Planning Workshop, Massive Datasets Program – May 20, 2011

The purpose of the workshop, held at UC-Berkeley,  was to plan the 2012-2013 SAMSI program on Statistical and Computational Methodology for Massive Datasets. In the morning, eight invited speakers presented different areas of either methodology or application. The afternoon session was devoted to a general discussion on possible topics, speakers, and participants for working groups and workshops.


Schedule and Supporting Media

Friday, May 20, 2011

8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:30

Opening Remarks and Workshop Introduction

Sujit Ghosh, SAMSI/NCSU

9:30-10:00

Jessica Matthews, NOAA

What to Expect in a Non-academic Career”

10:00-10:30

Amanda Golbeck, University of Montana

“Women in Mathematical Science and Leadership in Team Science”

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-11:45

Panel: Opportunities and Challenges in Academic Institutions

Moderators: Amanda Golbeck, University of Montana; Ulrica Wilson, ICERM;

Lea Jenkins, Clemson University

11:45-12:00

Group Photo

12:00-1:30

Lunch (SAMSI 2nd Floor Lounge)

1:30-2:30

Panel: Opportunities and Challenges in Non-Academic Institutions

Moderators: Emily Lada, SAS, Rizwana Rehman, VA, Jessica Matthews, NOAA

2:30-3:00

Ulrica Wilson, ICERM

“Strategies and Benefits to Building Diversity in the Mathematical Sciences”

3:00-3:15

Break

3:15-4:30

Lightning Talks (2min each) by participants presenting posters

Moderators: Lea Jenkins, Clemson University and Sujit Ghosh, NCSU

4:30-5:00

Set-up Posters

5:00-6:30  Poster Session/Reception (SAMSI, 2nd Floor Lounge) 

(The board dimensions are 4 ft. wide by 3 ft. high. They are tri-fold with each side being 1 ft. wide and the center 2 ft. wide. Please make sure your poster fits the board. The boards can accommodate up to 16 pages of paper measuring 8.5 inches by 11 inches.) 

7:00 Shuttle departs to hotel 

Thursday, April 7th
at SAMSI, Room 150

8:45-9:00 Registration and Announcements

Lea Jenkins, Clemson University

9:00-9:30

Marie Davidian, NCSU

“Women and the Sciences: How We Have and Must Continue to Lead”

9:30-10:00 Merlise Clyde, Duke University
“Title: TBA”
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:45 Break-out session 1:
Careers in Academia – Moderator: Merlise Clyde, Duke
Careers in Industry – Moderator: Laura Jackson, Precision Lender
Careers in Government – Moderator: Rizwana Rehman, VA

11:45-1:00

Lunch (SAMSI 2nd Floor Lounge)

1:00-2:15

Break-out Session 2:

Careers in Academia – Moderator: Kimberly Kaufeld, NCSU/SAMSI
Careers in Industry – Moderator: Emily Lada, SAS
Careers in Government – Moderator: Nandini Kannan, NSF

2:15-2:45

Montserrat Fuentes, NCSU

“Work and Life Balance for Women in Sciences”

2:45-3:15

Nandini Kannan, NSF

Grant Opportunities in the Mathematical Sciences and the NSF Review Process

3:15-3:45

Break

3:45-4:45

Feedback from Breakout sessions

Moderators: Nandini Kannan, NSF, Lea Jenkins, Clemson University, Emily Lada, SASAmanda Golbeck, University of Montana

5:00

Shuttle departs to hotel

Friday, April 8th
NCSU Centennial Campus

8:15-9:00 Shuttle from hotel to NCSU Centennial Campus

9:00-10:00

Tour of the Hunt Library, Lisa Ruth & Wendy Scott, NCSU

10:00–10:30

Break – Walk to Alliance Building, NCSU

10:30-11:00

Radhika Kulkarni, SAS

“Title: TBA”

11:00-11:20

Michael Rappa, NCSU

“Preparing to be a Data Scientist”

11:20-12:00

Panel: Opportunities in Analytics

Moderator: Michael Rappa, NCSU

Panelists:

Mahin Manley – MSA 2015 (currently at RTI)
Keona Drakeford – MSA 2016 (will join JP Morgan Chase)
Yang Li – MSA 2016 (will join Bank of America)
Nikki Moncourtois – MSA 2016 (will join Ernst&Young)
Leigh Ann Herhold – MSA 2016 (will join Zencos)

12:00-12:30

Boxed Lunches and Adjourn

12:30–>

Shuttle to RDU Airport