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Xpo Roundtable and Symposium

May 18, 2018 (All day)
Huang Engineering Center, Mackenzie Room (Huang 300)


Click here to view videos of the faculty talks.

ICME's annual research symposium, Xpo, was on Friday, May 18, 2018. This event was for Stanford faculty, staff and students, and external partners of ICME. There were over 150 participants in attendance. 

Every May, ICME holds a Research Symposium, providing an up-close and inside look at current research and future plans for ICME faculty and students. ICME is engaged with over 50 faculty from 20-plus departments throughout Stanford. This was a unique opportunity to see how computational mathematics, data science, machine learning, scientific computing, and related fields are applied across a wide range of domain areas.  
This year, ICME Xpo included a morning Roundtable with ICME industry partners, faculty and students around the topic: Design for Data and Algorithms. The Roundtable explored best practices and frameworks dealing with the design challenges around trust, bias, communications, privacy, usability and more.


Morning Roundtable
8:30-9:00AM: Coffee and Registration
9:00-9:15AM: ICME Welcome and 2018-2019 Plans
                           Margot Gerritsen, ICME Director
9:15-10:15AM: Industry Panel on Design for Data & Algorithms Frameworks
                             Sacha Brants-Menard, Manager of User Experience, Schlumberger
                             Eric Colson, Chief Algorithms Officer, Stitch Fix
                              Jeremy Pack, Senior Staff Software Engineer, Google
                              Lori Sherer, Partner and Global Leader of Advanced Analytics, Bain & Company
More information about the industry panelists
10:15-10:25AM: Break
10:25-11:55AM: Stanford Session on Design for Data & Algorithms
11:55AM-1:00PM: Lunch, Discussions, and Poster Sessions
Afternoon Symposium
1:00-1:05PM: ICME Research Overview
                           Gianluca Iaccarino, ICME Co-Director
1:05-2:25PM: Faculty Talks
                          Professor Jose Blanchet, Associate Professor of Management Science and Engineering
                          Professor Doug James, Professor of Computer Science
                          Professor Jenny Suckale, Assistant Professor of Geophysics
                          Professor Johan Ugander, Assistant Professor of Management Science and Engineering
View talk titles, abstracts, and speaker bios
2:25-2:30PM: Final Comments/Wrap Up
2:30-4:30PM: Poster Session and Reception
Xpo details for students and poster presenters:

Check out the (past) 2017 event page