Data Science Day 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Celebrating 5 years of Data Science at Columbia University

Join us for demos and lightning talks by Columbia researchers presenting their latest work in data science. The event provides a forum for innovators in academia, industry and government to connect.

Roone Arledge Auditorium
Lerner Hall | Columbia University
2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Networking reception for industry, faculty and students following the event.

Featuring a Keynote Address by Diane Greene, Google Cloud CEO


Lightning Talk Sessions:

Health Discovery From and For Data Science

"Disease heritability using 7.4 million familial relationships inferred from EHRs"

Nicholas P. Tatonetti, Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics

"Nowcasting and Forecasting Seasonal Influenza"

Jeffrey Shaman, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences;
Director, Climate and Health Program

"Simplifying an impossibly complex world:
lessons from biological information sampling strategies"

Jacqueline Gottlieb, Professor of Neuroscience

Climate + Finance:
Use of environmental data to measure & anticipate financial risk

"Rising Waters: The Economic Impact of Sea Level Rise"

Geoffrey Heal, Donald C. Waite III Professor of Social Enterprise in the Faculty of Business;
Professor of International & Public Affairs

"Data & Finance in the Developing World"

Lisa Goddard, Director of International Research Institute for Climate and Society

"Agricultural Yields and Prices in a Warming World"

Wolfram Schlenker, Professor of International & Public Affairs

Machine Learning: The Good, The Bad and The Law

"Shopper: Probabilistic Machine Learning for Consumer Choice"

David Blei, Professor of Statistics & Computer Science

"Effective Testing and Verification of Deep Learning Systems"

Junfeng Yang, Associate Professor of Computer Science

"Informed Trading and Cybersecurity Breaches"

Joshua Mitts, Associate Professor of Law

Fireside Chat: Data and Democracy

Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University in the City of New York
Jeannette M. Wing, Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute; Professor of Computer Science

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