We are excited to bring to you the 16th edition of the CSL Student Conference virtually! From keynote talks to a job fair to a brand new COVID-19 session, mark your calendars from Feb 24 to Feb 26 for a range of stimulating virtual events. You may find the complete schedule at the conference webpage: https://studentconference.csl.illinois.edu/.
This year’s event will be highlighted by a plenary talk by Prof. Christopher Bishop from Microsoft Research on “THE REAL AI REVOLUTION” on Wednesday, Feb 24, 4-5 pm and a special COVID-19 session on Thursday, Feb 25, 2-5 pm covering a broad range of talks from leaders in the field of technology, economics, medicine, public policy, and AI. The conference will also host corporate events that include a workshop from VAIL Systems (Feb 24: 12-1 pm) and a virtual job fair attended by eight companies (Feb 24: 1:30-4 pm). Please register to get access to all the sessions!
The core conference features four technical sessions all to be held on Zoom:
For the special Covid-19 session, we have six distinguished speakers from academia, and industry to present their learning and opinions on diverse topics:
- Juan M. Lavista Ferres, GM and Lab director, Microsoft, "AI for GOOD"
- Dr. Preeti Malani, MD, Chief Health Officer, UMichigan, "COVID Testing and Vaccine"
- Prof. Sanjay Patel, Professor, Entrepreneur, UIUC, "Contact Tracing and Technology for COVID-19"
- Dr. Ziad Obermeyer, MD, UC Berkeley Public Health, "COVID-19 Public Policy"
- Prof. Scott R Baker, Assos Professor, Kellogg School of Management, "COVID-19 Economics and Stock Market"
- Dr. Mona Flores, MD, Global Head of Medical AI, NVIDIA, "AI for COVID-19"
Need a bit of interaction with your colleagues? Join us for a virtual poster and robotics session on Feb 25, 12:30–2 pm, to be held on Gathertown, along with virtual hangout events scattered throughout the conference. Please register to get access to the virtual “CSL Lobby”!
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