Speakers

Confirmed Speakers

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Lectures and one-on-ones with world-class AI researchers

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Connect with talented researches from across 45 countries and dozens of leading industries

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Discover the latest advances in deep learning and reinforcement learning

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
CIFAR Fellow, Learning in
Machines & Brains
Université de Montréal/Mila

Sarath Chandar

Sarath Chandar

Canada CIFAR AI Chair | Mila
Université de Montréal, Mila

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
Stanford University

Transfer/Meta RL

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
University of Alberta, DeepMind

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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

CIFAR Learning in Machines & Brains
Canada CIFAR AI Chair; Mila; Université de Montréal
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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

CIFAR Learning in Machines & Brains;
Canada CIFAR AI Chair, Mila, McGill University
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“Thanks to DLRL Summer School, I extended my personal network by meeting other student attendees like Raquel Urtasun, Mark Schmidt and Frank Wood, who are now all profs at Canadian universities and world-renowned AI researchers.”

Hugo Larochelle

CIFAR Learning in Machines & Brains;
Canada CIFAR AI Chair, Mila, Université de Montréal
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“Beyond the learning and networking opportunities, [the #DLRL] 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
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“[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
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