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August 16, 2017
Halifax, Canada
Vipin Kumar was an invited speaker in the Applied Data Science Track of KDD-2017: The 23rd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining: "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning".

June 1, 2017
San Diego, California
University of Minnesota Regents Professor Vipin Kumar was a keynote speaker delivering a Grand Challenge Lecture at the 2017 Workshop on Big Data and the Earth Sciences.

April 24, 2017
Tokyo, Japan
Vipin Kumar delivered the Keynote Talk at The 1st cross-disciplinary Workshop on Computing Systems, Infrastructures, and Programming (xSIG): "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning".

April 14, 2017
Lansing, MI
Vipin Kumar was a part of the CSE Distinguished Lecture Series in the Computer Science Department at Michigan State University: "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning".

January 30, 2017
College Station, TX
Vipin Kumar was a part of the CSE Distinguished Lecture Series in the Computer Science Department, Texas A & M University: "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning".

December 20, 2016
Hyderabad, India
Ankit Agrawal gave a talk at the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining series (ICDM 2016) on Parallel Implementation of Lossy Data Compression for Temporal Data Sets.

December 13, 2016
Barcelona, Spain
Ankit Agrawal gave a talk at the 23rd Annual International Conference on High Performance Computing, Data, and Analytics (HiPC) on A Formation Energy Predictor for Crystalline Materials Using Ensemble Data Mining and Five Year Life Expectancy Calculator for Older Adults.

December 12, 2016
Barcelona, Spain
Ankit Agrawal gave a talk at the IEEE ICDM Workshop on Data Market for Co-evolution of Sciences and Business (MoDAT 2016) on Predicting the Outcome of Startups: Less Failure, More Success.

November 29, 2016
Eagan, MN
Vipin Kumar served as a distinguished presenter as part of the 2016 Invited Speaker Series by Thomson Reuters: "Understanding Climate Change - A Data-Driven Approach".

November 2, 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
Ankit Agrawal gave a talk at the CHiMaD Summit on Data & Analytics for Materials Research: Materials Informatics and Big Data: Realization of the Fourth Paradigm of Science in Materials Science.

October 27, 2016
Tempe, AZ
Vipin Kumar was part of the CIDSE Distinguished Guest Lecture Series in the Computer Science Department at Arizona State University: "Understanding Climate Change - A Data-Driven Approach".

October 26, 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
Ankit Agrawal gave a talk at the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM): A Fatigue Strength Predictor for Steels Using Ensemble Data Mining.

October 19, 2016
Evanston, Illinois
Ankit Agrawal gave an invited talk at the 3M Visit, High Performance Data Mining: An Essential Paradigm for Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery.

October 13, 2016
Seattle, Washington
Ankit Agrawal gave a talk at the 6th IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (ICCABS): Identifying HotSpots in Five Year Survival Electronic Health Records of Older Adults.

October 5, 2016
Seattle, Washington
Ankit Agrawal gave a talk at the 7th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM BCB) on software tools for sequence comparison, sequence mapping, and patient-specific healthcare outcome prediction.

September 22, 2016
Hyannis, Massachusetts
Ankit Agrawal gave a talk on Materials Informatics and Big Data: Realization of 4th Paradigm of Science in Materials Science at the International Conference on Fatigue Damage of Structural Materials (FATD).

September 12, 2016
Evanston, Illinois
Ankit Agrawal gave a talk at the Center for Hierarchical Materials Design Executive Meeting, Data Mining: An Update.

August 30, 2016
Seattle, Washington
Ankit Agrawal gave a talk at the Theory and Applications of Computational Chemistry (TACC): Materials Informatics and Big Data: Realization of 4th Paradigm of Science in Materials Science at the University of Washington.

August 22, 2016
Pasadena, California
Ankit Agrawal gave a talk at the MURI Annual Meeting, Deep Learning Based Big Data Analytics in Materials Science at Caltech.

July 28, 2016
Kharagpur India
Auroop Ganguly gave a talk at the Indian Institude of Technology, Kharagpur: Climate & Complexity: Managing the Unavoidable.

July 26, 2016
Wahsington DC
Vipin Kumar was a speaker at the Open Data Ecosystem for the Neurosciences (ODEN 2016).

July 20, 2016
Pune, India
Vipin Kumar gave a Keynote talk "Understanding Global Change: A Data Driven Approach" at the 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval.

July 12, 2016
New York, New York
Vipin Kumar gave a talk at the Big Data Coursework for Computational Medicine (BDC4CM): Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining From Big Data.

May 19, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Vipin Kuamr gave an invited talk "Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning and Data Mining" at Sandia National Labs.

May 10, 2016
Lemont, Illinois
Ankit Agrawal presented a talk at the APS/CNM Users Meeting 2016 at Argonne National Lab: Data-driven materials science enabling large-scale property prediction and optimization.

May 9-10, 2016
Washington D.C.
Shashi Shekhar gave an invited talk at the CCC Workshop on Computing Research: Addressing National Priorities and Societal Needs: Computing Challenges in Food-Energy-Water Nexus: A Perspective.

April 27, 2016
Chicago, Illinois
Ankit Agrawal gave an invited talk at the University of Chicago Outcomes Research Workshop: Big data analytics in medicine and healthcare: Analyzing electronic healthcare records, sequence data, social media, and more.

April 22, 2016
University of Central Florida
Shashi Shekhar gave a talk at the University of Central Florida: Evacuation Route Planning: Novel Spatio-Temporal Network and Algorithms.

April 7, 2016
Lansing, Michigan
Shashi Shekhar gave a talk at the Conference on Fate of the Earth at Michigan State University: Data Science Challenges and Opportunities related to nexus of food, energy and water systems.

March 29, 2016
New York, New York
James Faghmous gave an invited talk "Data Science with Context: Learning from Contextual Information in Climate and Health" at the Icahn School of Medicine - Mount Sinai.

March 14, 2016
Pune, India
Vipin Kumar gave a Keynote talk "Understanding Global Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Third ACM IKDD Conference on Data Science 2016.

February 10, 2016
Nashville, Tennessee
Ankit Agrawal gave an invited talk at TMS 2016 145th Annual Meeting and Exhibition: Towards Better Efficiency and Accuracy: Data Mining for Prediction and Optimization in Materials System Design.

February, 2016
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Shashi Shekhar was a panelist at the 2nd Workshop on Smart and Connected Health, College of Information Technology, UAE University: Panel on Data mining and mathematical models for evaluation and prediction of adverse individual and population health events.

January 14, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana
Michael Angus presented "Recent Decline in Consistency Among Gridded Precipitation Datasets for the Greater Horn of Africa" at the 22nd Conference on Applied Climatology, American Meterological Society General Meeting.

January 13, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana
Michael Angus presented "The Role of the Atlantic Ocean in Determining the Recent Multi-Decadal Drought of East Africa" at the Peter Lamb Symposium, American Meterological Society General Meeting.

December 19, 2015
Hyderabad, India
Vipin Kumar gave a Keynote talk "Understanding Global Change - Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Fifth International Conference on Fuzzy and Neural Computing (FANCCO 2015).

November 5, 2015
Toronto, Canada
Vipin Kumar gave a distinguished speaker Series "Understanding Global Change: Opportunities & Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the University of Toronto.

October 19, 2015
University of Colorado
Shashi Shekhar gave a distinguished lecture "From GPS and Virtual Earth to Spatial Computing 2020" at the Information Science & Technology Center at the University of Colorado.

October 19, 2015
University of Colorado
Shashi Shekhar gave a talk "What is special about mining spatial data?" at the Computer Science Seminar at the University of Colorado.

September 18, 2015
Rochester, Minnesota
Vipin Kumar gave a talk "The Impact of Big Data on Health Science Research" at the Mayo Clinic: Delivery Science Summit 2015.

August 20, 2015
New Delhi, India
Shashi Shekhar gave a Keynote talk "From GPS and Virtual Earth to Spatial Computing 2020" at the IEEE Computer Society International Conference on Contemporary Computing.

August 10, 2015
Sydney, Australia
Vipin Kumar gave a Keynote talk "Identifying Rare Class in Absence of True Labels: Application to Monitoring Forest Fires from Satellite data" at the ACM SIGKDD Workshop.

August, 2015
University of Central Florida
Shashi Shekhar gave a talk From GPS and Virtual Earth to Spatial Computing 2020 at the Computer Science COlloquium at the University of Central Florida.

July 22, 2015
Sicily, Italy
Vipin Kumar gave a plenary talk "Understanding Global Change - A Data Driven Approach" at the International Workshop on Machine learning, Optimization, and big Data.

June 19, 2015
Columbia Heights, Minnesota
Keith Harding gave a Guest Presentation "Weather and Climate" at the North Suburban Summer Academy.

April 2015
Tempe, Arizona
James Faghmous gave an invited talk "Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery in the Big Data Era" at the Computer Science Department at Arizona State University.

March 31, 2015
West Lafayette, Indiana
James Faghmous gave an invited talk "Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery in the Big Data Era" at the Purdue University Computer Science Department.

March 26, 2015
Columbus, Ohio
James Faghmous gave an invited talk "Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery in the Big Data Era" at the Ohio State University Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

March 24, 2015
New York, New York
James Faghmous gave an invited talk "Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery in the Big Data Era" at the Polytechnic School of Engineering, New York University.

March 14, 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah
Nagiza Samatova gave an invited talk "Graph Data Analytics at Scale: Opportunities and Challenges" at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science at The Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center.

March 11, 2015
City, State, Country
Keith Harding gave an invited talk "The changing character of Minnesota summer rains" at the MPA Talks Series at Mounds Park Academy.

January 30, 2015
Barcelona, Spain
Alok Choudhary gave an invited talk "Scaling Resiliency and Analysis Via Machine Learning" at the Big Data and Extreme Scale Computing Workshop.

January 12, 2015
Fairfax, Virginia
Arindam Banerjee gave an invited talk "Estimating High-Dimensional Statistical Dependencies" as part of the Mason Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies distinguished lecturer series at the George Mason University.

December 13, 2014
Shenzhen, China
Vipin Kumar gave a keynote talk "Understanding Global Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM-2014)

December 7, 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Arindam Banerjee and Claire Monteleoni gave an invited tutorial on "Climate Change: Challenges for Machine Learning" at the NIPS (Neural Information Processing Systems) Conference, 2014. NIPS is the premiere conference for machine learning and related areas.

November 2014
New York, New York
James Faghmous gave an invited talk "Big Science: Making Data Work for Science" at Columbia University.

November 18, 2014
Twin Cities, Minnesota
Keith Harding gave an invited talk "Trends and Future projections of extreme rainfall events and the influence of a strengthening low-level jet" at the Twin Cities Meteorological Society.

November 13, 2014
Clemson, South Carolina
Abdollah Homaifar gave an invited talk, "Gene Regulatory Networks with Hidden-Delayed Parameters" at the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Fall 2014 Seminar Series at Clemson University.

October 2014
Madison, Wisconsin
Arindam Banerjee gave an invited talk "Estimation with Norm Regularization, with Applications to Climate Science" at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

October 23, 2014
Amherst, Massachusetts
Abdollah Homaifar gave an invited seminar "Analysis of non-stationary time series for wind power grids" at the IGERT program, University of Massachussetts at Amherst.

September 8, 2014
Brest, France
Vipin Kumar gave a keynote talk "Opportunities and Challenges in Mining Earth System Data" at the Ocean's Big Data Mining Workshop (OBIDAM '14)

August 4, 2014
Shanghai, China
Alok Choudhary gave a keynote talk "Big Data Science and Social Networks - Accelerating Insights and Building Value" at The 23rd International Conference on Computer Communications and Network (ICCCN)

August 2014
Kobe, Japan
Alok Choudhary gave a talk "Scaling Checkpointing, Resiliency and I/O towards Exascale" at RIKEN, Advanced Institute for Computational Science

July 28, 2014
Warrington, UK
Alok Choudhary gave a talk "Big Data, Science and Social" at the Hartree summer school

July 10, 2014
Davos, Switzerland
Stefan Liess gave an invited talk "Statistical analysis for prediction of interannual monsoon variability" at the Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly 2013 (DACA2013)

July 7, 2014
Cetraro, Italy
Alok Choudhary gave a talk "Big Data + Big Compute = Power of Two for Scientific Discoveries" at the High Performance Computing - From Clouds and Big Data to Exascale and Beyond (HPC2014)

July 1, 2014
Boulder, Colorado
Abdollah Homaifar gave an invited talk "Multiple linear trend analysis for non-stationary climatic time series" at the Fourth Annual Meeting of NSF Expeditions in Computing

May 28, 2014
Chicago, IL
David Boyuka gave an invited talk "Transparent in Situ Data Transformations in ADIOS" at the International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud, and Grid Computing (CCGRID 2014)

May 15, 2014
Tainan, Taiwan
Vipin Kumar gave a keynote talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Eigteenth Pacifi-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD-18)

May 5, 2014
Raleigh, North Carolina
David Boyuka gave an invited talk "Data Management for Scientific Data at Scale" at the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences

April 29-30, 2014
Lemont, IL
Shashi Shekhar gave an invited talk "From GPS and Virtual Earth to Spatial Computing 2020" at the USDOE Workshop on High Performance Computing and Geospatial Analytics, at the Argonne National Laboratory: Theory and Computing Center.

April 26, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Vipin Kumar gave a keynote talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the SIAM Workshop on Optimization methods for Anomaly Detection (SDM '14)

April 4, 2014
Penn State University
Vipin Kumar gave an invited talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Department of Computer Science, Penn State University

March 21, 2014
Univesity of Florida
Vipin Kumar gave an invited talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Department of Computer Science, Univesity of Florida.

March 21, 2014
University of Florida
Shashi Shekhar gave an invited talk "What is Special about Spatial Data Mining?" at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Central Florida.

March, 2014
Abu Dhabi, UAE
James Faghmous gave an invited talk "Spatio-Temporal Data Mining Methods to Identify Mesoscale Ocean Eddies from Satellite Altimeter Data" at the Workshop on Clouds, Convection and Data at NYU Abu Dhabi

March, 2014
Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
James Faghmous gave an invited talk "Spatio-Temporal Data Mining to Protect Our Planet : Advances, Challenges, and Opportunities" at the Department of Computer Science King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

March 7, 2014
Raleigh, North Carolina
David Boyuka gave an invited talk "Data Management for Scientific Data at Scale" at the LexisNexis Academic Knowledge Center.

March 4-5, 2014
Gaithersburg, MD
Shashi Shekhar gave a talk "Spatial Data Science: Challenges and Opportunities" at the Data Science Symposium hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

February 25, 2014
Atlanta, Georgia
David Boyuka gave an invited talk "Indexing, De-interleaving, and Data Transformation Services for the Scientific Data Pipeline" at the Scalable Data Management, Analysis and Visualization Institute

February 21, 2014 Madison, WI
Shashi Shekhar gave a talk "Spatial Big Data: A Perspective: as part of the Yi-Fu Tuan Lecture Series in the Department of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

February 20, 2014
Portland, OR
Ramona Seay gave an invited talk " A Scalable Querying System for Large-Scale Graph Pattern Enumeration" at the SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing

February 4, 2014
Phoenix, Arizona
K.J. Harding and P.K. Snyder gave an invited talk "Projections of Midwestern Warm-Season Rainfall Exremes from Dynamical Downscaling" at the American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

January 17, 2014
Edmonton, AB, Canada Shashi Shekhar presented the seminar "Spatial Big Data: A Perspective" at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Alberta.

January 8, 2014
Al Ain, UAE Shashi Shekhar gave a keynote talk "From GPS and Virtual Earth to Spatial Computing 2020" at the NSF Workshop on Modeling and Analysis of Environmental Exposures on Public Health, hosted by the United Arab Emirates University.

December 9-13, 2013
San Francisco, CA
Stefan Liess, Shyam Borian and Vipin Kumar convened the Earth and Space Science Informatics Poster Session "New Approaches for Pattern Recognition and Change Detection I" at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

December 9-13, 2013
San Francisco, CA
Stefan Liess, Shyam Borian and Vipin Kumar convened the Earth and Space Science Informatics Session "New Approaches for Pattern Recognition and Change Detection II" at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

December 12, 2013
Rockville, MD
Shashi Shekhar gave a distinguished colloquium talk "From GPS and Virtual Earth to Spatial Computing 2020" at the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the NIH National Cancer Institute.

November, 2013
Minneapolis, Minnesota
James Faghmous gave an invited talk "Parameter-Free Spatio-Temporal Data Mining to Catalogue Global Ocean Dynamics" at the Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA) Special Workshop on Predictability in Earth System Processes at the University of Minnesota

November 21, 2013
Denver, CO
Alok Choudhary delivered the plenary talk "Big Data + Big Compute = An Extreme Scale Marriage for Smarter Science?" at Supercomputing 2013

October 23, 2013
George Mason Univesity
Vipin Kumar gave an invited talk "Understanding Global Climate Change: A Data Driven Approach" at the Department of Computer Science, George Mason Univesity

August 19-20, 2013
Espoo, Finland
Shashi Shekhar gave the distinguished colloquium talk "From GPS and Virtual Earth to Spatial Computing 2020" and a short course on Spatial Data Mining at the School of Engineering's Surveying and Planning Department, at the Aalto University in Finland.

July 15-18, 2013
Daejon, Korea
Shashi Shekhar gave a distinguished colloquium talk "From GPS and Virtual Earth to Spatial Computing 2020" and a short course on Spatial Databases at the Korean Advanced Institute for Science and Technology.

June 3, 2013
University of California in Santa Barbara, CA
James Faghmous gave an invited talk "Climate Change and Variability: A Spatio-Temporal Data Mining Perspective" at the Department of Computer Science Colloquium

June, 2013
Pasadena, CA
James Faghmous gave an invited talk "Data-Driven Methods to Leverage Satellite Altimeter Observations" at the The Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California Institute of Technology

June, 2013
Irvine, CA
James Faghmous gave an invited talk "ENSO’s Spatial Warming Patterns and their Impact on North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity" at the Department of Earth System Science Seminar at The University of California

May 16, 2013
Tempe, AZ
Shashi Shekhar gave the colloquium talk, "Spatial Big Data Analytics" as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series at the Computer Science Department at Arizona State University.

May 9, 2013
Columbus, OH
Shashi Shekhar gave a keynote speech, "Spatial Big Data Analytics," at the Workshop on Big Data and Demography at the Institute of Population Research at Ohio State University.

April 15, 2013
Orange, California
Vipin Kumar gave an invited talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Interface Symposium 2013

April 12, 2013
College Station, TX
Auroop Ganguly gave a talk for the BAEN Seminar "Climate Extremes: The Science, Impacts, and Policy Relevance", at Texas A&M University

March 28-29, 2013
Chicago, IL
Shashi Shekhar gave the plenary talk, "Spatial Big Data," at the NSF Workshop on Big Data and Urban Informatics, hosted by the University of Illinois.

March 28, 2013
Baltimore, MD
Auroop Ganguly gave a talk "Climate Extremes: The Science, Impacts, and Policy Relevance", at
Johns Hopkins University

March, 19, 2013
Tsukuba, Japan
Alok Choudhary gave an invited talk "Big Data and Exascale Systems - Challenges and Opportunities", at the 1st International Workshop on the Strategic Development of High Performance Computers

March 8, 2013
Storr, CT
Auroop Ganguly gave a talk "Climate Extremes: The Science, Impacts, and Policy Relevance", at the University of Connecticut

March 6, 2013
Stony Brook, NY
Vipin Kumar gave an invited talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic (TAOS) 2013

February 14, 2013
Davis, California
Vipin Kumar gave an invited talk "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research" at the UC Davis Distinguished Lecturer Colloquia

January 6-7, 2013
Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Shashi Shekhar gave the plenary talk, "Interdisciplinary Research: War Stories" at the Workshop to Kick-Off Technology Innovation Center on Geographic Information Science at Umm Al-Qura University in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

December 3-7, 2012
San Francisco, California
Rahul Ramachandran, Karsten Steinhaeuser, Stefan Liess, and Glenn K. Ruteledge convened the Earth and Space Science Informatics Session "Advanced Methods for Pattern Recognition and Data Prospecting for Big Data I" at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

December 3-7, 2012
San Francisco, California
Rahul Ramachandran, Karsten Steinhaeuser, Stefan Liess, and Glenn K. Ruteledge convened the Earth and Space Science Informatics Poster Session "Advanced Methods for Pattern Recognition and Data Prospecting for Big Data II" at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

December 3-7, 2012
San Francisco, California
Charlotte L. Roehm, Shyam Boriah, Auroop R. Ganguly, and Bob Tawa convened the Global Environmental Change Poster Session "Spatiotemporal Change Detection and the Data Infrastructure of Environmental Observatories I" at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

December 3-7, 2012
San Francisco, California
Charlotte L. Roehm, Shyam Boriah, Auroop R. Ganguly, and Bob Tawa convened the Global Environmental Change Poster Session "Spatiotemporal Change Detection and the Data Infrastructure of Environmental Observatories II" at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

December 3-7, 2012
San Francisco, California
Vimal Mishra, Auroop R. Ganguly, and Peter K. Snyder convened the Global Environmental Change Session "Climate Extremes and Impacts: Can Big Data Mining and Fusion Help Reduce Uncertainties? I" at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

December 3-7, 2012
San Francisco, California
Vimal Mishra, Auroop R. Ganguly, and Peter K. Snyder convened the Global Environmental Change Poster Session "Climate Extremes and Impacts: Can Big Data Mining and Fusion Help Reduce Uncertainties? II" at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

December 3-7, 2012
San Francisco, California
James T. Randerson, Forrest M. Hoffman, Atul Jain, and Vipin Kumar convened the Biogeosciences Poster Session "New Mechanisms, Feedbacks, and Approaches for Improving Predictions of the Global Carbon Cycle in Earth System Models III" at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

December 3, 2012
San Francisco, California
Vipin Kumar gave an invited talk in the Session on Climate Extremes and Impacts: Can Big Data Mining and Fusion Help Reduce Uncertainties? at the AGU Fall Meeting

December 3, 2012
San Francisco, California
Karsten Steinhaeuser gave an invited talk "Data Mining for Global Change: A Vision for Big Data in the Earth Sciences" in the Session on Large-Scale Data Analytics in Earth System Science at the AGU Fall Meeting

August 12, 2012
Beijing, China
Vipin Kumar delivered the Innovation Award lecture at the ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

July, 26, 2012
Arlington, VA
Alok Choudhary gave the keynote talk "Discovering Knowledge from Massive Networks and Science Data - Next Frontier for HPC" at the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Conference

July 20, 2012
Moffett Field, California
Vipin Kumar delivered a lecture on "Data Mining for Global Change" as part of the 2012 Summer Short Course for Earth System Modeling and Supercomputing

June 20, 2012
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
Karsten Steinhaeuser gave an invited talk on "Exploring Data Mining and Machine Learning Methods for Hydrology" at the International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources

June 14, 2012
Durham, North Carolina
Vipin Kumar gaven an invited talk on "Understanding Global Change from Data" at the ARO Big Data at Large Workshop

June 6, 2012
Orlando, FL
Joe Knight and Jennifer Corcoran gave a talk on "Incorporating data from several remotely sensed platforms to map current and potentially restorable wetlands" as part of the International Association for Ecology (INTECOL)

May 15, 2012
Ottawa, Canada
Alok Choudhary gave the keynote talk at the International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2012)

March 5, 2012
Sacramento, CA
Joe Knight and Jennifer Corcoran gave a talk on "Integration is modernization: on incorporating data from several remotely sensed platforms to accurately map current and potential wetlands" as part of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)

January 18, 2012
Minneapolis, MN
Joe Knight and Lian Rampi gave a talk on "Using lidar, high resolution imagery and other ancillary data for wetland mapping in Minnesota" as part of the 5th Annual Minnesota Wetlands Conference Audience ~ 200

December 19, 2011
Bangalore, India
Alok Choudhary gave the keynote talk at the International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2011)

December 8, 2011
San Francisco, California
Auroop Ganguly gave an invited talk on "Computational Data Sciences for Assessment and Prediction of Climate Extremes" at the AGU Fall Meeting

December 6, 2011
San Francisco, California
Auroop Ganguly gave an invited talk on "Precipitation Extremes with Climate Variability and Change" at the AGU Fall Meeting

November 13, 2011
Seattle, Washington
Karsten Steinhaeuser gave an invited talk on "Knowledge Discovery with Networks for Climate Science" at the Climate Knowledge Discovery Workshop held at Supercomputing

November 13, 2011
Seattle, Washington
Arindam Banerjee gave an invited talk on "Probabilistic Graphical Models for Climate Data Analysis" at the Climate Knowledge Discovery Workshop held at Supercomputing

November 9, 2011
Boca Raton, Florida
Vipin Kumar gave the keynote talk on "Mining Scientific Data: Past, Present, and Future" at the IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence

October 19, 2011
Mountain View, California
Arindam Banerjee gave an invited talk at the Conference on Intelligent Data Understanding

September 20, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Michael Steinbach gave an invited talk on Understanding Climate Change: A Data Driven Approach at the DIMACS sponsored workshop: US-China Collaborations in Computer Science and Sustainability

July 27, 2011
Tahoe City, CA
Vipin Kumar gave a talk on "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Intensive Computational Science" at the Center for Scalable Application Development Software Scientific Data and Analytics for Extreme Scale Computing Workshop (pdf)

July 2, 2011
Bellevue, Washington
Auroop Ganguly gave a presentation, "Can machine learning help translate the science of climate change to information relevant for preparedness and policy?" at the Grand Challenges Workshop at the International Conference on Machine Learning

June 21, 2011
Pasadena, California
Vipin Kumar presented an invited talk at NASA's annual Earth Science Technology Forum (ESTF) in the special session on Revolutionary Information Systems Technology & the Impact on NASA Earth Science

April 22, 2011
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Vipin Kumar gave an invited keynote talk, "Understanding Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Computer Science" at the annual Information and Computing Technology (ICT) Conference

March 30, 2011
Hamburg, Germany
Karsten Steinhaeuser gave an invited talk at the Climate Knowledge Discovery Workshop held at the DKRZ (German Climate Computing Centre)

March 25, 2011
University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Vipin Kumar was an invited speaker for the Distinguished Lecture Series at the College of Computing and Informatics: "Discovery of Patterns in Global Earth Science Data using Data Mining"

March 2, 2011
Reno, Nevada
Vipin Kumar gave an invited plenary talk on Discovery of Patterns in Global Earth Science Data using Data Mining at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE11)

February 9-17, 2011
Japan, various sites
Alok Choudhary gave a talk, “Exascale Supercomputing: Challenges and Approaches to Data Intensive Computing and Analytics,” at University of Tsukba, RIKEN, AICS, Kobe Supercomputing Center, the Tokyo Supercomputing Center, the University of Tokyo, and the Tokyo Institute of Technology Matsuoka Lab

February 9, 2011
Japan
Alok Choudhary gave a talk, “High-Performance Data Mining: An Essential Paradigm for Knowledge Discovery” at AIST, Tsukuba, and Tokyo

December 19, 2010
Kunming, Yunnan, China
Vipin Kumar gave an invited keynote talk, "Monitoring of Changes in the Global Forest Cover Using Data Mining" at the 2010 International Conference on Electronic-Business Intelligence (ICEBI2010)

December 14, 2010
Sydney, Australia
Vipin Kumar gave an invited keynote talk on Discovery of Patterns in Global Earth Science Data using Data Mining at the ICDM Workshop on Spatial and Spatiotemporal Data Mining (SSTDM-10)

December 3, 2010
Alok Choudhary gave a talk "High-Performance Data Mining: An Essential Paradigm for Knowledge Discovery" at the University of Florida's Barr Systems Distinguished Lecture Series.(session abstract pdf)

November, 2010
Nanjing, China
Alok Choudhary gave a keynote talk, "High-Performance Data Mining: An Essential Paradigm for Knowledge Discovery" at the International Conference on Multimedia Information Networking and Security (MINES 2010)

November, 2010
Anyang, China
Alok Choudhary gave a keynote talk, "High-Performance Data Mining: An Essential Paradigm for Knowledge Discovery" at the 2010 Workshop Multimedia Technologies

October 21, 2010
Boston, Massachusetts
Vipin Kumar gave an invited talk at Draper Laboratory's Global Climate Monitoring Symposium

October 6, 2010
Mountain View, California
Vipin Kumar gave an invited keynote talk, "Monitoring of the Changes in the Global Forest Cover Using Data Mining" at NASA's Conference on Intelligent Data Understanding (CIDU-2010)

September 29, 2010
Evanston, Illinois
Northwestern University Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department's Meet the Faculty Lecture Series: Alok N. Choudhary, High-Performance Data Mining: An Essential Paradigm for Knowledge Discovery



Tutorials

August 26, 2011
First International Workshop on Climate Informatics
Arindam Banerjee: Machine Learning for Climate Science

July 25, 2010
16th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
Arindam Banerjee: Introduction to Graphical Models for Data Mining