Panel on Data Science Education, Dec 4

Watch an all-star panel of experts on Data Science Education: What it is now, what is (and is not) needed, and what it can be in the future. Palo Alto (free attendance) or online.

By Lise Getoor, Nov 2014.

Join us for an in-depth, lively and thoughtful discussion about

Data Science Education data science education.

What it is now, what is needed (and what isn't!), and what it can be in the future. We have brought together data science leaders from diverse fields and backgrounds to share their thoughts, and we will invite the audience to join in the discussion as well.

The panel will take place from 6pm-9pm PST on Thursday, Dec. 4th, at the BNY Mellon Innovation Center, Deer Creek Rd, Palo Alto, just off of Pagemill Rd.

It will also be broadcast on

We have a terrific panel line-up:
  • Dimitris Achlioptas, UC Santa Cruz
  • Michael Franklin, UC Berkeley
  • Marti Hearst, UC Berkeley
  • D. J. Patil, RelateIQ
  • Foster Provost, NYU
  • Chris Re, Stanford
  • Abel Rodriguez, UC Santa Cruz
  • Hal Varian, Google

Moderator: Mehran Sahami, Stanford

  • 6:00pm: Social & Food Truck
  • 6:30pm - 9:00PM: Panel
  • 9:00pm: Dessert & Drinks

Address: Pivotal Building 3495 Deer Creek Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304

Organizer: Lise Getoor, UC Santa Cruz

Hosted by Silicon Valley Financial Services Cloud meetup group and Data Science Santa Cruz (DSSC)

If you plan to attend in person, please sign-up here (it's free!):