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Data Science Summit at UCSB

The Data Science Landscape at UCSB: How do you fit in? Where do we go next?

Dec 3 2021 | 9:00am - 5:00pm Pacific Time Corwin Pavilion, UC Santa Barbara

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Data driven science is ubiquitous at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), but data science efforts on campus remain largely siloed, leaving many on campus wondering “How do I fit in?” Find out where you fit among the data science practitioners, researchers, and educators from across campus. This summit will identify strategies for facilitating an interdisciplinary, collaborative future for data science at UCSB.

Join data scientists from across disciplines at UCSB for short talks, panels, community sessions, and keynote lectures about data science. Catered lunch included. View summit website and register today

Program Highlights

  • Keynote: Humans, Data and Race: Whose Narrative is It?, Sharon Tettegah, Center for Black Studies Research
  • Short talks, including Allison Horst and Jamie Montgomery of Bren's Master of Environmental Data Science program
  • Panel discussion: Creating a better culture and climate around data science at UCSB
  • Communities of practice: UCSB Data Science Blub, DAnC, R-Ladies, and EcoDataScience
  • Keynote: Openscapes: Better Science for Future Us, Julia Lowndes, NCEAS 
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