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Big Data Fest
March 28, 2015; 11 am – 5 pm
Find out how data is relevant to the lives of New Yorkers at this event featuring interactive experiences focused on data literacy and data gathering and visualization. Visitors can watch live data streams, build data sensors, explore neighborhood-specific data and historical data, enjoy live performances and more. This event is being offered in connection with the 6th Annual CompleNet Conference. Free with NYSCI admission.



12:00 KEYNOTE: Erica Raleigh: Motor City Mapping/data Driven Detroit

Community Change: Enabling Civic Engagement with Data

12:40 Jim Bonner: Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries-Clarkson University

The Real World of Real-Time Data

1:00 Colin Reilly: NYC DoITT

Mapping and Geospatial Data in NYC DoITT

1:20 Cesar Hidalgo: MIT Media Lab-Macro Connections

Data Visualization Engines: Bringing Bits to Life

1:40pm Giorgia Lupi: Accurat

Friends in Space: The First Social Network That Extends Beyond Earth

2:00 Erik Laby: mappr

Exploring Khan Academy and Common Core Math Using Mappr

2:20 Bob Chen: CIESIN, Columbia University

Can Big Data Help Save Our Planet?

2:40 Arlene Ducao and Jennifer Sta. Ines: MindRider

MindRider Maps Manhattan: A New Approach To The Smart City 

3:00 Leonardo Bonanni: Sourcemap

The Black Box of Global Supply Chains

3:20 Sarah Greene: Rapid Science

Personalized Medicine: Your Data & Big Data

3:40 Daniel Goddemeyer: Digital Thought Facility

ON BROADWAY: Life in the 21st Century City

4:00 Fernando Maymi: Army Cyber Institute at West Point

Oh the Places Your Data Will Go