Data Science Day 2020

Data Science Day

Ethics and Privacy: Terms of Usage, a Data Science Day 2020 Virtual Event 

Monday, September 14th, 2020 (10-11:30 a.m. EDT)


You may purchase tickets or donate today. 

As part of the Data Science Institute's flagship annual event, Ethics and Privacy: Terms of Usage will bring together thought leaders who are driving discussions on ethics and privacy in data science and engineering. The virtual event will feature conversations and lightning talks on a range of topics, such as ensuring the responsible use of data, exposing algorithmic bias, and the benefits and risks of data sharing. More information can be found at:


Eric Schmidtformer Google Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Schmidt Futures

Jeannette M. Wing, Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute and Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University


View abstracts & biographies here

Yeon-Koo Che, Kelvin J. Lancaster Professor of Economic Theory, Department of Economics, Columbia University

Roxana Geambasu, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Columbia Engineering

Jeff Goldsmith, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Rafael Yuste, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Columbia University

Tamar Mitts (Moderator), Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Data Science Day provides a forum for innovators in academia, industry, and government to connect. Save the date for next year’s Data Science Day on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 — registration details will be announced soon.


When will I receive virtual event information?

Virtual information (session URL location or webpage) will be shared with registered attendees prior to the event. Please anticipate this correspondence late Summer 2020.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You may email

What's the refund policy?

The last opportunity for a refund is Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

Please note that this event may be recorded.

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