Denise Anthony: “Big Data, CyberSecurity and Healthcare”

Venue: The School of Medicine Building, Britton Smith Foundation Lecture Theatre – 6:30pm

A reception will be held in the Atrium prior to the lecture at 5:30pm

Denise Anthony is Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives, and Professor and past-Chair (2007-11) in the Department of Sociology at Dartmouth College....

Citizenfour film screening with David Lyon

About the film: A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden. The documentary film, Citizenfour, is the result.

Big data in turbulence: unravelling disorder, one vortex at a time

Turbulence is everywhere: it affects aircraft drag and fuel consumption, blood flow in arteries, the dispersion of pollution in the air, the formation of weather patterns. Yet no theory has been developed that can explain it, except in the simplest scenarios.

Securing the Big Data City

David Murakami Wood

Queen’s University, Ontario

A lunchtime seminar series showing how Big Data is used, and debated, on campus.

Location: Speaker's Corner, Stauffer Library, Queen's University

‘Smart cities’ are characterized by pervasive and distributed sensor networks capturing and generating big data for forms of centralized urban management, drawing together such previously unconnected infrastructural systems as video surveillance, meteorological stations, traffic lights...

BD175 Art at The Agnes

Big Data Art at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre

On view in the Atrium through 22 December 2016

Agnes Etherington Art Centre Director Jan Allen in front of the installation of Dave Kemp’s Data Collection. Photo: Tim Forbes

In conjunction with Queen’s University’s 175th anniversary and a cross-faculty series on Big Data (BD175), The Agnes presents two major...

SSC Seminar Series: Colin Bennett, University of Victoria

Is Your Neighbour a Liberal or a Conservative? Voter Surveillance and the ‘Data-Driven’ Election Campaign

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

12:30 – 2 pm

Stirling Hall 401

(Grad Students are also invited to join Colin Bennett for an informal discussion in MacCorry room C512 from 10.30 to 11.30 before his seminar.)

The conventional wisdom is that the modern political campaign needs to be “data driven” to consolidate...

Big Data 175: "What is Big Data and Why Does it Matter?"

Paul Zikopoulos - IBM Data Analytics, Toronto: “What is Big Data and Why Does it Matter?” Venue: Goodes Hall Commons – 6:30pm. Paul C. Zikopoulos, is the VP of IBM's Competitive and BigData Analytics team. He is an award winning writer and speaker who has been consulted on the topic of BigData by the popular TV show “60 minutes”, advises various universities on their graduate analytics programs, and named to over a dozen “Experts to Follow” lists in social media.