June 6-7     Madison, WI

MMLS 2019

Midwest Machine Learning Symposium

Machine Learning Research in the Midwest



About our event

The Midwest ML Symposium aims to convene regional machine learning researchers for stimulating discussions and debates, to foster cross-institutional collaboration, and to showcase the collective talent of ML researchers at all career stages. [past events]


When: June 6-7, 2019

Where: Memorial Union@UW-Madsion [map it]

Contact: For any questions or concerns, please write to midwestml2019@gmail.com

Registration: May 6th is the early registration deadline with guaranteed catering. Late registration will be allowed but possibly with no catering.

Accommodation: Only the first 100 students who opt in for housing in registration will be accommodated.

Sponsors apply

The Midwest ML Symposium offers various opportunities of exposure. In addition to the satisfaction of supporting the regional Machine Learning community, you will be gratefully recognized in various media and materials and have the possibility to more closely engage with the participants.

Contact Information: Sponsors are encouraged to contact the Midwest ML Symposium organizing committee and to apply through the sponsorship application form. To discuss special requirements and to ask general questions regarding sponsorship of the Symposium, please contact us by email at: midwestml2019@gmail.com

2019 organizers

Dimitris Papailiopoulos (co-chair, UW-Madison), Yingyu Liang (co-chair, UW-Madison), Laura Balzano (UMich), Abhishek Gupta (OSU), Steve Hanneke (TTI-C), Niao He (UIUC).

Advisory board

Rob Nowak (chair, UW-Madison), Maxim Raginsky (UIUC), Laura Balzano (UMich), Mikhail Belkin (OSU), Avrim Blum (TTI-C), Rebecca Willett (UChicago), Nati Srebro (TTI-C), Po-Ling Loh (UW-Madison), Matus Telgarsky (UIUC), Mike Franklin (UChicago).


Plenary Speakers



Kristen Grauman

Kristen Grauman

University of Texas at Austin

Benjamin Recht

Benjamin Recht

University of California, Berkeley

Benjamin Van Roy

Benjamin Van Roy

Stanford University


Invited Speakers



Ceren Budak

Ceren Budak

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Jelena Diakonikolas

Jelena Diakonikolas

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Danai Koutra

Danai Koutra

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Sanmi Koyejo

Sanmi Koyejo

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dustin Mixon

Dustin Mixon

The Ohio State University

Jian Peng

Jian Peng

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Christopher Quinn

Christopher Quinn

Purdue University

Shivaram Venkataraman

Shivaram Venkataraman

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Zhaoran Wang

Zhaoran Wang

Northwestern University

Jenna Wiens

Jenna Wiens

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Catherine Qi Zhao

Catherine Qi Zhao

University of Minnesota