Chicago Data Discovery Virtual Summit

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April 22, 2021 at 11:30am - April 23, 2021 at 12:00pm
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Abstract: Chicago Data Discovery Virtual Summit

Many organizations have a wealth of data, but lack the necessary infrastructure to extract value from these data sources. This virtual event will bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss on how to overcome technical, organizational, and regulatory barriers that hinder data science. The summit will consist of talks, panels, and a demo of a prototype software stack developed at the University of Chicago Database Group.

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Thursday, April 22nd 

11:30 am - 12:30 pm  Center for Data and Computing Fireside Chat with Nick Feamster (CS, University of Chicago) and Martin Casado (Andreessen Horowitz)

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Intro to Data Stations: Lightning talks from Graduate Students moderated by Raul Castro Fernandez

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Industry Panel on Data Discovery (led by Mike Franklin)

Sarah Cantazaro (Amplify Partners)

Kent Graziano (Snowflake)

Shant Hovsepian (Databricks)

Friday, April 23rd 

10:00 am - 11:00 am Data Stations Tutorial

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Partner Feedback Session

Host: University of Chicago Database Group

Type: talk