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  • Information session: A.P. Giannini Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

    Thu, Sep 01, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

    Biomedical Engineering

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    The A.P. Giannini Foundation invites physician-scientists and junior researchers with six to 36 months of postdoctoral research experience to apply to the 2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program. The Fellowship Program supports innovative research in the basic sciences and applied fields, and trains fellows to become established investigators. The research project should advance the translation of biomedical science into treatments, preventions and cures for human diseases.

    The 2017 application form and instructions are available at apgianninifoundation.org.

    The foundation must receive the candidate's completed application and letters of reference before 3 p.m. (PDT) on Monday, November 1, 2016. All letters of reference must be sent to info@apgianninifoundation.org.

    Eligibility

    must have completed no less than six months and no more than three years in their mentor's laboratory as of November 1, 2016
    must be a U.S. citizen or permanent alien resident
    must hold or complete an MD, MD/PhD, PhD or equivalent degree before activation of training
    must arrange research training before applying to the program. Research training program must be sponsored by an accredited California medical school and performed under the mentorship of a principal investigator (PI) at the sponsoring medical school. Mentor must hold a full-time faculty appointment at the sponsoring medical school as the fellow. Mentor may supervise a maximum of two A.P. Giannini Foundation fellows in any one year.

    Stipend

    competitive stipend for research training and an annual allowance for career development programs, services and resources
    Stipends can only be used for support. The current stipends are $50,000 in Year 1, $50,000 in Year 2 and $52,000 in Year 3. The foundation will announce the 2017 fellowship stipends by December 15, 2016.
    Candidates may be eligible to obtain additional salary support from their sponsoring institution. Candidates cannot currently hold a full fellowship from another source or a federally funded career development award.

    Timeline

    September 1, 2016: Information session
    November 1, 2016: Application and letters of reference due
    December 2016: Initial application review and evaluation
    January 17, 2017: Finalists selected/candidates notified of application status
    February 2017: Finalists contacted to be counseled for the interview and presentation process
    March 2, 2017: Finalist interviews and final awardee decision

    Location: Harlyne J. Norris Research Tower (NRT) - 503/504

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Cristy Lytal/USC Stem Cell

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  • External Fellowship Information Session

    Thu, Sep 01, 2016 @ 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Doctoral Programs

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    Viterbi PhD students, undergraduate juniors and seniors are invited to attend an information session to learn more about applying for external fellowships. Students will have the opportunity to hear from current external fellows, as well as Professor Andrea Armani, and Associate Professor of Technical Communication Practice and Engineering Writing Program Director, Steve Bucher.

    Please visit https://gapp.usc.edu/externalfellowshipinfosession for more information and to RSVP.

    Questions may be directed to Jennifer Gerson, Director, Doctoral Programs, at jgerson@usc.edu

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 248

    Audiences: PhD students, Undergraduate Juniors and Seniors (United States Citizens/Permanent Residents Only)

    Posted By: Jennifer Gerson

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  • Introduction to Viterbi Gateway Workshop

    Thu, Sep 01, 2016 @ 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Come to this presentation to learn how to navigate the Viterbi Career Gateway,a powerful job & internship search tool available ONLY to Viterbi students.

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 132

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • ITP Information Session

    Thu, Sep 01, 2016 @ 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    USC Viterbi School of Engineering

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    Are you interested in adding a minor or gaining experience with computer programming, business technology, or cutting-edge technological fields? Come check out the USC Information Technology Program! ITP offers over 100 courses in applied technology that are taught by our industry professional faculty to students across all majors at USC. Come learn about our 11 different ITP minors, course offerings, and meet some of our faculty members who will be present to answer any of your questions.

    What: ITP Information Session
    When: Thursday, September 1st from 5:00 - 6:00pm
    Where: KAP 160
    Free pizza provided! All majors are welcome!

    We hope to see you there! For questions, feel free to contact ITP at itpadvising@usc.edu.

    Location: Kaprielian Hall (KAP) - 160

    Audiences: Undergrad

    Posted By: Information Technology Program

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  • St Jude Medical Info Session

    Thu, Sep 01, 2016 @ 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Engineering Management and Talent Acquisition leaders from St. Jude Medical, Sylmar Branch, will speak to Computer Science and Computer Engineering students about the exciting and life-saving technologies of SJM and the manner in which students may participate with us through our internships and Co-Op programs.

    More Information: St Jude Medical Flyer.pdf

    Location: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) - 101

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Demonstration: Revolve Hybrid Microscope

    Tue, Sep 06, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

    Biomedical Engineering

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    Hosted by Seth Ruffins

    The Revolve is the first microscope that can convert between upright and inverted configurations. Controls and image viewing are done through the Apple iPad. Monochrome and color camera included.

    The Revolve Microscope will be on display configured for fluorescence, brightfield and phase contrast imaging. Please contact Jeff Huber at jhuber@echo-labs.com if you would like to bring samples to image.

    echo-labs.com

    Location: Eli & Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Resch. (BCC) - 212

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Cristy Lytal/USC Stem Cell

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  • Viterbi Progressive Degree Program Info Session

    Wed, Sep 07, 2016 @ 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Graduate Admission

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    Interested in earning your MS from Viterbi? How about starting a MS degree during your senior year? The Viterbi Graduate Admission team is hosting a Progressive Degree information session!

    What are the details?
    When: Wednesday, September 7th
    Where: RTH 211

    Who should attend?
    All undergraduate students thinking about pursuing a MS degree through USC.

    What is the Progressive Degree Program?
    The Progressive Degree Program (PDP) gives continuing USC undergraduates another path to earning a Master's degree from USC. The main advantages to a Progressive Degree are:
    1) Start graduate-level classes during your senior year
    2) Reduce the units required for a Master's Degree

    Where can you learn more?
    More Progressive Degree information may be found by attending our information session and visiting http://viterbiundergrad.usc.edu/future/pdp/

    Questions? Email the Viterbi Graduate Admission team at: viterbi.pdp@usc.edu

    Location: 211

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Monica Graduate Admission

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  • Writing Effective Resumes

    Wed, Sep 07, 2016 @ 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Does your resume highlight the skills that will land an interview? Learn how to create a resume that will serve as the marketing tool that will get your foot inside industry's door!

    Location: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) - 101

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Microsoft GM Presentation

    Wed, Sep 07, 2016 @ 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Come meet Microsoft's employees and our senior leadership from their Devices and Supply Chain team. Enjoy free food while you hear firsthand about their role, their organization, and the opportunities available within MSC for engineering and supply chain students. You will also learn about Microsoft products, fulltime and internship opportunities, our employee resources / benefits, and the value Microsoft places on diversity and inclusion. Q&A and networking event to follow.

    This event also features a presentation from Zohreh Khademi, who is the General Manager of the New Product Introduction and Supply Chain Management in MSC. She is responsible for the delivery of all new hardware products (Surface, Surface Hub, Xbox, Hololens,and the Microsoft Band) and high-volume manufacturing at world-class levels of quality. Be sure to stop by to learn about her experience with Microsoft and how she became such an influential leader.

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 132

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Writing Effective Resumes

    Thu, Sep 08, 2016 @ 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Does your resume highlight the skills that will land an interview? Learn how to create a resume that will serve as the marketing tool that will get your foot inside industry's door!

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 132

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Boeing Info Session

    Mon, Sep 12, 2016 @ 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    More information to come

    Location: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) - 101

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Viterbi Progressive Degree Program Info Session

    Tue, Sep 13, 2016 @ 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Graduate Admission

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Interested in earning your MS from Viterbi? How about starting a MS degree during your senior year? The Viterbi Graduate Admission team is hosting a Progressive Degree information session!

    What are the details?
    When: Wednesday, September 13th
    Where: RTH 211

    Who should attend?
    All undergraduate students thinking about pursuing a MS degree through USC.

    What is the Progressive Degree Program?
    The Progressive Degree Program (PDP) gives continuing USC undergraduates another path to earning a Master's degree from USC. The main advantages to a Progressive Degree are:
    1) Start graduate-level classes during your senior year
    2) Reduce the units required for a Master's Degree

    Where can you learn more?
    More Progressive Degree information may be found by attending our information session and visiting http://viterbiundergrad.usc.edu/future/pdp/

    Questions? Email the Viterbi Graduate Admission team at: viterbi.pdp@usc.edu

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - 211

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Monica Graduate Admission

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  • Future of Energy

    Tue, Sep 13, 2016 @ 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM

    Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

    Workshops & Infosessions


    How do we power a brighter future around the Globe?
    Join us for a discussion about careers in the energy industry.

    More Information: energy.jpeg

    Location: Annenberg School For Communication (ASC) - Wallis Annenber Hall Forum / Lobby

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Andreas Tillmann

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  • OnPrem Solution Partners Info Session

    Tue, Sep 13, 2016 @ 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Information Session for OnPrem Solution Partners. OnPrem Solution Partners is a consulting and technology innovation firm focused in on the media and entertainment industry. Founded in 2013 by four consulting industry leaders in Southern California, we work with some of the most innovative companies in the world including major studios, large broadcasters, and leading technology companies. OnPrem's focus on top talent, company culture, and creating the next generation consulting firm makes it an exciting place to work for anyone with an entrepreneurial mindset. We differentiate ourselves by being experts in our fields. We are relentlessly good at what we do, will always put our clients first, and we only hire passionate, forward thinking, intelligent, and personable people.

    Location: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) - 101

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Navigating U.S. Recruitment Process

    Thu, Sep 15, 2016 @ 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    This workshop will provide students tips on how to navigate the process of U.S. corporate recruiting and will touch on American culture norms.

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - 211

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Google Info Session

    Thu, Sep 15, 2016 @ 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Google's main tech talk for the fall -- come here from Google engineers about working at Google!

    Location: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) - 101

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Google Info Session

    Thu, Sep 15, 2016 @ 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Google's main tech talk for the fall -- come here from Google engineers about working at Google!

    Location: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) - 101

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Job Search Strategies & Tactics for Career Success

    Tue, Sep 20, 2016 @ 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Student Organizations

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    WHAT: USC National Organization for Business & Engineerg x Consilium Partners Career Workshop

    WHEN: Tuesday, September 20th, 6:00 PM

    WHERE: GFS 118
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    Join celebrated career counselor Horatiu Stefan from Consilium Partners as he partners with USC NOBE to provide a free career workshop! For both underclassmen and upperclassmen, come and learn about personal branding, networking, and job search strategies, as well as informational interviews and career planning. He charges a lot for these sessions normally, so be sure to come out for a FREE workshop!

    There are many ways to achieve career success but only one secret: understanding the process.

    In "Jumpstart", Horatiu will introduce a career planning framework designed to help you build marketable skills and gain professional experience throughout your college years. You'll walk away with a set of concrete and actionable job search strategies and tactics proven to generate results.

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    The National Organization for Business and Engineering (NOBE), is a national society uniting business, management and engineering organizations from universities coast to coast. NOBE strives to produce and refine leadership internally and develop professional skills in our members that can be translated into success in the business world. Visit our website for more info, https://www.nobenational.org/usc/home.php .

    If your friends want to sign up, please direct them to this link so they can be added to the mailing list:

    https://goo.gl/forms/QDksA3jK4coNzd7s

    More Information: Consilium Partners.pdf

    Location: Grace Ford Salvatori Hall Of Letters, Arts & Sciences (GFS) - 118

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: USC NOBE

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  • Viterbi Major Spotlight-Chemical Engineering

    Tue, Sep 20, 2016 @ 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Students will hear from panelists regarding various career options with a chemical engineering degree.

    To register, click here https://myviterbi.usc.edu/vasa/?PostingID=1234567996

    Location: 211

    Audiences: Undergrad

    Posted By: Diane Yoon

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  • Navigating the Internship & Job Search

    Thu, Sep 22, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Are you looking for an industry position and want to know where to begin? This workshop will give you the tips needed to help you find an engineering internship and co-op opportunities!

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - 211

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • i3: Investigate Industries and Internships

    Mon, Sep 26, 2016 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Wondering what can you do with your major? Looking for an internship? This event is for you!

    Investigate Industries and Internships (i3) is designed for students exploring career options, as well as students looking to take the next step. At an i3 event, you can network with employers looking to hire interns and hear them speak about how they broke into their respective industries. Employers attending have available internships for the current and following semester.

    Featured Speakers (subject to change) include:
    - Accenture -“ 11:00 am
    - Oben - 11:25 am
    - West Monroe Partners -“ 11:50 am
    - Ticketmaster -“ 12:15 pm
    - B2X Global -“ 12:40 pm
    - RG Pacific LLC -“ 1:05 pm
    - The Walt Disney Company -“ 1:30 pm

    Additional Participating Organizations:
    - JMAS Group
    - MK Partners
    - Prologue Immersive
    - Visa
    - Additional companies TBA

    More information on i3 can be found at https://careers.usc.edu/students/info/i3. Reservations are requested for this event. You are not guaranteed unless you register. To reserve a spot, log into connectSC, search for the event under "Events," and click "RSVP".

    Location: Trojans Presentation Room (TPR), Room B-3

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Networking Best Practices- Presented by Principal Development Group

    Tue, Sep 27, 2016 @ 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Join a Principal Development Group representative to go over the do's and don'ts of networking. Learn who you should be networking with and where for maximum success.

    Location: Kaprielian Hall (KAP) - 159

    Audiences: All Viterbi Students

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Ericsson Info Session

    Tue, Sep 27, 2016 @ 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    At Ericsson, we strive to connect everyone, wherever they may be. Because by being connected, people can take part in the emerging global collaboration that is the Networked Society - a society in which every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential.

    Our services, software and infrastructure - especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud - are enabling the communications industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve their users' experience and capture new opportunities.

    By enabling the Networked Society, we make a real difference to people's lives, and the world we live in.

    Location: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) - 101

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Presentation: Sony SI8000 Live Cell Imaging Platform

    Wed, Sep 28, 2016 @ 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

    Biomedical Engineering

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Location: Eli & Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Resch. (BCC) - First Floor Conference Room

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Cristy Lytal/USC Stem Cell

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  • Navigating the Internship & Job Search

    Wed, Sep 28, 2016 @ 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Are you looking for an industry position and want to know where to begin? This workshop will give you the tips needed to help you find an engineering internship and co-op opportunities!

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - 211

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Get Connected for Maximum Job Search Success

    Thu, Sep 29, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

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    Join us to get tips on how to make successful connections.

    Attend this workshop and learn how to build relationships & connections to assist you in your academic career & in your job search. Develop the 30 Second Commercial you need to interact with employers. Discover how much networking you already do!

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 132

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • USC Machine Learning Retreat

    Fri, Sep 30, 2016

    Computer Science

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Attached is the flyer and a preliminary program of the event. If you're interested in participating, we would greatly appreciate your RSVP to our invitation using the following link: tinyurl.com/hedylre.

    8:30am - 8:40am Opening remarks

    8:40am - 10:30am Research highlight presentations (10min each)
    -Modeling (8:40am - 9:10am): Fei Sha, Yan Liu, Aram Galstyan
    -Theory (9:10am-9:30am): Ilias Diakonikolas, Rahul Jain
    -Optimization (9:30am-10:00am): Mahdi Soltanolkotabi, Jason Lee, Meisam Razaviyayn
    -High-Dimensional statistics (10:00am - 10:30am): Jinchi Lv, Yingying, Stanislav Minsker

    10:30am- 10:45am Break

    10:45am -11:45am Keynote Talk: Prof. Jaime Carbonell (CMU)
    Title: Machine Learning under Label Sparsity: Transfer, Multitask and Proactive Learning

    11:45am - 12:00pm Lunch Break

    12:00pm-1:00pm Panel - The future of AI and Big Data
    Panelist: Kevin Knight, Shri Narayanan, Ram Nevatia, Milind Tambe, Cyrus Shahabi, Stefan Schaal

    1:00pm - 2:30pm Industry leader talks (30min each)
    Ulas Bardak (Chief Technology Officer at Whisper App)
    Maria Zhang (VP of Engineering at Tinder, Inc.)
    Robert Crovella (NVIDIA)

    2:45pm - 3:00pm Break

    3:00pm - 4:30pm Panel, Announcement and Reception

    Location: Charlotte S. & Davre R. Davidson Continuing Education Conference Center (DCC) - Vineyard Room

    Audiences: Registration Required

    Posted By: Assistant to CS chair

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