### Wednesday, February 3, 2021, Virtual

8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Opening Remarks |

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. |
Plenary Talk
Prof. Zico Kolter
Deep Equilibrium Models: One (Implicit) Layer is All You Need |

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. | Coffee Break |

10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. |
(Parallel) Student Session 1A: Machine Learning, Information, and Statistics
Behrooz Tahmasebi
Recursive Neighborhood Pooling for Graph Representation Learning Lei Xu Attacking Text Classifiers via Sentence Rewriting Sampler Sitan Chen Learning Deep ReLU Networks Is Fixed-Parameter Tractable Josh Gruenstein Residual Model Learning for Micro-Robot Control Yi Tian Towards Minimax Optimal Reinforcement Learning in Factored Markov Decision Processes Parker Lusk CLIPPER: A Graph-Theoretic Framework for Robust Data Association |

10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. |
(Parallel) Student Session 1B: Control, Autonomy, and Decision Making
Anubhav Guha
MRAC-RL: A Framework for On-Line Policy Adaptation Under Parametric Model Uncertainty Juncal Arbelaiz Can Noise Induce Sparsity? Yingnan Cui Fast Convergence of Performance Error and Parameter Error with Excitation Anurag Ajay Offline Primitive Discovery for Accelerating Offline Reinforcement Learning Hanzhang Qin Provably Sample-Efficient Inventory Control Bharadwaj Satchidanandan An Efficient and Incentive-Compatible Mechanism for Energy Storage Markets |

12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Lunch Break & Networking (via Gather.Town) |

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. |
Plenary Talk
Prof. Kimon Drakopoulos
Deploying a Data-Driven COVID-19 Screening Policy at the Greek Border |

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | Coffee Break |

3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. |
(Parallel) Student Session 2A: Networks, Systems, Games and Economics
Max Li
Top-Down Control of Airport Network Delays Micah Smith A New Approach to Collaborative Data Science with the Ballet Framework Muhammed Sayin Fictitious Play in Zero-sum Stochastic Games Anish Agarwal Synthetic Interventions Chin-Chia Hsu Verification, Disclosure and Network Formation in News Subscription Services Chandler Squires Causal Imputation via Synthetic Interventions |

3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. |
(Parallel) Student Session 2B: Optimization, Algorithms and Theory
Chenyang Yuan
Semidefinite Relaxations of Product of PSD Forms Tobia Marcucci Shortest Paths in Graphs of Convex Sets Shuvomoy Das Gupta Exterior-point Operator Splitting for Nonconvex Learning Yunzong Xu On Instance-Dependent Complexity of Contextual Bandits and Reinforcement Learning Eren C. Kizildag The Landscape of the Number Partitioning Problem and the Overlap Gap Property Jason Altschuler Settling the Computational Complexity of Wasserstein Barycenters |

5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Awards, Closing Remarks |