May 20–21     Minneapolis, MN

MMLS 2024

Midwest Machine Learning Symposium

Machine Learning Research in the Midwest



About the Event

The Midwest ML Symposium aims to convene regional machine learning researchers for stimulating discussions and debates, to foster cross-institutional collaboration, and to showcase the collective talent of ML researchers at all career stages. [past events]

When: May 20–21, 2024

Where: Graduate Hotels @ Minneapolis [Google Map]

Parking and public transportation:

  • • Parking: Washington Avenue Ramp (EV Charging Station at Level 2)
  • • Public transportation: Metro Green Line (East Bank Station)

Accommodation: Limited free housing is provided for student participants only, on a first-come (i.e., request)-first-serve basis.

Stone Arch Bridge and Mississippi River       [Image Credit]
Sponsors Apply

The Midwest ML Symposium offers various opportunities of exposure. In addition to the satisfaction of supporting the regional Machine Learning community, you will be gratefully recognized in various media and materials and have the possibility to more closely engage with the participants.

Contact Information: Sponsors are encouraged to contact the Midwest ML Symposium organizing committee. To discuss special requirements and to ask general questions regarding sponsorship of the Symposium, please contact us by email at: midwest.ml.2024@gmail.com

MN - Land of 10,000 Lakes       [Image Credit]
2024 Organizers

Ju Sun (Co-chair, UMN), Mingyi Hong (Co-chair, UMN), Qu Qing (UMich), Qiaomin Xie (UW Madison), Soumik Sarkar (ISU), Elena Zheleva (UIC), Jia Liu (OSU), Zhaoran Wang (Northwestern), Gesualdo Scutari (Purdue), Jinrui He (UIUC), Bo Li (UChicago), Sijia Liu (MSU), Gaoxiang Luo (Web chair, UMN).

Local Organizer Committee (UMN)

Ju Sun (CS&E, co-chair), Mingyi Hong (ECE, co-chair), Jie Ding (Stats), Yulong Lu (Math), Saad Bedros (MnDRIVE, MnRI, CSE).

Advisory Board

Rob Nowak (Chair, UW Madison), Maxim Raginsky (UIUC), Laura Balzano (UMich), Mikhail Belkin (UCSD, formerly OSU), Avrim Blum (TTIC), Rebecca Willett (UChicago), Nati Srebro (TTIC), Po-Ling Loh (Cambridge, formerly UW Madison), Matus Telgarsky (UIUC), Mike Franklin (UChicago).


Plenary Speakers



George Karypis
George Karypis

Amazon & University of Minnesota

Mikhail Belkin
Mikhail Belkin

University of California San Diego

Aarti Singh
Aarti Singh

Carnegie Mellon University

Jiawei Han
Jiawei Han

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


Invited Speakers



Parisa Kordjamshidi
Parisa Kordjamshidi

Michigan State University

Mengdi Huai
Mengdi Huai

Iowa State University

Aditya Balu
Aditya Balu

Iowa State University

Yang Chen
Yang Chen

University of Michigan

Samet Oymak
Samet Oymak

University of Michigan

Yulong Lu
Yulong Lu

University of Minnesota

Minshuo Chen
Minshuo Chen

Northwestern University

Chris Bartel
Chris Bartel

University of Minnesota

Frederic Sala
Frederic Sala

University of Wisconsin

Kirthevasan Kandasamy
Kirthevasan Kandasamy

University of Wisconsin

Xueru Zhang
Xueru Zhang

Ohio State University

Mohammad Mahdi Khalili
Mohammad Mahdi Khalili

Ohio State University

Raghu Pasupathy
Raghu Pasupathy

Purdue University

David Inouye
David Inouye

Purdue University

Brian Ziebart
Brian Ziebart

University of Illinois Chicago

Jiayu Zhou
Jiayu Zhou

Michigan State University

Manling Li
Manling Li

Northwestern University

Yuxiong Wang
Yuxiong Wang

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Ismini Lourentzou
Ismini Lourentzou

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Jeremy Straub
Jeremy Straub

North Dakota State University

Chenhao Tan
Chenhao Tan

University of Chicago

Tian Li
Tian Li

University of Chicago

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Code of Conduct

The Midwest Machine Learning Symposium is a forum for community-building and scholarly exchange, and we hope to foster a welcoming and positive environment for everyone. We will not tolerate any form of harassment, discrimination, or abuse. As a general code of conduct, we will adopt the ACM Policy Against Harassment. Since the event will be held on the grounds of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, participants should also be aware of the UMN policies.

To report an incident or discuss any concerns, please approach an MMLS 2024 co-chair or email midwest.ml.2024@gmail.com. You may also use the UMN reporting options, including reaching out to the Title IX coordinator.

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