Metropolitan Chicago Data-science Corps

DePaul is hosting the Second Metropolitan Chicago Data-science Corps Conference on May 19th at our Loop campus!

MCDC: Empowering Communities Through Data Science

Conference Agenda:

  • 8:30am-9:15am: Breakfast | Conference Center, 8th floor
  • 9:15am-9:30am: Opening Remarks by Suzan van der Lee
  • 9:35am-10:30am: Keynote Address: SOAR and FLIP: Using Engaged Neighborhood Science to Understand (and do something) about Chicago’s Gun Violence Epidemic
    By Andrew Papachristos and Jalon Arthur
  • 10:30am-10:50am: Coffee Break | 8th floor
  • 10:50am-12:00pm: Morning Breakout Rooms:
    • 8010: Curriculum Convergence by Bennett Goldberg
    • 8011: What Would the Trees Say? Insights from the Tree Observatory data by Chai-Shian Kua, The Morton Arboretum
    • 8012: Student Perspectives on the Future of Data Science by Andreas Harris and Nicole Nixon
    • 8013: Working Room; Speaker Prep
  • 12:05pm-1:00pm: LUNCH | DePaul Center Terrace, 11th floor
  • 1:05pm-2:15pm: Auditorium: Elsa Anderson and Elizabeth Bach’s Nature Conservancy Practicum
  • 2:20pm-3:25pm: Afternoon Breakout Rooms:
    • 8010: The Student Experience by Sara Woods & Denise Drane
    • 8011: Data Connection Hub by Michelle Birkett
    • 8012: ABCs of Machine Learning by Rohan Attelle
    • 8013: Curriculum & Faculty Design by Suzan van der Lee
  • 3:30pm-4:00pm: Closing Remarks
  • 4:00pm-6:00pm: Reception; DePaul Center Terrace; 11th floor.

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