Events Calendar

University Event

Critical Conversations: "Big Data, Enormous Opportunity"

Presenter:
Ed Lazowska
Presenter Affiliation:
University of Washington
Location:
Student Union Theater
Campus:
North Campus
Date:
9/10/2013
Time:
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Sponsor:
Office of the President
Web site:
http://www.buffalo.edu/president/critical-conversations.html
Celebrating UB’s longstanding history of intellectual leadership and innovation, this new university tradition will be a vital forum for timely, insightful dialogue about key issues shaping the world around us. The CRITICAL CONVERSATIONS program will spotlight prominent scholars who are leading the conversation about major societal questions and challenges with broad-ranging, cross-disciplinary relevance and impact. From global health concerns and contemporary cultural debates to technological trends and socioeconomic challenges, these are the topics that cut across disciplinary boundaries and geographic borders to shape daily life for us all.