Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Research at AT&T Labs & Xandr (AppNexus)

Date: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 18:30
Source: 
NYC Women in Machine Learning & Data Science
Attendees: 
270
City: 
New York

The event will feature speakers from the Data Science and AI Research (DSAIR) division of AT&T Labs Research and Xandr (former AppNexus).

We will have O'Reilly books & swags to raffle!

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AGENDA
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6:30 - 6:55 Networking, food & drinks

6:55 - 7:00 Becca Conneely - Welcoming by Xandr

7:00 - 7:05 DeDe Paul - Intro to AT&T Labs Research & Xandr

7:05 - 7:20 Emily Dodwell & Ritwik Mitra - From Theory to Practice: A Machine Learning Use Case for Advertising at AT&T

7:20 - 7:35 Cheryl Flynn Brooks - Detecting and Mitigating Bias in Targeted Advertising

7:35 - 7:50 Sam Lee - Reinforcement Learning for Bid Price Optimization

7:50 - 8:05 Laura Yu - Adult Content Classifier for Web Pages

8:05 - 8:20 Subho Majumdar - To Watch or not to Watch: Early prediction of viewer engagement in a TV show using machine learning

8:20 - 9:00 More networking with food & drinks

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ABOUT AT&T LABS RESEARCH AND XANDR
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AT&T Labs Research

AT&T Labs Research is a global leader in development and research drawing on an unparalleled 140-year heritage of creation and innovation. Our Data Science and AI Research division is a team of dedicated data scientists using big data technologies to help solve some of AT&T’s toughest problems.
https://about.att.com/sites/labs_research

Xandr

We are a collective with a common purpose: make advertising matter to brands and consumers alike. Leveraging the spirit of innovation that began with Alexander Graham Bell more than 140 years ago and has continued on as a part of AT&T’s legacy, we are uniquely positioned to move the industry forward. With one of the world’s largest collections of digital, film and TV properties via our sister company WarnerMedia, we provide a premium option for advertisers and publishers looking to reach specific audiences at scale in premium and brand-safe environments.
https://www.xandr.com

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CODE OF CONDUCT
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