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🎁 ICML 2023 Recap
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Hey everyone! ICML is over and we had an unbelievable time. It was such a joy to be surrounded by the brightest minds in machine learning.
Before we dive in, I would like to thank our sponsors for allowing us the privilege to fly out to Honolulu and present our work. We could not have done this without each and every one of them. Thank you to:
NSF, NCSA, Amazon, Microsoft, POSTECH, ICML, and Cohere
Now onto the fun stuff. First of all, some PICTURES!
And some more!
Discussing superalignment and mechanistic interpretability with Jan Leike and Leo Gao from OpenAI
Meeting Jason Wei, Tri Dao, and many more at the Greylock/Bane/CRV Happy Hour
Meeting Petar Veličković (Staff Research Scientist @ Google DeepMind) and talking graph-theoretic interpretations of transformers
Presenting our work to Peter Kairouz (Sr. Research Scientist @ Google Research) and other Research/Engineering leads at Meta, Apple, and Google.
Chatting with industry professionals from Jump Trading, Jane Street, Citadel, Microsoft, Apple, MosaicML, Lightning AI, Lambda, and more
Playing beach volleyball with Google DeepMind
Making new friends at MIT, Stanford, Cambridge, Imperial College London, Princeton, Oxford, ETH Zurich, CMU, and many many more
Attending the Valence Labs lunch party launch and exploring the applications of ML in drug discovery
And of course, spending hours listening to presentations and attending poster sessions of the most cutting-edge research in the field of artificial intelligence
Thank you Peter Kairouz, Bo Li, and all the other organizers for an amazing workshop, and Thank you, once again, to Chulin Xie and Wenxuan Bao for overlooking this project.
Miscellaneous things of note (from/happened at the event):
Rishub Tamirisa received the
FL-ICML Early Career Scholarship
We received the
Cohere For AI Research Grant
We were the only undergraduates presenting at the workshop 💪
Stay tuned for more to come about Fall 2023 applications and organization updates. We are just getting started.
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