Talks

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2019 talks 

 

June 5, 2019, Oak Ridge, TN.
Computer Science and Mathematics Division(CSMD)  Distinguished Lecture, "Physics Guided Machine Learning: A New Paradigm for Modeling Dynamical Systems",   Oak Ridge National Lab.

February 23, 2019, Riverside,CA.
Distinguished Speaker, Computer Science Department, University of California, Riverside.

February 8, 2019, Los Angeles, CA. 
Keynote Talk:" Understanding Global Change:  Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning" at the  Symposium on AI for Conservation, University of Southern California.

 

 

2018 talks

December 3, West Lafayette, IN
Distinguished Speaker, Integrative Data Science Initiative at Purdue University: "Big Data in Climate and Earth Sciences: Challenges and Opportunities for Data Science"

October 12, 2018, Park City, UT.
Keynote Talk, Data Science Leadership Summit, Park City, Utah, October 12, 2018.

September 19, 2019, Fort Collins, CO.
Distinguished Lecture, (Information Science and Technology Center (ISTeC), Colorado State University.

July 30, 2018, Vancouver, Canada
Invited Plenary Speaker at the 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists.  Presented "Remote sensing and machine learning for natural and agricultural landscapes" at Plenary 2: Agricultural technology — the data revolution.

April 27, 2018, Ithaca, NY.
Invited seminar presenter at the the Computational Sustainability Virtual Seminar Series, presenting: "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning". link to video

March 1, 2018, Atlanta, GA.
Speaker at the CSE Distinguished Lecture Series "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning", Georgia Tech.

February 17, 2018, Austin, Texas.
"Using Machine Learning to Monitor Global Surface Water Dynamics With Remote Sensing" at the AAAS Annual Meeting Session Finding Water Management Solutions With Artificial Intelligence.

January 25, 2018, Los Angeles, CA.
Jon Postel Distinguished lecture, presenting "Big Data in Climate and Earth Sciences: Challenges and Opportunities for Machine Learning" at UCLA. link to video

January 19, 2018, Minneapolis, MN.
Vipin Kumar delivered the Inagural Headwaters Lecture at the Water Resources Assembly and Research Symposium, University of Minnesota. link to video

 

2017 talks

August 29, 2017, Mountainview, CA.
Keynote talk "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning" at the NASA Ames Machine Learning Workshop.

August 21, 2017, Research Triangle Park, NC.
Lead speaker, presenting "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning" at the Opening Workshop of the year long program at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) on Mathematical and Statistical Methods for Climate and the Earth System (CLIM).

August 16, 2017, Halifax, Canada.
Invited speaker in the Applied Data Science Track of KDD-2017: The 23rd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining: "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning"link to video

June 1, 2017, San Diego, California.
Keynote speaker delivering a Grand Challenge Lecture at the 2017 Workshop on Big Data and the Earth Sciences, University of California San Diego link to video

April 24, 2017, Tokyo, Japan.
Keynote Talk at The 1st cross-disciplinary Workshop on Computing Systems, Infrastructures, and Programming (xSIG): "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning".

April 14, 2017, Lansing, MI.
 CSE Distinguished Lecture Series in the Computer Science Department at Michigan State University: "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning".

January 30, 2017, College Station, TX.
 CSE Distinguished Lecture Series at Texas A & M University: "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning".

 

2016 talks

November 29, 2016, Eagan, MN.
Distinguished presenter as part of the 2016 Invited Speaker Series by Thomson Reuters: "Understanding Climate Change - A Data-Driven Approach".

October 27, 2016, Tempe, AZ.
Part of the CIDSE Distinguished Guest Lecture Series in the Computer Science Department at Arizona State University: "Understanding Climate Change - A Data-Driven Approach".

July 26, 2016, Wahsington DC.
Speaker at the Open Data Ecosystem for the Neurosciences (ODEN 2016).

July 20, 2016, Pune, India.
Keynote talk "Understanding Global Change: A Data Driven Approach" at the 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval.

July 12, 2016, New York, New York.
Talk  at the Big Data Coursework for Computational Medicine (BDC4CM): Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining From Big Data.

May 19, 2016, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Invited talk "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning and Data Mining" at Sandia National Labs.

March 14, 2016, Pune, India.
Keynote talk "Understanding Global Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Third ACM IKDD Conference on Data Science 2016.

 

2015 talks

December 19, 2015, Hyderabad, India.
Keynote talk "Understanding Global Change - Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Fifth International Conference on Fuzzy and Neural Computing (FANCCO 2015).

November 5, 2015, Toronto, Canada.
Distinguished speaker Series "Understanding Global Change: Opportunities & Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the University of Toronto.

September 18, 2015, Rochester, Minnesota.
Talk "The Impact of Big Data on Health Science Research" at the Mayo Clinic: Delivery Science Summit 2015.

August 10, 2015, Sydney, Australia.
Keynote talk "Identifying Rare Class in Absence of True Labels: Application to Monitoring Forest Fires from Satellite data" at the ACM SIGKDD Workshop.

July 22, 2015, Sicily, Italy.
Plenary talk "Understanding Global Change - A Data Driven Approach" at the International Workshop on Machine learning, Optimization, and big Data.

 

2014 Talks

December 13, 2014, Shenzhen, China.
Keynote talk "Understanding Global Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM-2014)

November 14, 2014, Twin Cities, Minnesota.
The eighth annual Borchert Lecture "Understanding Global Change from Data" on UMN-Twin Cities campus. link to video.

September 8, 2014, Brest, France.
Keynote talk "Opportunities and Challenges in Mining Earth System Data" at the Ocean's Big Data Mining Workshop (OBIDAM '14)

May 15, 2014, Tainan, Taiwan.
Keynote talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Eigteenth Pacifi-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD-18)

April 26, 2014, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Keynote talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the SIAM Workshop on Optimization methods for Anomaly Detection (SDM '14)

April 4, 2014, Penn State University.
Invited talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Department of Computer Science, Penn State University

March 21, 2014, Univesity of Florida.
Invited talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Department of Computer Science, Univesity of Florida.

 

2013 Talks

December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA.
Stefan Liess, Shyam Borian and Vipin Kumar convened the Earth and Space Science Informatics Poster Session "New Approaches for Pattern Recognition and Change Detection I" at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA.
Stefan Liess, Shyam Borian and Vipin Kumar convened the Earth and Space Science Informatics Session "New Approaches for Pattern Recognition and Change Detection II" at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

October 23, 2013, George Mason Univesity.
Invited talk "Understanding Global Climate Change: A Data Driven Approach" at the Department of Computer Science, George Mason Univesity

April 15, 2013, Orange, California.
Invited talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Interface Symposium 2013

March 6, 2013, Stony Brook, NY.
Invited talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic (TAOS) 2013link to video

February 14, 2013, Davis, California.
Invited talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the UC Davis Distinguished Lecturer Colloquia

 

2012 Talks

December 3-7, 2012, San Francisco, California.
James T. Randerson, Forrest M. Hoffman, Atul Jain, and Vipin Kumar convened the Biogeosciences Poster Session "New Mechanisms, Feedbacks, and Approaches for Improving Predictions of the Global Carbon Cycle in Earth System Models III" at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

December 3, 2012, San Francisco, California.
Invited talk in the Session on Climate Extremes and Impacts: Can Big Data Mining and Fusion Help Reduce Uncertainties? at the AGU Fall Meeting

August 12, 2012, Beijing, China.
Delivered the Innovation Award lecture at the ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

July 20, 2012, Moffett Field, California.
Delivered a lecture on "Data Mining for Global Change" as part of the 2012 Summer Short Course for Earth System Modeling and Supercomputing

June 14, 2012, Durham, North Carolina.
Invited talk on "Understanding Global Change from Data" at the ARO Big Data at Large Workshop

 

2011 Talks

November 9, 2011, Boca Raton, Florida.
Keynote talk on "Mining Scientific Data: Past, Present, and Future" at the IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence

July 27, 2011, Tahoe City, CA.
Talk on "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Intensive Computational Science" at the Center for Scalable Application Development Software Scientific Data and Analytics for Extreme Scale Computing Workshop (pdf)

June 21, 2011, Pasadena, California.
Invited talk at NASA's annual Earth Science Technology Forum (ESTF) in the special session on Revolutionary Information Systems Technology & the Impact on NASA Earth Science

April 22, 2011, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.
Invited keynote talk, "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Computer Science" at the annual Information and Computing Technology (ICT) Conference

March 25, 2011, University of North Carolina-Charlotte.
Invited speaker for the Distinguished Lecture Series at the College of Computing and Informatics: "Discovery of Patterns in Global Earth Science Data using Data Mining" link to video

March 2, 2011, Reno, Nevada.
Invited plenary talk on Discovery of Patterns in Global Earth Science Data using Data Mining at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE11)

 

2010 Talks

December 19, 2010, Kunming, Yunnan, China.
Invited keynote talk, "Monitoring of Changes in the Global Forest Cover Using Data Mining" at the 2010 International Conference on Electronic-Business Intelligence (ICEBI2010)

December 14, 2010, Sydney, Australia.
Invited keynote talk on Discovery of Patterns in Global Earth Science Data using Data Mining at the ICDM Workshop on Spatial and Spatiotemporal Data Mining (SSTDM-10)

October 21, 2010, Boston, Massachusetts.
Invited talk at Draper Laboratory's Global Climate Monitoring Symposium

October 6, 2010, Mountain View, California.
Invited keynote talk, "Monitoring of the Changes in the Global Forest Cover Using Data Mining" at NASA's Conference on Intelligent Data Understanding (CIDU-2010)

June 21-24, 2010, Hyderabad, India.
Discovery of Patterns in Global Earth Science Data using Data Mining, Keynote Presentation at the 14th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining.

June 14-15, 2010, Beijing, China.
Discovery of Patterns in Global Earth Science Data using Data Mining, Invited Presentation at the US China Computer Science Leadership Summit

April 29 - May 1, 2010, Columbus, Ohio.
Mining Scientific Data: Past, Present, and Future [pdf], Keynote Presentation at SIAM International Conference on Data Mining 2010

 

2009 and earlier

Mining Climate and Ecosystem Data : Challenges and Opportunities, Keynote Presentation at The IEEE International Conference On Data Mining (ICDM 2009) December 6-9, 2009, Miami, Florida.

Assessing Change in Global Forest Cover using Data Mining, Invited Presentation at Next Generation Data Mining Summit (NGDM 2009) October 1-3, 2009, Columbia.

High Performance Data Mining: Applications for Discovery of Patterns in the Global Climate System, Keynote Presentation at HiPC - International Conference on High Performance Computing, December 21, 2007, Goa, India.

Data Mining for Sensor Networks - Opportunities and Challenges, Keynote Presentation at The IEEE International Conference in Sensor Networks, Ubiquitous and Trustworthy Computing (SUTC 2006) June 5-7, 2006, Taichung, Taiwan.

Parallel and Distributed Computing for Cyber Security, Keynote Presentation at 17th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS-2004) September 15-17, 2004, San Francisco.

High Performance Data Mining, Keynote Presentation at 17th International Parellel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2003), April 22-26, 2003, Nice, France.

Data Mining for Network Intrusion Detection, Presentation at NSF Workshop on Next Generation Data Mining, Nov 1-3, 2002

High Performance Data Mining, Keynote Presentation at High Performance Computing for Computational Science, VECPAR 2002, June 27, 2002

Discovery of Patterns in the Global Climate System using Data Mining, Keynote Presentation at PAKDD, May 7, 2002

Discovery of Indirect Association from Web Usage Data, Keynote Presentation at PAKDD Workshop on Mining Data across Multiple Customer Touchpoints for CRM, May 6, 2002

Data Mining for Scientific and Engineering Applications, Tutorial at SC2001, November 12, 2001

High-Performance Data Mining, Tutorial at KDD-2000, August 20, 2000