Events



Events

 CCS Event

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.

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Upcoming Events

 

Smart Cities Miami Conference 2019 Theme: Transportation, Social AI, Privacy

This year’s Conference theme is transportation, social artificial intelligence, and privacy. The Conference will also feature the launch of the inaugural Smart Cities Miami Competition: Design Your Coral Gables.

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2-Day Software Carpentry-Python Workshop 11/8-9/2018 RSMAS Campus

This workshop is designed to provide a foundation of basic concepts that all programming depends on, using Python as an example. Free to UM Faculty/Staff/Students.

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Cleaning Data with OpenRefine & Excel Workshop 11/29-30/2018 Gables Campus

This workshop introduces participants to techniques for cleaning and transforming data with OpenRefine and Microsoft Excel.

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

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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Smart Cities MIAMI 2019 Conference + Competition 1/25/2019

Save the dates:  Thursday and Friday, January 24-25, 2019 for the 3rd annual Smart Cities MIAMI Conference.  This year’s theme is Transportation and Infrastructure.

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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

 

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

CCS presents a Lunch & Learn on Docker and Ansible. Attendance is limited to 25—you must RSVP if you plan to attend. 

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

Free to UM Faculty/Staff/Students, 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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GIS day at UM 11/13/2018 + Geography Awareness Week

GIS day events take place around the globe on 11/14/2018 but UM will be celebrating on 11/13.

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2-Day Software Carpentry-Python Workshop 11/14-15/2018 Gables Campus

Our trained instructors will lead you through a comprehensive, hands-on overview of an introductory data analysis using Python.

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VizUM 2018 and Inaugural VizUM Visualization Competition 11/15/18

VizUM 2018 has been scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 2018, 4:00-7:00 PM. The VizUM Visualization Competition finalists’ projects will be presented.

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“Connections, Connections: Student Research in Social Systems @ UM” 9/21

This event is an opportunity for graduate (and undergraduate) students across campuses to connect, share their research, and network with each other and with invited faculty.

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Join us for the 2018-2019 CCS Fellows’ Launch Symposium 8/16/18

CCS invites you to learn about this year’s CCS Fellows’ projects, network with researchers across UM’s Schools and Colleges, learn more about the program, and enjoy refreshments! This event is open to UM Faculty/Staff/Students.

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Big Data in Health 2018

The Big Data in Health Conference was held at Salerno (Italy) on June 6-8, 2018.  The event was organized by Enrico Capobianco, from UMCCS’ Computational Biology & Bioinformatics program,  in collaboration with the Universities of Salerno, Perugia, Roma (Cattolica), and was co-sponsored by Roche Pharma Italy. Follow up publications will appear in Frontiers in Medicine and […]

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Smart Cities featured at Inaugural World Innovation & Entrepreneurship Expo

Dean el-Khoury reported in from the inaugural WIEE  World Innovation and Entrepreneurship Expo 2018 in Shanghai, where UM School of Architecture was billed as a “founding partner”.

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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

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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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