NextGen: Data Science Day

Saturday, October 27, 2018, Sterling Chemistry Laboratory, 225 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511, Yale University.

Tentative Schedule of Events



8:00--9:15AMCheck-in and coffee
9:15--9:30AMOpening remarks
9:30--10:30AMKeynote #1
Katherine Wallman
Former Chief Statistician of the United States (1992-2017)

Title: At the Intersection of Evidence and Public Policy: Official Statistics
10:30--10:50AMCoffee break
10:50--12:20PMParallel panel session #1
Session 1: Tips for finding a job in statistics/data science
Session 2: Recent developments and future trends in machine learning/deep learning
2--3:30PMParallel panel session #2
Session 3: What I do as a data scientist
Session 4: Modern statistical developments in big data
3:30--3:50PMCoffee break
3:50--4:50PMKeynote #2
Professor Xiao-Li Meng
Harvard, Whipple V. N. Jones Professor of Statistics
Founding Editor-in-Chief of Harvard Data Science Review

Title: How Small Are Our Big Data: Turning the 2016 Surprise into a 2020 Vision
4:50--7:00PMPoster session



Conduct Policy

Data Science Day promotes the free expression and exchange of ideas. All participants agree to abide by the American Statistical Association’s conduct policy listed here.