Keynote speaker: Prof. Hugo Larochelle
Title of Speech: Adversarial Domain Adaptation: An Overview
Biography: Hugo Larochelle is Research Scientist at Google Brain and lead of the Montreal Google Brain team. Previously, he was Associate Professor at the University of Sherbrooke. He also co-founded Whetlab, which was acquired in 2015 by Twitter, where he then worked as a Research Scientist in the Twitter Cortex group. From 2009 to 2011, he was also a member of the machine learning group at the University of Toronto, as a postdoctoral fellow under the supervision of Geoffrey Hinton. He obtained his Ph.D. at the Université de Montréal, under the supervision of Yoshua Bengio. His professional involvement includes associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), member of the editorial board of the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) and program chair for the International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) of 2015, 2016 and 2017. Finally, he has a popular online course on deep learning and neural networks, freely accessible on YouTube.