Keynote Speakers

KDD2016 Speakers

Top Data Scientists Share Their Knowledge to Advance the Application of Data Science, benefiting all aspects of society

The annual SIGKDD conferences have a strong reputation for delivering unparalleled peer learning, networking and idea sharing opportunities within data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics and big data. The event’s main focus is to connect the world’s best data scientists with one another in order to discuss, address and advance the application of data science to benefit all aspects of society. KDD 2016 is looking to be an amazing year.

Graphons and Machine Learning: Modeling and Estimation of Sparse Massive Networks

Jennifer Chayes: Distinguished Scientist and Managing Director / Microsoft Research

Monday, August 15 - 8:00am to 9:30am (Grand Ballroom)

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People, Computers, and The Hot Mess of Real Data

Joe Hellerstein: Professor / University of California, Berkeley

Monday, August 15 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm (Grand Ballroom), RSVP Required

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A VC View of Investing in ML

Greg Papadopoulos: Venture Partner / NEA

Tuesday, August 16 - 8:00am to 9:30am (Grand Ballroom)

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The Evolving Meaning of Information Security

Whitfield Diffie: Center for International Security and Cooperation / Stanford University

Tuesday, August 16 - 4:15pm to 6:15pm (Grand Ballroom)

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Learning to learn and compositionality with deep recurrent neural networks

Nando de Freitas: Professor / Oxford University / Google DeepMind

Wednesday, August 17 - 8:00am to 9:30am (Grand Ballroom)

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