Events – Past



The 3rd Annual Big Data Conference Provided a Forum for Big Data Challenges

By Nathalie Moreau Students and patrons from the University of Miami (UM) and the Coral Gables community gathered at Miami Business School's Storer Auditorium for the third annual Big Data Conference held on Thursday, December 6, 2018. CCS Center Director Nick Tsinoremas led the organization of the Conference. Tsinoremas explained how the event got its start and said, “We had our first conference about three years ago as a joint...

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3rd Annual BIG DATA Conference Thursday 12/6/2018

Register Here! (Free) Big data, advanced computing, and algorithms are rapidly and profoundly changing every sphere of human activity; Airbnb, Uber, and Fitbit are just a few examples. Today, over 3.6 billion people worldwide are deeply engaged with smartphone devices, wearables, and Internet-of-things technologies while artificial intelligence also promises to create a wave of new products. Advanced computing gives us the ability to...

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VizUM 2018 Recap and Visualization Competition results

VizUM video by UM student Nathalie Moreau on Vimeo   On November 15th, 2018, the University of Miami hosted its fifth annual VizUM Symposium.  This year’s event was coupled with its first ever Visualization Competition. Before the main speakers took to the stage, the two finalists for the VizUM Visualization Competition were invited on stage to present their work.  The "Visualiz-IRs" and the "UM Analytics" teams were the...

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Lunch & Learn: Modernizing Service Deployment w/Ansible & Docker 10/10

CCS presents a Lunch and Learn session Modernizing Service Deployment with Ansible and Docker at UM Libraries on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 12:00-1:00 PM. Register Now The University of Miami Libraries recently launched a new main website (https://library.miami.edu) and archival description and access system (https://atom.library.miami.edu). Charles Brown-Roberts, Web and Application Developer, will discuss developing and deploying...

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2-Day Software Carpentry “R” Workshop 10/11-12/2018 Medical Campus

Registration Closed |  Please Read Instructions Topics covered in this Workshop: The Unix shell Version control with git Programming with R Since the goal of this workshop is to bring you up to speed with data analysis, it would be incomplete without instruction on a shell as well as a version control system. The shell is important in building reproducible data analysis pipelines where your R scripts may be just one component, Git is...

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GIS day at UM 11/13/2018 + Geography Awareness Week

Theme: Urban Sustainability  |  Register Now GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. The first formal GIS Day took place in 1999. Esri president and co-founder Jack Dangermond credits Ralph Nader with being the person who inspired the creation of GIS Day. He considered GIS Day a good...

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