300+ Fall Forum participants explore the forefront of Data for Good, Ethically

November 4, 2021

300+ Fall Forum participants explore the forefront of Data for Good, Ethically

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More than 300 attendees and presenters at the forefront of data science and analytics in society examined challenges and opportunities around "Data for Good, Ethically" at the 2021 TDAI Fall Forum, held online and in Pomerene Hall Nov. 2-3.

The lively hybrid gathering featured keynote speaker Joanna J. Bryson, PhD, Professor of Ethics and Technology at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin; six sessions that discussed subjects ranging from smart mobility to art and data; a networking reception; a poster session that showcased innovative work by 35 participants and included awards; and representatives from 10 OSU and external partner organizations.

TDAI thanks the faculty and students on our esteemed planning committee for organizing such a successful event!

 

Fall Forum Organizers and Presenters

Poster Session

Organizers
  • Leanne Barry; Sociology graduate student
  • Shaoying Ma, PhD; Center for Tobacco Research
  • Selena Wang, Biology major
Presenters See the list

Session 1: Responsible Data Science

Panel Discussion

Organizers
  • Syedah Zahra Atiq, PhD; Computer Science and Engineering
  • Raef Bassily, PhD; TDAI; Computer Science and Engineering
  • Abhishek Gupta, PhD; Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Audra Hanners, DNP, APRN-CNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, CKNS; Clinical Nursing
  • Margie Kelley, Nursing
  • Bryan Weaver, PhD; Computer Science and Engineering; Center for Ethics and Human Values
PANELISTS
  • Joanna J. Bryson, PhD; Hertie School (moderator)
  • Michal Lavi, PhD; Hadar Jabotinsky Center for Interdisciplinary Research of Financial Markets, Crises and Technology
  • Ayse Deniz Lokmanoglu, PhD; Northwestern University
  • Sam Malloy; MITRE
  • Thomas Wood, PhD; OSU Department of Political Science

Session 2: AI and Healthcare

How AI and Predictive Models Can Be Actionable in a Clinical Setting

Organizers
  • Courtney Hebert, MD; Biomedical Informatics
  • Lang Li, PhD; Biomedical Informatics
  • Xia Ning, PhD; TDAI; Biomedical Informatics; Computer Science and Engineering
  • Laura Pomeroy, PhD; TDAI, Environmental Health Sciences
PANELISTS
  • Jeff Caterino, MD; Wexner Medical Center Emergency and Internal Medicine
  • Courtney Hebert, MD; OSU Department of Biomedical Informatics
  • Lang Li, PhD; OSU Department of Biomedical Informatics
  • Xia Ning, PhD; TDAI Core Faculty; OSU Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Computer Science and Engineering
  • Titus K. Schleyer, PhD; Indiana University School of Medicine and Regenstrief Institute
  • Ping Zhang, PhD; TDAI Core Faculty; OSU Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Computer Science and Engineering

Session 3: Art and Data

Sci-Fi Prototyping and Critical Optimism

Organizers
  • Kris Paulsen, PhD; History of Art
  • Amy Youngs, MFA; Art
  • Kelly Kivland, MA; Wexner Center for the Arts
Speaker

Sophia Brueckner, MS, MFA; University of Michigan


Session 4: Smart Mobility

Smart Mobility: Social and Environmental Sustainability

ORGANIZERS
  • Qadeer Ahmed, PhD; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Center for Automotive Research
  • Andre Carrel, PhD; TDAI; Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering; Architecture; Environment and Natural Resources; Integrated Systems Engineering
  • Harvey Miller, PhD; Geography
  • Rabi Mishalani, PhD; Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering
PANELISTS
  • Andre Carrel, PhD; TDAI; Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering; Architecture; Environment and Natural Resources; Integrated Systems Engineering (moderator)
  • Chris Atkinson, PhD; OSU Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Fredrick P. Salvucci; MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics
  • Shoshanna Saxe, PhD; University of Toronto
  • Vonu Thakuriah, PhD; Rutgers University
  • Kari Watkins, PhD; Georgia Tech

Session 5: Environment and Sustainability

Panel Discussion

Organizers
  • Gil Bohrer, PhD; Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering
  • Jim Hood, PhD; TDAI; Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology
  • Kaiguang Zhao, PhD; Environment and Natural Resources
Speakers
  • Deb Agarwal, PhD; Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
  • Bhavik Bakshi, PhD; OSU Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Bryan Mark, PhD; OSU Department of Geography and State Climatologist of Ohio
  • Daniela Miteva, PhD; OSU Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
  • Emily Stanley, PhD; University of Wisconsin

Session 6: Foundations of AI and ML

Organizers
  • Sebastian Kurtek, PhD; Statistics
  • Subhadeep Paul, PhD; TDAI, Statistics
  • Yu Su, PhD; Computer Science and Engineering
Speakers
  • David Banks, PhD; Duke University - "Catastrophology: Forecasting Trends"
  • Tatsunori Hashimoto, PhD; Stanford University - "On the Theory of Foundation Models and Their Application to Privacy-Preserving NLP"

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