Training Students to Extract Value from Big Data: A Workshop




 Room 100

Keck Center of the National Academies

500 5th St NW, Washington, DC 20001[1]

 A Workshop of the Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics

 Sponsored by the National Science Foundation

Program Committee:

 John Lafferty, University of Chicago (co-chair)

Raghu Ramakrishnan, Microsoft Corporation (co-chair)

Deepak Agarwal, LinkedIn

Corinna Cortes, Google

Jeff Dozier, University of California, Santa Barbara

Robert Kass, Carnegie Mellon University

Anna Gilbert, University of Michigan

Rafael Irizarri, Harvard University

Patrick Hanrahan, Stanford University

Prabhakar Raghavan, Google

Nathaniel Schenker, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ion Stoica, University of California, Berkeley




Friday, April 11th

 Breakfast available in the meeting room beginning at 8:00 AM

 8:30-8:40  Opening Remarks

Suzanne Iacono

Deputy Assistant Director

Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering

National Science Foundation

 8:40-10:00  The Need for Training: Experiences and Case Studies


Raghu Ramakrishnan, Microsoft Corporation

John Lafferty, University of Chicago


Rayid Ghani, University of Chicago

Guy Lebanon, Amazon Corporation

 10:00-10:15  Break

10:15-12:45  Principles for Working with Big Data

 Chair: Brian Caffo, Johns Hopkins University


Jeffery Ullman, Stanford University

Alexander Gray, Skytree Corporation

Duncan Temple Lang, University of California, Davis

Juliana Freire, New York University

 12:45-1:45  Lunch

1:45-4:15  Courses, Curricula, and Interdisciplinary Programs

 Chair: Jim Frew, University of California, Santa Barbara


Bill Howe, University of Washington

Peter Fox, Rensselear Polytechnic Institution

Joshua Bloom, University of California, Berkeley

 4:15-4:30  Break

4:30-5:00  Q&A/Discussion

 Saturday, April 12th

 Breakfast available in the meeting room beginning at 8:00 AM

 8:30-11:00  Shared Resources

 Chair: Deepak Agarwal, LinkedIn


Christopher Re, Stanford University

Bill Cleveland, Purdue University

Panel Discussion:

Roger Barga, Microsoft Corporation

Ron Brachman, Yahoo

Mark Ryland, Amazon

 11:00-11:15  Break

11:15-1:00  Panel Discussion: Workshop Lessons

 Chair: Rob Kass, Carnegie Mellon University

 1:00  Adjourn



About Qiusheng Wu

Assistant Professor of Geography at Binghamton University, State University of New York

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