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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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“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 UCSC...

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Miami Affordability Project v2.0 launched with Miami Housing Solutions Lab

Building the Instinct for Affordable Housing A minimum-wage worker would have to hold three full-time jobs to afford an average market-rate apartment in Miami, a city with the nation’s highest share of severely cost-burdened renters—individuals and families who spend at least 50 percent of their income on housing.  With Miami remaining one of the least affordable cities in the world, the UM Office of Civic and Community Engagement...

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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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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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2nd annual Smart Cities MIAMI Conference 4/5-6/18

The University of Miami brings cutting-edge research in urban planning, architecture, and engineering—in alignment with computational resources and analytical expertise—to aid in the design and development of more sustainable, livable, and resilient cities. This conference gathers leaders in academia, professional practice, and industry to examine the Smart Cities phenomenon in relation to emerging trends and technology. The focus is...

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