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May 2020

Careers in Data Science Virtual Summer Series

May 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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View Recording The Michigan Institute for Data Science announces a summer virtual series on Careers in Data Science.  Each month, we'll be speaking with professionals from various fields in industry as… Continue Reading Careers in Data Science Virtual Summer Series

Friday Night AI: “AI & COVID19”

May 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Zoom,

https://ai.engin.umich.edu/events/friday-night-ai/may-29-2020/

June 2020

MIDAS COVID-19 Special Seminar Series: Using Data for Good in the Age of COVID-19 – Holly Hartman & Jack Griffin

June 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Holly Hartman* & Jack Griffin** *PHD Candidate, Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan **Founder/CEO of FoodFinder, University of Michigan Alum (2019) Using Data for Good in the Age… Continue Reading MIDAS COVID-19 Special Seminar Series: Using Data for Good in the Age of COVID-19 – Holly Hartman & Jack Griffin

September 2020

Beth Plale – MIDAS Reproducibility Day Keynote Speaker

September 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: MI United States

Join us to celebrate the exemplary work of U-M researchers and hear presentations by the winning teams of the MIDAS Reproducibility Challenge Join via Zoom   A significant challenge in… Continue Reading Beth Plale – MIDAS Reproducibility Day Keynote Speaker

Cameras in the Classroom: Facial Recognition Technology in Schools

September 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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REGISTER HERE Cameras in the Classroom: Facial Recognition Technology in Schools Facial recognition (FR) technology was long considered science fiction, but it is now part of everyday life for people… Continue Reading Cameras in the Classroom: Facial Recognition Technology in Schools

October 2020

Data Science/Computational Social Science Seminar: Brooke Foucault Welles (Co-sponsored by MIDAS and the School of Information)

October 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Brooke Foucault Welles Associate Professor, Communication Studies and Network Science, Northeastern University #HashtagActivism: Networks of Race and Gender Justice View Full Event on UMSI site Join via Zoom Abstract: The… Continue Reading Data Science/Computational Social Science Seminar: Brooke Foucault Welles (Co-sponsored by MIDAS and the School of Information)

Data Science Coast to Coast Presents: Talitha Washington

October 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Talitha Washington Full Professor of Mathematics at ​Clark Atlanta University and Director of the Atlanta University Center Data Science Initiative Join via Zoom ‘Why We Can’t Wait’: Using Social Justice… Continue Reading Data Science Coast to Coast Presents: Talitha Washington

November 2020

Data Science Coast to Coast Presents: Alex Szalay

November 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Alex Szalay Professor, Departments of Physics and Astronomy, Computer Science, The Johns Hopkins University View Recording From Sky Surveys to Cancer: Spatial Data Everywhere The talk describes a 25 year… Continue Reading Data Science Coast to Coast Presents: Alex Szalay

February 2021

Racial Justice in the Age of Data and AI – a Community Forum

February 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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This community forum is a follow-up event of Timnit Gebru's recent seminar, "Computer vision: who is helped and who is harmed?" (watch video). The record-breaking attendance of the seminar and… Continue Reading Racial Justice in the Age of Data and AI – a Community Forum

March 2021

Women+ Data Science: Journey Lecture Series

March 24, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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In an effort to showcase underrepresented groups in data science, the Student Leadership Board is hosting Women + Data Science Journey Lectures between March and April this semester. Our second… Continue Reading Women+ Data Science: Journey Lecture Series