Applied Data Science Invited Speakers

The Applied Data Science Invited Talks will provide a venue for leading experts in the world of applied data mining and knowledge discovery. These invited talks will feature highly influential speakers who have directly contributed to successful data mining applications in their respective fields. The talks and discussions will focus on innovative and leading-edge, large-scale industry or government applications of data mining in areas such as finance, health-care, bio-informatics, public policy, infrastructure, telecommunications, social media and computational advertising.


Keynote: Samuel Scarpino

Samuel Scarpino

Northeastern University, USA

Samuel V. Scarpino, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University and has 10+ years of experience translating research into decision support and data science tools across diverse sectors from public health and clinical medicine to real estate and energy. From 2017 to 2020, he was Chief Strategy Officer and head of data science at Dharma Platform, a social impact, technology startup. He has given over 100 keynote, invited, and professional presentations at international conferences, has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles, and is a Deputy Editor at PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. His research has been covered by the New York Times, the Washington Post, Bloomberg, Vice News, National Geographic, and numerous other venues. Scarpino earned a PhD from The University of Texas at Austin and was a Santa Fe Institute Omidyar Fellow.