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Midwest Big Data Summer School

May 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Iowa State University

This fourth edition of the summer school will be held from May 20-23, 2019 in Ames, Iowa. Like previous editions, the summer school consists of a series of tutorials on the beginning and intermediate Data Science topics. The majority of these tutorials include hands-on activities.

The summer school also features following invited speakers and more.

  • Rajesh Parekh, Engineering Director, Google
  • Julia Wolfe, Visual journalist, FiveThirtyEight
  • Thomas Zimmermann, Senior Researcher, Microsoft research
  • Srinivas Sridharan, Data Scientist, Corteva
  • Adam Hecktman, Director of Technology & Civic Innovation Chicago, Microsoft

This year, the summer school includes six parallel tracks that dig deeper into:

  •  Foundations of data science
  •  Big Data applications
  •  Data Science in Digital agriculture
  •  Software Analytics
  •  Data Science for Public Good
  •  Past, Present, and Future of SAS

An overview of the program this year can be found here: http://mbds.cs.iastate.edu/2019/program.shtml.

Registration for the summer school is open, and the website is here: http://bit.ly/bigdata11333.


May 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am
May 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm