A final schedule for the 2018 Big Data Joint PI Meeting is available below. Please note each day's unique programmatic focus in planning your event experience.

Jump Ahead:  June 21  |  June 22


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

7:30am
 

Registration & Continental Breakfast - in Foyer DABC
 
8:40am
Welcoming Remarks from Conference Organizers - in Edison ABC
 
8:45am


Welcoming Remarks from NSF - in Edison ABC
Henry Kautz, NSF/IIS

9:00am
Lightning Talks - in Edison ABC
 
10:30am
Coffee Break - in Foyer DABC
 

11:00am
 


Invited Talk: "Data Citation: Giving Credit Where Credit is Due" - in Edison ABC
Susan Davidson, University of Pennsylvania

12:00pm
Poster Session Set-up - in Foyer DABC
 

12:30pm
 

Lunch + Poster Session A - in Bell, Banneker, and Wright
 

2:00pm
 
Lightning Talks - in Edison ABC
3:00pm


Remarks by the Japan Science and Technology Delegation:
"An Overview of Big Data Research Programs in Japan and Collaborative Activities with the US"

Etsuya Shibayama, University of Tokyo

3:15pm


Coffee Break - in Foyer DABC


3:45pm
 


TRIPODS Panel - in Edison ABC
Katya Scheinberg, Lehigh University
Helen Zhang, University of Arizona
Eli Upfal, Brown University

Moderator:  Melissa Cragin, University of Illinois-Champaign


4:30pm
 
Lightning Talks - in Edison ABC

THURSDAY, JUNE 21
 

8:00am
 
Registration + Breakfast + Poster Session B Set-up - in Foyer DABC
8:45am


Harnessing the Data Revolution - in Foyer DABC
Chaitanya Baru, NSF

9:00am


Keynote Presentation: "Data Science: A New Discipline or Just Another Venn Diagram?" - in Foyer DABC
Michael Franklin, University of Chicago

10:00am


Breakout Session I: Foundational Big Data Algorithms - in Edison DABC
Moderator:   Suresh Venkatasubramanian, University of Utah

Breakout Session II: Big Data and Health/Medicine - in Edison F
Moderator:   Heng Huang, University of Pittsburgh

Breakout Session III: Big Data, Learning Analytics, and Theory - in Edison G
Moderator:   MohammadTaghi Hajiaghayi, University of Maryland

Breakout Session IV: Large-scale Inference and Learning - in Edison E
Moderator:   Raman Arora, Johns Hopkins University

11:00am
Break - in Foyer DABC
 

11:30am
 


Birds-of-a-feather Session I: The Cloud - in Edison DABC
Leader:   Doina Caragea, Kansas State University
Featuring: NSF-funded research enhanced by the Cloud credits, usage of Cloud credits and experiences

Birds-of-a-feather Session II: Data-sharing - in Edison F
Leader:   Meredith Lee, West Big Data Hub
Featuring: NSF-funded Open Storage Network, Sharing Datasets from Microsoft Research, and other collaboration opportunities


12:30pm
 
Working Lunch + Poster Session B - in Edison DABC

1:30pm
 

NSF Panel - in Edison DABC
Chaitanya Baru, CISE/OAD
Meghan Houghton, CISE/OAD
Nandini Kannan, MPS/DMS
Alexis Lewis, ENG/CMMI
Robin Wright, EHR/DUE
Aidong Zhang, CISE/IIS

Moderator:   Julia Stoyanovich, Drexel University

 

2:30pm
 

High-level Hubs Discussion - in Edison DABC

Stan Ahalt, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Srinivas Aluru, Georgia Institute of Technology
David Culler, University of California, Berkeley
Bill Gropp, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Kathy McKeown, Columbia University

Moderator:   Lucy Erickson, NSF


3:00pm
 
Coffee Break + Poster Session C Setup - in Foyer DABC

3:30pm
 

Government Agencies Panel - in Edison DABC
Ariel Gold, USDOT
Charlotte Baer, NIFA
Mike Huerta, NLM
Lucy Nowell, DOE

Jeff Hudack AFRL/RIT

Moderator:   Lea Shanley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 

4:30pm
 
Poster Session C - in Foyer DABC

FRIDAY, JUNE 22
 

8:30am
 
Registration + Breakfast - in Foyer DABC
9:00am


Welcome Remarks -in Edison DABC

9:05am
NSF Introduction for BD Hubs - in Edison DABC
Alejandro Suarez, NSF
 

9:20am
 

Hub Success Stories: Regional Uniqueness, Regional Success - in Edison DABC

René Bastón, Northeast Big Data Hub
Melissa Cragin, Midwest Big Data Hub
Meredith Marie Lee, West Big Data Hub
Kendra Lewis-Strickland, South Big Data Hub
Lea Shanley, South Big Data Hub


10:30am
 
Coffee Break - in Foyer DABC

11:00am
 

Spoke Lightning Talks - in Edison DABC
 

12:00pm
 
Working Lunch + Interactive BD Hub Activity - in Edison DABC

1:00pm
 


Breakout Session I: Using Big Data for Social Good - in Edison DABC
Moderator:   Lisa Singh, Georgetown University

Breakout Session II: Big Data and Smart Cities - in Edison E
Moderator:   Rene Baston, Northeast Big Data Hub

Breakout Session III: Forming Interdisciplinary Partnerships - in Edison F
Moderator:   Melissa Cragin, Midwest Big Data Hub


2:30pm
 
Wrap-up and Summary - in Edison DABC


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