Schedule

The provisional conference schedule is below – talk titles will be added over coming weeks

Day 1: Monday 26 June 2017

09.00 - Registration desk opens
09.25 – 09.30 Dean’s Opening Remarks - Prof Ivan Parkin, Dean of UCL Mathematics & Physical Sciences Faculty
09.30 - 09.40 Conference Chairs’ Opening Remarks – Prof Sofia Olhede & Prof Patrick Wolfe (UCL Centre for Data Science)
09.40 – 10.20 Tensors & Statistical Modelling – Low rank tensor completion - Prof Ming Yuan (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
10.20 – 11.00 Tensors & Statistical Modelling - Adaptive inference for matrices and tensors – Prof Peter Hoff (Duke University)
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee
11.30 – 12.10 Tensors & Statistical Modelling – Dealing with curse and blessing of dimensionality through tensor decompositions - Prof Lieven De Lathauwer (KU Leuven)
12.10 – 12.50 Tensors & Statistical Modelling (title tbc) - Prof Lek-Heng Lim (University of Chicago)
12.50 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 14.40 Privacy-preserving inference (title tbc) - Dr Louis Aslett (Durham)
14.40 – 15.20 Privacy-preserving inference (title tbc) – Prof Farinaz Koushanfar (UCSD)
15.20 – 15.50 Tea
15.50 – 16.30 Privacy-preserving inference – Fairness is in the eye of the beholder - Prof Christos Dimitrakasis (Chalmers University & University of Lille)
16.30 - 17.10 Privacy-preserving inference (title tbc) - Dr Emiliano de Cristofaro (UCL)

 

Day 2: Tuesday 27 June 2017

08.45 - Registration desk opens
09.05 – 09.10 Opening remarks, day 2 – Prof Patrick Wolfe & Prof Sofia Olhede (UCL Centre for Data Science)
09.10 - 09.50 Challenges in spatial & temporal analysis – Big Data in Cosmology - Dr Jason McEwen (UCL))
09.50 - 10.30 Challenges in spatial & temporal analysis: Spectal filtering for spatial-temporal dynamics - Dr Tian Zheng (Columbia)
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 11.40 Challenges in spatial & temporal analysis (title tbc) – Prof Guy Nason (Bristol
11.40 - 12.20 Challenges in spatial & temporal analysis (title tbc) – Prof Charlotte Deane (Oxford)
Turing Gateway to Mathematics event: Data Sharing & Governance
12.20 - 13.30 Registration, Lunch and Tea/Coffee
13.30 - 13.50 Welcome and Introduction – Jane Leeks (Turing Gateway to Mathematics) / Profs Patrick Wolfe & Sofia Olhede (University College London)
Setting the scene, Royal Society & British Academy Data Governance Project, etc.
13.50 – 14.20 Big Data and Data Sharing (Prof David Hand, Imperial)
14.20 – 14.50 Using Data from Healthcare and other Public Services (Prof Ruth Gilbert, UCL)
14.50 – 15.10 Cross-industry data sharing collaboration (Thomas Nielson, Tesco Digital)
15.10 – 15.30 Tea
15.30 – 15.50 The Opportunity to Leverage Electronic Health and Medical Records (Tom O’Leary, Icon PLC)
15.50 – 16.20 Sharing Consumer Data (Paul Longley, UCL)
16.20 – 16.50 Statistics and Research for the Public Good: Principles and Safeguarding Public Trust (Ross Young & Peter Stokes, ONS)
16.50 – 17.10 Questions and wrap-up
17.10 – 18.10 Networking and Drinks Reception

 

Day 3: Wednesday 28 June 2017

08.45 - Registration desk opens
09.10 – 09.15 Opening remarks, day 3 – Prof Sofia Olhede & Prof Patrick Wolfe (UCL Centre for Data Science)
09:15 – 10:15 Plenary (title tbc) - Prof David Hand (Imperial College London)
10.15 – 10.45 Break
10.45 - 12.30 Short Contributed talks (15 mins each + 5 mins questions)
1. The Finite-Set Independence Criterion (Jitkrittum et al.)
2. Quantile Graphical Models: Prediction and Conditional Independence with Applications to Financial Risk Management (Belloni et al.)
3. Poisson intensity estimation with reproducing kernels (Flaxman et al.)
4. What are the true clusters? (Hennig)
5. Statistical Inference for Pairwise Graphical Models Using Score Matching (Yu et al.)
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch and posters
14.00 - 14.40 High-dimensional estimation and learning (title tbc) – Prof Arnak Dalalyan (ENSAE ParisTech)
14.40 – 15.20 High-dimensional estimation and learning – Overlapping Variable Clustering with Statistical Guarantees – Prof Marten Wegkamp (Cornell)
15.20 – 15.50 Tea
15.50 – 16.30 High-dimensional estimation and learning (title tbc) – Dr Heather Battey (Imperial)
16.30 – 17.10 High-dimensional estimation and learning (title tbc) – Dr Arthur Gretton (UCL)
17.10 Closing Remarks (Profs Sofia Olhede & Patrick Wolfe, UCL)
17.15 End of conference