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Statistical and Learning-Theoretic Challenges in Data Privacy

February 22 - 26, 2010

IPAM Building

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Monday, February 22, 2010

Morning Session

8:00 - 8:45 Check-In/Breakfast (Hosted by IPAM)
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 - 9:40

Cynthia Dwork (Microsoft Research)

 
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

9:40 - 10:15

Adam Smith (Pennsylvania State University)

 
Presentation (PDF File)

10:15 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:00

Larry Wasserman (Carnegie-Mellon University)

"Tutorial on Theoretical Statistics"
Presentation (PDF File)

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

Afternoon Session

2:00 - 2:45

Kunal Talwar (Microsoft Research)

"On the Geometry of Differential Privacy "
Presentation (PDF File)

2:55 - 3:10 Break
3:10 - 3:55

Frank McSherry (Microsoft Research)

"Differential Privacy and Probabilistic Inference"
Presentation (PDF File)

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

Bradley Malin (Vanderbilt University)

"Estimating Re-identification Risks in the Context of Population-Based Statistics"

2:55 - 3:10 Break
3:10 - 3:55

John Abowd (Cornell University)

"Formal Privacy Guarantees and Analytical Validity of OnTheMap Public-Use Data"
Presentation (PDF File)

4:10 - 4:25 Break
4:25 - 5:10

Jerry Reiter (Duke University)

"Reconciling Confidentiality Risk Measures from Statistics and Computer Science"
Presentation (PowerPoint File)


Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45

Xiaofeng Wang (Indiana University)

 
Presentation (PDF File)

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)

 
Presentation (PDF File)

4:10 - 4:25 Break
4:25 - 5:10

Adam Smith (Pennsylvania State University)

"Rump Session: Short Presentations of Posters"
Presentation (PDF File)

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

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)

 
Presentation (PDF File)

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"
Presentation (PDF File)


Friday, February 26, 2010

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45

Salil Vadhan (Harvard University)

"Computational Complexity in Differential Privacy"
Presentation (PDF File)

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"
Presentation (PDF File)

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