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Privacy Tools Members & Alumni Present at ITCS 2017

Mark Bun, Cynthia Dwork, Guy Rothblum and Thomas Steinke presented the poster, "Composable and Versatile Privacy via Truncated CDP" at Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science Conference (ITCS 2017). 

Privacy Tools Team Member Alex Wood to Present at HHS Symposium 2017

Privacy Tools team member Alex Wood will present “Elements of a New Ethical Framework for Big Data Research” (her joint work with Urs Gasser, Effy Vayena, David O'Brien, and Micah Altman) at the HHS Symposium “Data Privacy in the Digital Age” on October 26, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Privacy Tools Team Members to Present at Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology Conference (CDAC 2017)

Privacy Tools team members Alex Wood and Kobbi Nissim will present at the Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology Conference (CDAC 2017) on September 27th, 2017. For more information, please visit https://fcsm.sites.usa.gov/committees/cdac/2017-workshop/

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Collaborator Adam Smith offers Course on Adaptive Data Analysis at Boston University

Privay Tools collaborator Adam Smith will offer a course on adaptive data analysis at Boston University this fall. Auditors from other universities are welcome to attend.

CS 591: Adaptive Data Analysis, Algorithmic Stability and Privacy

Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:30-5:45pm
           (Lectures start this Wednesday, September 6.)

Location: MCS Building B25, Boston University
            (111 Cummington Mall, Boston)

Description: Adaptive data analysis is the increasingly common
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Postdoc Vishesh Karwa Presents at US Census Seminar Series

On July 25th, 2017, Postdoc Vishesh Karwa presented a seminar on differentially private confidence intervals at the US Census in the Center for Statistical Research and Methodology Seminar Series on Differential Privacy and Statistical Inference. PIs Adam Smith and Salil Vadhan accompanied Karwa and met with many CDAR researchers to discuss both their research as well as the Bureau’s planned use of differential privacy.