All the talks will take place in Richard’s Classroom (former Classroom H) at Fuqua on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 (Map of conference venue)

Here is the zoom meeting ID and password in case you’d like to join remotely:

Zoom Passcode: 079874 Meeting ID: 915 5355 1429

9:55am - 10:00amOpening remarks
10:00am - 10:45amChair: Alessandro Arlotto
Ying Jin, Policy Learning without overlap: Pessimism and generalized empirical Bernstein's inequality
10:45am - 11:15amCoffee break: Jenkins A & B
11:15am - 12:00pmChair: Peng Sun
Laixi Shi, The curious data price of distributional robustness in reinforcement learning: minimax-optimal sample efficiency
12:30pm - 2:00pmLunch break
2:00pm - 2:45pmChair: Anqi Zhao
Youngtak Sohn, Generalization properties of overparameterized models
2:45pm - 3:00pmBreak
3:00pm - 3:45pmChair: Jiaming Xu
Siqi Liu, Towards sparse random local-spectral expanders
3:45pm - 4:15pmCoffee break: Jenkins A & B
4:15pm - 5:00pmChair: Yehua Wei
Sushil Varma, Dynamic Pricing and Matching for Online Marketplaces