Talks

Recent Talks

  • (Keynote) “Big Data or Big Garbage? A Tale of a Research Journey for Real-Time Business Intelligence“, 16th IEEE Int’l Conf. on Data Mining (ICDM), Barcelona, Spain, December 2016.
  • (Keynote) “Toward Data-Driven Education“, 25th ACM Int’l Conf. on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Indianapolis, October 2016.
  • (Invited Lecture) “Data-Driven Education“, Prof. I.G. Sarma Memorial Lecture, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, September 2016.
  • (Keynote) “A Tale of Quest for Real-Time Business Intelligence“, 10th Int’l Workshop on Enabling Real-Time Business Intelligence (BIRTE), Delhi, India, September 2016.
  • (Keynote) “Data-Driven Education: Some opportunities and Challenges“, 9th Int’l Conf. on Educational Data Mining (EDM), Raleigh, North Carolina, June 2016.
  • (Invited Talk) “What I Learned at Wisconsin“, Data 40, University of Wisconsin, Madison, April 2016.
  • (Invited Talk) “Data is the New Bicycle for the Mind“, IIT Roorkee Alumni National Conference, Santa Clara, California, December 2015.
  • (Panel Chair) “Big Data: Old Wine in New Bottle?“, 31st IEEE Int’l Conf. on Data Engineering (ICDE), Seoul, April 2015.
  • (Panel Chair) “Data Engineering in Asia: Unique Opportunities and Challenges“, 31st IEEE Int’l Conf. on Data Engineering (ICDE), Seoul, April 2015.
  • (Invited Panel) “Social Good and Privacy”, 2014 Int’l Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), New York, August 2014.
  • (Invited Talk) “Democratizing Learning from Textbooks”, Microsoft Research Faculty Summit, July 2014.
  • (Test-of-Time Award Talk) “Hippocratic Databases in the Cloud Era”, ACM SIGMOD Int’l Conf. on Management of Data, June 2014.
  • (Invited Talk) “Computational Education: A New Frontier for Data Researchers?”, Inaugural Symposium of Seoul National University Big Data Institute, April 2014.
  • (Invited Talk) “Computational Education: A Big Data Opportunity?”, BigData Innovators Gathering (BIG), Seoul, April 2014.
  • (Keynote) “Computational Education: The Next Frontier for Digital Libraries?”, 15th Int’l Conf. on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL), Bangalore, December 2013.
  • (Keynote) “Computational Education: A New Frontier for Data Researchers?”, Int’l Workshop on Machine Learning and Text Analytics (MLTA), Delhi, December 2013.
  • (Distinguished Lecture) “Computational Education: An Opportunity for India to Lead?”, National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Bombay, November 2013.
  • (Invited Talk) “Computational Education: A Data Science Opportunity?”, Beckman Database Research Workshop, National Academies, Irvine, October 2014.
  • (Invited Talk) “Reimagining Educational Materials“, 3rd Stanford Conf. on Computational Social Science (CompSS), September 2013.
  • (Invited Panel) “Whither Big Data?”, 2013 Int’l Conf. on World Wide Web (WWW),Rio, Brazil, May 2013.
  • (Invited Talk) “Reimagining Textbooks through the Data Lens”, UC Berkeley Data Science and Analytics Thought Leaders, May 2013.
  • (Invited Talk) “Reimagining Textbooks through the Data Lens”, Stanford InfoSeminar, February 2013.
  • (Keynote) “Data Analytics for Electronic Textbooks” 1st Int’l Conf. on Big Data Analytic (BDA), New Delhi, India, December 2012.
  • (Keynote) “Reimagining Textbooks through the Data Lens”, 18th Int’l Conf. on Management of Data (COMAD), Pune, India, December 2012.
  • (Institute Colloquium) “Whither Big Data?”, IIT-Bombay, India, December 2012.
  • (Keynote) “Whither Big Data?” FAN Workshop on Big Data, Santa Clara, CA, October 2012.
  • (Keynote) “Electronic Textbooks and Data Mining”, 13th Int’l Conf. on Web-Age Information Management (WAIM), Harbin, China, August 2012.
  • (Invited Panel) “Industry University Collaboration”, 2012 Int’l Conf. on World Wide Web (WWW), Lyon, France April 2012.
  • (Invited Panel) “Enhancing Quality and Accessibility of Education through Technology”, ACM DEV Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia, March 2012.
  • (Invited Talk) “Enhancing Quality and Accessibility of Education through Technology”, CTED Conf. on Enhancing Economic Development through Technology, Abu Dhabi, February 2012.
  • (Invited Talk) “Data Analytics for Embellishing Educational Textbooks”, Indo-US Forum on Large Scale Data Analytics and Intelligent Services, Bangalore, December 2011.
  • (Keynote) “Enriching Education: A New Data Mining Opportunity”, European Conf. on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD), Athens, Greece, Sept. 2011.
  • (Keynote) “Enriching Education: A New Data Mining Opportunity”, 4th Int’l Conf. on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PreMI), Moscow, Russia, June 2011.

Talks through 2010

  • (Invited Talk) “Data Externality”, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, November 2010.
  • (Invited Talk) “Data Externality”, European Conf. on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD), Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 2010.
  • (Keynote) “Data Externality”, 7th Int’l Conf. on Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing (RSCTC), Warsaw, Poland, June 2010.
  • (Keynote) “Humane Computing: Musings of a Sunday Gentleman”, 15th Int’l Conf. on Management of Data (COMAD), December 2009.
  • (Invited Talk) “A Framework for ICTD Research”, CCC Workshop on Computer Science and Global Development, Berkeley, CA, August 2009.
  • (Keynote) Humane Data Mining,  ACM CIKM 2008.
  • (Invited Talk) Humane Data Mining: The Next Frontier, 2008 SIAM Annual Meeting (AN 08).
  • (Invited Talk) Serving the Underserved: A Technological Perspective, APWeb/WAIM 2007.
  • (Invited Talk) Humane Data Mining, 16th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 07).
  • (Keynote) Humane Data Mining: The Next Frontier,  12th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 06).
  • (Keynote) Enabling 21st Century Healthcare IT Revolution, 22nd British National Conf. on Databases, July 2005.
  • (Invited Talk) Privacy and Data Mining, ECML/PKDD 2004.
  • (Invited Talk) Sovereign Information Sharing and Mining in a Connected World, Workshop on Secure Data Management (SDM-04).
  • (Invited Tutorial) Privacy Enhancing Techniques for Database Systems, 9th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2004).
  • (Distinguished Lecture) Privacy Cognizant Information Systems, Samuel D. Conte Distinguished Lecture, Purdue University, November 2003.
  • (Keynote) Privacy Cognizant Information Systems,  10th ACM Conference on Computers and Communications Security (CCS-2003).
  • (Invited Tutorial) Privacy in Data Systems , ACM PODS 2003 Conference.
  • (Keynote) Privacy Aware Data Management and Analytics, 7th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD-03).
  • (Advanced Technology Seminar) Database Technologies for E-Commerce, 19th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE-2003).
  • (Distinguished Lecture) Hippocratic Data Management, Norman E. Friedmann Distinguished Lecture, UCLA Jon Postel Distinguished Lecturer Series (2002-2003).
  • (Invited Talk) Making Semantic Web Real: Some Building Blocks, International Workshop on the Semantic Web (2002).
  • (Invited Tutorial)  Database Technologies for E-Commerce, 8th Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2002).
  • (Invited Talk) Data Mining: Opportunities and Challenges, International Workshop on Database Technologies for Data Mining (DTDM02)
  • (Distinguished Lecture) Privacy-Preserving Data Mining, Distinguished Lecture Series, Simon Fraser University (2001).
  • (Keynote) Data Mining: Crossing the Chasm, 5th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery in Databases and Data Mining (KDD-99).
  • (International Professorship in Computer Science) Data Mining Techniques and Applications, University of Antwerp and Liege (1999).
  • (Autumn School) Algorithms for Data Mining, Autumn School of the Berlin-Brandenburg Graduate School in Distributed Information Systems, Berlin (1998).
  • (Invited Talk) The Quest Data Mining System: Current Status and Future Directions, 1st Int’l Conf. on Rough Sets and Currents Trends in Computing, Warsaw (1998).
  • (VLDB Tutorial Series) Data Mining Technology, Buenos Aires (1997).

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