Schedule

Day 1

Wednesday, October 27

All times are US Pacific Time (PT)

8:30 am PT

Welcome

9:00 am PT

Introduction

RMDS Lab

15 minute transition

9:15 am PT

Programmatic Weakly Supervised Labelling of Heterogeneous Data

Jason Meil – Chief Data Scientist, SAIC

15 minute transition

10:15 am PT

Automated and Interactive Model Screening to Identify the Champion Model

Chong Ho Yu – Professor, Azusa Pacific University

15 minute transition

11:15 am PT

Building a Solid Data Foundation for AI and ML through DataOps

Noel Gomez – Co-Founder, Ninecoves

15 minute transition

12:15 Pm PT

Keynote: Accelerating Data & AI Transformation

Dr. Inderpal Bhandari – Global Chief Data Officer, IBM

15 minute transition

1:15 pm PT

Machine Learning for Scientific Discovery on Earth, Mars and Beyond

Umaa Rebbapragada – Research Technologist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

15 minute transition

2:15 pm PT

Meet the Expert: Restaurant Analytics

Cesar Shih – Franchisee, Habit Burger 

15 minute transition

3:15 pm PT

Leveraging Mobile Data and Machine Learning to Enhance a 360-Degree View of the Customer

Richard Fox – Former Vice President, Head of Analytics, Qdoba Restaurants

15 minute transition

4:15 pm PT

Q3 RMDS Data Science Competition Award Ceremony with Winners and Contestants

End of Day 1 at 5:00 PM PT. See you tomorrow!

Day 2

Thursday, October 28

All times are US Pacific Time (PT)

8:30 am PT

Welcome

9:00 am PT

Introduction

RMDS Lab

15 minute transition

9:15 am PT

How AI Can Change the Ways We Learn

David Guralnick – President and CEO, Kaleidoscope Learning 

15 minute transition

10:15 am PT

Protecting Survey Data on a Consumer Level

Matthew Schneider – Assistant Professor of Statistics and Data Privacy, Drexel University

15 minute transition

11:15 am PT

Testing for Outliers with Conformal P-values

Matteo Sesia – Assistant Professor of Data Sciences and Operations, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, Los Angeles

15 minute transition

12:15 Pm PT

Keynote: Visual Programming for Data Science

Michael Berthold – CEO, KNIME and Professor, University of Konstanz

15 minute transition

1:15 pm PT

Panel: Assessing Impacts With Data Science and Machine Learning

Dr. Mo Chen – Evaluation Consultant, RMDS Lab 

15 minute transition

2:15 pm PT

Panel: Upskilling Data Scientists

Moderator: Mandy He – Upskill Program Manager
Panelists: Dr. Sijun Wang – Professor of LMU; Joy Zhao – Data Science Career Coach; Hamit Hamutcu – Co-founder of IADSS and Yusen Miao – PI Student

15 minute transition

3:15 pm PT

Bridging the Gap with AI & BI Using a Semantic Layer

Daniel Gray – CEO of ATSCALE 

15 minute transition

4:15 pm PT

Affordable AI to Empower Small Businesses

Dr. Alex Liu – Founder of RMDS Lab and Former Chief Data Scientist of IBM

15 minute transition

5:00 pm PT

On-site Networking Party

Location: 3rd Floor, 225 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena. CA 91101, USA

End of Day 2 at 6:00 PM PT. See you next year!

IM Data Conference 2021

Hybrid Event | October 27 – 28