This is the schedule for the summer Optimization and Deep Learning seminars.



Optimization and Deep Learning Seminar Schedule, Summer 2018
Time and Date Speaker Title Location
10:30-11:45
May 17, 2018
Adam Oberman / Chris Finlay Adaptive Stochastic Gradient Descent / Pytorch Code for DNNs McGill
Burnside Hall 1120
10:30-11:45
May 31, 2018
Adam Oberman / Mariana Prazeres Stochastic Gradient Descent McGill
Burnside Hall 1120
10:30-11:30
June 12, 2018
Bill Tubbs An introduction to recurrent neural networks McGill
Burnside Hall 1120
11:00-12:00
June 19, 2018
Simon Lacoste-Julien Recent Advances in Frank-Wolfe Optimization McGill
Burnside Hall 1120



Working Seminar Schedule, Winter 2018
Time and Date Speaker Location
3pm
Jan 9, 2018
Organization meeting McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Jan 16, 2018
Gabriel Martine McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Jan 30, 2018
Bilal Abbasi McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Feb 6, 2018
Mariana Oliveira Prazeres McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Feb 13, 2018
Tyler Cassidy McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Feb 27, 2018
Ivan Gonzalez McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
Mar 6, 2018 Study Break ~
3pm
Mar 13, 2018
Philippe Blain McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Mar 20, 2018
Geoff McGregor McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Apr 3, 2018
Bruce Yin McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Apr 10, 2018
Yann Ricaud McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
Apr 17, 2018 Summer Break ~



Working Seminar Schedule, Fall 2017
Time and Date Speaker Title or Subject Location
3pm
Sep 5, 2017
~ Organization meeting McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Sep 19, 2017
Philippe Blain A coordinate transformation based parameterization of integrals for the Correction Function Method McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Sep 26, 2017
Christopher Finlay An approximate proximal point algorithm for high dimensional optimization McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Oct 3, 2017
Yann Ricaud Rigorous Computing on Manifolds McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Oct 10, 2017
Tyler Cassidy Quantitative Systems Biology Modelling of Lipoprotein Dynamics and Pharmaceutical Interventions Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Oct 24, 2017
Bruce Yin Characteristic Mapping Method for Advection Diffusion Equations McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Oct 31, 2017
Kyle Macquin Spatial Dynamics in Epidemic Models McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Nov 7, 2017
Geoff McGregor Convergence of Area Preserving Béezier Curves McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Nov 14, 2017
Amir Kadivar A Diffusion Model for Biological Sequence Alignment McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Nov 21, 2017
Ibrahim Al Balushi ~ McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Dec 5, 2017
Ibrahim Al Balushi ~ McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
3pm
Dec 12, 2017
Andy Wan ~ McGill
Burnside Hall 1214
Dec 19, 2017 ~ Winter Break ~