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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; Labor Force Issues; Math, Chemistry and Physics; Statistics

Envisioning the Data Science Discipline: The Undergraduate Perspective
December 6, 2017 - December 7, 2017
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

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


Wednesday, December 6, 2017

8:30 AM
Laura Haas and Alfred Hero

8:40 AM
Webinar Recaps
Building Data Acumen, Tom Ewing
Incorporating Real-World Applications, Tom Ewing
Faculty Training and Curriculum Development, Nicholas Horton
Communication Skills and Teamwork, Lee Rainie
Inter-Departmental Collaboration and Institutional Organization, Tom Ewing
Ethics, Lee Rainie
Assessment and Evaluation for Data Science Programs, Louis Gross
Diversity, Inclusion, and Increasing Participation, Nicholas Horton and Talithia Williams
Two-Year Colleges and Institutional Partnerships, Laura Haas

10:30 AM

10:45 AM
Big Data Hubs
Melissa Cragin, Midwest Big Data Hub
Renata Rawlings-Goss, South Big Data Hub

12:30 PM
Working Lunch

1:30 PM
Closing Comments from NSF

2:00 PM
Adjourn open session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Laura Haas
Alfred Hero III
David Culler
David Donoho
Thomas Ewing
Louis Gross
Nick Horton
Rebecca Nugent
Lee Rainie
Rob Rutenbar
Kristin Tolle
Andrew Zieffler

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Translational Data Science Workshops, Data Science Roundtable, Themes for Final Report, Recommendations and additional topics for report, and timeline and steps to complete report.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Statement of Task, proposed timeline for report, and draft recommendations written by subgroups

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 11, 2017