Agenda

 

Tuesday, April 18 
8:30am - 8:45amRegistration - Coordinated Science Lab Foyer

Events in CSL Auditorium B02
8:45am - 9amWelcome - Alex Winter-Nelson, Director of ACES Office of International Programs
9am - 10amKickoff Keynote - Pat Schnable (Iowa State)
10am-10:30amBreak
10:30am - 12pmPanel on Machine Learning Opportunities/Challenges

Moderator - Madhu Khanna (UIUC)

Panelists:
Tami Bond - UIUC (TBC)
Paul Miller - Agrible
Tom Evans - Indiana University
Josh Peschel - Iowa State
Lakshmi Kumar Matukumalli - NIFA USDA
12pm - 1:30pmWorking Lunch - CSL Studio
1:30pm-3:30pmBreakout Session I

1. Crops and Water
2. Food Processing and Nutrition
3. International Food Security
4. Big Data and Animal Sciences
5. Data privacy/data security/data sharing
3:30pm - 4pmBreak
4pm - 5:30pmReport back
Wednesday, April 19th 
8amRegistration - Coordinated Science Lab Foyer
8:30am-8:45amWelcome
8:45am - 9:30amWelcome from Dean Kim Kidwell, College of ACES
9:30am - 10:30am Keynote II - Ranveer Chandra (Microsoft Research)
10:30am - 11amCoffee Break
11am - 12pmLightning talks demonstrating machine learning - machine learning applications

Moderator - Travis Desell (UND)
12pm - 2pmWorking Lunch and Breakout Session II
2:30pm - 3pmReport back and ways forward
3pm - 4pmSynthesizing Panel

Moderator - Dan Miller, UIUC

Panelists:
Megan Konar - UIUC
Shashi Shekar - UMN