Schedule for: 18w5189 - Mathematical Foundations of Data Privacy

Arriving in Banff, Alberta on Sunday, April 29 and departing Friday May 4, 2018
Sunday, April 29
16:00 - 17:30 Check-in begins at 16:00 on Sunday and is open 24 hours (Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
20:00 - 22:00 Informal gathering (Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
Monday, April 30
07:00 - 08:45 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
08:45 - 09:00 Introduction and Welcome by BIRS Staff
A brief introduction to BIRS with important logistical information, technology instruction, and opportunity for participants to ask questions.
(TCPL 201)
09:00 - 09:30 Raef Bassily: Model-Agnostic Private Learning (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 10:00 Abhradeep Thakurta: On device learning and differential privacy (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Uri Stemmer: Private k-Means with Constant Multiplicative Error (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
14:00 - 14:20 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL 201)
14:20 - 15:00 Thomas Steinke: Concentrated Differential Privacy (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 16:30 Omer Reingold: On Algorithmic Fairness Between Groups and Individuals (TCPL 201)
16:30 - 17:00 Cynthia Dwork: Do Fair and Fair Make Fair? (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Tuesday, May 1
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:30 Aleksandra Korolova: A Hybrid of Advocacy and Modeling for Differential Privacy (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 10:00 Matthew Reimherr: Differential Privacy for Functional Data Analysis (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Salil Vadhan: PSI: A (differentially) private data-sharing interface (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 14:00 Peter Kairouz: Generative Adversarial Privacy (TCPL 201)
14:00 - 14:30 Bo Waggoner: Local Differential Privacy for Evolving Data (TCPL 201)
14:30 - 15:00 Rachel Cummings: Individual Sensitivity Preprocessing for Data Privacy (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:45 - 16:15 Ilya Mironov: End-to-End Analysis of PATE (TCPL 201)
16:30 - 17:30 Vitaly Feldman: Privacy-preserving prediction (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 18:00 Guy Rothblum: Probably Approximately Metric-Fair Learning (TCPL 201)
18:00 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
19:30 - 20:30 Open problem / song-and-dance session (TCPL 201)
Wednesday, May 2
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:30 Om Thakkar: Revisiting Differentially Private Matrix Completion (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 10:00 Kunal Talwar: Privacy Amplification by Iteration (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Adam Smith: Bayesian models for adaptive data analysis (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 17:30 Free Afternoon / Hike (Banff National Park)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Thursday, May 3
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:30 - 10:00 Jordan Awan: Comparing K-Norm Mechanisms (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Aleksandar Nikolov: Geometric Lower Bounds and Algorithms for Differential Privacy (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 14:00 Jonathan Ullman: Privately learning high-dimensional distributions (TCPL 201)
14:00 - 14:30 Or Sheffet: Hypothesis Testing in the Local-Model (TCPL 201)
14:30 - 15:00 Gautam Kamath: Differentially Private Hypothesis Testing and Property Estimation (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 16:00 Seth Neel: Accuracy First: Selecting a DP Level for Accurate ERM (TCPL 201)
16:00 - 16:30 Daniel Kifer: DP Challenges for Census Data (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
19:30 - 20:00 Steven Wu: DP GAN (TCPL 201)
20:00 - 20:30 Marco Gaboardi: Differentially Private Bayesian Programming (TCPL 201)
20:30 - 21:00 Kunal Talwar (TCPL 201)
Friday, May 4
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:30 Xi He: Private Exploration Primitives for Data Cleaning (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 10:00 Seth Neel: Preventing Fairness Gerrymandering: Auditing and Learning for Subgroup Fairness (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:00 Shiva Kasiviswanathan: Private SGD (TCPL 201)
11:00 - 11:30 Time for impromptu talk (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:00 Checkout by Noon
5-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (BIRS Coffee Lounge, TCPL and Reading Room) until 3 pm on Friday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 12 noon.
(Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch from 11:30 to 13:30 (Vistas Dining Room)