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Data Science Partnership Summit

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Please join us on November 12 to learn how Purdue can become your Data Science Partner

Agenda

November 12, 2019, Tuesday

Time Session
7:30 a.m. Registration and Refreshment
8:30 a.m. Introductory remarks – Patrick J. Wolfe, Frederick L. Hovde Dean of Science and Miller Family Professor of Statistics and Computer Science
8:45 a.m. Welcome Address – President Mitch E. Daniels Jr., Purdue University 
9:00 a.m.

Capturing the Full Potential of Data Science – a Private-Sector Perspective
Sherry Aaholm, Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), Cummins Inc.

9:30 a.m.

Fueling Innovations in Data Science – a Public-Sector Perspective
Ed Simcox, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

10:00 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.

The Evolving Role of Data Science in Research and Industry: Trends and Implications for Indiana
Joseph Simkins, Sr. Economist, TEConomy Partners

11:00 a.m.

Prospective Partners’ Panel Discussion Questions:

  • How do you see Data Science / AI affecting your sector and organization?
  • What are the major challenges and opportunities that are most relevant?
  • What role can a research university such as Purdue play in helping you address these challenges and exploit these opportunities?

Moderator

Joseph Simkins, Senior Economist, TEConomy

Panelists

Jeffrey A. Collins Colonel USAF, Chief Technology Innovation Officer, Northcom/NORAD Peterson Air Force Base

Eric Acton, Head of Innovation Ecosystems and R2 Data Labs, Rolls-Royce

Phani Chavali, Head of Analytics, Plant Breeding, Bayer Crop Science

Ramesh Durvasula, Vice President, Research IT, Eli Lilly and Company

12:15 p.m.

Lunch & Partnership Discussion (for industry guests and by invitation only)

Speakers

Data Science at Scale
Mung Chiang, John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering and the Roscoe H. George Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University

Data Science for All
Sunil Prabhakar, Director, Integrative Data Science Initiative, and Professor of Computer Science, Purdue University

Lunch Discussion Framing Question:

  • What partnership actions can collectively be taken to accelerate the needed uptake in Data Science / Artificial Intelligence capabilities in industry?
2:00 p.m.

Adjourn

(Optional) Tour – The Data Mine Open House
Hillenbrand Hall
1301 3rd Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

3.00 p.m.

Special open house for Industry guests

5:00 p.m.

Special open house for Purdue-affiliated guests

Leverage Purdue University research experts and student talent in support of your data and information science strategy for your business or non-profit.

  • Develop research partnerships with Purdue’s deep bench of talent in data and information sciences, engineering, agriculture, security, life sciences, and management applications.
  • Interact in a trusted neutral space for strategic thinking with leading experts.
  • Engage with and recruit data and information science talent, and learn about Purdue’s unique approach to “Data Science for All”
  • Retool and upskill your current workforce.
  • Engage with other industries facing similar issues.

At the summit you will hear from Purdue faculty, staff, students and a panel of business and industry professionals.

Purdue’s Integrative Data Science Initiative (IDSI) makes data science education part of every student’s learning experience on campus while boosting research and partnerships to help grow the data-driven economy.

The Center for Science of Information (CSOI) advances science and technology through a new understanding of the representation, the communication, and the processing of information.

Register

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Purdue Integrative Data Science Initiative; Center for the Science of Information; Discovery Park

Purdue's Integrative Data Science Initiative (IDSI) makes data science education part of every student's learning experience on campus while boosting research and partnerships to help grow the data-driven economy.

The Center for Science of Information (CSOI) advances science and technology through a new understanding of the representation, the communication, and the processing of information.

Mitch Daniels

Purdue President Mitch Daniels includes the Integrative Data Science Initiative as part of the Purdue Moves Strategy and identifies private-sector partnerships as critical to success.

“Corporations foresee a serious shortfall of talent and seek strategies for company-wide integration of their data assets. Those who come alongside us as partners will be best positioned to access the talent and innovations of Purdue’s students and faculty.”

— President Daniels

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