SEMLA 2019 Tentative Program

This program is tentative and is subject to change.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
8:30 – 9:00Breakfast (Galerie Rolland)
9:00 – 9:30Welcome messages
9:30 – 11:00Keynotes: What did the last years teach us?
- Thomas G. Dietterich
- Lionel Briand
- Stephen J. Eglash
11:00 – 11:30Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30Panel: The Magic Seven, Plus or Minus Two
Moderator: Tim Menzies
Panelists: Lionel Briand, Thomas G. Dietterich, Stephen J. Eglash
12:30 – 14:00Lunch (Galerie Rolland)
14:00 – 15:45Session: Quality assurance for AI/ML systems
- Fuyuki Ishikawa
- Amel Bennaceur
- Lei Ma
- David Lo
15:45 – 16:00Coffee break
16:00 – 17:30Session: CSER talks
18:00 – 20:00Reception (Galerie Roland)
Poster session – Chair: Marios Fokaefs
Friday, May 24, 2019
8:30 – 9:00Breakfast (Galerie Rolland)
9:00 – 11:00Session: Industry Perspectives – AI into the trenches
- Tina Yang (SAP)
- Danny Tarlow (Google Brain)
- Mathieu Nayrolles (Ubisoft)
- Sacha Leprêtre (MILA)
11:00 – 11:30Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30Panel: The industry’s take on SEMLA
Moderator: Ahmed E. Hassan
Panelists: Masha Krol (Element AI), Bernd Lehnert (SAP), Hiroshi Maruyama (Preferred Networks), Mathieu Nayrolles (Ubisoft), Danny Tarlow (Google Brain)
12:30 – 14:00Lunch (Galerie Rolland)
14:00 – 15:45Session + Discussion: Data, Data, Data?
- Tim Menzies
- Giovanni Beltrame
- Jie Zhang
- Zhen Ming (Jack) Jiang
15:45 – 16:15Coffee break
16:15 – 17:00Closing Keynote
- François Laviolette
17:00 – 17:15Wrap up