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Computing@PNNL Faculty Summit

Deep Learning for Scientific Discovery

June 13-14, 2018

2018 Faculty Summit

PNNL is hosting a 2-day meeting to connect with researchers in machine learning, deep learning, and human-computer interaction from academia, industry, and government. You'll have the opportunity to reflect on the current state of the art and collaboratively identify promising future research and development directions.

The goals of this workshop are to:

  • Share research ideas and directions
  • Network among users and researchers
  • Foster collaborative research programs going forward.

This year's theme is transformational scientific discovery: how can we leverage deep learning to enhance scientific endeavors? The agenda will feature flash talks, group discussions, panel discussions, and networking; a detailed agenda will be distributed to participants in advance of the event.

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Machine Learning and Human Computer Interaction for Science and Security

June 14-15, 2017

2017 Faculty Summit

The second annual Computing@PNNL Faculty Summit connected more than 40 researchers in machine learning, deep learning, and human-computer interaction from academia, industry, and government for a discussion themed around enhancing science and security. That is, how can we enable interactive artificial intelligence to enhance scientific and security endeavors?

The goals of the summit were to share research ideas and directions, network among sponsors and researchers, and foster collaborative research programs going forward. Participants reflected on the current state of the art and had the opportunity to collaborate to identify promising future research and development directions.

The event kicked off with a pair of keynote talks. First, Jason Yosinski from Uber AI Labs presented, "AI Neuroscience, Generative Models, and other Fun with Neural Networks" followed by Svitlana Volkova's (NSD) presentation, "Predicting the Future with Deep Learning and Signals from Social Media." Attendees further participated in position talks, group discussions, panel discussions, and networking events.

Read more about the 2017 participants.


Social Media Analytics & Visual Analytics

June 6-7, 2016

2016 Summit participants

PNNL launched their annual Faculty Summit focused around lively discussions, panels, and hands-on sessions. The small group includes key academics from some of the nation's leading universities.

Read more about the 2016 participants.

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