The Big Data Conference featured many speakers from the Harvard community as well as scholars from across the globe, with talks focusing on computer science, statistics, math and physics, and economics. This was the third conference on Big Data the Center hosted as part of our annual events, and was co-organized by Richard Freeman, Scott Kominers, Jun Liu, Horng-Tzer Yau and Shing-Tung Yau.
This youtube playlist contains all of the videos from the conference. For detailed abstracts and slides, you can find the schedule here.
On Aug. 13, 2017, Boston-area Iranian scholars organized a memorial in honor of Fields Medal winner Maryam Mirzakhani. The event was moderated by CMSA Visitor Artan Sheshmani, and featured comments from leading scholars across several academic institutes.
Professor Sheshmani also gave a tribute in his native tongue of Farsi, which can be viewed below.