Last Year’s Speakers

Blaise Agüera y Arcas

Distinguished Scientist
Google

Pierre-Luc Bacon

Pierre-Luc Bacon

Canada CIFAR AI Chair | Mila
Université de Montréal

Marco Baroni

Marco Baroni

Pompeu University
Facebook AI Research

Language Emergence

Yoshua Bengio

Yoshua Bengio

Canada CIFAR AI Chair, Co-Director of the CIFAR Learning in Machines & Brains | Scientific Director at Mila; Professor, Université de Montréal

Sarath Chandar

Sarath Chandar

Canada CIFAR AI Chair | Mila; Assistant Professor, Polytechnique Montréal; Adjunct Professor, Université de Montréal

Yejin Choi

Yejin Choi

University of Washington

Aaron Courville

Aaron Courville

Canada CIFAR AI Chair | Mila
Université de Montréal

Audrey Durand

Audrey Durand

Canada CIFAR AI Chair | Mila
Université Laval

Alexei Efros

Alexei Efros

University of California Berkeley

Chelsea Finn

Chelsea Finn

CIFAR Fellow, Learning in Machines & Brains Program | Assistant Professor, Stanford University

Jakob Foerster

Jakob Foerster

Canada CIFAR AI Chair
Vector Institute
Facebook AI Research

Multi-agent RL

Will Hamilton

Will Hamilton

Canada CIFAR AI Chair
Mila
McGill University

Jessica Hamrick

Jessica Hamrick

DeepMind

Model-based RL

Katja Hoffmann

Katja Hoffmann

Microsoft Research

Core RL

Rupam Mahmood

Rupam Mahmood

Canada CIFAR AI Chair | Amii
University of Alberta

Robotics

Offir Nachum

Offir Nachum

Google

Saddle-point optimization in RL

Courtney Paquette

Courtney Paquette

Canada CIFAR AI Chair | Mila
McGill University, Google

Joelle Pineau

Joelle Pineau

Canada CIFAR AI Chair | Mila
McGill University

Valerie Pisano

Valérie Pisano

President and CEO
Mila

Doina Precup

Doina Precup

Canada CIFAR AI Chair | Mila
CIFAR Fellow, Learning in Machines & Brains
McGill University

Andrew Saxe

Andrew Saxe

University of Oxford

Theory

Angela Schoellig

Angela Schoellig

Canada CIFAR AI Chair | Vector Institute
University of Toronto

Robotics

Elissa Strome

Elissa Strome

AVP Research & Executive Director, Pan-Canadian AI Strategy
CIFAR

Adam White

Adam White

Canada CIFAR AI Chair | Amii Fellow; Assistant Professor, University of Alberta

See highlights and speakers from DLRL Summer School 2020

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The DLRL Summer School is a premier opportunity for institutions, companies and organizations to play a significant role in supporting the next generation of AI talent and building a diverse and prosperous future in AI for Canada.

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“The #DLRL Summer School is a place of learning at the highest scientific level in world-changing research areas but also an opportunity for networking, creating connections which can stay for life and fuel future collaborations.”

Yoshua Bengio

Canada CIFAR AI Chair, Co-Director of the CIFAR Learning in Machines & Brains;
Scientific Director at Mila
Elissa Strome, Associate Vice-President, Research & Executive Director of the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy at CIFAR

“The Summer School has become a beacon for top AI students and experts from around the world. We’re excited to showcase what makes Canada a global leader in the field of AI.”

Elissa Strome

Executive Director,
Pan-Canadian AI Strategy at CIFAR
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“The DLRL Summer School is an unparalleled opportunity for these young people to both learn from, and network with, the scientists who can help them launch their careers in AI.”

Blake Richards

Canada CIFAR AI Chair; Mila;
Fellow in the CIFAR Learning in Machines & Brains program
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“Beyond the learning and networking opportunities, [the #DLRL Summer School] showcases the rich AI ecosystem we enjoy in Canada. It's been a major factor in encouraging some of the brightest minds to launch their research careers here.”

Graham Taylor

CIFAR Learning in Machines & Brains;
Canada CIFAR AI Chair, Vector Institute, University of Guelph
Alona Fyshe

“[The #DLRL] is a wonderful opportunity to bring the AI leaders of tomorrow together for a fun and immersive learning experience. It’s also a great way to showcase the depth of AI knowledge and expertise that exists in Canada.”

Alona Fyshe

CIFAR Learning in Machines & Brains;
Canada CIFAR AI Chair, Amii, University of Alberta
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
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