San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Second Annual Data on a Mission Event
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Walk-ins welcome (space permitting)
Join us for demos and lightning talks by Columbia researchers presenting their latest work in data science. The event is designed to foster collaboration between innovators in academia and industry.
Opening Keynote: Dan Doctoroff, CEO, Sidewalk Labs
Dan Doctoroff is the CEO of Sidewalk Labs, an urban innovation company that develops technology at the intersection of the physical and digital worlds to improve city life for residents, businesses and governments. He is the former CEO of Bloomberg LP and Deputy Mayor of Economic Development and Rebuilding for the City of New York under Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Networking Reception (Meet, Greet and Eat): To close the day, we will host a reception. Students, faculty and industry are encouraged to attend. Details TBA.
|9:00am-9:45am||Welcome and keynote|
Mining Images, Speech, Text and Social Ties for
|10:50am-11:15am||Innovations to Keep Data Secure
|Jason Healey Tal Malkin
|Austin Long (Moderator)|
Developing Algorithms that Know Your Likes and Dislikes Better Than You
Measuring and Addressing Social and Environmental Problems in Cities
|Xiaofan (Fred) Jiang|
|Andrew Smyth (Moderator)|
The Moneyball Approach to Healthier Living
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Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University
Dean of Engineering at The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Richard Dicker Professor of Telecommunications and Professor of Computer Science, Sr EVP for The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Associate Director, Data Science Instituite
Ragnar Nurkse Professor of Economics
Chairman and CEO
Senior Research Scholar in the Faculty of International and Public Affairs
Percy K. and Vida L. W. Hudson Professor of Computer Science; Chair, Department of Computer Science
Xiaofan (Fred) Jiang
Electrical Engineering, Columbia University
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs
Executive Vice President for Arts and Sciences and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Statistics
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Director, Data Science Institute
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Biomedical Informatics
Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
SS Sharon Sputz
Director of Strategic Programs
Glaubinger Professor of Business
Associate Professor of Statistics