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September 1, 2018 at 5:45 pm

Cafe Conversation | Competing with Data Analytics in a Social World, Sept. 26

Laeeq Khan, portrait

Dr. Laeeq Khan

Café Conversations presents Dr. Laeeq Khan discussing “Competing with Data Analytics in a Social World” on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center.

Khan is Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Studies at Ohio University.

Responding to the changing environment, organizations are employing data analytics to analyze big data to understand human behavior in digital spaces and make informed decisions that are aligned with their overall goals. Analyzing and visualizing data is a challenging endeavor. Organizations are struggling to understand what analytics can do and how it can provide a competitive advantage.

While the focus is increasingly shifting from descriptive analytics to more sophisticated autonomous analytics, one issue remains the same: extracting value from data and telling a compelling story. Analytics has become a matter of survival, and proper harnessing of these capabilities can provide an organization a distinct advantage.

Science Café and Café Conversations are sponsored by the Office of Vice President for Research and Creativity and the Ohio University Chapter of Sigma Xi. They are free and open to students, faculty and staff. Science Café is a venue for students to share their interests informally during a conversation exchange in a friendly setting.

2018 cafe conversation logo, noting 10 year anniversary

Fall 2018 Science Café & Café Conversations

Sept. 19—Dr. Scott Moody, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, “Why we need the EPA and ESA for our health?” Watch on A&S TV.

Sept. 26, Conversation—Dr. Laeeq Khan, Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Studies

Oct. 3—Dr. Ronan Carroll, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Watch on A&S TV

Oct. 17—Dr. Natalie Daniels, Associate Professor in the Voinovich School Watch on A&S TV

Oct. 24, Conversation—Dr. Julie Paxton, Professor of Economics

Nov. 14—Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology

Dec. 5—Dr. Julie Suhr, Professor of Psychology

Spring Semester 2019

Jan. 23—Dr. Doug Clowe, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy

Jan. 30, Conversation—Julie Owens, Professor of Psychology

Feb. 6—Dr. Lawrence Witmer, Professor of Biomedical Sciences in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Feb. 20—Dr. John Kopchick, Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Sciences in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine & Goll-Ohio Eminent Scholar

March 6—Dr. Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Spring Break (March 11-16)

March 27—Dr. Jacqueline Wolf, Professor of Social Medicine

April 10—Dr. Deborah McAvoy, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

April 11 Research and Creativity Expo

 

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