The Promise of Big Data in Interdisciplinary Science

Friday, October 17, 2014: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
LACC 404AB (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Ann Gates, PhD, Professor and Chair, University of Texas at El Paso

Description: With technology advances, the ability to collect data from numerous disparate sources and analyze large collections of such data is becoming a reality. This session engages researchers in a discussion of big-data needs, the current state-of-the art in big-data analysis, and how this can translate to advances in science.

Sponsored by: CAHSI

10:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:20 AM
Advances in Big Data for Interdisciplinary Science
Shahriar Hossain, DrPH , Assistant Professor , University of Texas at El Paso
10:40 AM
Visualization Will Always Be the Key to Enlightenment
Robert Barnhill, PhD , Vice President for Science Policy & Strategic Initiatives , SACNAS
11:00 AM
Big Data Applications in Geosciences
Aaron Velasco, PhD , Professor of Geological Sciences , University of Texas at El Paso
11:20 AM
Ann Gates, PhD , Professor and Chair , University of Texas at El Paso