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August 2022

Data Matters 2022

August 8 - August 12

Data Matters™ is a week-long series of one and two-day courses aimed at students and professionals in business, research, and government. Sponsored by the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at UNC-Chapel Hill, the National Consortium for Data Science, and RENCI, the short-course series gives students the chance to learn about a wide range of topics in data science, analytics, visualization, curation, and more from expert instructors.

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FABRIC Tutorial Webinar: August ’22

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The FABRIC team is proud to share its newest testbed release. The team has added many new production sites and has introduced the FABlib library; both of which increase the capabilities and usability of the testbed. The FABRIC community is cordially invited to participate in an upcoming FABRIC tutorial webinar, hosted by Paul Ruth. The purpose of this webinar is to introduce incoming and existing beta users to the new features and onboard new teams to the testbed. The FABlib library…

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September 2022

Carolina Data Science Now: LIVE — School of Data Science and Society

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
UNC CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio, 123 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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On September 12 at 12 PM ET, please join Carolina Data Science Now for its first in-person event "LIVE: School of Data Science and Society." The team is delighted to work with Carolina Performing Arts to present this special event at the UNC CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio, in the heart of Chapel Hill — 123 W. Franklin Street, on the first floor of Building C in Carolina Square. They invite those attending in-person to join us for light refreshments after…

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KNIT 5: A FABRIC Community Workshop

September 20 @ 9:00 am - September 22 @ 3:00 pm
Wieboldt Hall, 339 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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KNIT 5, the first-ever in-person FABRIC Community Workshop will take place from September 20-22, 2022 in Chicago, IL. KNIT 5 will be hosted by Northwestern University. FABRIC, an international infrastructure that enables cutting-edge experimentation and research at-scale, is up and running. The FABRIC team is excited to share updates from the platform, experimenters, and wider community. We'll kick off the workshop on September 20 with small-group, hands-on FABRIC tutorial sessions and advanced training topics, a tour of FABRIC facility partner…

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October 2022

Distinguished Speaker Series | Dr. Phil Bourne: “What Data Science Will Mean to You – One Person’s View”

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kerr Hall

The UNC School of Data Science and Society is excited to announce the first talk of its Distinguished Speaker Series, “What Data Science Will Mean to You – One Person’s View.” The inaugural speaker will be Dr. Phil Bourne, Founding Dean of the School of Data Science at the University of Virginia. He is a world-renowned biomedical and data science researcher who has published over 350 papers and five books, launched four companies, received numerous awards, and been elected as…

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Building an Inclusive and Transformative Data Strategy in Research and Community Engagement

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS), in partnership with the UNC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, will host a conversation on Building an Inclusive and Transformative Data Strategy in Research and Community Engagement on Thursday, October 13 at 11 AM ET. The COVID pandemic and racial justice protests across the country have sparked new conversations regarding race, racism, and social justice in nearly every aspect of American society. From housing, health care, employment, and wealth accumulation to…

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An Introduction to the new UNC School of Data Science and Society; led by Inaugural Dean Stan Ahalt

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In Summer 2022, UNC-Chapel Hill launched the School of Data Science and Society (SDSS), a new school devoted to data science, teaching, research, scholarship, service, and creativity. The vision for SDSS is to be a leader in the field of data science through an interdisciplinary and rigorous grounding in theory and methods with a human-centric approach to the entire data life cycle. Please join the School for a presentation by Inaugural Dean Stan Ahalt, followed by a question and answer…

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2022 NCDS Fall Career Panel: Analyzing Data Science Careers

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

You don’t want to miss these data science professionals provide insight into what it takes to capture the attention of top recruiters in data science and data analytics. Our panelists represent a variety of career stages and they are ready to discuss what it takes to set yourself apart as you launch your career search. Join us to learn more about: • What programming languages are in demand now • Unexpected ways to promote your experience • What experiences you…

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November 2022

Improving Digital Inclusivity on Local Government Websites using the “Hidden Cues” in Data

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS), in partnership with Interpersonal Frequency, will host a free webinar on Improving Digital Inclusivity on Local Government Websites using the “Hidden Cues” in Data on Wednesday, November 2 at 12 PM ET. In theory, digital spaces can provide both services and better quality of life to more people than ever before. In practice, too many government websites are not serving diverse populations equally. You want your website to do better and attract historically…

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Precision Health @ UNC: Biomedical Imaging for Precision Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Therapy Mini-Symposium

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH) for Biomedical Imaging for Precision Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Therapy, a free virtual mini-symposium from 10:00am-12:00pm on Monday November 7, 2022. Precision medicine harnesses cutting edge data and technology to provide prediction of disease risk and choice of optimum treatment. Biomedical imaging is an integral part of early diagnosis and individually tailored treatment. The speakers at this mini-symposium will address data-driven approaches to developing personalized treatment strategies. Presentations: Longitudinal neuroimaging…

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