BigSurv23 Program

Please note that the program is subject to change. Kindly refer to the latest updates provided at the conference website.

All academic events will take place at the Campus of San Francisco de Quito University.

Thursday 26th October

08:30 - 18:30

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Arrival and Registration (Room: DaVinci Hall)

09:00 - 12:00

Short Course 1: Data Integration, instructor: Trivellore Raghunathan ("Raghu")
Short Course 2: Fundamentals of Data Science, instructor: Juan Esteban Díaz Leiva

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch (on your own)

13:00 - 16:00

Short Course 3: Unlocking the Superpowers of Advanced Machine Learning Models for Social Scientists: From Lassos to Boosts to Nets!
Instructors: Trent D Buskirk and Adam Eck

Training Session: Hands Hands-on training to select a two two-stage gridded population sample using free, user user-friendly tools.
Trainers: Dana R Thomson & Dale Rhoda

17:00 - 18:45

Welcome and Opening Plenary Panel: My Chatbot is Hallucinating about your Digital Trace. A discussion about the future of computational social sciences in the era of AI.

Moderator: Ellie Graeden (Georgetown University)

Dr. Jan Höhne (Leibniz University Hannover)
Laura Wronski (Survey Monkey)
Dr. Josh Pasek (University of Michigan)

(Room: Shakespeare Theatre, USFQ)

18:45 - 20:30

Welcome Reception (Room: Shakespeare Theatre Hall, USFQ)