Machine Learning Day

Come to Duke's second Machine Learning Day on Saturday, March 23 in The Edge!
At ML Day, you'll have the opportunity to learn about exciting machine learning research through workshops, talks, and research presentations on machine learning and related topics. This year's event will highlight important women in the field, including a women in data science dinner. The day's activities include:

  • Panel discussions on careers and opportunities post-graduation;
  • Workshops and talks on various areas of machine learning; and
  • Research and poster presentations on ML-related research


Students interested in presenting their posters: Apply

Women interested in leading research spotlight presentations: Apply

Applications are due by Friday, February 22, 2019, and decisions will be made by Friday, March 1, 2019.

Companies can sponsor the event by sponsoring Duke Undergraduate Machine Learning.

View information from last year's event


  • 9am-10am: Registration and breakfast (The Edge, Lounge)
  • 10am-10.15am: Opening remarks by Dean Valerie Ashby and Dr. Robert Calderbank (TBD)
  • 10.15am-11am: Keynote by Dr. Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel (TBD)
  • 11.15am-12pm: Women in Data Science research spotlight presentations (The Edge, Workshop Room)
  • 12pm-1.30pm: Networking lunch and poster presentations (The Edge, Lounge)
  • 1.30pm-2.15pm: Women in Data Science panel of Dr. Ya Xue, Dr. Leila Wehbe, Dr. Maria Tackett, Dr. Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel, Bihuan Zhuang, and Sara Sibley, moderated by Dean Valerie Ashby (Old Chemistry, 116)
  • 2.30pm-3.15pm: Preparing for Industry (Workshop) by Google (The Edge, Workshop Room)
  • 2.30pm-3.15pm: An Introduction to Machine Learning (Workshop) by Dr. Kyle Bradbury (Old Chemistry, 116)
  • 6pm-7.30pm: Women in Data Science networking dinner (The Edge, Lounge)