Events – Past

Data Intersections Symposium, Friday 3/2/2018

  The Digital Humanities and Data Journalism Symposium has been reborn as the "Data Intersections: Dialogues About Data Science, Statistics, Data Journalism,and the Digital Humanities" Conference. A one-day free conference featuring speakers from the fields of data science, statistics, data journalism, and the digital humanities, it will be held on Friday, March 2, 2018 (8:30 AM-5:00 PM) at the Newman Alumni Center. Registration...

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VizUM Visualization Competition Idea Checkpoint 3/9/2018

Idea Checkpoint | Please RSVP Friday, March 9, 2018  |  3:00-6:00 PM Gables One Tower, Training Room 639 Checkpoint #1, the "Idea Checkpoint",  will give you the opportunity to get feedback on your project from the Organizing Committee. It's also an excellent opportunity to meet the other participants! We will have 10-minute consultation slots available for you to book.  The gathering will take place at the Center for Computational...

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Data Science Study Group: South Florida Thursday 2/8/2018 Details In this session, we will examine the opportunities for decision making while building a data analysis pipeline and follow the consequences of those decisions for the interpretability of the results. In addition, we will dive into examples of various types of bias, as well as examples of assumptions made in data collection, in implementation and in statistical...

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BD2K-LINCS Data Science Symposium 1/31-2/2/18

BD2K-LINCS Data Science Symposium | Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2018 | Miami, FL Studying Systems Biology by Cellular Perturbations The BD2K-LINCS Data Coordination and Integration Center (DCIC) and the University of Miami present the third annual BD2K-LINCS Data Science Symposium (DSS 2018) on January 31 - February 2, 2018. This annual symposium brings together experts in systems biology, data science, drug discovery and translational medicine...

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VizUM Visualization Competition Deadline Extended to 2/4/2018

Your City, Your Neighborhood, and You Visualization for Civic Engagement  |   Registration Form For questions regarding the contest, please don’t hesitate to email   Objective and Overview The goal of this competition is to challenge designers, journalists, data scientists, statisticians, and professionals and scholars in any other field to design either: • A data visualization essay, story, or infographic based...

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Social Systems Informatics presents Brian Uzzi 2/14/2018

The CCS Members who are interested in Social Systems Informatics (led by Program Director Daniel Messinger) have launched a Speaker Series. As the first guest, the group is pleased to present a trio of events around Brian Uzzi:  The main event, a TALK on 2/14 entitled "Knowledge and Social Networks that Predict Breakthroughs and Professional Success in Science and Technology" will be preceded by a JOURNAL CLUB session on 2/12, and a...

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