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Columbia University’s Data Science Institute Presents:
DATA SCIENCE DAY

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Wednesday, April 6
 

8:50am EDT

Welcome Remarks: Director of The Data Science Institute
Speakers
avatar for Kathy McKeown

Kathy McKeown

Director, Data Science Institute
A leading scholar and researcher in the field of natural language processing, McKeown focuses her research on big data; her interests include text summarization, question answering, natural language generation, multimedia explanation, digital libraries, and multilingual applications. Her research group's Columbia Newsblaster, which has been live since 2001, is... Read More →


Wednesday April 6, 2016 8:50am - 8:55am EDT
Roone Arledge Auditorium Lerner Hall, Columbia University 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10040

8:55am EDT

Welcome Remarks: Dean of the The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Speakers
avatar for Mary C. Boyce

Mary C. Boyce

Dean of Engineering, Columbia University
Mary C. Boyce is Dean of Engineering at The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University in the City of New York and the Morris A. and Alma Schapiro Professor of Engineering. Prior to joining Columbia, Dean Boyce served on the faculty of the Massachusetts... Read More →


Wednesday April 6, 2016 8:55am - 9:00am EDT
Roone Arledge Auditorium Lerner Hall, Columbia University 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10040

9:00am EDT

Opening Keynote, Dan Doctoroff
The Coming Technological Revolution in Cities 
We’re on the brink of a historic period for cities around the world. By 2050, the population in cities will double, intensifying existing socioeconomic, public health and environmental problems. At the same time, innovations in technology can be used to design communities that are more efficient, responsive and resilient. In his presentation, Dan will be speaking about the coming technological revolution in cities, and how local governments across the globe are poised to use advanced connective technology and data analytics to drastically improve people’s lives and solve some of society’s most pressing issues. 

Speakers
avatar for Dan Doctoroff

Dan Doctoroff

Chairman and CEO, Sidewalk Labs
Dan Doctoroff is Chairman and CEO of Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation company that he founded in partnership with Google.  Sidewalk Labs will develop products, services and platforms at the intersection of the physical and digital worlds to help make cities become more efficient... Read More →


Wednesday April 6, 2016 9:00am - 9:45am EDT
Roone Arledge Auditorium Lerner Hall, Columbia University 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10040