensed matter physics conference features keynote talks in hard matter and soft matter as well as a series of student presentations. There will also be a special panel discussion, "Generation Tech: Tapping NYC's Science & Engineering Talent," moderated by Seth Pinsky, President of the NYC Economic Development Corp, and featuring representatives of the new engineering and applied science institutions that are being created in the city.
Friday, October 19, 2012 | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Peter Bartlett (University of California, Berkeley), William Freeman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Vladimir Vapnik (Columbia University and NEC-labs)
This symposium features keynote speakers in applied and theoretical machine learning as well as "spotlight" talks selected from poster abstract submissions.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speakers: Debashis Barik (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center),
Christine Grimaldi (Boehringer-Ingelheim),
Nir Hacohen (Massachusetts General Hospital, Broad Institute and Harvard Medical School)
The immune response deters dangerous intruders, but when it fails, can lead to autoimmune ailments, ineffective immunotherapies and adverse reactions to biological therapies. This symposium examines the behavior of this complex, dynamic network.
Thursday, February 16, 2012 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speakers: Chris Garvin (Terrapin Bright Green), Cliff Majersik (Institute for Market Transformation), and Chris Pyke (USGBC)
There is an increasing focus on policy, standards, and interoperability of building data. Without the proper tools, the virtual tsunami of building data can overwhelm potential users. This event draws out the market transformation opportunities.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Christian Rudder (OKCupid)
For the fifth installment of the Being Human in the 21st Century Series, OKCupid's resident blogger, Christian Rudder, will give a behind-the-scenes look into human mating in the 21st Century, just in time for Valentine's Day.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 | 4:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Organizers: Andrea Califano (Columbia University), Manuel Duval (Network Therapeutics Inc.), Aris Economides (Regeneron Pharmaceuticals), Gustavo Stolovitzky (IBM Research), Jennifer Henry (The New York Academy of Sciences)
Speakers: Narendra Maheshri (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Johan Paulsson (Harvard Medical School), Chris Wiggins (Columbia University), Grégoire Altan-Bonnet (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)
Fluorescence microscopy advances have opened new vistas in the study of the dynamics of molecules in single cells. This symposium brings together systems biologists working on the elucidation of the effects of noise in single cells using mathematical and experimental methods.
Friday, October 21, 2011 | 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Speakers: Stephen P. Boyd (Stanford University), Leon Bottou (Microsoft adCenter)and Yoav Freund, (University of California)
The Machine Learning Symposium series aims to build a community of scientists in machine learning from the NYC area's academic, government, and industrial institutions.
Friday, August 26, 2011 | 9:00 AM - 6:15 PM
Speakers: Arindam Banerjee (University of Minnesota), Timothy DelSole (George Mason University and Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies), David Musicant (Carleton College), Douglas Nychka (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Gavin Schmidt (NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and Columbia University)
Recent progress on climate informatics reveals that collaborations with climate scientists open interesting new problems for machine learning. The goal of this workshop is to incubate this new field, climate informatics. This free day-long workshop includes lunch and a networking reception.
Thursday, May 19, 2011 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Mark Hansen (UCLA)
With the combination of sensors, math and creativity, data collection and visualization can engage students in new ways of seeing and reporting upon their world. Join Mark Hansen as he describes his work at the intersection of data and design.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Second Avenue Subway is just one of the major infrastructure projects overseen by the construction firm SKANSKA. Educators can get an inside tour (literally) of the site and learn about how engineers plan such complex projects.