2024 Swartz Foundation Meeting

Swartz Foundation

About

The Swartz Foundation Meeting will be held at UW Campus, primarily at the Gates Center Zillow Commons, on August 5-6.

Schedule

August 5

Morning session is at Allen Institute, 615 Westlake Ave N. 

9 am – 10:0 am Plenary: Rui  Costa, President and CEO, Allen Institute
10:00 am – 10:25 am Lorenzo Tiberi, Harvard University
10:25 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 11:10 am Asma Motiwala, Carnegie Mellon University
11:10 am – 11:35 am Amin Nejatbakhsh, New York University
11:35 am – 12:00 pm Cooper Grossman, Caltech
12:00 – 12:20 pm Return to UW Remainder of meeting is at Zillow Commons in Gates Center on UW Campus
12:20 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm – 2:25 pm Yusi Chen, University of Washington
2:25 pm – 2:50 pm Alessandra Camassa, Salk Institute
2:50 pm – 3:15 pm Tahereh Toosi, Columbia University
3:15 pm – 3:40 pm Break
3:40 pm – 4:05 pm Xize Xu, Yale University
4:05 pm – 4:30 pm Abuzar Mahmood, Brandeis University
4:30 pm – 4:55 pm Cigna Aghamohammadi, Princeton University
4:55 pm – 5:20 pm Connor Bybee, University of California Berkeley
6:00 pm  Dinner – Ivar’s Salmon House, 401 NE Northlake Way

August 6

8 am – 9:00 am Director’s Meeting
9 am – 9:50 am Plenary: Robert Rosenbaum, Notre Dame University
9:50 am – 10:15 am Aldo Battista, New York University
10:15 am – 10:40 am Aanchal Bhatia, Brandeis University
10:40 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 11:25 am Manuel Beiran, Columbia University
11:25 am – 11:50 am Bahareh Tolooshams, Caltech
11:50 – 12:15 pm Kiri Choi, Yale University
12:15 pm – 12:40 pm Seyed (Yahya) Shirazi, University of California San Diego
12:40 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch and Poster Session
2:30 pm – 2:55 pm Caitlin Lienkaemper, Boston University
2:55 pm – 3:20 pm Alexander van Meegan, Harvard University
3:20 pm – 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Neuro AI Panel
5:00 – 7:00 Reception

Housing

  • Attendees who have registered for housing will receive information directly on how and where to check in. Provided rooms are single dorms on UW campus with private bathrooms.

Transportation

  • From the airport, University of Washington campus is accessible by light rail. The meeting rooms and lodging are about a 10 minute walk from the U District station.
  • A rideshare or taxi from the airport to campus will take 35 – 50 minutes and runs an average of $85.