U-M Annual Data Science & AI Summit 2022

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Data Science and American Politics

Head of Data Science, OpenLabs R&D

We are pleased to have David Shor back to a larger stage following the overwhelming response to his MIDAS Seminar Series appearance preceding the 2020 election. David is the Head of Data Science at OpenLabs, a non-profit research lab using data science to provide products for progressive organizations. He cofounded Civis and worked as its Director of Political Data Science. He also worked on the Obama campaign to develop their election forecasting engine the “Golden Report”. 

David will talk about what Data Science has to say about the direction American politics is going and how it is being used in US campaigns.

Advancing Discovery and Application in Health Data Science: An Editor’s Perspective

Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Alumni Professor of the School of Nursing, Columbia University
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

Dissemination is key to advancing discovery and application in health data science. Dr. Bakken will share her perspective as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association on the opportunities for disseminating health data science and key attributes for success.