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The Future of Data Science: A Convergence of Academia, Industry, and Government
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - October 6, 2015 @ 12:00 am
Join top industry, academic and government data scientists in Ann Arbor for an inaugural symposium to mark the launch of the University of Michigan Data Science Initiative. On October 6, experts from around the country will convene at Rackham Amphitheater to focus on the future of data science and to highlight current research, trends and emerging issues in the field that transcend all aspects of our global community. University of Michigan (U-M) leaders will share details regarding major new investments in data science research, instruction, and infrastructure. Internationally renowned scientists will present on cross-cutting data science methodologies. A session on Education, Workforce Development and Careers in Data Science will feature U-M alumni. A keynote address on Security, Privacy and the Role of Data Science in Society will be given. There will be presentations on data science challenges in personalized health, learning analytics, social science and transportation. A panel discussion on initiatives, collaborations and partnerships will showcase the University’s connectedness to the broader data science community. A reception and poster session will conclude the day-long symposium.