Help us celebrate David Shmoys' 60th birthday

David Shmoys

Please help us celebrate David Shmoys' 60th birthday Sunday, January 26 at Cornell Tech.

Hotel Information

The Algonquin Hotel Times Square

Bentley Hotel

Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan/Midtown East

The Lexington Hotel

Renaissance New York 57


(Bloomberg Auditorium, Cornell Tech)

10:00 amCoffee break
10:30 amCynthia Dwork (Harvard),
“Evidence-Based Rankings”
11:15 amAnke van Zuylen (William & Mary) and Frans Schalekamp (Cornell),
“The Traveling Salesman’s Path: From Exercise to (Almost) Resolution”
12:00 pmLunch
1:30 pmKaren Aardal (TU Delft),
“How to Use the Structure of Lattices to Find Split Cuts from Non-Trivial Disjunctions”
2:15 pmRetsef Levi (MIT),
“Optimizing Agriculture and Food Systems via Supply Chain Analytics”
3:00 pmCoffee break
3:30 pmEoin O’Mahony (Uber),
“Lessons Learned From Solving Problems in the Real World”
4:15 pmChaitanya Swamy (Waterloo),
“Approximation Algorithms for Distributionally Robust Stochastic Optimization”
5:00 pmAlessandro Panconesi (Sapienza) ,
“It Was a Dark and Stormy Night”
5:45 pmReception

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