The thirty-fifth Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2021) is due to the kick-off on Monday 6 December, and run until Tuesday 14 December. There is a bumper programme of events, including invited talks, orals, tutorials, workshops, and socials.
There are eight keynote speakers this year.
Luis von Ahn – How Duolingo uses AI to assess, engage and teach better
Mary Gray – The banality of scale: a theory on the limits of modeling bias and fairness frameworks for social justice (and other lessons from the pandemic)
Daniel Kahneman – An interview
Peter Bartlett – Benign overfitting
Gabor Lugosi – Do we know how to estimate the mean?
Meredith Broussard – Gender, allyship & public interest technology
Figalli Alessio – Optimal transport: past, present, and future
Radhika Nagpal – The collective intelligence of army ants, and the robots they inspire
There will be a total of 60 workshops:
Find out more about the workshops here.
The following affinity group workshops will take place during the conference:
For this year’s conference, the organisers opted for a total of 10 invitation-only tutorials.
Find out more about the tutorials here.