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Project Title: Envisioning the Data Science Discipline: The Undergraduate Perspective

PIN: DEPS-CSTB-16-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
DEPS Board on Mathematical Sciences and Analytics
Computer Science & Telecommuncations Board DEPS

Eisenberg, Jon

Subject/Focus Area:
Computers and Information Technology; Education; Industry and Labor; Math, Chemistry, and Physics; Surveys and Statistics

Envisioning the Data Science Discipline: The Undergraduate Perspective
May 2, 2017 - May 3, 2017
Pew Research Center
1615 L St., NW
Washington, DC

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Michelle Schwalbe


May 2

9:00am Opening Comments
Study Co-Chairs: Laura Haas, IBM and Alfred Hero, III, University of Michigan

9:10am Comments from the National Science Foundation

9:20am Overview of the workshop
Andy Burnett, Know Innovation

9:30am Workshop themes
Skills and Knowledge for Future Data Scientists (15 minutes)
Rob Rutenbar, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Broadening Participation in Data Science Education (15 minutes)
Julia Lane, New York University

Future Delivery of Data Science Education
Nick Horton, Amherst College

10:15am Table discussions about key questions

10:35am Break

10:50am Question exploration groups
Small breakout groups to discuss all three questions

12:00pm Lunch

1:00pm Feedback from Question groups
Present ideas and discuss questions with full group

2:00pm Integrate ideas into three thematic areas
Form three groups aligned with the thematic questions, or possible new questions

3:15pm Break

3:30pm Feedback from Question groups
Share the integrated ideas with the full group

4:00pm Plenary discussion of feedback
Study Co-Chairs: Laura Haas, IBM and Alfred Hero, III, University of Michigan

4:30pm Discussion of Day 1
Study Co-Chairs: Laura Haas, IBM and Alfred Hero, III, University of Michigan

5:00pm Adjourn meeting

May 3

9:00am Overview of the day and key objectives
Study Co-Chairs: Laura Haas, IBM and Alfred Hero, III, University of Michigan

9:15am New questions, and ideas which emerged over night?
Full group discussion led by Andy Burnett, Know Innovation

9:30am Identify the most promising ideas, and possible findings for the committee's interim report
Small table groups

10:30am Backcast the most promising ideas
Small table groups discuss what steps would have to be taken in order to implement the most promising ideas

11:30am Adjourn open session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Ani Adhikari—University of California
David Culler—University of California
E. Thomas Ewing—Virginia Tech
Louis Gross—University of Tennessee
Laura Haas—IBM
Alfred Hero—University of Michigan
Nicholas Horton—Amherst College
Julia Lane—New York University
Andrew McCallum—University of Massachusetts Amherst
Richard McCullough—Harvard University
Rebecca Nugent—Carnegie Mellon University
Lee Rainie—Pew Research Center
Rob Rutenbar—University of Illinois
Kristin Tolle—Microsoft
Andrew Zieffler—University of Minnesota

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Interim report and plans for the study.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: May 4, 2017