A campus-wide series of events and opportunities focused on data science and analytics

BDAA CAS Tech Talk

Oct. 1 | 7:30-8:30pm | Pomerene Hall 260

CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, is a mid-sized technology company managing and providing chemical information to researchers including patents, paper abstracts, and chemical structures. CAS is located in Columbus just Northwest of campus- come hear how they use analytics in their work. Food will be provided as always. For more details or to see a calendar of events visit https://bdaaosu.org/ 

Introduction to Data Visualization
Oct. 2 | 2-3 pm | Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library
Host: Research Commons

For OSU graduate students. In n this presentation, participants will be introduced to what data visualization is and why it is both an important and relevant skill to learn in this day and age; learn about the types of data visualizations and tools available; and explore resources available for learning more about different types of data visualizations and how to create them. 
Registration required. 

Data Analytics Networking Night
Oct. 3 | 5:30-7:30 pm | TDAI Ideation Zone, 300 Pomerene Hall
Hosts: TDAI, BDAA, and Columbus Collaboratory

Open to Ohio State undergraduate students studying data analytics or a related field. A key goal of the evening is to expose students studying analytics at The Ohio State University to local data analytics professionals.  During the evening we will also be recognizing local firms with the 1st Annual Excellence In Analytics Awards.  Space is extremely limited.; registration is required to attend.

Urban Air Quality Speaker Series
Oct. 4  | 12-1 pm | 165 Thompson Library
Host: CURA

Air Quality is quickly becoming a global health crisis, especially in highly urbanized areas.  This series speaker is Dr. Michelle Bell from Yale University. Dr. Bell’s research investigates how human health is affected by atmospheric systems, including air pollution and weather. Other areas of interest in research include health impacts of climate change and environmental justice. Read more.

Citation Tracking and Research Metrics Working Session
Oct. 7 | 4-5 pm | Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library
Host: Research Commons

These small group hands-on sessions will focus on tracking citations to your work and gathering research metrics such as h-index, journal impact factors, and alternative metrics. After a brief overview of the available tools, the bulk of the time will available for participants to gather their own information, ask questions, and receive individualized assistance. Registration required.

Introduction to Web Mapping with ArcGIS Online (Workshop)
Oct. 8 | 3-4:30 pm | Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library
Hosts: Research Commons & CURA

Want to make a map for your research, teaching, outreach, or just for fun? ArcGIS Online (AGOL) is the premier platform for easily and efficiently creating interactive web maps. Registration required.

Coffee with CURA
Oct. 10 | 10 am-noon | 0126 Derby Hall
Host: CURA

Do you have a question about spatial analysis, or a project? Coffee with CURA is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to stop in and discuss geospatial analyses with CURA staff and other interested parties. Read more.

Getting Started at OSC Hands-on Workshop
Oct. 10 | 1-3:30 pm | Ohio Supercomputer Center (1224 Kinnear Rd)
Host: Ohio Supercomputer Center

New OSC users or anyone who wants to learn how to use OSC resources are invited to attend this workshop. Activities include: Learning high performance computing concepts; Navigating our storage and file systems; Learning how to create an account and request a project in our client portal; Accessing our clusters using our web portal OnDemand; and Submitting jobs to our batch system and learn to review output. Registration required.

Citation Tracking and Research Metrics Working Session
Oct. 10 | 12-1 pm | Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library
Host: Research Commons

These small group hands-on sessions will focus on tracking citations to your work and gathering research metrics such as h-index, journal impact factors, and alternative metrics. After a brief overview of the available tools, the bulk of the time will available for participants to gather their own information, ask questions, and receive individualized assistance. Registration required.

BDAA Infoverity Tech Talk 

Oct. 15 | 7:30-8:30pm | Pomerene 260

Infoverity provides enterprise data management solutions focused on solving business problems caused by the the proliferation and diversification of data in large enterprises. Infoverity is a global company headquartered near Columbus in Dublin, Ohio. Come hear how they use analytics in their work. Food will be provided as always. For more details or to see a calendar of events visit https://bdaaosu.org/ 

Statewide OSC Users Group Conference
Oct. 17 | 9am-5pm | Ohio Supercomputer Center (1224 Kinnear Rd)
Host: Ohio Supercomputer Center

The purposes of the SUG Conference are to foster connections, update OSC’s user base on the Center’s direction, highlight new scientific developments produced using OSC resources, and obtain constructive feedback as to the future of OSC and our role in supporting science across Ohio. We will host a keynote address within an area of interest to OSC clients. Free lunch and afternoon appetizers will be provided. Registration required.

DataI/O Hackathon

Oct. 19 | 9:30am-5:30pm | 18th Avenue Library 3rd Floor

DataI/O is Ohio State’s second annual day-long data science hackathon for students. A collaboration between the Big Data and Analytics Association (BDAA) and the OHI/O Program, this is a great event to get more concentrated practice than a case competition, in a shorter and more data-focused setting than a general hackathon. You will still collaborate and meet new friends, plus industry professionals and faculty. Breakfast, lunch, and snack provided.

BDAA R Tidyverse Workshop

Oct. 22 | 7:30-8:30pm | Pomerene Hall 260

The R Tidyverse package is one of the most popular and well accepted statistical packages for data science in industry and academia. Join BDAA for a hands-on, application-focused workshop on using the Tidyverse package for data cleaning, munging, and exploratory data analysis. Food will be provided as always. For more details or to see a calendar of events visit https://bdaaosu.org/ 

BDAA Accenture Tech Talk

Oct 29 |  7:30-8:30pm | Pomerene Hall 260

Accenture is a multinational consulting company providing services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. A Fortune Global 500 company, Accenture is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, and regularly recruits on campus. Come hear how they use analytics in their work. Food will be provided as always. For more details or to see a calendar of events visit https://bdaaosu.org/ 

 

Stop by Shared Services in 172 Pomerene Hall in October for one-on-one consulting with technology partners! https://tdai.osu.edu/shared-services/