Virtual Workshop on New Directions in Optimization, Statistics and Machine Learning


The workshop was organized by Sanjeev Arora (IAS/Princeton University), Roger Grosse (IAS/Univ Toronto), Sham Kakade (Univ Washington), Bin Yu (IAS/UC Berkeley).

We sought to bring together a diverse group of researchers, focusing especially on novel theoretical thinking at the intersection of these disciplines that helps make progress on the underlying challenges for solving real problems.

Speakers who have confirmed participation:

Stefano Ermon, Chelsea Finn, Anirudh Goyal, Roger Grosse, Been Kim, Pushmeet Kohli, Zico Kolter, Percy Liang, Cynthia Rudin, Bin Yu, Richard Zemel



Videos can be found here:

Date & Time

April 15, 2020 | 9:00am – April 16, 2020 | 5:30pm