Columbia University’s Jeannette Wing Named Feature Speaker at 2019 Internet2 Global Summit

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/bigdata?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#bigdatalt;/agt;–Jeannette M. Wing, Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute
and professor of computer science at Columbia University, will
serve as a featured keynote speaker at the 2019 Internet2 Global Summit
event.
The talk, entitled “Data for Good: Data Science at Columbia,”
will take place at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, at the Marriott
Marquis Washington DC.

Wing will address how the recent convergence of big data, cloud
computing, and novel machine learning algorithms and statistical methods
are causing an explosive interest in data science and its applicability
to all fields.

“As a community of researchers, scientists and technologists we
understand the importance of seamless and trusted access to research
data that supports collaboration and helps drive scholarship, creativity
and innovation,” said Howard Pfeffer, president and CEO of Internet2.
“Cloud computing and machine learning have both accelerated the
possibilities of big data research. Dr. Jeannette Wing is a preeminent
leader in the field of data science and her talk is a timely and
welcomed perspective for our collective efforts as a community to
support research and education.”

The 2019 Internet2 Global Summit event will convene research and
education technology leaders from March 5-8 at the Marriott Marquis
Washington DC hotel. It will feature two keynote addresses,
presentations from noted subject-matter experts, and sessions focused on
trust and identity, advanced networking, information security, and
integrated solutions for research, scholarship and creativity. More
information can be found on the 2019
Global Summit website
.

A live netcast will be available at the event page, https://meetings.internet2.edu/2019-global-summit/detail/10005347/

About Internet2

Internet2® is a non-profit, member-driven advanced technology community
founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions in 1996.
Internet2 delivers a diverse portfolio of technology solutions that
leverages, integrates, and amplifies the strengths of its members and
helps support their educational, research and community service
missions. Internet2’s core infrastructure components include the
nation’s largest and fastest research and education network that was
built to deliver advanced, customized services that are
accessed and secured by the community-developed trust and identity
framework. For more information, visit www.internet2.edu
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Contacts

Internet2
Sara Aly
[email protected]

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