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Webinar Series: Data Science Undergraduate Education

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Join the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for a webinar series on undergraduate data science education. Webinars will take place on Tuesdays from 3-4pm ET starting on September 12 and ending on November 14. See below for the list of dates and themes for each webinar. You have the option to sign up for the entire webinar series or to sign up for individual webinars.

This webinar series is part of an input-gathering initiative for a National Academies study on Envisioning the Data Science Discipline: The Undergraduate Perspective. Learn more about the study, read the interim report, and share your thoughts with the committee on the study webpage at

Webinar speakers will be posted as they are confirmed on the webinar series website. All webinars will also be archived and posted on the webinar series website, and interested participants should register on this page in order to receive announcements when the links are available.


The study committee is seeking public input for consideration in their upcoming report which will set forth a vision for the emerging discipline of data science at the undergraduate level. To share your input with the committee, please fill out this form.


All webinars take place from 3-4pm ET. Click the register button for more details on individual webinars - you will have the option to register for the entire webinar series or to register for individual webinars. Please be sure to register on this page if you plan to join us online.

To join a webinar, click one of the links below and submit your name, email, and the webinar password (data). If you haven't used WebEx before, you may need to download a plugin for your browser.

Password for All Webinars: data

9/12/17 - Building Data Acumen
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9/19/17 - Incorporating Real-World Applications
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9/26/17 - Faculty Training and Curriculum Development
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10/3/17 - Communication Skills and Teamwork
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10/10/17 - Inter-Departmental Collaboration and Institutional Organization
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10/17/17 - Ethics
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10/24/17 - Assessment and Evaluation for Data Science Programs
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11/7/17 - Diversity, Inclusion, and Increasing Participation
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11/14/17 - Two-Year Colleges and Institutional Partnerships
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