Gagan Agrawal, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean of Research in the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Augusta University

Talk title: Applications of Machine Learning to Privacy and Security 


Sandrine Dudoit, PhD, Associate Dean for the Faculty and Research, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society, Professor, Department of Statistics and Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

Talk title: Learning from Data in Single-Cell Transcriptomics


James B D Joshi, PhD, Program Director, Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC), National Science Foundation (NSF) and Professor, University of Pittsburgh, PA

Talk title: Privacy: Challenges and Road Ahead


Murat Kantarcioglu, PhD, Ashbel Smith Professor of Computer Science, Director, UT Dallas Data Security and Privacy Lab, University of Texas at Dallas

Talk title: Securing Big Data in the Age of Artificial Intelligence


Xihong Lin, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics, Coordinating Director of the Program in Quantitative Genomics at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Talk title:  Ensemble methods for testing a global null with applications to whole genome sequencing studies


Bani K. Mallick, PhD, University Distinguished Professor, Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University

Talk title:  Modeling complex data using Bayesian Local Models


Xiao-Li Meng, PhD, Whipple V.N. Jones Professor of Statistics, Harvard University

Talk title: Privacy, Data Privacy, and Differential Privacy


Aditya Prakash, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

Talk title: New Methods for Robust Time-Series Mining


Elizabeth Slate, PhD, Duncan McLean and Pearl Levine Fairweather Professor of Statistics, Department of Statistics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Talk title: Bayesian Multiset Canonical Correlation Analysis through Latent Factors


Panel Leaders


Doug Miller, MD, Professor of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University



Jennifer Lewis Priestley, PhD, Professor Emerita of Statistics and Data Science, Kennesaw State University; Chief Data Officer, Flock Specialty Finance


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