General schedule

Course overview

  • Sun, July 10: Opening Ceremonies

    • 7:00 am UTC

    • 3:00 pm UTC

  • Week 1

    • Mon, July 11: Model Types

    • Tue, July 12: Model Fitting

    • Wed, July 13: Generalized Linear Models

    • Thu, July 14: Dimensionality Reduction

    • Fri, July 15: Deep Learning

  • Week 2

    • Mon, July 18: Modeling Practice & Half Project Day (Projects Proposal)

    • Tue, July 19: Linear Systems

    • Wed, July 20: Biological Neuron Models

    • Thu, July 21: Dynamic Networks

    • Fri, July 22: Project day (Abstract Writing)

  • Week 3

    • Mon, July 25: Bayesian Decisions

    • Tue, July 26: Hidden Dynamics

    • Wed, July 27: Optimal Control

    • Thu, July 28: Reinforcement Learning

    • Fri, July 29: Network Causality & Graduation


Daily coursework schedule

These schedules refer to the coursework time.

General schedule

All days except W2D1, W2D5, and W3D5 will follow this schedule for course time:

Time (Hour)

Component

-0:30-0:00*

Intro video & text

0:00-0:15**

Pod discussion I

0:15-1:45

Tutorials I

1:45-2:45

Big break

2:45-4:15

Tutorials II

4:15-4:25

Pod discussion II

4:25-4:30

Reflections & content checks

* : The intro and optional outro will be watched asynchronously, which means that you can watch this lecture before and after the start of the synchronous session

** : Note that the synchronous coursework session starts at 0:00 with the first pod discussion

Schedule of specific days

W2D1: Modeling Practice & Half Project Day (Project Proposals)

For more info on the components of this day, please see the daily guide for projects here

Time (Hour)

Component

-0:30-0:00

Intro video & text

0:00-2:00

Tutorial

2:00-2:15*

Outro

2:15-3:15

Big break

3:15-4:30

Literature review

* : While outros for other days are optional to watch, we ask that you watch this one.

During next available project time (which could be on the next day):

Time (Hour)

Component

0:00-0:45*

Finish literature review

0:45-3:00

Project proposal

* : Note that this refers to the start of the projects time, not the coursework time like usual

W2D5: Project Day (Abstract Writing Day)

For more info on the components of this day, please see the daily guide for projects here

Slots 1/3/4:

During project time:

Time (Hour)

Component

0:00-2:00*

Abstract workshop

2:00-2:15

Break

2:15-3:00

Individual abstract editing

* : Note that this refers to the start of the projects time, not the coursework time like usual

During coursework time:

Time (Hour)

Component

0:00-0:45

Individual abstract editing II

0:45-1:30*

Mentor meeting

1:30-2:30

Big break

2:30-3:30

Pod abstract swap

3:30-4:30

Finalize abstract

* : Timing of this mentor meeting may need to vary based on mentor availability

Slots 2/5:

During coursework time:

Time (Hour)

Component

0:00-2:00*

Abstract workshop

2:00-3:00

Big break

3:00-4:30

Individual abstract editing

During project time:

Time (Hour)

Component

0:00-0:45*, **

Mentor meeting

0:45-1:45

Pod abstract swap

1:45-2:00

Break

2:00-3:00

Finalize abstract

* : Note that this refers to the start of the projects time, not the coursework time like usual

** : Timing of this mentor meeting may need to vary based on mentor availability

W3D5: Final Day of Course

Slots 1/3/4:

Time (Hour)

Lecture

-2:00- -1:00*

Project presentations

-1:00–0:30

Break

-0:30-0:00*

Intro video & text

0:00-0:15

Pod Discussion I

0:15-1:45

Tutorials I

1:45-2:45

Big break

2:45-4:15

Tutorials II

4:15-4:30

Pod Discussion II

4:30-4:45

Break

4:45-5:15**

Evaluation report

5:15-5:30**

Pod farewell

5:30-6:30**

Graduation

* : This is the last hour of projects time

** : Note that these events occur after the normal coursework time.

Slots 2/5:

Time (Hour)

Component

-0:30-0:00*

Intro video & text

0:00-0:15

Pod Discussion I

0:15-1:45

Tutorials I

1:45-2:45

Big break

2:45-4:15

Tutorials II

4:15-4:30

Pod Discussion II

During project time:

Time (Hour)

Component

0:00-0:30*

Evaluation report

0:30-1:30

Project presentation

1:30-1:45

Pod farewell

1:45-2:00

Break

2:00-3:00

Graduation

* : This is the start of project time

Professional Development Panels

Note that these have been scheduled to be before or after the coursework time for each time slot. In some cases, they overlap by 15 - 30 minutes with projects time - please start on projects time late or end early in order to attend these events

  • Wed, July 13: Academia Panel

    • 9:30 am UTC

    • 9:45 pm UTC

  • Wed, July 20: Industry Panel

    • 9:30 am UTC

    • 9:45 pm UTC

  • Wed, July 27: DEI Panel

    • 9:30 am UTC

    • 9:45 pm UTC