Events – Past

Disaster Relief Mapathon at UM Libraries 9/29/17

Disaster Relief Mapathon at UM Libraries   The University of Miami Libraries are looking at the experience of our neighbors in Puerto Rico and Mexico and are seeking appropriate ways to reach out to them and help in any way possible. Along with Columbia University, Rutgers University, Boston University, and Trinity College, UML will host an event using the OpenStreetMap platform to help provide the Red Cross and other emergency...

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CANCELLED:  CCS Social Systems Informatics Flash Talks Friday 9/8/17

We regret to announce that the CCS Social Systems Informatics Meeting #2 (FLASH TALKS & Happy Hour) on Friday, September 8, has to be cancelled due to the approach of Hurricane Irma. We hope you all stay safe, and we look forward to rescheduling this event at a later date. -Daniel Messinger -Athena...

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2017 DH+DJ Symposium canceled owing to Hurricane Irma

The DH+DJ Symposium canceled owing to Hurricane Irma.   At present, the next one won't be held until 2018.  Please stay tuned for more details . . .   Digital Humanists and Data Journalists face common challenges, opportunities, and goals, such as how to communicate effectively with the public. They use similar software tools, programming languages, and techniques, and they can learn from each other. Join us for lectures and...

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CCS Data Scholars Teaches the Next Generation of Female Coders

What did you do during the summers when you were a teenager? Did you play video games? Did you spend your time at the pool or beach? Or perhaps you favored the park? For 17 local girls, this summer has been all about learning computer science. Most of these future coders are in high school, though some are younger. And about half of them are in foster care. It was a sunny Thursday morning in July when they got to show off all they had...

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Big Data Workshop: “Intro to Hadoop and Spark” at RSMAS 8/11/2017

PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE:  Event will be hosted in  MSC 123 Join us for an introductory workshop on Big Data "Intro. to Hadoop and Spark" on Friday, August 11, 2017, from 1:00-4:00 PM at RSMAS, Marine Science Center MSC 123.  The workshop explores the differences between Big Data systems and traditional high-performance computing and will get your hands wet by running some Hadoop and spark jobs using sample data.  This is an...

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“Big Data in Health” Conference 2017 held in Italy

The "Big Data in Health" Conference was held at the Villa Umbra, in Pila (Perugia, Italy), June 29-30, 2017. The event was sponsored by the University of Perugia and the University of Salerno, and organized by Enrico Capobianco (CCS Computational Biology & Bioinformatics program, University of Miami, FL-US), Luca Pieroni and Luca Salmasi (Department of Economics, University of Perugia, Italy), Liliana Minelli (Department of...

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