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CCS Celebrates Innovation at ACCelerate Festival at the Smithsonian

In Washington, D.C., for a weekend getaway, graduate student Marissa Lisenbee stumbled on a most unexpected sight when she decided to explore the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History last Friday. There, on the first floor, her physical therapy teacher was demonstrating an ingenious device that employs music to help amputees learn to walk again. “I knew he was working on prosthetics, but I didn’t know what his project...

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Miami Day of Civic Hacking 10/21/17 focuses on Urban Resilience

CCS is excited to be participating in Code for Miami's National Day of Civic Hacking. Join us on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Miami - Cambridge Innovation Center , located at the Converge Miami building (formerly University of Miami Life Science and Technology Park), 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Suite 600, Miami, FL 33136. National Day of Civic 'Hacking' is an annual international event centered on promoting open data initiatives and...

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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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Register now for the 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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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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Register Now for 2nd Annual BIG DATA Conference 12/4-5/17

2nd Annual BIG DATA Conference and Business Applications of Data Science Workshop Monday & Tuesday, December 4-5, 2017   CCS is pleased to announce Daniel Cohen, Senior Vice President, Emerging Payments for MasterCard Latin America and the Caribbean will offer the keynote address. Mr. Cohen is responsible for leading the development and commercialization of innovative payment solutions that can be used at the check-out...

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