Agenda

Agenda

Venue: Virtual

Date: June 11, 2021

Timezone: PST – Pacific Standard Time

08:00 - 08:10 Welcome

    • Sepideh Ghanavati

08:10 - 09:10 Invited Talk

    • Adam Dziedzic (Vector Institute)

09:10 - 09:30 Break

    • Morning break

09:30 - 09:50 Research Paper

    • An Investigation towards Differentially Private Sequence Tagging in a Federated Framework

    • Abhik Jana and Chris Biemann

09:50 - 10:10 Research Paper

    • A Privacy-Preserving Approach to Extraction of Personal Information through Automatic Annotation and Federated Learning

    • Rajitha Hathurusinghe, Isar Nejadgholi and Miodrag Bolic

10:10 - 10:30 Research Paper

    • Understanding Unintended Memorization in Language Models Under Federated Learning

    • Om Dipakbhai Thakkar, Swaroop Ramaswamy, Rajiv Mathews and Francoise Beaufays

10:30 - 10:45 Break

    • Short break

10:45 - 11:45 Invited Talk

    • Travis Breaux (Carnegie Mellon University)

11:45 - 12:30 Break

    • Lunch break

12:30 - 12:50 Research Paper

    • Learning and Evaluating a Differentially Private Pre-trained Language Model

    • Shlomo Hoory, Amir Feder, Avichai Tendler, Alon Cohen, Sofia Erell, Itay Laish, Hootan Nakhost, Uri Stemmer, Ayelet Benjamini, Avinatan Hassidim and Yossi Matias

12:50 - 13:10 Research Paper

    • Anonymisation Models for Text Data: State of the art, Challenges and Future Directions

    • Pierre Lison, Ildikó Pilán, David Sánchez, Montserrat Batet and Lilja Øvrelid

13:10 - 13:20 Break

    • Short break

13:20 - 13:40 Research Paper

    • Using Confidential Data for Domain Adaptation of Neural Machine Translation

    • Sohyung Kim, Arianna Bisazza and Fatih Turkmen

13:40 - 14:00 Research Paper

    • Private Text Classification with Convolutional Neural Networks

    • Samuel Adams, David Melanson and Martine De Cock

14:00 - 14:20 Research Paper

    • On a Utilitarian Approach to Privacy Preserving Text Generation

    • Zekun Xu, Abhinav Aggarwal, Oluwaseyi Feyisetan and Nathanael Teissier

14:20 - 14:50 Community discussion / Informal panel

    • Patricia Thaine

14:50 - 15:00 Closing remarks

    • Oluwaseyi Feyisetan