Data West Conference, Open Day, Wednesday Dec 13 at SDSC – Student Data Science Opportunities

An Afternoon Focused Exclusively on DATA The SDSC Industry and Technology Expo is a new, data technology event in San Diego, the first day of the annual SDSC Data West Senior Executive Forum. Come and meet leading data technology companies, data scientists and corporate data officers for an afternoon of presentations, workshops and demos of new technologies and services in data analytics, AI and deep learning, data analytics and new technologies such as blockchain, data twinning and social robotics. Along with tours of SDSC’s 19,000 sf of data center. Free to all registered participants. Don’t Miss It!DATA

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Carroll Round at Georgetown University

Carroll Round is the annual international economics conference held at Georgetown University. The Carroll Round provides a unique forum to present and discuss original research among the world’s top undergraduates. The Carroll Round fosters the exchange of ideas among leading undergraduate international economics and political economy students by supporting the pursuit of scholarly innovation in the field.

The annual conference held April 20th-23rd brings together participants, prominent academics, and policy-makers through presentations, discussions, and lectures. The centerpiece of weekend revolves around the presentation and discussion of original research by undergraduates in panels moderated by economics professors and practitioners. Additionally, we hold keynote lectures and events throughout the weekend to provide attendees opportunities to hear from eminent economists, including Nobel Laureates and members of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. One of this year’s speakers will be Jason Furman, outgoing Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, who will discuss his role in shaping economic policy under President Obama.

We are currently seeking submissions of journal-length articles with a priority deadline of February 8th and hoping to release decisions on a rolling basis by March 27th. 2017.

The Carroll Round seeks to cover as much of each participants’ travel and hotel expenses as possible and encourages top undergraduates to join our community of like-minded scholars in presenting their research, meeting and networking with other top undergraduates, and discussing today’s most pressing economic issues with top minds in the field. For more information and to apply, please visit our website.

11th Annual Financial Horizons Conference: Saturday, March 5th at Rady School of Management

Calling All Students Interested in Business, Investments, and Finance!

The Undergraduate Investment Society invites you to the 11th Annual Financial Horizons Conference on Saturday, March 5th at Rady School of Management.

Our keynote speakers will be Dr. Ken Kroner Global Head of Multi Asset Strategies at BlackRock as well as Jim Moffatt at Deloitte Consulting, as well as speakers from leading companies such as Facebook, Morgan Stanley, Duff and Phelps, PwC, RA Capital Advisors, William Blair, Altegris, BDO, Seed San Diego, and many more!

Don’t miss out on UCSD’s largest and most reputable business conference of the year. This is your chance to network with representatives from top companies in the business and finance industry. Come and join us for a FREE full-day event of speaker series, food and networking!

FB Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1683194285260972/
DATE: Saturday, March 5th
WHERE: Rady School of Management
TIME: 8:30am-3:30pm
DRESS: Business Casual
PLEASE REGISTER HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:http://goo.gl/forms/eDBZSGdKFj

Check out our Pre- conference event: https://www.facebook.com/events/749347675195336/

CRASSH! Present Your Research at the UCSD Undergraduate Conference for Research in the Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities (CRASSH)

Are you an undergraduate interested in the Arts, Social Sciences, or Humanities?  Then consider presenting your research at the UCSD Undergraduate Conference for Research in the Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities (CRASSH) to be held on Friday, February 19 from 10am to 3:30pm at the Institute of the Americas. The purpose of this conference is to promote and recognize research being conducted in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, with particular emphasis on encouraging undergraduates to pursue research in these fields.

The Conference will consist two parts: 1) a plenary session in the morning at which alumni and faculty will speak and 2) an afternoon session at which undergraduates will present their research.  Representatives from UCSD departments in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities will also be present to talk about their programs.  The talks and student presentations are free and open to the public.

We are also currently looking for undergraduates who would like to present at the conference.  The presentations may be posters, artwork, or performances.  The projects do not need to be completed by the day of the conference, just complete enough to share with others and open a dialog about your research.  All student presenters will receive a certificate of participation.

If you are interested in participating as a presenter you may register here and if you would like to attend as a member of the audience register here.  Food will be provided the day of the conference, and all participants will receive a gift bag.   There is no charge to present or attend the conference, but registration is required.

CRASSH is organized by Academic Enrichment Programs, with the support of Student Affairs and the Office of Research Affairs.

If you are interested in participating or for more information, please see the Conference website (crassh.ucsd.edu) or contact the conference coordinator, Candace Wo at chwo@ucsd.edu or (858) 534-5791.

Application Open for the 15th Annual Carroll Round Economics Conference at Georgetown University (April 2016)

The Carroll Round is the world’s premier economics research conference for undergraduates. Each Spring thirty of the brightest undergraduate economics students join us on the historic Georgetown University campus to engage in a weekend of economics related presentations and discussion. We draw hundreds of applicants from the world’s leading economics programs, including the University of Chicago, Harvard, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford, Oxford, and the London School of Economics, among many others. We hope that students from University of California at San Diego will strive to be a part of this tradition in 2016.

We’re delighted to announce that the application for this year’s conference is now available on our website. This year’s conference will take place from Thursday, April 21, 2016 to Sunday, April 24, 2016.  Our application deadline is Monday, February 8, 2016 and applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Since acceptance to the conference is extremely competitive, it is to the applicant’s advantage to submit the application materials as soon as possible, even if it is prior to the deadline. All decisions will be announced on a rolling basis.