WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2015

PRIVACY, CITIES AND FINANCE IN A DIGITAL AGE
A Symposium with Leading Experts from Industry, Government and Academia

8AM - 2PM

FULL PROGRAM (pdf)

DESCRIPTION

Big data is reshaping society. From Main Street to Wall Street, the harvesting and analysis of massive data sets is producing startling insights. Experts will discuss the automated technologies driving this revolution, their applications in finance and elsewhere, and some of the pitfalls. They will also explore the potential for sensor-enabled cities to reduce waste and improve public services.

REGISTRATION

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LOCATION

Columbia University Low Memorial Library, Rotunda.

AGENDA

TIME SPEAKER
8:00AM - 9:15AM  

Registration & Breakfast

9:15AM - 9:30AM

Opening Remarks & Welcome
John H. Coatsworth | Provost of the University
Mary C. Boyce | Dean, Columbia Engineering

9:30AM - 9:40AM

Data Science Institute Updates
Kathleen R. McKeown | Director, Data Science Institute

9:40AM - 9:45AM

Introduction of Opening Keynote
Steven Bellovin | Professor of Computer Science, Columbia Engineering

9:45AM - 10:30AM

Opening Keynote Speaker
Julie Brill | Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
- "Navigating the Trackless Ocean: Privacy and Fairness in Big Data Research and Decision Making"

10:30AM - 10:55AM

Break

10:55AM - 11:00AM

Introduction of Panel Session Moderator & Panelists
Patricia J. Culligan | Associate Director, Data Science Institute

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Panel Session: Smart Cities
Moderator: Amen Ra Mashariki | Chief Analytics Officer for New York City
Panelists:
Ester Fuchs | Professor of International and Public Affairs and Political Science, Columbia University

Michael Jansen | Chief Executive Officer, Cityzenith
Marcus Quigley | Chief Executive Officer, OptiRTC
Andrew Whittle | Edmund K. Turner Professor in Civil Engineering, MIT

12:00PM - 12:05PM

Introduction of Closing Keynote Speaker
Garud Iyengar | Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia Engineering

12:05PM - 12:50PM

Closing Keynote Speaker
Michael Kearns | Founding Director of the Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
- "Machine Learning for Algorithmic Trading"

12:50PM - 12:55PM

Closing Remarks & Overview of Posters
David Madigan | Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University

12:55PM - 2:00PM

Lunch and Poster Session


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