2019 Midwest Big Data Summer School

This fourth edition of the summer school will be held from May 20-23, 2019 in Ames, Iowa. We would love to engage the SAS community. Like previous editions, the summer school consists of a series of tutorials on the beginning and intermediate Data Science topics. The majority of these tutorials include hands-on activities.

The summer school also features the following invited speakers and more.

  • Rajesh Parekh, Engineering Director, Google
  •  Julia Wolfe, Visual journalist, FiveThirtyEight
  • Thomas Zimmermann, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research 
  • Srinivas Sridharan, Data Scientist, Corteva
  •  Adam Hecktman, Director of Technology & Civic Innovation Chicago, Microsoft

This year, the summer school includes six parallel tracks that dig deeper into:

  • Foundations of data science
  • Big Data applications
  •  Data Science in Digital agriculture
  • Software Analytics
  • Data Science for Public Good
  • Past, Present, and Future of SAS

An overview of the program this year can be found here: http://mbds.cs.iastate.edu/2019/

For more details download the attached program brochure