Keynote 1

Large-scale Deep Learning for Electronic Health Records



Edward Choi

KAIST, Korea


Date & Time

10:45-12:30, January 18 (Monday), 2021



Assistant Professor at KAIST Graduate School of AI


Research Area

- Machine Learning for Healthcare, Natural Language Processing, Multimodal Learning Education

- Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, August 2014 - August 2018, Ph.D. in Computer Science (Specific Field: Interpretable Deep Learning for Healthcare)

- Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea, August 2007 - August 2009, M.S. in Computer Science (Specific Field: Natural Language Processing)

- Seoul National University, South Korea, March 2002 - August 2007, B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering (Minor in Applied Biochemistry)


Professional Experience

- Research and Development at Google Health Research, Palo Alto, California, September 2018 - February 2020

- Research Internship at Google Research, Mountain View, California, May 2017 - Aug 2017

- Research Internship at DeepMind, London, U.K., Feb 2017 - May 2017

- Internship at Research, Development and Dissemination (RD&D), Sutter Health, California, May 2016 - August 2016

- Internship at Research, Development and Dissemination (RD&D), Sutter Health, California, May 2015 - August 2015

- Research and development at Knowledge Mining Research Team, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), South Korea, February 2010 - April 2014

Keynote 2

Knowledge Graph Embedding: Methods and Applications



Joyce Jiyoung Whang

KAIST, Korea


Date & Time

14:00-15:45, January 18 (Monday), 2021



Assistant Professor, School of Computing, KAIST


Research Area

- Graph Machine Learning, Data Mining, Deep Learning, Big Data, Data Intelligence, Graph Mining, Social Network Analysis, Data Science, Web Mining, and Bioinformatics.



- Ph.D. in Computer Science, The University of Texas at Austin, August 2010 – December 2015

- B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea, March 2006 –February 2010


Work Experience

- Assistant Professor, July 2020 – present, School of Computing, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea

- Assistant Professor, March 2016 – June 2020, Department of Computer Science and Engineering (also affiliated with the Department of Artificial Intelligence from Fall 2019), Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Korea

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