Kick Off Meeting

National Data Science Organizers Workshop


Day 1

Opening Keynote: What are the National Priorities? by Thomas Kalil
 2:00pm – 2:30pm
Session 1: Leadership Panel on Data Science Innovation and Collaboration
Big Data Hubs:
2:30pm – 3:30pm
Grassroots Data Science Across the Nation with Lightning Talks
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Day 2

Opening: Recap of National Priorities
8:00am – 9:00am
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Challenge 1: Problem Identification, Finding Partners, Scoping Projects
9:00am – 10:00am
Challenge 2: Data Discovery and Access
10:15am – 11:15am
State Chief Information Office
Govt. agencies via
Meetup archives
Challenge 3: Support and Coordination through meetup groups.
11:30am – 12:30pm
Lunch Talk with DJ Patil
Challenge 4: Incentives and Funding
2:00pm – 3:00pm


3:00pm -- 3:30 pm
The Commons Lab within the Wilson Center
  • building bridges to build capacity
National Priority Challenge Overview & Discussion
3:30pm – 5:00pm
Closing Remarks
5:00 pm