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Starting and Scaling People Analytics Teams

In this Ask Me Anything (AMA), Amit Mohindra reveals what you need to know - beyond the data science and technology - as a people analytics leader or practitioner to thrive and succeed using people analytics.

  • Jan. 24, 2023
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Learning Sprint: Food Systems Live!

Join a community of entrepreneurs in weekly, live online sessions with Harvard University faculty and leaders around the globe to learn about opportunities in emerging economies focused on food systems, agriculture, nutrition, sustainability and food security. Learn how to navigate entrepreneurial opportunities across emerging markets and develop a capstone business plan.

  • Jan. 10 - Apr. 26, 2023
  • 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Estimating the Value of Offsite Data to Advertisers on Meta

Join Nils Wernerfelt, director of the Economics and Policy Research Team at Facebook as he discusses his experiment on estimating the value of offsite data to advertisers on Meta.

  • Dec. 6, 2022
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Book Talk: Power and Prediction

Join Avi Goldfarb, Rotman Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare and a professor of marketing at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, as he discusses his book, Power and Prediction: The Disruptive Economics of Artificial Intelligence.

  • Nov. 30, 2022
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Harvard Data Science Initiative Annual Conference

The Harvard Data Science Initiative Conference is a two-day event in Boston, MA that showcases data science in research and education through panels, keynotes, workshops, and tutorials featuring speakers from across Harvard, academia, and industry. The Conference connects expert methodologists, data science professionals and educators across disciplines to ignite new discoveries with impacts on health, education, economics, social policy, business, and the humanities.

  • Nov. 15-16, 2022
  • 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Learning Sprint: Everyday Analytics

Join Professor Emily Oster of Brown University and learn to critically evaluate news media portrayals of scientific studies and their meanings. Everyday Analytics will focus on key concepts in understanding and processing data, with the goal of developing fluency in applying them in a wide range of situations.

  • Nov. 9 - Dec. 7, 2022
  • 12:15 pm - 12:15 pm
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Book talk: Decisions Over Decimals

Join Oded Netzer, Vice Dean for Research and professor at Columbia Business School, discuss his new book, Decisions Over Decimals: Striking the Balance Between Intuition and Information. Moderated by HBS Professor Ayelet Israeli.

  • Nov. 7, 2022
  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Digital Seminar: Designing Equitable Algorithms

Join Sharad Goel, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School talk about how algorithms can exacerbate inequities when not carefully designed through the evaluation of automated speech recognition (ASR) tools. He will then describe a paradigm for designing equitable algorithms.

  • Nov. 2, 2022
  • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Machine Learning for Leaders

Join Professors Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg for a high-level introduction to the basics of machine learning for leaders.

  • Oct. 26, 2022
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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D^3 Assembly Climate and Sustainability Series: Building and Scaling Climate Solutions

Professor George Serafeim will sit down with Reynir Indahl to discuss his journey as founder of a private equity firm and his experience in raising and deploying capital in the resource transformation value chain. This conversation will center on the founder’s journey and how to address waste as an obstacle in business and sustainability through the design of new systems.

  • Oct. 24, 2022
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Digital Seminar: Social Capital: Measurement, Associations with Economic Mobility and Determinants of Economic Connectedness

In this talk, Theresa Kuchler of Stern School of Business, NYU will speak about her research on the measurement and associations of social capital with economic mobility and its determinants of economic connectedness.

  • Oct. 19, 2022
  • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Digital Assets and Financial Stability

Does crypto pose a systemic risk? Join Professor Marco Di Maggio for a virtual event to discuss these questions and more. Marco will be joined by expert academics, Professor Darrell Duffie at Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, and Gordon Liao, Chief Economist of Circle. Moderated by Cesare Fracassi, Chief Economist of the Coinbase Institute.

  • Oct. 7, 2022
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    The DI is now part of the Digital, Data, and Design (D^3) Institute at Harvard. Read more about this change..