Events



Events

CCS holds four major annual events:

We also hold a Lunch & Learn series, as well as a variety of Workshops, Lectures, Community Outreach Events, Meetings, and Social Events.  Please check the Upcoming Events list below for the next event.

Upcoming Events

 

3nd Annual BIG DATA Conference & Workshop 1/24-25/19

Each year, the Big Data Panelists are a cross-section of leaders at the top of their fields. Stay tuned for the announcement of this year’s Panelists and Keynote Speaker . . .

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VizUM 2018

VizUM 2018 VizUM 2018 has been scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 2018. The finalists’ projects from the inaugural VizUM Visualization Competition will be presented. We are pleased to announced next year’s speakers . . .   Speakers   Bongshin Lee | Microsoft Hadley Wickham | RStudio     More information coming soon .  .  .

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Data Intersections: Data Journalism, Data Science, and Digital Humanities 3/2/18

This year’s Digital Humanities and Data Journalism Symposium (aka DHDJ 2017) was cancelled owing to Hurricane Irma.  The event has now evolved into “Data Intersections: Data Journalism, Data Science and Digital Humanities”. 

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Want to Post an Event?

To request an event post, please send an email to CCS Administration with the following information:

  • Event description
  • Event date
  • Event location

Please include an image (if available).

 

Recently Held Events

 

Computational Methods Journal Club Meeting + Happy Hour 5/4/18

Join our new recurring computational methods journal club, where CCS Student Mentors will be presenting both seminal and cutting-edge papers on computational methods for the analysis of biomedical, marine, biological, social, etc., data.

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VizUM Visualization Competition Analysis & Prototype Checkpoint 5/8/2018

Checkpoint #2, the “Analysis & Prototype Checkpoint”,  will give you the opportunity to get feedback on your project from the Organizing Committee.

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(not so) Odd Pairings: UM SEEDS Symposium 4/19/2018

The Odd Pairings symposium for graduate and undergraduate students is designed as a deep dive into interdisciplinary pairings between a number of disciplines and computational science.

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Join us for the CCS Fellows Spring Symposium 4/26/2018

Join us on Thursday, April 26, 2018, 3:00-5:00 PM at the Abess Center (Ungar 230C-D) for the 2017-2018 CCS Fellows’ concluding project presentations.

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Spatial+ Data Visualization Group Spring Meeting 4/27/2018

The mission of the Spatial+ Data Visualization Group is to provide GIS and Visualization professionals, educators, enthusiasts, and other users with opportunities to exchange information and ideas, share best practices, and stay up to date with the latest tools, approaches, and more.

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2nd Smart Cities MIAMI Conference Positioned UM in the Vanguard

The conference, presented this year by Hotwire Communications, explored the convergence of technology, design, and development in the shaping of a new urban landscape transformed by design innovation and disruptive technology.

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Lunch & Learn: How to Build a Data Analysis Pipeline 3/19/2018

Monday, March 19, 2018  |  12:00-1:00 PM McArthur Engineering Annex, MEA 202 Speaker:  Athina Hadjixenofontos, PhD  |  CCS Director of Engagement In this session, we will examine the opportunities for decision making while building a data analysis pipeline and follow the consequences of those decisions for the interpretability of the results. In addition, we will […]

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VizUM Visualization Competition Idea Checkpoint 3/9/2018

This is the first of two checkpoints, designed to keep you on track, and, particularly if you are a beginner, to give you a little bit of guidance on the typical process of a data analysis. Attendance is voluntary, not required, but . . .

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Data Science Study Group: South Florida Thursday 2/8/2018

In this session, we will examine the opportunities for decision making while building a data analysis pipeline and follow the consequences of those decisions for the interpretability of the results.

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BD2K-LINCS Data Science Symposium 1/31-2/2/18

This annual symposium brings together experts in systems biology, data science, drug discovery and translational medicine from academia, industry and government to present their latest research and exchange new ideas and approaches in data driven biomedical research.

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VizUM Visualization Competition Deadline Extended to 2/4/2018

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The first annual VizUM competition calls all city dwellers to dive deep into data . . . The Competition deadline has been extended through Sunday, February 4, 2018

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Social Systems Informatics presents Brian Uzzi 2/14/2018

The CCS Members who are interested in Social Systems Informatics (led by Program Director Daniel Messinger) have launched a Speaker Series. As the first guest, the group is pleased to present a trio of events around Brian Uzzi. 

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2-Day Software Carpentry Workshop in Python 1/18-19/18 Gables campus

Brought to you by CCS, CTSI, and the Graduate School, this 2-day workshop will provide you with the basic computing skills and best practices needed to be productive in a small research team.

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Machine Learning Meetup Group Workshop Saturday 1/20/18

Join us on Saturday, January 20th, as CCS hosts a hands-on Meetup Group workshop on extracting information from scientific publication metadata.

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2-Day Software Carpentry Workshop in R 1/25-26/18 Medical campus

This workshop is designed to provide a foundation of basic concepts that all programming depends on, using R as an example.

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2-Day Software Carpentry Workshop in Python 2/1-2/2018 Gables campus

This course is currently full . . .   Topics covered in this workshop: The Unix shell Version control with git Programming with Python 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 […]

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