Statistical and Learning-Theoretic Challenges in Data Privacy

February 22 - 26, 2010

Schedule

All times in this Schedule are Pacific Time (PT)

Monday, February 22, 2010

Morning Session

8:00 - 8:45 Check-In/Breakfast (Hosted by IPAM)
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks (Illumination Room)
9:00 - 9:40
Cynthia Dwork (Microsoft Research)

 
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

9:40 - 10:15
Adam Smith (Pennsylvania State University)

 
PDF Presentation

10:15 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:00
Larry Wasserman (Carnegie-Mellon University)

Tutorial on Theoretical Statistics
PDF Presentation

12:00 - 2:00 Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

2:00 - 2:45
Kunal Talwar (Microsoft Research)

On the Geometry of Differential Privacy
PDF Presentation

2:55 - 3:10 Break
3:10 - 3:55
Frank McSherry (Microsoft Research)

Differential Privacy and Probabilistic Inference
PDF Presentation

4:00 Refreshments at CNSI Auditorium
4:30 - 5:30 Public Lecture by David Gross at CNSI Auditorium
5:30 - 7:00 Reception in the IPAM building immediately following the lecture

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:15 Tutorial - Martin Wainwright
10:15 - 10:40 Break
10:40 - 11:25
Vitaly Shmatikov (University of Texas at Austin)

Airavat: Security and Privacy for MapReduce

11:35 - 12:20
Kamalika Chaudhuri (University of California, San Diego (UCSD))

Privacy-preserving Classification
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

12:30 - 2:00 Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

2:00 - 2:45
2:55 - 3:10 Break
3:10 - 3:55
4:10 - 4:25 Break
4:25 - 5:10

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45
Xiaofeng Wang (Indiana University)

 
PDF Presentation

9:55 - 10:10 Break
10:10 - 10:55
Sofya Raskhodnikova (Pennsylvania State University)

What Can We Learn Privately?
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

11:05 - 11:20 Break
11:20 - 12:05
Kobbi Nissim (Ben Gurion University of the Negev)

 

12:15 - 2:00 Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

2:00 - 2:45
Ravi Kumar (Yahoo! Research)

Query Logs and User Privacy

2:55 - 3:10 Break
3:10 - 3:55
Jiashun Jin (Carnegie-Mellon University)

 
PDF Presentation

4:10 - 4:25 Break
4:25 - 5:10
Adam Smith (Pennsylvania State University)

Rump Session: Short Presentations of Posters
PDF Presentation

5:20 - 7:00 Poster Session & Reception (Hosted by IPAM)

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45
Daniel Kifer (Pennsylvania State University)

Towards an Axiomatization of Privacy and Utility

9:55 - 10:10 Break
10:10 - 10:55
Adam Smith (Pennsylvania State University)

 

11:05 - 11:20 Break
11:20 - 12:05
Stephen Fienberg (Carnegie-Mellon University)

 
PDF Presentation

12:15 - 2:00 Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

2:00 - 2:45
Natalie Shlomo (University of Southampton)

Privacy Protection from Sampling and Perturbation in Surveys
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

2:55 - 3:10 Break
3:10 - 3:55
Moni Naor (Weizmann Institute of Science)

 
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

4:10 - 4:25 Break
4:25 - 5:10
Aleksandra Slavkovic (Pennsylvania State University)

Differential privacy and statistical hypothesis testing
PDF Presentation


Friday, February 26, 2010

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45
9:55 - 10:10 Break
10:10 - 10:55
Yuval Nardi (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)

Secure Logistic Regression with Distributed Databases

11:05 - 11:20 Break
11:20 - 12:05
Cynthia Dwork (Microsoft Research)

 
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

12:15 - 2:00 Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

2:00 - 4:00
Adam Smith (Pennsylvania State University)

Impromptu Session and Wrap-up Discussion
PDF Presentation