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.
Slide decks from our speakers are provided below (PowerPoint and PDF):
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:
Eric Brown, Director of Foundational Innovation at IBM Watson Health
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.
Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science Research (CEPSR)
Directions to Davis Auditorium (opens in new window)
Travel & Logistics:
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
10:15 – 10:30: Coffee Break
10:35 – 11:35: Northeast Planning Project Lightning Talks
11:40 – 12:00: Presentation by the National Science Foundation: Fen Zhao, NSF
12:00-12:10: Announcement by Microsoft Research: Vani Mandava, Director, Data Science Outreach
12:10 – 1:10: Lunch
1:15 – 2:00: Fireside Chat: Industry Perspectives on Data Science and Collaborations
2:15 – 3:45: Breakout Sessions
4:00 – 5:00: Breakout Presentations & Next Steps
5:00 – 5:15 Closing Remarks
5:30 – 7:00: Reception