Upcoming Events


South-BD-Hub-Logo-Web-Mark (mavaio13's conflicted copy 2016-05-05)JULY 16-27, 2018
CyberCarpentry Data Life-Cycle Training with the DataNet Federation Consortium
Chapel Hill, NC
This two-week workshop will provide doctoral students and post-doctoral researchers with an overview of best data management practices, data science tools, and concrete steps and methods for performing end-to-end data intensive computing and data life-cycle management. Training will prepare participants to facilitate and promote reproducible science and data reuse.

South-BD-Hub-Logo-Web-Mark (mavaio13's conflicted copy 2016-05-05)July 18, 2018 | 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. ET
South Hub Smart & Connected Health Working Group Framing the Issues Around Scientific Research in Ethics for Big Data

Tracey Koehlmoos | Uniformed Services University
Jared Elzey | Meharry Medical College

WebCast Connectivity:
JOIN THE MEETING | Join by phone: 1-646-558-8656 | Meeting ID: 452 714 422

hubcalendariconJuly 19, 2018Noon – 1:15 p.m. ET
Data Science Roundtable: Data > Patterns > Insights > Action
San Jose’s Office of Civic Innovation and Digital Strategy is a two-year old startup charged with transforming the delivery of city services and making the city as innovative as the community they serve. Speakers will share stories that cover the highs and lows of the use of data to improve service delivery, including transforming their hiring process, redesigning their campaign to reduce illegal dumping, creating algorithms to improve their inspection program, and more.

Erica Garaffo, Data Analytics Lead | Office of Civic Innovation & Digital Strategy
Kip Harkness | Deputy City Manager, City of San Jose

Lea Shanley | South Big Data Hub

Call-in information: +1 855 880 1246
Webinar ID: 325 674 411

hubcalendariconAUGUST 13-17, 2018
Data Matters Short Course Series
Raleigh, NC
Data Matters gives students, faculty, and business professionals the chance to learn from expert instructors about a range of topics in data science, analytics, visualization, machine learning, and more. Registration is now open.

Visit the Data Matters website for more information.

hubcalendariconAugust 17-18 | DataUp Workshop
University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

DataUp is a program to increase the capacity for data science education at primarily-teaching, minority-serving and -led liberal arts institutions and community colleges. This fall, in conjunction with the Data Carpentry and Software Carpentry programs, DataUp program participants will receive a 2-day data science related workshop hosted on their campus.

To discover if you are a member of an institution hosting a DataUp program, please contact Kendra Strickland at klewis-strickland@gatech.edu or visit the DataUp webpage.

hubcalendariconSEPTEMBER 22, 2018
StatFest 2018
Amherst, Massachusetts
StatFest 2018 is a one-day conference aimed at encouraging undergraduate students from historically underrepresented groups (African American, Hispanic, Native American) to consider careers and graduate studies in the statistical and data sciences. Visit their website for more information.

hubcalendariconOCTOBER 24-28, 2018
Crowdsourcing Week Global Conference
Washington, D.C.
CSW Global Conference 2018 will bring together over 75 of the world’s leading initiators and innovators as speakers on how crowdsourcing is decentralizing innovation, business, individuals, and governments. Join the conversation in Washington, D.C. October 24-28, 2018. South Hub members should use code SBDHubCSW2018 to save on their registration. Visit their website for more information.


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