Annual Meeting : 2012 Plenary Session


April 3, 2012
Location: Fisher Conference Center, Arrillaga Alumni Center

8:30am - 9:00am Check-in and Breakfast
9:00am - 9:15am Welcome and Overview - Mendel Rosenblum, Daphne Koller, Jennifer Widom, and Mark Horowitz, Stanford  
9:15am - 9:45am Large Scale Semantic Extraction Through Embeddings: From Images to Music - Samy Bengio, Google  
9:45am - 10:15am Data-Driven Medicine - Daphne Koller, Stanford  
10:15am - 10:45am BREAK  
10:45am - 11:15am Large-Scale Social Media Mining in Facebook - Rong Yan, Facebook
11:15am - 11:45am Crowds in the Cloud: Artificial Artificial Intelligence Technology - Fei-Fei Li, Stanford
11:45am - 12:15pm Getting Computers to Understand What They Read (Or Hear) - Chris Manning, Stanford  
12:15pm - 2:00pm Lunch in McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center
Guest speaker: David Ferrucci, IBM Fellow and Watson Principal Investigator, IBM T.J. Watson´s Research Center - Building Watson - An Overview of the DeepQA Project
2:00pm - 2:30pm Using Machine Learning to Model How Students Learn to Program - Mehran Sahami, Stanford  
2:30pm - 3:00pm What Research Says About How to Fix STEM Education, and How It Will Look in 10 Years - Paulo Blikstein, Stanford  
3:00pm - 3:30pm ClassX - How Zoomable Video Is Transforming Lecture Capture - Bernd Girod, Stanford  
3:30pm - 4:00pm BREAK  
4:00pm - 4:30pm Teaching Machine Learning to 100,000 Students - Andrew Ng, Stanford  
4:30pm - 5:00pm Stanford Perspectives on Online Education: A Campus Without Borders? - John Mitchell, Stanford  
5:00pm - 5:05pm Closing Remarks  
5:15pm - 7:30pm PhD Poster Session & Reception in McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center