MIDAS presents "A Data-Driven World," with Cathy O'Neil (live stream avail)

a Symposium

Wednesday, 10/11/2017, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.   ARCHIVED EVENT

Location: Rackham Auditorium

The Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS) presents its annual symposium: “A Data-Driven World: Potential and Pitfalls,” featuring preeminent data scientists whose work is on the leading edge of innovation and discovery in data-intensive science, as well as a poster session highlighting data science research at U-M.

The keynote speaker is Cathy O’Neil, the author of the New York Times best-selling "Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy," which was also a semifinalist for the National Book Award. Other speakers include: Daniela Witten, Assoc. Prof. of Statistics and Biostatistics, University of Washington; James Pennebaker, Prof. of Psychology, University of Texas; Francesca Dominici, Prof. of Biostatistics, Harvard; and
Nadya Bliss, Director, Global Security Initiative, Arizona State University

Check in and coffee at 7:30 am. Posters will be on display featuring data science research from across the University. A reception and MIDAS open house will be held at 6 pm.

Live stream available at 8:30 am.

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