A two-day conference exploring Data Science research and applications for business and institutions.
The Barcelona Data Science Meeting is a biennial event organized by the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics that brings together international experts from academia and the industry on Data Science.
It is a two-day event, the first day dedicated to research in Data Science and the second on Data Science applications for businesses and institutions. The conference aims to create an open environment for debate and exchange of knowledge, ideas, and views among researchers, professional experts, and students. The first edition of this meeting will take place in 2016.
This year’s speakers’ research intersects with different scientific disciplines, in particular Statistics, Machine Learning, Computer Science, Economics, Bioinformatics. Their talks will communicate their angle on Data Science and will address a fairly diverse audience that will include also graduate students.
The speakers from academia are:
Alberto Cavallo (MIT)
“The Billion Prices Project: Using Online Data for Inflation Measurement and Research”
Costantinos Daskalakis (MIT)
“Testing and Learning Distributions in Sublinear Time”
Andrew Gelman (Columbia University)
“Little Data: How Traditional Statistical Ideas Remain Relevant in a Big-Data World; or, The Statistical Crisis in Science; or, Open Problems in Bayesian Data Analysis”
Alexandros Karatzoglou (Telefonica)
Modesto Orozco (IRB)
“Flops and Bytes in Biology”
Monday, March 21: Research in Data Science
On Monday, the meeting will run from 11h to 17h, including lunch and coffee breaks, and will consist of 50’ talks by our guests from academia, followed by questions.
Tuesday, March 22: Data Science for Businesses and Institutions
On Tuesday there will be short talks and roundtable discussion by companies. The details of companies will be announced shortly.