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The Distinguished Lecture Series returns to CS

The UBC Computer Science Department is proud to be re-introducing our Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS). 

This is the first FULL series since before the pandemic, and features esteemed scholars and industry leaders speaking about the latest and greatest computer science topics. Usually attended by hundreds, the talks are more than informative and entertaining, they are inspiring and provide a chance to network, learn, and connect.

All four of the lectures will be held on campus in the Fred Kaiser Building (2332 Main Mall), Room 2020/2030, starting at 3:30 and ending at 4:50 p.m.

Here’s the rundown:

November 2, 2023  Yejin Choi, Professor, UW   
Title:Possible Impossibilities and Impossible Possibilities

November 9, 2023  Kai Li, Professor, Princeton   
Title:Designing A Practical Learned Cache 

February 8, 2024  Elisabeth André, Professor, University of Augsburg  
Title: Socio-Affective Signals as Facilitators of Human-Human and Human-Agent Interaction

February 15, 2024   Nikhil Swamy, Senior Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research  
Title: Proof-oriented Programming for Critical Compute Infrastructure

All DLS events are FREE and open to the public. Learn more details about the talks.