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2022 Midwest Big Data Summer School

May 16, 2022 - 9:00 AM
to May 19, 2022 - 9:00 AM

 Registration begins in mid-March and contact pavan@iastate.edu for more information. The Summer School will include tutorials on an intro to data science, data science using R, Mathematics of data science, visualization, and an intro to deep learning. Tentative tracks for the summer school include fairness in data science, data mining and machine learning, and digital agriculture

Registration is now open! Please visit the following link to register for this year's Midwest Big Data Summer School:

https://go.iastate.edu/YH83WJ

About

The Midwest Big Data Summer School for Early Career Researchers designed as an intensive curriculum aimed at practitioners and researchers to get them started in data-driven research and development. Please check back on this page periodically for updates on the finalized schedule.


Tentative Schedule

May 16th:

  8:30 AM: Opening Remarks

  8:45–10:00 AM: Invited TalkNatural Language Trends in Visual Analysis, Dr. Vidya Setlur, Tableau Research

  10:00 AM—Noon: Introduction to Data Science with Python, Dr. Hongyang Gao

  1:30–4:30 PM: Data Science with R, Dr. Heike Hoffman

May 17th:

   9:00 AM—10:00 AM: Invited TalkRobust Routing Using Electrical Flows, Dr. Ali Sinop, Google Research

   10:00 AM—Noon: Mathematics of Data Science, Dr. Man Basnet

   1:30–4:30 PM: Introduction to Data Visualization, Dr. Heike Hoffman

May 18th:

    9:00 AM—Noon: A Deep Dive into Deep Learning Algorithms and Architectures by Dr. Aditya Balu

    1:30–4:00 PM: A Deep Dive into Deep Learning Algorithms and Architectures by Dr. Aditya Balu

May 19th - Tracks (Concurrent):

      Fairness and Accountability in Data Science

      Digital Agriculture

      Data Mining and Machine Learning


Registration Information:

Student Registration - 
Early Registration (Before April 22): $75
Regular Registration (April 23 - April 30): $100
Late Registration (May 1 - May 13): $125

Non-Student Registration - 
Early Registration (Before April 22): $125
Regular Registration (April 23 - April 30): $175
Late Registration (May 1 - May 13): $200

If you would like to present a poster at the Summer School, please register before April 29th, 2022. 

 

Venue:

The Midwest Big Data Summer School will held in-person at Iowa State University, from May 16th - May 19th, 2022. 

Partial travel support is possible for non-ISU students, subject to availability of funds. To be considered, please register before April 25th, 2022. 

 

Registration questions:

Email - kjbaker@iastate.edu

Phone - (515) 294-6912


Sponsors:

Gold Sponsor: Midwest Big Data Hub

Bronze Sponsor: Kingland

Sponsors: ISU, College of Engineering and ISU, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences