Spring Data Science Afternoon will take place on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 in the Baskin Engineering Courtyard.
Join us for an afternoon of data science! We will have industrial and academic speakers, a panel about how industry and academia can collaborate on data science, and a poster session for networking and socializing. We welcome participants from academia, industry, and the local community to participate.
|12:30p – 1:30p||Registration|
|1:30p – 1:45p||Introductions|
|1:45p – 2:30p||Keynote Talk|
|2:30p – 3:30p||Panel|
|3:30p – 3:45p||Break|
|3:45p – 4:30p||Faculty Spotlights|
|4:30p – 5:00p||Q&A Session|
|5:00p – 7:00p||Poster Session + Happy Hour|
Prof. Michael I. Jordan
University of California, Berkeley
With special guests:
VP, Science and Algorithms, Netflix
Data Science Panel
Topic: New Models for Collaborations Between Industry and Academia for Data Science
Senior Advisor for Data Science, National Science Foundation
Distinguished Scientist and Associate Director of Data Initiatives,
San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC)
Senior Director, Data Science and New Products, Adobe
Academic Relations Campus Relationship Manager, Yahoo!
Chief Analytics Officer, Looker
Rod Beckstrom Group
Vice-Chancellor of Research, UC Santa Cruz
Student Poster Presentations
If you are a UCSC student and would like to present your data science research, exciting data analysis techniques, or even interesting datasets, we encourage you to sign up at the registration link below.
By presenting a poster during the social poster session you will get a chance to discuss your work, data, and interests with students, professors, and industry experts from around the area!