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JANUARY 10 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
South Hub Social Cybersecurity Working Group

Virtual | RENCI, Chapel Hill

Presenter:
Dr. Sarah Oates, University of Maryland and the Wilson Center, and Joseph Barrow of the University of Maryland | From Words to Data: Challenges in Building a Cyborg Classifier to Track Russian Disinformation in U.S. News

Webcast connectivity:
JOIN THE MEETING | Join by phone: 1-855-880-1246
Meeting ID: 556 168 986


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JANUARY 11 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
All Hub Data Sharing & Cyberinfrastructure Working Group

Virtual | RENCI, Chapel Hill

Presenters:
Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health | Massachusetts Responds to the Opioid Epidemic: Using Data to Inform Policy and Programs

WebCast Connectivity:
JOIN THE MEETING | Join by phone: 1-877-853-5257
Meeting ID: 464 161 845


Global Health Corps Fellowships Open
Applications due January 16

GHC is offering paid fellowship opportunities to grow as a leader and be part of a powerful global community working to build a better world. GHC fellows are needed in areas such as data analysis and informatics and eHealth and Technology. High-impact fellowship roles take place on the front lines of global health in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the USA, and Zambia. Visit their website for more information.


Registration now open for 2019 U.S. Semantic Technologies Symposium

US2TS will be held at Duke University in Durham, NC March 11-13. With growing dependence on the Web, researchers from an ever-expanding variety of fields have taken an increasing interest in the Semantic Web. US2TS provides a forum for various communities to bridge divisions, exchange know-how, and to coalesce around shared gaps and challenges between computer science and natural sciences, and between academia, government, and industry. Early registration closes on Jan. 22. Read more at their website.


Southern Data Science Conference Call for Abstracts
Due January 24

SDSC 2019 attracts outstanding speakers from the top companies and research centers like Google, Netflix, Microsoft, Uber, Allen Institute for AI. For more information, please visit the website.


Southern Data Science Conference Call for Abstracts
Due January 24

WiDS features outstanding women doing outstanding work in the field of data science. Hear from researchers and practitioners in a variety of domains speaking about everything from cybersecurity to data ethics and privacy to data visualization and more. Over 100,000 participants are anticipated to tune in worldwide. Some tickets are left for WIDS Stanford, but regional events for participation in your local area will be happening worldwide. Visit their website to learn more.


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FEBRUARY 1 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
All Hub Data Sharing & Cyberinfrastructure Working Group

Virtual | RENCI, Chapel Hill

Presenters:
Shane Glass, Google BigQuery | An Overview of the Google Cloud Public Datasets Program

WebCast Connectivity:
JOIN THE MEETING | Join by phone: 1-877-853-5257
Meeting ID: 464 161 845 


FEBRUARY 1-2
Blueprint 2019: Oceans and Innovation
Durham, NC

Duke Blueprint 2019 will feature a panel of innovative ocean experts discussing the future of ocean conservation and a reception to connect and network with students, alumni, and community members. Visit their website for more information.


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FEBRUARY 7 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
South Hub Social Cybersecurity Working Group

Virtual | RENCI, Chapel Hill

Presenters:
Dr. Connie Moon Sehat, Credibility Coalition | Frameworks for Creative Collaboration around Misinformation and Beyond

WebCast Connectivity:
JOIN THE MEETING | Join by phone: 1-855-880-1246
Meeting ID: 556 168 986


Join the 2nd Annual WiDS Datathon
Competition Closes February 27

The WiDS Datathon aims to inspire women worldwide to get involved in data science. The Datathon is open to individuals or teams of up to four, with each team comprised of a minimum of 50% women (individuals identifying as female). Team members can participate remotely and include anyone from those new to data science to veterans of the field. The top three winners will be announced at the WiDS Conference at Stanford University on March 4, 2019. Read more at their website.


Global Women in Data Science Conference
March 4 | Worldwide

WiDS features outstanding women doing outstanding work in the field of data science. Hear from researchers and practitioners in a variety of domains speaking about everything from cybersecurity to data ethics and privacy to data visualization and more. Over 100,000 participants are anticipated to tune in worldwide. Visit their website to learn more.


Analytics>Formward 2019
March 9 | Durham, NC

Analytics>Forward is happening again! Based on the bar camp-style conferences, the program will be set the day of the conference based on all of the exciting pitches you’ll hear first thing in the morning. Bring your 50-minute talk and a stack of business cards for a day of mathy fun with all of your favorite analysts. Your registration buys breakfast, lunch (provided by IBM) and coffee all day! Learn more at https://www.meetup.com/Research-Triangle-Analysts/events/258165094/


2019 U.S. Semantic Technologies Symposium
March 11-13 | Durham, NC

With growing dependence on the Web, researchers from an ever-expanding variety of fields have taken an increasing interest in the Semantic Web. US2TS provides a forum for various communities to bridge divisions, exchange know-how, and to coalesce around shared gaps and challenges between computer science and natural sciences, and between academia, government, and industry. Read more at their website.


Southern Data Science Conference
April 11-12 | Atlanta, GA

SDSC is a special data science R&D conference that brings experts and researchers from the top data science companies and institutes to present their work and share their best practices in data science. For more information, please visit the website.


APRIL 9-10
South Big Data Hub All-Hands Meeting

The South Hub All-Hands Meeting will be held April 9-10 at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. Stay tuned to our website for more information or follow #SBDH19 on Twitter. 


JUNE 12-15
IEEE SMARTCOMP 2019

SMARTCOMP 2019 is the 5th edition of the conference and will be held in Washington, DC in June. The conference will include talks on smart computing innovations pertaining to pervasive/ubiquitous computing, cloud computing, sensor networks, Internet of Things, big data analytics, security and privacy, social computing, cognitive computing, cyber-physical systems and their application and validation within smart computing environments. Read more at their website.  



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