DistributedML 2021


The workshop will take place on the 7th of December 2021.

GMT Time Description
11.00 - 11.10 Opening remarks (video)
(presented by Ce Zhang)
11.15 - 12.00 Keynote #1 Systematic Communication Acceleration for Distributed DNN Training (video)
Chuanxiong Guo (Bytedance Inc)
12.00 - 12.40 Session #1: Distributed Learning (co-ordinated by Osvaldo Simeone)
- Doing More by Doing Less: How Structured Partial Backpropagation Improves Deep Learning Clusters (video)
Adarsh Kumar (Amazon Alexa AI), Kausik Subramanian, Shivaram Venkataraman (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Aditya Akella (University of Texas at Austin)
- Invited: Decentralised Deep Learning: Training Large Neural Networks Together (video)
Max Ryabinin (HSE University and Yandex)
12.40 - 12.45 Break
12.45 - 13.30 Keynote #2: Fair or Robust: Addressing Competing Constraints in Federated Learning (video)
Virginia Smith (CMU)
13.30 - 14.00 Session #2: Federated Learning (co-ordinated by Mario Almeida)
- FL_PyTorch: Optimization Research Simulator for Federated Learning (video)
Konstantin Burlachenko, Samuel Horvath, Peter Richtarik (KAUST)
- Secure Aggregation for Federated Learning in Flower (video)
Kwing Hei Li, Pedro Porto Buarque de Gusmão, Daniel J. Beutel, Nicholas D. Lane (University of Cambridge)
14.00 - 14.15 Break
14.15 - 15.00 Keynote #3: Toward Practical Federated Learning (video)
Mosharaf Chowdhury (University of Michigan)
15.00 - 15.30 Session #3: Security & ML (co-ordinated by Stylianos Venieris)
- Rapid IoT Device Identification at the Edge (video)
Oliver Thompson, Anna Maria Mandalari, Hamed Haddadi (Imperial College London)
- Image Reconstruction Attacks on Distributed Machine Learning Models (video)
Hadjer Benkraouda, Klara Nahrstedt (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
15.30 - 15.45 Break
15.45 - 17.15 Panel session (video)
(co-ordinated by Stefanos Laskaridis) Vijay Janapa Reddi (Harvard University and MLCommons), Bo Li (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Tianyi Chen (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Mosharaf Chowdhury (University of Michigan)