BPDM 2014: Broadening Participation in Data Mining Program
The BPDM Program, held at KDD-2014, aims to foster mentorship, guidance, and connections of minority and underrepresented groups in Data Mining/Data Science by providing scholarships to interact with and learn from senior researchers. Apply by June 12.
Postdocs, graduate students and undergraduate students are welcomed to apply for the travel scholarships to attend BPDM and KDD.
Application accepted until June 15, 2014 at www.dataminingshop.com/2014/applicantLogin.php.
Scholarship notification will be sent by June 30, 2014.
A tentative schedule is also available at www.dataminingshop.com/2014/agenda.php.
[Gregory Piatetsky: I was one of the mentors at BPDM-2013 and it was a great experience for me and I think very useful for dozens of excellent students I met there.]
BPDM's primary aim is to foster mentorship, guidance, and connections of minority and underrepresented groups in Data Mining, while also enriching technical aptitude and exposure. We provide venues in which to encourage students from such groups to connect with junior and senior researchers in industry, academia, and government. We hope to create and help grow meaningful lasting connections between researchers, thereby strengthening the Data Mining Community.