Events – Past



Big Data Conference 2017 Photo Gallery

CCS would like to thank all who attended the December 4-5, 2017, 2nd annual Big Data Conference & Workshop. Special thanks to our Keynote Speaker, Mr. Daniel Cohen of MasterCard. Our gratitude goes out to the Conference organizers who put together such a distinguished group of Moderators and Panelists (and thank you Moderators and Panelists!). We would specially like to thank our Sponsors: DDN Storage, SAS, AnalytixIQ, and our UM...

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CCS Social Systems Informatics Members Flash Talks & Happy Hour 12/1/17

Join us for Flash Talks and Happy Hour! The second meeting of the CCS Social Systems Informatics Members will now take place (reschedule post-Hurricane-Irma from 9/8) on Friday, 12/1 in the Abess Center (Ungar Building 230C-D) from 3:00 to 5:30 PM. Please feel free to drop in during those hours.  Refreshments (beer, wine, hors d'oeuvre) will be served.  CCS SSI Members will give flash talks (approx. 5 minutes each) on what they are...

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2nd Annual BIG DATA Conference & Workshop 12/4-5/17

2nd Annual BIG DATA Conference & Workshop ONLINE REGISTRATION for TODAY is closed. If you still need to register, please register at the Newman between 1:00 and 2:00 PM. Conference starts at 2:00 PM. Workshop is tomorrow morning. CONFERENCE-Monday & WORKSHOP-Tuesday, December 4-5, 2017   CCS is pleased to announce Daniel Cohen, Senior Vice President, Digital Payments and Labs for MasterCard Latin America and the...

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“We are the data.” VizUM 2017 examines the impact of creative visualization

On Thursday, November 16, the University of Miami hosted the 4th VizUM 2017, an annual creative visualization symposium. In celebration of visual representation, the Symposium explored the relationship between art, science, and data through two guest speakers, Angus Forbes and Giorgia Lupi.   Angus Forbes, an assistant professor in the Computational Media Department at University of California, Santa Cruz, and director of UCSCS...

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GIS Day at UM Wednesday 11/15/17

GIS Day at the University of Miami will take place on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Donna E. Shalala Student Center, 1330 Miller Drive, Coral Gables 33146. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.  The featured Keynote Speaker will be Lauren James, Graphics Editor for National Geographic.  With a background in studio art, community development, and geography, Lauren is a graphics editor with a...

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VizUM 4th Annual Symposium 11/16/17

VizUM 2017   Creative Visualization Thursday, November 16 | 4:00-7:00 PM UM Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146 FREE REGISTRATION |       GIORGIA LUPI   Accurat.it  |  GiorgiaLupi.com   Gioriga Lupi is an award-winning information designer. She co-founded Accurat, a data-driven design firm with offices in Milan and New York, where she is the design director. She received her...

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