We're also currently accepting applicants for our AI Risk for Computer Scientists (AIRCS) program. While both programs are co-run by MIRI and CFAR staff, and both focus on rationality plus AI safety content, there are some essential differences:• Length: MSFP runs for two weeks while AIRCS is five days long.• Frequency: MSFP occurs once a year, while AIRCS happens about once every two months.• Focus: While MSFP has a larger focus on math, AIRCS has a larger focus on computer science.• Participants: MSFP is more targeted toward people interested in Emb... (read more)
Thanks for the suggestion, Adam. It is unfortunate. We had many other constraints to work with, including academic schedules and CFAR/MIRI staff availability, that made the published dates optimal. Next year, we'll factor the AI conference calendar into our planning — ICML19's placement in early June is probably already helpful.