2017 Annual Workshop of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub
Thank you to everyone who made our 2017 Annual Workshop a success!
Additional photos, videos, and documents from this event will be added to this page in the near future, including a forthcoming workshop report. Look for updates and announcements via our mailing list and @NEBigDataHub over the coming days.
Many thanks to our incredible speakers and volunteers, and the generous support of our sponsors at Elsevier, Microsoft, and PSSC Labs. Special thanks to IDEO for their dynamic contribution in developing our breakout sessions.
View videos of our speakers and panelists in the below embedded playlist, or by checking out our YouTube channel.
On the Web
Many thanks to Drexel University graduate student Sam Grabus (as well as Carly Sewell, also of Drexel, and Felippe Cronemberger and Cesar Renteria, both graduate students at SUNY Albany) for providing notes on the day’s proceedings! Highlights from the event are summarized at Sam’s blog: http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~smg383/index.html#WorkshopOverview.
Keynote Fireside Chat: “Industry Perspectives on Data Science and Collaborations”
Eric Brown, Director of Foundational Innovation at IBM Watson Health
Chris Wiggins, Chief Data Scientist at The New York Times
Rachel Lomasky, Director of Analytics at WEVO Conversion
Moderated by Carla Brodley, Dean of the College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University
The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub holds an Annual Workshop to convene the data science stakeholder community of the Northeast United States at Columbia University in the City of New York.
A list of hotels adjacent to Columbia University may be found here.
Limited travel awards are available to graduate students (particularly those affiliated with NEBDIH members) who are willing to serve as note takers for this event. Please contact Katie Naum at ken2115 at columbia dot edu for more information.
The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub gratefully acknowledges Elsevier and PSSC Labs for their generous support of our 2017 Annual Workshop.
Friday, February 24th, 2017
8 – 9 am: Welcome Reception
9 – 9:10 am: Welcome & Opening Remarks – Kathleen R. McKeown, Director, Data Science Institute; Henry and Gertrude Rothschild Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University
9:10 – 9:30 am: State of the Hub – René Bastón, Executive Director, Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub
9:30 – 10:15 am: Northeast Spoke Lightning Talks
Health: Chirag Patel, Harvard Medical School
Data Sharing: Carsten Binnig, Brown University
Education: Beverly Woolf, University of Massachusetts Amherst