New England Machine Learning Day


We are thrilled to announce the first New England Machine Learning Day (NEML), which will be held May 16th, 2012 at Microsoft Research New England. The event will bring together local researchers in machine learning and those who use machine learning in applications. There will be a lively poster session during lunch.

Invited speakers:

* Edo Airoldi (Harvard)
* Regina Barzilay (MIT)
* Pedro Felzenszwalb (Brown)
* Tommi Jaakkola (MIT)
* Ce Liu (MSR)
* Andrew McCallum (UMass Amherst)
* Ohad Shamir (MSR)
* Leslie Valiant (Harvard)

To help us plan for food and seating, if you expect to attend, please RSVP by sending an email to with your name and affiliation. If registration exceeds capacity, those who have registered earliest will receive priority.

To submit a poster, please email a brief abstract describing the project to by May 5th, 2012. Please also encourage relevant students to attend and submit posters.

For more information/updates, see the website at:

Please help us publicize the event! If you know of appropriate mailing lists, could you please forward this info. Hope to see you there.

The organizers
Sham Kakade (Microsoft Research, Chair) Ryan Adams (Harvard) Adam Tauman Kalai (Microsoft Research) Cynthia Rudin (MIT) Joshua Tenenbaum (MIT)