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SDSS Distinguished Speaker Series: What Data Science Will Mean to You with Dr. Phil Bourne
September 28 @ 12:20 pm - 1:30 pm
What Data Science Will Mean to You — One Person’s View
What: SDSS Distinguished Speaker Series with Dr. Phil Bourne, founding dean of the School of Data Science at the University of Virginia (seminar open to the public, reception to follow)
When: Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 12:20 p.m.
Where: Kerr Hall, room 2001
Data science is transformative — an easy assertion to make when one has worked in academia for several years. Nevertheless, the digital transformation of society cannot be denied. Academic data science initiatives around the country are responding and contributing to the transformation with new trainees, innovative research and local community action. As UNC launches its new School of Data Science and Society, we will spend time reflecting on the age-old question: What’s in it for me?