wednesday - june 20, 2018

0830-0930: registration

0930-1030: keynote by rikin gandhi (digital green)

1030-1100: tea/coffee

1100-1230: healthcare (see below)

1230-1330: lunch

1330-1500: optimization (see below)

1500-1530: tea/coffee

1530-1700: reach (see below)

1900-2200: reception
 

thursday - June 21, 2018

0800-0830: registration

0830-1000: forums (see below)

1000-1030: tea/coffee

1030-1200: networking (see below)

1200-1300: lunch

1300-1400: keynote by dr. beth kolko (shift labs & university of washington)

1400-1500: finance (see below)

1500-1530: tea/coffee

1530-1700: fraud & security (see below)

1700-1800: townhall
 

friday - june 22, 2018

0800-0830: registration

0830-1000: ecology (see below)

1000-1030: tea/coffee

1030-1200: refugees (see below)

1200-1300: lunch

1300-1430: design (see below)

1430-1530: applications (see below)

 

papers & notes sessions

wednesday 1100-1230: Healthcare

Bangladesh Emergency Services: A Mobile Application to Provide 911-Like Service in Bangladesh
Md Monsur Hossain (Western Washington University), Moushumi Sharmin (Western Washington University), Shameem Ahmed (Western Washington University)

Improving the Quality of Point of Care Diagnostics with Real-Time Machine Learning in Low Literacy LMIC Settings
Camilo E. Valderrama (Emory University), Faezeh Marzbanrad (Monash University), Lisa Stroux (University of Oxford), Boris Martinez (Wuqu' Kawoq | Maya Health Alliance), Rachel Hall-Clifford (Agnes Scott College), Chengyu Liu (Southeast University), Nasim Katebi (Emory University), Peter Rohloff (Brigham and Women's Hospital & Maya Health Alliance), Gari D. Clifford (Emory University & Georgia Institute of Technology)

Male Partner Engagement in Family Planning SMS Conversations at Kenyan Health Clinics
Trevor Perrier (University of Washington), Elizabeth Harrington (University of Washington), Keshet Ronen (University of Washington), Daniel Matemo (Kenyatta National Hospital), John Kinuthia (University of Washington), Grace John-Stewart (University of Washington), Richard Anderson (University of Washington), Jennifer Unger (University of Washington)

Scaling Mobile Applications Using Interactive-Device User Training
Hamid Mehmood (Information Technology University), Sameea Ashraf (Information Technology University), Ali Imran (Information Technology University), Samia Ibtasam (University of Washington)

The Case for Community Health Innovation Networks (NOTE)
Isaac Holeman (Medic Mobile), Ari Johnson (Muso, UCSF), Kassoum Kayentao (Muso), Youssouf Keita (Muso), Stephen Odindo (Living Goods), Caroline Whidden (Muso)

 

Wednesday 1330-1500: optimization

Bike Angels: An Analysis of Citi Bike's Incentive Program
Hangil Chung (Cornell University), Daniel Freund (Cornell University), David B. Shmoys (Cornell University)

Reducing Incarceration through Prioritized Interventions
Erika Salomon (University of Chicago), Matthew J. Bauman (University of Chicago), Tzu-Yun Lin (University of Chicago), Kate Boxer (University of Chicago), Hareem Naveed (University of Chicago), Lauren Haynes (University of Chicago), Joe Walsh (University of Chicago), Jen Helsby (University of Chicago), Steve Yoder (Johnson County, KS), Robert Sullivan (Johnson County, KS), Rayid Ghani (University of Chicago)

Restless Bandits visiting Villages: A Preliminary Study on distributing Public Health Services
Biswarup Bhattacharya (University of Southern California)

Two Approximate Dynamic Programming Algorithms for Managing Complete SIS Networks
Martin Péron (Queensland University of Technology), Peter Bartlett (University of California, Berkeley), Kai Helge Becker (Zuse-Institut Berlin), Kate Helmstedt (Queensland University of Technology), Iadine Chadès (CSIRO)

Adaptive Threshold Setting for Determining Spectrum Occupancy in TV White Space in Thailand (NOTE)
Bipun Man Pati (Asian Institute of Technology), Adisorn Lertsinsrubtavee (Asian Institute of Technology), Attaphongse Taparugssanagorn (Asian Institute of Technology), Kanchana Kanchanasut (Asian Institute of Technology), Arjuna Sathiaseelan (University of Cambridge), Adisorn Lertsinsrubtavee (University of Cambridge)

 

Wednesday 1530-1700: reach

Designing Appropriate Learning Technologies for School vs. Home Settings in Tanzanian Rural Villages
Judith Uchidiuno (Carnegie Mellon University), Evelyn Yarzebinski (Carnegie Mellon University), Micheal Madaio (Carnegie Mellon University), Nupur Maheshwari (Carnegie Mellon University), Kenneth Koedinger (Carnegie Mellon University), Amy Ogan (Carnegie Mellon University)

Political Tweets and Mainstream News Impact in India: A Mixed Methods Investigation into Political Outreach
Sunandan Chakraborty (Indiana University), Joyojeet Pal (University of Michigan Ann Arbor), Priyank Chandra (University of Michigan Ann Arbor), Daniel Romero (University of Michigan Ann Arbor)

Lessons from El Paquete, Cuba’s Offline Internet
Joel Lenin Pinargote Bravo (Universidad de la Habana), Rafael Beto Mpfumo (Universidad de la Habana), Luis Alejandro Madruga Milanés (Universidad de la Habana), Ximena Michelle Cueva (Universidad de la Habana), Gretel García Gómez (Universidad de la Habana), Amalia Gómez Marcheco (Universidad de la Habana), Alberto Fernández Oliva (Universidad de la Habana), Jeanna Neefe Matthews (Clarkson University), Sam P. Kellogg (New York University)

Measuring Subnational Digital Gender Inequality in India through Gender Gaps in Facebook Use (NOTE)
Yelena Mejova (Qatar Computing Research Institute), Harsh Rajiv Gandhi (National Institute of Technology, Jaipur), Tejas Jivanbhai Rafaliya (National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK)), Mayank Rameshbhai Sitapara (National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK)), Ridhi Kashyap (University of Oxford),Ingmar Weber (Qatar Computing Research Institute)

More Than an Engineer: Intersectional Self-Expressions in a Hashtag Activism Campaign for Engineering Diversity (NOTE)
Aditya Johri (George Mason University), Cassie Heyman-Schrum (George Mason University), Daniel Ruiz (George Mason University), Aqdas Malik (George Mason University), Habib Karbasian (George Mason University), Rajat Handa (George Mason University), Hemant Purohit (George Mason University)

GreenApps: A Platform For Cellular Edge Applications (NOTE)
Talal Ahmad (New York University), Edwin Reed-Sanchez (Saycel), Fatima Zarinni (New York University), Alfred Afutu (CTED NYU), Kessir Adjaho (CTED NYU), Yaw Nyarko (CTED NYU), Lakshminarayanan Subramanian (New York University)

 

thursday 0830-1000: forums

Automatic Annotation of Voice Forum Content for Rural Users and Evaluation of Relevance
Deepika Yadav (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi, India), Mayank Gupta (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi, India), Malolan Chetlur (IBM Research), Pushpendra Singh (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi, India)

Improving Government Response to Citizen Requests Online
Garren Gaut (University of California Irvine), Andrea Navarette (University of Chicago), Laila Wahedi (Georgetown University), Paul van der Boor (University of Chicago), Adolfo de Unánue (ITAM, México), Jorge Díaz (National Digital Strategy, México), Eduardo Clark (National Digital Strategy, México), Rayid Ghani (University of Chicago)

Designing and Evolving an Electronic Agricultural Marketplace in Uganda               
Neil Newman (University of British Columbia), Kevin Leyton-Brown (University of British Columbia), Nicole Immorlica (Microsoft Research), Lauren Bergquist (University of Chicago), Brendan Lucier (Microsoft Research), John Quinn (Makerere University), Craig McIntosh (University of California San Diego), Richard Ssekibuule (Makerere University)

Leveraging Web Data to Monitor Changes in Corporate-Government Interlocks in India
Anirban Sen (IIT Delhi), Abhishek Agarwal (IIT Delhi), Aditya Guru (IIT Delhi), Amartya Chowdhury (IIT Delhi), Gursharanpreet Singh (IIT Delhi), Imran Mohammed (IIT Delhi), Jatin Goyal (IIT Delhi), Kartik Mittal (IIT Delhi), Manpreet Singh Agandh (IIT Delhi), Mridul Goel (IIT Delhi), Shivam Pathak (IIT Delhi), Shivam Rana (KPMG), Shubha Gupta (IIT Delhi), Varuni Madapur (IIT Delhi), Aaditeshwar Seth (IIT Delhi)

Empirical Analysis of the Presence of Power Elite in Media (NOTE)
Anirban Sen (IIT Delhi), Priya (IIT Delhi), Pooja Aggarwal (IIT Delhi), Deepak Bansal (IIT Delhi), Kapil Kumar (IIT Delhi), Vipul Khatana (IIT Delhi), Kartik Mittal (IIT Delhi), Shubha Gupta (IIT Delhi), Aditya Guru (IIT Delhi), Manpreet Singh Agandh (IIT Delhi), Varuni Madapur (IIT Delhi), Jatin Goyal (IIT Delhi), Abhishek Agarwal (IIT Delhi), Amartya Chaudhuri (IIT Delhi), Imran Mohammed (IIT Delhi), Mridul Goel (IIT Delhi), Aaditeshwar Seth (IIT Delhi)

 

thursday 1030-1200: networking

Zyxt: A Network Planning Tool for Rural Wireless ISPs
Thomas Pötsch (New York University Abu Dhabi), Salman Yousaf (New York University Abu Dhabi), Jay Chen (New York University Abu Dhabi), Barath Raghavan (ICSI / Nefeli Networks / USC)

Nation-State Hegemony in Internet Routing
Anne Edmundson (Princeton University), Roya Ensafi (University of Michigan), Nick Feamster (Princeton University), Jennifer Rexford (Princeton University)

Siskin: Leveraging the Browser to Share Web Content in Disconnected Environments
Samuel Sudar (Google, Inc), Matt Welsh (Google, Inc), Richard Anderson (University of Washington)

Information-Centric Multi-Access Edge Computing Platform for Community Mesh Networks
Adisorn Lertsinsrubtavee (University of Cambridge), Mennan Selimi (University of Cambridge), Arjuna Sathiaseelan (University of Cambridge), Llorenç Cerdà-Alabern (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya), Leandro Navarro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

DIY Model for Mobile Network Deployment: A Step Towards 5G for All (NOTE)
Mohamed M. Kassem (The University of Edinburgh), Mahesh K. Marina (The University of Edinburgh), Bozidar Radunovic (Microsoft Research)

 

thursday 1400-1500: finance

Three Population Covariate Shift for Mobile Phone-based Credit Scoring
Skyler Speakman (IBM Research | Africa), Srihari Sridharan (IBM Research | Africa), Isaac Markus (IBM Research | Africa)

A Qualitative Exploration of Mobile Money in Ghana
Sarah Yu (University of Washington) and Samia Ibtasam (University of Washington)

Knowledge, Access, and Decision-Making: Women's Financial Inclusion in Pakistan
Samia Ibtasam (University of Washington), Lubna Razaq (Information Technology University), Haider W. Anwar (Northeastern University), Hamid Mehmood (Information Technology University), Kushal Shah (University of Washington), Jennifer Webster (University of Washington), Neha Kumar (Georgia Institute of Technology), Richard Anderson (University of Washington)

 

thursday 1530-1700: fraud & security

ThinSIM-based Attacks on Mobile Money Systems
Rowan Phipps (University of Washington), Shrirang Mare (University of Washington), Peter Ney (University of Washington), Jennifer Rose Webster (University of Washington), Kurtis Heimerl (University of Washington)

Who’s Bogus? Learning to Identify Fraudulent Firms from Unbalanced and One-side Labelled Tax Returns Data
Shekhar Mittal (UCLA Anderson), Ofir Reich (UC Berkeley), Aprajit Mahajan (UC Berkeley)

Examining Security and Privacy Research in Developing Regions
Aditya Vashistha (University of Washington), Richard Anderson (University of Washington), Shrirang Mare (University of Washington)

Accessible Privacy-Preserving Web-Based Data Analysis for Assessing and Addressing Economic Inequalities (NOTE)
Andrei Lapets (Boston University), Frederick Jansen (Boston University), Kinan Dak Albab (Boston University), Rawane Issa (Boston University), Lucy Qin (Boston University), Mayank Varia (Boston University), Azer Bestavros (Boston University)

Callisto: A Cryptographic Approach to Detecting Serial Perpetrators of Sexual Misconduct (NOTE)
Anjana Rajan (Callisto), Lucy Qin (Boston University), David Archer (Galois), Dan Boneh (Stanford University), Tancrede Lepoint (SRI), Mayank Varia (Boston University)

 

friday 0830-1000: ecology

Efficiently Optimizing for Dendritic Connectivity on Tree-Structured Networks in a Multi-Objective Framework
Qinru Shi (Center for Applied Mathematics, Cornell University), Jonathan M. Gomes-Selman (Department of Computer Science, Stanford University), Roosevelt Garcia-Villacorta (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University), Suresh Sethi (U.S. Geological Survey, New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Cornell University), Alexander S. Flecker (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University), Carla P. Gomes (Department of Computer Science, Cornell University)

Responses to Riverbank Erosion in Bangladesh
Maruf Zaber (UC Irvine), Bonnie Nardi (UC Irvine), Jay Chen (NYU Abu Dhabi)

Infrastructure Resilience for Climate Adaptation
Amrita Gupta (Georgia Institute of Technology), Caleb Robinson (Georgia Institute of Technology), Bistra Dilkina (University of Southern California)

Exploiting Data and Human Knowledge for Predicting Wildlife Poaching
Swaminathan Gurumurthy (Carnegie Mellon University), Lantao Yu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Chenyan Zhang (Southeast University), Yongchao Jin (World Wild Fund for Nature, China), Weiping Li (World Wild Fund for Nature, China), Xiaodong Zhang (Huang Ni He Forest Bureau), Fei Fang (Carnegie Mellon University)

Deep Transfer Learning for Crop Yield Prediction with Remote Sensing Data (NOTE)
Anna X. Wang (Stanford University Department of Computer Science), Caelin Tran (Stanford University Department of Computer Science), Nikhil Desai (Stanford University Department of Computer Science), David Lobell (Stanford University Department of Earth System Science), Stefano Ermon (Stanford University Department of Computer Science), Caelin Tran (Stanford University)

 

friday 1030-1200: refugees

A Machine Learning Approach to Modeling Human Migration
Caleb Robinson (Georgia Institute of Technology), Bistra Dilkina (University of Southern California)

Modeling Human Migration Patterns during Drought Conditions in La Guajira, Colombia
Sibren Isaacman (Loyola University Maryland), Vanessa Frias-Martinez (University of Maryland), Enrique Frias-Martinez (Telefonica Research)

Syrian Youth in Za’atari Refugee Camp as ICT Wayfarers: An Exploratory Study Using LEGO and Storytelling
Karen E. Fisher (University of Washington), Eiad Yafi (Universiti Kuala Lumpur)

PETALS: Improving Learning of Expert Skill in Humanitarian Demining
Lahiru Jayatilaka (Red Lotus Technologies), David M. Sengeh (IBM Research - Africa), Charles Herrmann (Cornell University), Luca Bertuccelli (Sensitech), Dimitrios Antos (Verily Life Sciences), Barbara J. Grosz (Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences), Krzysztof Z. Gajos (Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences)

 

friday 1300-1430: design

Care and the Practice of Data Science for Social Good
Ellen Zegura (Georgia Institute of Technology), Carl DiSalvo (Georgia Institute of Technology), Amanda Meng (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Defamiliarizing the Domestic: Exploring “M-Kopa Solar” Use and Sustainable Practices in Rural Kenyan Households
Susan Wyche (Michigan State University), George Hope Chidzwisano (Michigan State Universrity), Florence Uwimbabazi (Michigan State Universtiy), Nightingale Simiyu (Independent Researcher)

Understanding the Needs of Prospective Tenants
Jennifer Mankoff (University of Washington), Dimeji Onafuwa (Carnegie-Mellon University), Kirstin Early (Yahoo!), Nidhi Vyas (Carnegie-Mellon University), Vikram Kamath (Carnegie-Mellon University)

The Role of Demographics, Trust, Computer Self-Efficacy, and Ease of Use in the Sharing Economy
Joey Chiao-Yin Hsiao (School of Information, University of Michigan), Carol Moser (School of Information, University of Michigan), Sarita Schoenebeck (School of Information, University of Michigan), Tawanna R. Dillahunt (School of Information, University of Michigan)

 

friday 1430-1530: applications

SolarClique: Detecting Anomalies in Residential Solar Arrays
Srinivasan Iyengar (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Stephen Lee (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Daniel Sheldon (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Prashant Shenoy (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Fancy That: Measuring Electricity Grid Voltage Using a Phone and a Fan
Joseph Breda (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Jay Taneja (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)  

AirSim-W: A Simulation Environment for Wildlife Conservation with UAVs
Elizabeth Bondi (University of Southern California), Debadeepta Dey (Microsoft), Ashish Kapoor (Microsoft), Jim Piavis (Microsoft), Shital Shah (Microsoft), Fei Fang (Carnegie Mellon University), Bistra Dilkina (University of Southern California), Robert Hannaford (Air Shepherd), Arvind Iyer (Air Shepherd), Lucas Joppa (Microsoft), Milind Tambe (University of Southern California)