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DMBI2019

08:45 - 09:15 – Registration and Refreshments

09:15 - 09:30 – Conference Opening -  Prof. Bracha Shapira,

Vice Dean for Research, Faculty of Engineering Science,

SISE -  BGU 

Session 1 - Machine Learning Buisness Applications – Session Chair – Prof. Lior Rokach

09:30 - 09:50 – Dr. Yonit Hoffman,

Senior Data Scientist at Winward (Bio)

Data to the Rescue! Predicting & Preventing Accidents at Sea  (Abstract)

 

Keynote:  09:50 - 10:20 – Dr. Barak Chizi,

General Manager Big Data, Data Analytics and AI at KBC GROUP (Bio)

How to Build an AI Team in 10 Lessons  (Abstract)

 

10:20 - 10:40 – Dr. Eli Osherovich, 

Head of Self-Driving Car Labs , Yandex Israel (Bio)

Autonomous Vehicles Main Challenges: a 20 Minutes Intro to Self-Driving Cars  (Abstract)

 

10:40 - 11:00 – Dr. Michael Fire, 

Head of  Data Science for Social Good Lab – SISE, BGU (Bio)

Over-Optimization of Academic Publishing Metrics: Observing Goodhart's Law in Action  (Abstract)

 

11:00 – 11:20 - Coffee Break

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Session 2 - Machine Learning for Cyber Security and Public Safety – Session Chair – Prof.  Mark Last

Keynote:  11:20 - 11:50 – Mr. Avi Korenblum, 

founder and CEO of Voyager Labs (Bio)

AI for Public Safety  (Abstract)

 

11:50 - 12:10 –  Mr. Ziv Katzir, 

Ph.D Candidate and Project Leader,  Cyber Center@BGU​ (Bio)

Solving the Armadillo Problem – Deep Neural Networks and the Puzzle of Adversarial Learning  (Abstract)

 

12:10 - 12:30 – Dr. Yedid Hoshen, 

HUJI  (Bio)

Anomaly Detection by Classifying Random Transformations  (Abstract)

 

12:30 - 12:50 – Mr. Yishay Carmiel,

Founder of IntelligentWire (Bio)

How to Build Privacy and Security Into Deep Learning Models  (Abstract)

 

Hackathon Winners session

12:50- 13:10 – Mr. Nathaniel Shimoni

DMBI Hackathon Winners presentations and award ceremony

 

13:10 - 14:00 – Lunch and Poster Session

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Session 3 - Machine Learning for NLP and Recommender Systems - Session Chair – Dr. Oren Tsur

​​14:00 -14:20 – Dr. Reut Tsarfaty, 

Head of the NLP Lab at the Computer Science Department at the Open University of Israel (Bio)

What's Wrong with Hebrew NLP? And How to Make it Right  (Abstract)

 

14:20 - 14:40 - Dr. Gil Chamiel,

Director of Data Science and Algorithm Engineering at Taboola (Bio)

Close Enough But Not More of the Same - Personalized Diversity in Recommender Systems  (Abstract)

 

14:40 – 15:00  - Ms. Asi Messica,

Head of Data-Science @ Fiverr (Bio)

​Deep Learning for Search @ Fiverr  (Abstract)

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Session 4 - Deep Learning ​- Session Chair – Prof. Bracha Shapira

15:00 - 15:20 –​ Mr. Avrahami Israeli, 

Senior Data Scientist in Intel's Advanced Analytics Department, Ph.D Candidate-BGU-SISE (Bio)

Osprey: Weak Supervision of Imbalanced Problems Without Code  (Abstract)

 

15:20 - 15:40 – Mr. Tsvi Lev, 

General Manager of NEC Corporation's Israeli Research Center (Bio)

Explainability, Confidence Determination and Resilience to Attacks in Image Based DNN Systems  (Abstract)

 

15:40-16:00 – Mr. Yam Peleg, 

Founder, Deep Trading (Bio)

Deep Learning for Tabular Data  (Abstract)

 

16:00 – 16:15 – Conference Closing, Prof. Lior Rokach.

Head of SISE Department BGU