Explore Frontiers of Data Science at Spring Data Science Afternoon
By Sara Isenberg
Founder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief of Santa Cruz Tech Beat
May 9, 2015 — Santa Cruz, CA
UCSC welcomes participants from academia, industry, and the local community to participate.
The local community is invited to attend an afternoon of data science with industrial and academic speakers, a panel on how industry and academia can collaborate on data science, a Q&A session with Netflix, topped off by a poster session for networking and socializing.
- What: Spring Data Science Afternoon
- When: May 21, 2015, 12:30-7pm
- Where: UCSC Baskin Engineering Courtyard
- Register here.
- Additional information: https://datascience.ucsc.edu/spring-afternoon-2015/
Keynote speaker Professor Michael I. Jordan of UC Berkley will talk on Computational Thinking, Inferential Thinking and “Big Data”
Special guests Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix and Caitlin Smallwood, VP Science and Algorithms at Netflix, will hold a Q&A session.
A Data Science Panel on “New Models for Collaboration Between Industry and Academia for Data Science” will feature panelists from Looker, Adobe, National Science Foundation, and Rod Beckstrom Group.
12:30p – 1:00p Registration
1:00p – 1:15p Introductions
1:15p – 2:00p Keynote Talk
2:00p – 3:15p Panel
3:15p – 3:45p Coffee Break
3:45p – 4:30p Faculty Spotlights
4:30p – 5:00p Netflix Q&A Session
5:00p – 7:00p Poster Session + Happy Hour
For additional information, visit: https://datascience.ucsc.edu/spring-afternoon-2015/