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JuliaCon 2022 Keynotes Announced with Speakers Erin LeDell, Jeremy Howard, and Husain Attarwala Headlining

The JuliaCon 2022 organizing committee is excited to share our amazing lineup of keynote speakers for the JuliaCon 2022 conference.

JuliaCon has a rich history of brining in both prolific Julia users / advocates as well as leaders in fields that are relevant for the JuliaCon audience. Let's learn more about our 2022 keynotes!

(If you are excited about JuliaCon, consider sharing this tweet about our keynote announcement: https://twitter.com/JuliaLanguage/status/1542505310387990529?s=20&t=kksEdOQL-ttne6roUSuWWA)

Dr. Erin LeDell

Dr. Erin LeDell is the Chief Machine Learning Scientist at H2O.ai, where she develops the open source, distributed machine learning platform, H2O, and is the founder of the H2O AutoML project. She has a Ph.D. in Biostatistics with a Designated Emphasis in Computational Science and Engineering from University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on automatic machine learning, ensemble machine learning and statistical computing. She also holds a B.S. and M.A. in Mathematics.

Before joining H2O.ai, she was the Principal Data Scientist at Wise.io and Marvin Mobile Security, and the founder of DataScientific, Inc. She is also founder of the Women in Machine Learning and Data Science (WiMLDS) organization (wimlds.org) and co-founder of R-Ladies Global (rladies.org).

Jeremy Howard

Jeremy Howard is a data scientist, researcher, developer, educator, and entrepreneur. Jeremy is a founding researcher at fast.ai, a research institute dedicated to making deep learning more accessible, and is an honorary professor at the University of Queensland. Previously, Jeremy was a Distinguished Research Scientist at the University of San Francisco, where he was the founding chair of the Wicklow Artifical Intelligence in Medical Research Initiative, the founding CEO of Enlitic, President and Chief Scientist of Kaggle, and CEO of FastMail as well as Optimal Decisions Group.

Dr. Husain Attarwala

Husain Attarwala is a clinical pharmacologist, pharmacometrician and a researcher in drug development. Currently, he is serving as Head of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacometrics at Moderna. His research focus on developing predictive models to guide clinical dose decisions for mRNA vaccines and therapeutics. Previously, Husain was a Principal Scientist at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals where his research helped guide dose selection for various novel siRNA therapeutics, 5 of which have received global regulatory approvals. He has obtained PhD and MS degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Delivery Systems from Northeastern University, and a Bachelors in Pharmacy from Al-Ameen college of pharmacy.

Concluding Thoughts

This year's keynote speaker lineup will not only give you a great look into what Julia is being used for in the wild today but also give perspective on solving some of the most challenging problems facing us today.

From Jeremy's experience scaling Fast.ai (one of the largest ML communities in the world), to Dr. LeDell's leadership in the ML space and relentless advocacy for equality, to Dr. Attarwala's contributions at Moderna which have touched many of our lives in the Covid-19 era, this is going to be an amazing set of talks.

If you have not already, make sure to register for free today: https://juliacon.org/2022/tickets/

We look forward to seeing you at JuliaCon 2022!

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