A collage of photos taken at the 2018 UW Data Science Summit

The Northwest Data Science Summit (NDSS) is a two-day conference featuring educational and networking opportunities for students, faculty, researchers, industry affiliates and community members. The NDSS will be held May 7 and 8 in the Husky Union Building (HUB) South Ballroom, and will be held in collaboration with the University of British Columbia (UBC).

This year’s summit will feature:

Experts discussing cutting-edge research
A variety of talks, tutorials, poster sessions, and discussions
Networking opportunities and a festive reception

Registration and full event schedule coming soon!

The planning committee chairs
Ione Fine, UW Psychology
Sasha Aravkin, UW Applied Math

The steering committee
Magda Balazinska, eScience Institute Director
Raymond Ng, University of British Columbia Computer Science
Jim Pfaendtner, Clean Energy Institute, Director and Principal Investigator of Data Intensive Research Enabling Clean Technologies (DIRECT)
Sarah Stone, eScience Institute Co-Executive Director

Local Arrangements: Rachael Murray, eScience Program Specialist
Publicity Chair: Robin Brooks, eScience Communications Associate

The University of British Columbia and eScience Institute logos