Data Science Day Agenda


Promoting Data Science across the University of Illinois

October 10, 2017
Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana

All day

Poster Session

Student Research Posters

8:00 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 am

Introduction and stage setting:

Provost John Wilkin

Robert Brunner

9:05 am – 10:35 am

Session 1

Data Science in Education

Gab Allen & Brian Aldridge

Session 2

Data Science in Humanities

Anita Chan

10:35 am


10:50 am – 12:20 pm

Session 1

Human Centered Data Science and Social Computing

Jana Diesner and Joe Yun

Session 2

Data Science in Finance

Alexandra Chronopoulou, Runhuan Feng, Justin Sirignano, and Mao Ye

12:30 pm


Keynote address: TBD

Ed Seidel, UI VP

1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Session 1

Data Science in Food, Energy, and Water

Kathy Baylis

Session 2

Data Science in Health & Medicine

Jake Sosnoff

3:15 pm


3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Session 1

Data Science in Agriculture

Naira Hovakimyan and Nicolas Martin

Session 2

Data Science Fundamentals

Anil Hirani and Oluwasanmi Koyejo

5:00 pm