A final schedule for the 2017 Big Data PI Meeting is available below. Please note each day's unique programmatic focus in planning your event experience.

Jump Ahead:  March 16  |  March 17


MARCH 15 - BIG DATA RESEARCH PROGRAM PI MEETING
 

9:00am
 

Registration & Continental Breakfast - at West Registration Desk
 
10:00am
Welcoming Remarks - in Regency Ballroom
Lisa Singh, Georgetown University
 
10:15am
Keynote Speakers - in Regency Ballroom
Desirable Inefficiency
Paul Ohm, Georgetown University - [download slides]

RISELab: Enabling Intelligent Real-Time Decisions
Ion Stoica, University of California Berkeley - [download slides]

 
11:15am
International Partners Project Highlights - in Regency Ballroom
Peter Arzberger, National Science Foundation
Satory Miyano, University of Tokyo
Yoshito Otake, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Masaya Saito, Institute of Statistical Mathematics 
Aki-hiro Sato, Kyoto University
Etsuya Shibayama, University of Tokyo

Moderator:   Wenchao Zhou, Georgetown University

 

11:55am
 
Breakout Sessions - in Congressional, Council, Empire, and Regency Rooms
1:15pm
Lunch & Networking Session - Meals Provided - in Ambassador Room
 

2:15pm
 

Education Panel - in Regency Ballroom
Michael Franklin, University of Chicago
Bill Howe, University of Washington
Carolyn Rose, Carnegie Mellon University

Moderator:    Amol Deshpande, University of Maryland

 

3:15pm
 
Lightning Talks - in Regency Ballroom - [download slides]

3:45pm
 

Breakout Session Group Discussion - in Regency Ballroom
Breakout Session Notes

5:00pm
 
Poster Session I - in Empire Room

MARCH 16 - BIG DATA RESEARCH SHARED PROGRAM DAY - ALL PIs
 

7:45am
 
Registration & Continental Breakfast - at West Registration Desk
8:30am


Welcoming Remarks - in Regency Ballroom
Lisa Singh, Georgetown University
Samarth Swarup, Virginia Tech

8:40am


NSF and Big Data - in Regency Ballroom
Howard Wactlar, National Science Foundation

8:50am
Keynote Speaker - in Regency Ballroom
Analytics-In-Motion: How MODA is Using Data and Analytics to Grow the City of New Yorks' Capacity to be Responsive to Emergencies
Amen Ra Mashariki, City of New York - [download slides]

 
9:35am
Break
 

10:00am
 

Federal Collaborations, Data, Funder's Panel - in Regency Ballroom
Dan Duffy, NASA - [download slides]
Steve Dennis, DHS - [download slides]
Vivien Bonazzi, NIH - [download slides]
Dan Morgan, USDOT - [download slides]

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

 

11:00am
 

Real World Data Challenges - in Regency Ballroom
Lynn Yarmey,  RDA
Anita Dewaard, Elsevier
Florence Hudson, Internet 2
Kenton McHenry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Session Chair:   Amol Deshpande, University of Maryland

 

12:00pm
 
Lunch & Birds-of-a-Feather Conversations - Meals Provided - in Ambassador Room
Speaker:   Jim Kurose, National Science Foundation - [download slides]

1:30pm
 

Industry Panel - in Regency Ballroom
Karan Bhatia, Google
Melvin Greer, Intel
Vani Mandava, Microsoft
Sanjay Padhi, Amazon
Satoshi Matsuoka, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Moderator:   Rene Baston, Columbia University

 

2:30pm
 
Lightning Talks: Poster Previews - in Regency Ballroom - [download slides]

3:30pm
 
Break

4:00pm
 

NSF Panel - in Regency Ballroom
Luke Huan, NSF (CISE) - [download slides]
Nandini Kannan, NSF (MPS) - [download slides]
Alexis Lewis, NSF (ENG) - [download slides]
Cheryl Eavey, NSF (SBE) - [download slides]

Moderator:   Wenchao Zhou, Georgetown University

 

5:00pm
 
Poster Session II & Networking Reception - in Empire and Diplomat Rooms

MARCH 17 - BIG DATA HUBS & SPOKES PI MEETING
 

7:45am
 
Registration & Continental Breakfast - at West Registration Desk
8:00am
Welcoming Remarks - in Regency Ballroom
Samarth Swarup, Virginia Tech
 
8:05am
Overview of Big Data Hubs & Spokes PI Program - in Regency Ballroom
Fen Zhao, National Science Foundation
 

8:30am
 

Hubs Executive Director's Panel: Big Data Hub Activities Beyond Spokes - in Regency Ballroom
Rene Baston, Columbia University & Northeast Big Data Hub
Melissa Cragin, University of Illinois-Champaign & Midwest Big Data Hub
Meredith Lee, University of California, Berkeley & West Big Data Hub
Renata Rawlings-Goss, Georgia Institute of Technology & South Big Data Hub
Lea Shanley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill & South Big Data Hub

Moderator:   Chaitan Baru, National Science Foundation

 

9:15am
 
BD Hubs Sociotechnical Team - in Regency Ballroom
9:30am


Spoke PI Talks: Session I - in Regency Ballroom
WEST: "MetroInsight: Knowledge Discovery and Real-time Interventions from Sensory Data Flows in Urban Spaces"
MIDWEST: "Digital Agriculture: Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Plant Sciences and Education"

NORTHEAST: "A Licensing Model and  Ecosystem for Data Sharing"
SOUTH: "Large-scale Medical Informatics for Patient Care Coordination and Engagement"
NORTHEAST: "Grand Challenges for Data-driven Education"

Session Chair:   Meredith Lee, University of California, Berkeley & West Big Data Hub

10:45am
Break
 

11:00am
 

Planning Grant Panel I - in Regency Ballroom
SOUTH: "Rare Disease Observatory"
WEST: "Increasing Collaborations in Proteogenomics Applications of Genetic Data"
NORTHEAST: "Partnerships for Energy Cycle Innovation through Big Data"
MIDWEST: "Big Data Innovations for Bridge Health"
NORTHEAST: "Big Data Literacy: Building Capacity for Regional Collaboration in Closing the Big Data Divide"

Moderator:   Renata Rawlings-Goss, Georgia Institute of Technology & South Big Data Hub

 

12:15pm
 
Lunch & Birds-of-a-Feather Conversations - Meals Provided - in Ambassador Room

1:30pm
 

Spoke PI Talks: Session II - in Regency Ballroom
MIDWEST: "Advanced Computational Neuroscience Network"
SOUTH: "Using Big Data for Environmental Sustainability: Big Data & AI Technology"
WEST: "Accelerating and Catalyzing Reproducibility in Scientific Computation and Data Synthesis"
SOUTH "Smart Grids Big Data"
NORTHEAST: "Integration of Environmental Factors and Causal Reasoning Approaches for Large-scale Observational Health Research"
MIDWEST: "Integrative Materials Design"

Session Chair:   Rene Baston, Columbia University & Northeast Big Data Hub

 

2:45pm
 
Break

3:00pm
 


Planning Grant Panel II - in Regency Ballroom
NORTHEAST: "Planning for Privacy and Security in Big Data"
MIDWEST: "Networked Resilience of Communities Facing Natural and Social Emergencies"
WEST: "Big Data for Policing in the Western United States"
NORTHEAST: "Cross-organization Big Data Cyber Attack Awareness"
MIDWEST: "Cyberinfrastructure to Enhance Data Quality and Support Reproducible Results in Sensor Originated Big Data"

Moderator:   Melissa Cragin, University of Illinois-Champaign & Midwest Big Data Hub


4:00pm
 
Networking Session - Empire Room


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