Events

Past Event

Beijing Panel: Big Data and Statistics

August 9, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, 26, 1F Core Plaza, 1 Shanyuan Street, Zhongguancun, Haidian District, Beijing
Event Brief

On August 9, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invites you to a panel discussion on Big Data and Statistics featuring Professor Tian Zheng, Professor of Statistics and Associate Director for Education at Columbia University's Data Science Institute. She will be joined by four distinguished panelists to discuss the practical application of statistics in a wide range of research, as well as the importance of data quality, transparency, and algorithmic fairness. 

 

Panelists

Tian Zheng, Professor of Statistics and Associate Director for Education at Columbia University's Data Science Institute

Yurong Chen, Principal Research Scientist at Intel Corporation and Director of Cognitive Computing Lab at Intel Labs China

Steve Li, Vice President of Business Development at China Talent Group

Dennis Weng, Vice President of JD Group, Head of JD Big Data Platform Division

Hongtu Zhu, Chief Scientist of Statistics, DiDi AI Labs

 

Agenda

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Reception (Invitation Only)

6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Registration

7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.  Lecture by Professor Tian Zheng

7:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Panel Discussion on Big Data

8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Q&A

 

Special Notice
  • The event will be conducted in Chinese.

  • Due to limited seats, registration will be verified through the QR code of confirmation. Please present the QR code at the entrance. 

  • Please plan to arrive no earlier than the registration time and no later than 20 minutes after the end of the registration period.

  • If you are unable to attend the event, please inform us in advance. 

  • If you have any questions, please leave us a message below or email to beijing.cgc@columbia.edu.