TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015

INNOVATION AND APPLICATION @ COLUMBIA
Data Science Researchers Demo and Present New Work

8:30AM - 7:00PM

FULL PROGRAM (pdf)

DESCRIPTION

Data Science Institute researchers present new work at the frontiers of computer science, engineering, medicine and more. Leaders at Microsoft and Betaworks will provide an industry perspective.

REGISTRATION

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LOCATION

   

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE:
Columbia University Low Memorial Library, Rotunda.

AGENDA

* Unfortunately, our originally scheduled Opening Keynote Speaker, Duncan Watts of Microsoft Research, was called away on an emergency - Fernando Diaz, also from Microsoft Research, will be speaking in his place.

TIME SPEAKER

8:30AM - 9:25AM

Registration and Breakfast

9:25AM - 9:30AM

Welcome and Introduction of Opening Keynote
Kathleen R. McKeown, Director of the Data Science Institute

9:30AM - 10:05AM

 * Keynote Opening Address
Fernando Diaz | Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research
   - "Crisis Informatics: Data Intensive Disaster Response "

10:05AM - 10:45AM

Lightning Talks Session I

SESSION CHAIR: Tony Jebara, Associate Professor of Computer Science

David Blei | Professor of Statistics and Computer Science
   - "Data Science for Documents and Clicks"
Yaniv Erlich | Assistant Professor of Computer Science
   - "Genetic Media"

Andrew Gelman | Professor of Statistics and Political Science
   - "Stan: A Flexible, Open-Source Program for Bayesian Data Analysis"

10:45AM - 11:00AM

BREAK

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Panel Session: Data from Sensing

MODERATOR: Patricia Culligan, Associate Director of the Data Science Institute

Maria Feng | Rewick Professor of Civil Engineering
   - "Data-Smart Management of Civil Infrastructure"

Henning G. Schulzrinne | Julian Clarence Levi Professor of Mathematical Methods and Computer Science and Professor of Electrical Engineering
   - " Sense Everything Control Everything or How to Tame the Internet of Things"
Ioannis (John) Kymissis | Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
   - "Energy Harvesting for Wake-up, Sensing, and Networking"

12:00PM - 12:40PM

Lightning Talks Session II

SESSION CHAIR: Martin B. Haugh, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Paul Glasserman | Jack R. Anderson Professor of Business
   - "Financial Networks Based on Partial Data"

Garud Iyengar | Professor and Department Chair of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
   - "Examples of Data-Driven Operations: From Advertisting to Solar Micro-Grids"

Sanat Kumar | Professor and Department Chair of Chemical Engineering
   - "Materials Discovery"

12:40PM - 12:45PM

Pre-Lunch Introduction to Demos

12:45PM - 2:00PM

Networking Lunch

2:00PM - 4:30PM

Live Demos

4:30PM - 5:10PM

Lightning Talks Session III

SESSION CHAIR: Steven M. Bellovin, Professor of Computer Science

Augustin Chaintreau | Assistant Professor of Computer Science and
Roxana Geambasu | Assistant Professor of Computer Science
   - "XRay: New Tool to Increase Transparency in Data-Driven Systems"
Lance Weiler | Director of Experiential Learning and Applied Creativity
   - "Balancing Story and Code"
Susan McGregor | Assistant Professor of Journalism
   - "InfoScribe: Computation and Crowdsourcing for Investigative Journalism"

5:10PM - 5:15PM

Introduction of Closing Keynote
Matthew C. Waxman, Liviu Librescu Professor of Law

5:15PM - 5:50PM

Closing Keynote Address
Andrew McLaughlin | Partner, Betaworks ~ CEO, Digg ~ CEO, Instapaper ~ Senior Fellow, School of International and Public Affairs

5:50PM - 5:55PM

Closing Remarks
Sharon K. Sputz, Director of Strategic Programs for the Data Science Institute

5:55PM - 7:00PM

Reception


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