Data Science Day provides a forum for innovators in academia, industry, and government to connect. Our April 2021 virtual event will feature a keynote address; two sessions of Lightning Talks from leading Columbia University faculty members; and an interactive session of data science posters and demonstrations. Learn More:


April 21, 2021 (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET) – Online Event
PURCHASE TICKETS OR DONATE HERE – free for Columbia University Students and DSI Industry Affiliates.

Keynote Speaker

Pat Bajari, Chief Economist and Vice President, Amazon Core AI. Dr. Bajari’s team of software engineers and scientists in machine learning, statistics, operations research, and econometrics has helped to build scalable systems for supply chain, transportation, pricing, automated marketing, robotics, forecasting, human resources, and more.

Lightning Talks

Abstracts & Biographies Coming Soon…

Human + Machine: A New Hybrid World
Oded Netzer, Arthur J. Samberg Professor of Business, Columbia Business School
Lydia Chilton, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Columbia Engineering
Sarah Rossetti, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Nursing, Columbia University
Courtney D. Cogburn, Associate Professor of Social Work, Columbia School of Social Work (Moderator)

Cause, Learn, Optimize, and Reason
Samory Kpotufe, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Columbia University
Melanie Wall, Professor of Biostatistics (in Psychiatry), Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
Elias Bareinboim, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University
Clifford Stein, Professor, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research and Computer Science, Columbia Engineering
Martha Kim, Associate Professor, Computer Science, Columbia University (Moderator)

Thank You

DSI Industry Affiliates Program