Published: March 6, 2017

The Research & Innovation Office (RIO) will host CU Boulder’s first-ever Big Data Blitz, which will take place on March 23 at the Student Recreation Center. The event is intended to foster connections across disciplines that intersect with big data and help the CU community identify opportunities for collaboration. 

If you go
Who: Faculty and staff
What: Big Data Blitz
When: Thursday, March 23, 3 to 5 p.m.; reception through 6:30 p.m.
Where: Recreation Center, Ice Overlook Room
RSVP: Due Friday, March 15

Chaitanya Baru, the National Science Foundation's (NSF) senior advisor for data science in the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate (CISE), will provide opening remarks, followed by several short research presentations and a networking reception from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Call for presenters

Also, RIO is seeking approximately 20 to 25 participants to present their big data research in three-minute, lightning-round sessions.

Big data topic areas include:

  • Sensing and social applications
  • Environment, resources and power
  • Materials, systems and methods
  • Bioinformatics, medicine and health sciences
  • Society and humanities

Space is limited, and registration is required for all attendees and interested presenters by Friday, March 15. Those interested in presenting should indicate so on the RSVP form. Selected presenters will be notified via email the week of March 13.

Please email with any questions.