Announcements

June 20, 2019
The National Science Foundation (NSF) this month announced the second phase of funding for the regional Big Data Innovation Hub (BD Hubs) program. Under the planned four year, $4 million award, the Midwest Big Data Hub will continue to be led from the National Center for Supercomputing Applications...
June 07, 2019
The Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Summer Meeting is fast approaching (July 16-19 in Tacoma, Washington), and this is the last call for funding support for the Drone Data Design Hackathon/Workshop. The application form needs to completed by Sunday, June 9. You may review the review...
June 06, 2019
Contact the MBDH (info@midwestbigdatahub.org) if you would like to request a Letter of Collaboration or otherwise wish to include MBDH participation in a proposal. See a longer list of open opportunities on the MBDH funding opportunities website.  NSF Convergence Accelerator RFI - (...
June 06, 2019
If you instruct data science courses, or can share with your colleagues who do, you are invited to take (or share) a survey about data science and how various concepts and skills relate professional practice. This survey is part of an NSF TRIPODS-X grant that is exploring students’ misconceptions...
April 25, 2019
The Midwest Big Data Hub recently co-led local participation in the 4th annual Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference, with sponsorship from the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and the University of Illinois. The event was free and open to all. The WiDS Conference,...
April 09, 2019
Save the date for the third annual Midwest Big Data Hub All-Hands Meeting on Aug. 21 (9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Salina, Kansas). This meeting will serve as the culmination for the National Science Foundation project dedicated to bringing academics and commercial operators together around the topic of big...
February 01, 2019
Registration opens Feb. 7 for Erie Hack, an innovation challenge that accelerates technology solutions to Lake Erie’s most pressing problems. During several months in 2019, Erie Hack will empower researchers, designers, engineers, developers and creatives around the region to build teams,...
November 26, 2018
Know a researcher who gives a great seminar and who would be great at introducing plant scientists to new ways of analyzing data? Please send your suggestions to hsia@iastate.edu. Include name, institution, contact info, and a description (a sentence or two) of what they might talk...
October 24, 2018
In April 2018, the Digital Ag Spoke Project hosted an All Hands Meeting at the University of Nebraska. The following key-note presentations are now available: The AgBioData Consortium, Databases Working Together Lisa Harper, Jacqueline Campbell, Ethy Cannon, Sook ...
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