The NLP Day 2017 Schedule

8:00am
Registration and morning coffee (2nd Floor Info Desk)

9:00am
Jonathan Mugan: Chatbots from First Principles

9:50am
Christopher Moody: Interpretability & Variational Methods

10:40am
Jacob Su Wang: An Introduction to Topic Modeling

12:00pm
Buffet Deli Lunch Served in the Tejas Room (2nd floor)

12:50pm
Anne-Marie Currie: Using Text Analytics to Improve Net Promoter Scores: Is a number worth a thousand words?
Malcom Wardlaw Textual Analysis and High Finance: What Can We Learn From the Writing of Financial Contracts.

1:40pm
Prof Hua Xu: Toward portable NLP solutions for healthcare – the journey of CLAMP
Garrett Eastham: Bootstrapping Knowledge-bases from Text

2:30pm
Joseph Gartner: Multichannel Event Detection in Twitter
Tad Turpen: Artificial Intelligence as a Tool (What makes or breaks natural language processing products)

3:10pm
Afternoon Break (sponsorship opportunity available)

3:35pm
Jonathon Morgan: Sockpuppets, Secessionists, and Breitbart

4:20pm
Rob Munro: Getting NLP started with AWS's Deep Learning AMI.

5:10pm
Erik Skiles: Words as Vectors - Introduction to Word Embeddings.

6:30pm
Afterparty: Downtown Austin