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MIDAS Annual Symposium: “Big Data: Advancing Science, Changing the World” (Day 1)

November 15, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Rackham Building

Please join us the Michigan Institute for Data Science Annual Symposium, “Big Data: Advancing Science, Changing the World,” at the Michigan League. 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.

Registration is required.

Day 1 speakers:

  • KEYNOTE: Robert Groves, Georgetown University, former head of the Census Bureau and former U-M faculty member
  • Michelle Dunn, National Institutes of Health
  • Tom Luo, Shenzhen University, Hong Kong
  • Patrick Wolfe, University College, London
  • Christos Cassandras, Boston University
  • Katherine Ensor, Rice University
  • Dexter Fletcher, Institute for Defense Analysis
  • Todd Coleman, University of California, San Diego
  • Xihong Lin, Harvard University
  • Jonathan Schildcrout, Vanderbilt University
  • Brian Athey & Al Hero, MIDAS C0-Directors
  • Eric Michielssen, Associate Vice President, Advanced Research Computing

The symposium will also feature a student poster session, and opportunities for students to meet with potential employers interested in data scientists.

For a detailed schedule including talk titles and abstracts, and speaker bios, visit http://midas.umich.edu/2016-symposium/agenda/.


November 15, 2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Rackham Building
915 E. Washington
Ann Arbof, MI United States
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