Please join the Michigan Institute for Data Science for its Annual Symposium, “Big Data: Advancing Science, Changing the World,” November 15th – 16th at the Michigan League and the Rackham Graduate Building. The symposium will feature preeminent data scientists from around the world, and will highlight U-M researchers whose work is on the leading edge of innovation and discovery in data-intensive science.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Robert Groves, Georgetown University, former head of the Census Bureau and former U-M faculty member
- Sudip Bhattacharjee, Census Bureau, University of Connecticut
- Lynn Vavreck, UCLA, contributor to New York Times’ “The Upshot” blog
- Tom Luo, Shenzhen University, Hong Kong
- Patrick Wolfe, Deputy Director, The Alan Turing Institute
- Katherine Ensor, Rice University
- Christos Cassandras, Boston University
- Dexter Fletcher, Institute for Defense Analyses
- Michelle Dunn, National Institutes of Health
- Xihong Lin, Harvard University
- Todd Coleman, University of California, San Diego
- Jonathan Schildcrout, Vanderbilt University
- Deen Frelon, American University, DC
- Chris Vargo, University of Colorado, Boulder
- Jieping Ye, U-M and DiDi
- U-M researchers: Carol Flannagan (UMTRI), Rada Mihalcea (College of Engineering), Stephanie Teasley (School of Information) and Michelle Aebersold (School of Nursing).
The symposium will also feature a poster session for faculty and students including opportunities for students to meet with potential employers interested in data scientists.
More information and a schedule of events.
Please register if you plan to attend.