Attending NeurIPS 2019

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My summary of attending NeurIPS 2019.

1. Overview

  • Links: conference website, videos & slides
  • Location: Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada
  • Attendees: Over 13,000
  • Schedule:

    Dec 8 (Sun)Dec 9 (Mon)Dec 10 (Tue)–12 (Thu)Dec 13 (Fri), 14 (Sat)
    Expo (Industry)TutorialsConference SessionsWorkshops
  • Interpretable deep learning
  • Deep learning with Bayesian methods
  • Graph neural networks
  • Convex optimization
  • Neuroscience and machine learning

Reference: Key trends from NeurIPS 2019 by Chip Huyen (Chinese version)

3. My Focuses

4. Thoughts

  • Existing machine learning techniques are readily applicable for many biological problems.
  • Poster sessions are my favourite.
  • Social events can be more efficient if planned.
  • Find time to sneak out :)
  • Attending such a conference is not easy, but really worthy!