The Data Science Institute is hosting this workshop to explore and foster research collaborations in the area of text analytics. The event will include: experts in computer science, medicine, economics, and social sciences. There will be a keynote talk by Dr. Frank Rudzicz (UofT, Assistant Professor in Computer Science) and 20-minutes presentations from UBC reseachers. These presentations will be focused on the themes of 1) social science applications and 2) medical applications.
Date: April 28, 2018
Time: 8:30AM - 3:30PM
Venue: Computer Science/ICICS (X-Wing), Room X836 (CPSC Boardroom) - Entrance on Engineering Road (see map below)
|830 - 900||Breakfast|
|900 - 915||Welcome - Raymond Ng|
|915 - 935||Presentation #1 - Dr. Heidi Tworek, Department of History, UBC|
|935 - 955||Presentation #2 - Dr. Patrick Baylis, School of Economics, UBC|
|955 - 1015||Presentation #3 - Dr. Muhammad Abdul-Mageed, School of Information and Department of Linguistics, UBC|
|1015 - 1035||Discussion on text analytics in social sciences|
|1035 - 1100||Break|
|1100 - 1200||Keynote presentation by Dr. Frank Rudzicz, Department of Computer Science, UofT|
|1200 - 1300||Lunch|
|1300 - 1320||Presentation #4 - Dr. Giuseppe Carenini, Department of Computer Science, UBC|
|1320 - 1340||Presentation #5 - Dr. Thalia Field, Vancouver Stroke Program, UBC|
|1340 - 1400||Presentation #6 - Dr. Kendall Ho, Department of Emergency Medicine, UBC|
|1400 - 1420||Presentation #7 - Dr. Richard Lester, Global Health--Division of Infectious Diseases, UBC|
|1420 - 1440||Presentation #8 - John-Jose Nunez, Providence Health Care, UBC|
|1440 - 1500||Discussion on text analytics in medical sciences|
|1500 - 1515||Closing remarks|
Directions: Parking can be found at the Thunderbird Parkade or the Health Sciences Parkade. Please enter the Computer Science building using the entrance on Engineering Road. It is 20 meters north of the Pacific Poke food stall.
For logistic questions, please contact Kevin (email@example.com) or in the event of an emergency, please call his mobile (604-838-1886).