CMS Meeting of the Minds
2016 Award Winners
W. P. Carey & Co. Prize
Best Poster/Demo Awards
(Grad): Model-Reduced Variational Fluid Simulation, presented by Maxim Budninskiy and Beibei Liu (Undergrad): i2i, presented by Jagriti Agrawal, Manasa Ashok, Vivian He, and Surya Sundararajan
CMS Meeting of the Minds is our department's annual showcase held in conjunction with Caltech Alumni Reunion Weekend. The Caltech CMS Community, from undergrads to faculty, present their research through keynote talks, demos, and a poster session. Several hundred alums and CMS Partner Program members attend, so it’s a terrific opportunity to get to know both our department and the broader Caltech Community.
CMS Meeting of the Minds 2017
This year’s CMS Meeting of the Minds will take place on Friday, May 19th from 1:30-5:00p.m. in and around the Annenberg Center on Caltech’s campus. The event will kick-off with talks on machine learning and big data by our newest faculty member, Anima Anandkumar, and Vice-President of Amazon AI, Swami Sivasubramanian! Following the talks, there will be an outdoor poster and demo session with plenty of food and live music.
Machine Learning and Big Data
Anima Anandkumar and Swami Sivasubramanian
1:30-3:00pm in Annenberg 105
Computing + Mathematical Sciences Poster Session
3:00-5:00pm in the Annenberg Outdoor Vicinity
RSVP through the Caltech Alumni Reunion Weekend event website.
CMS Partners Program Members
Register here by May 1st to attend and/or send swag. More details below.
Poster/Demo Presenters (current Caltech students, faculty, and staff)
Register here by May 1st to present a poster and/or demo. More details below.
Attendees from the Caltech Community
There is no need for current Caltech students, faculty, and staff to register or RSVP just to attend the talks and/or poster session.
Info for CMS Partners Program Members
Swag is welcome, along with flyers/brochures/business cards! We expect that most of our students will present, and several hundred alums will attend, so this is a great opportunity for visibility. Companies can contribute to presenter swag bags (please send at least 144 pieces for bags) as well as distribute swag to the attendees through the CMS Partners Program table. All swag shipments must arrive at the address below by Friday, May 12, 2017.
Please ship all swag to:
CMS Partners Program
Mail Code 305-16
Pasadena, CA 91125
Info for Presenters
The standard poster size for this event is 36"Wx24"H. There are many good resources online that can help you make your poster. For example, some poster design tips can be found here.
Poster printing is available on-campus at Graphic Resources, but can also be done off-campus at places such as FedEx Office.