The 2019 SDSU Data Science symposium will be hosted at SDSU campus on February 4 - 5, 2019. The symposium will include pre-conference workshops, oral presentations, poster presentation, and keynote addresses.

Abstacts
Abstract submission deadline extended to Jan 4th, 2018
Submit abstract for poster presentation HERE. This is not the symposium registration. A separate registration is required for attending the symposium. Please see below.
The 2019 SDSU Data Science Symposium welcomes oral or poster presentations on topics such as:

    • Applications of data science to Healthcare, Finance/insurance, agriculture, sciences etc…
    • Methodology
    • Tools
Registration:
Registration Link

Workshops: Feb 4: 1:00-5:00 pm
    1. Note: Workshops run parallel

Workshop 1: Big data processing with PySpark
Dr. Fisseha Berhane
    1. Installation of Python and Spark
    2. Python basics
    3. Introduction to Spark DataFrames
    4. Machine Learning with Spark

Workshop 2: Tidyverse: R packages for data science
Dr. Adam Sullivan

Workshop 3: Deep Learning with Python
Dr. David Zeng

Speakers
Keynote Speakers:
    1. Kate Bischoff, Thrive Law
    2. Clay Campbell, Unify Consulting

Invited Speakers:
    1. Fisseha Berhane, Gannett | USA Today Network
    2. Ryan Burton, Capital Services
    3. Steve Cross, Great West Casualty
    4. Gerald Fahner, FICO
    5. Emily Griese, Sanford Health
    6. Ally Pelletier, Star Tribune
    7. Honghao Shan, Experian
    8. Adam Sullivan, Brown Univesity
    9. Terry Therneau, Mayo Clinc

Sponsors
Platinium: Capital Services, Meta Bank
Gold: Stanford Health, Unify Consulting, Total Card Inc.
Silver: RStudio, Fishback Financial Corporation, Merchant Boost
Bronze: Great West Casualty Company

Contact us: About us:
South Dakota State University is the state's largest, most comprehensive higher education institution. As South Dakota's Morrill Act land-grant university, SDSU had a fall enrollment of 12,527, with students coming from every state and over 90 countries. Offering the most comprehensive range of academic programs, our students get personal, practical education choosing from 80 majors, 35 specializations, 87 minors, 36 master's degree programs, 15 Ph.D. programs and two professional doctorates. The university also offers courses at various off-campus sites as well as undergraduate and graduate programs online through the office of Continuing and Distance Education. When you arrive on campus you will see that our traditions run deep and our pride is unmatched.
Visit our Department of Mathematics and Statistics to learn more about our symposium related programs.

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