Upcoming Events

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  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018 -
    4:00pm to 5:00pm
    Biotechnology Center Auditorium, 425 Henry Mall
    Yin Li
    Assistant Professor, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, UW-Madison

    Advances in sensor miniaturization, low-power computing, and battery life have enabled the first generation of mainstream wearable cameras. Millions of hours of videos have been captured by these devices, creating a record of our daily visual experiences at an unprecedented scale. This has created a major opportunity to develop new capabilities and products based on First Person Vision (FPV)--the automatic analysis of videos captured from wearable cameras. Meanwhile, vision technology is at a tipping point. Major progress has been made over the last few years in both visual recognition and... Read More

  • Monday, November 26, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 7:30pm
    CS 1240
    Sushant Jain, Principal Software Engineer

    Come hear Sushant Jain (goo.gl/8ukXJP), a Principal Software Engineer working in Ads, talk in-depth about his research and work at Google.

    Full topic abstract and speaker bio is available in the RSVP form.

    RSVP: bit.ly/googleHX3Y

  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018 -
    6:30pm to 9:00pm
    CS 1240
    Bloomberg reps
    Bloomberg LP

    The clock is ticking. The language is flexible. Are you ready for the challenge?

    At Bloomberg, we're not scared of doing difficult things, and we know you aren't either. Ready to show us what you've got?

    BLOOMBERG CodeCon:

    Face off against your classmates at CodeCon, a live coding competition hosted by Bloomberg. Push your programming and problem solving skills to the limit as you race against the clock! The top three winners from UW-Madison will be invited to the Bloomberg headquarters in NYC for a showdown against finalists from schools across the... Read More

  • Repeats every month on October, November, December on the first Tuesday 3 times.
    Tuesday, October 2, 2018 -
    12:15pm to 1:15pm
    , Tuesday, November 6, 2018 -
    12:15pm to 1:15pm
    , Tuesday, December 4, 2018 -
    12:15pm to 1:15pm
    CS 2310

    The perfect gathering for all WACM members and Women in Tech to stay in touch, exchange updates about the advances in the relevant field and most of all meet people with similar goals and aspirations. Each cycle we choose a different theme or a topic for the day and use the luncheons as a way to let off some steam and go back to our schedules re energized, fresh and inspired.

    Note: This is no longer a 'bring your own food'. There will be free food ordered by the bi-weekly chairs! Microsoft is generously sponsoring the bi-weekly luncheons this semester.

  • Thursday, December 6, 2018 -
    4:00pm to 5:00pm
    CS 1240
    Moshe Y. Vardi
    Rice University

    Mathematical logic was developed in an effort to provide formal foundations
    for mathematics. In this quest, which ultimately failed, logic begat
    computer science, yielding both computers and theoretical computer science.
    But then logic turned out to be a disappointment as foundations for
    computer science, as almost all decision problems in logic are either
    unsolvable or intractable. Starting from the mid 1970s, however, there
    has been a quiet revolution in logic in computer science, and problems that
    are theoretically undecidable or intractable... Read More

  • Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 12:30pm
    Gordon Dining and Events Center

    CS Department Reception for December graduates.  Sunday brunch and celebration for graduates and their families.  By invitation. RSVP required.

  • TBD
    Tuesday, February 26, 2019 -
    4:00pm to 5:00pm
    1240 CS
    Vikash Mansinghka


  • Friday, March 1, 2019 - 8:30am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 9:00pm
    Computer Sciences Department

    Two day Welcome Weekend for prospective grad students who have been offered admission for Fall 2019. Details available in February for invited students.