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Data Science Initiative Town Hall Discussion

The meeting is primarily intended for faculty, post-docs, visiting faculty and Ph.D. students interested in participating in data science over the next few years to discuss how we will move data science efforts forward at UC Davis.

Jan 13, 2015
from 12:00 PM to 01:15 PM

Library Instruction Room, Shields Library

The goal of the gathering is to discuss Data Science at Davis and we can leverage it to do qualitatively new research, in new ways, and create new types of researchers.

We want to hear from faculty, postdocs and graduate students who are interested in Data Science - either as consumers or providers. This is the start of developing a community on campus and understanding their ideas, needs, interests and priorities. We also hope to connect researchers with Data Science tasks and researchers looking to work on such applications.

We'll briefly outline the Data Science Initiative's plans for

  • Education
  • Research
  • Developing Community & Culture
  • Space and co-location
  • Coordinated HIP