Our “Tea Talks”

Mila organizes weekly tea talks generally on Friday at 10:30 in the auditorium. These talks are technical presentations aimed at the level of Mila researchers on a variety of subjects spanning machine learning and are open to the public.

If you’re interested in giving a tea talk, please email .

If you’d like to subscribe to our mailing lists and get notified of all upcoming talks, please email

The schedule for previous and upcoming talks as well as some of the presentation slides are available below.

Fri 10 January10h30Amin EmadMila AgoraOn the road to individualized medicine: machine learning in the era of ‘omics’ data
Fri 17 January10h30Irina RishMila AgoraModeling Psychotherapy Dialogues with Kernelized Hashcode Representations: A Nonparametric Information-Theoretic Approach
Fri 6 March10h30Leslie KaelblingMila AgoraDoing for our robots what nature did for us
Fri 13 March10h30Pierre GentineMila AgoraHybrid modeling: best of both world?
Fri 3 April10h30Scott NiekumOnlineScaling Probabilistically Safe Learning to Robotics
Fri 10 April10h30TBD
Fri 17 April10h30Tim O'donnellMila AgoraTBD
Fri 24 April10h30Ross OttoMila AgoraTBD

Available slides

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