Beyond Academia: Maximizing Research Impact 
Friday, February 12, 2016
Brought to you by the UPRM R&D Center Proposal Development Unit (PDU)

Location: UPRM Business Administration Building - Room 242 - Amphitheater
All day event! Registration required

The fifth annual PDU hosted Research Symposium will be held on Friday, February 12th, 2016, in the Business Administration building amphitheater at UPRM.  The title of the event is Beyond Academia: Maximizing Research Impact.
Key representatives from the National Alliance for Broader Impacts (NABI), the NIH Office of the Associate Director for Data Science, industry will be available, as well as your colleagues—faculty, researchers, educators, and grant administrators—representing institutions from across Puerto Rico.  

This all-day conference is a must, especially for individuals interested in issues related to Big Data in research, as well as those who wish to communicate the broader social or economic impact of their work in a more effective manner.  Attendees will also have the valuable opportunity to interact with speakers and gain valuable insight into funding mechanisms and opportunities.  

  • Philip Bourne - NIH Associate Director for Data Science
  • Nagendra PrasadIndustry Consultant on Big Data issues, Former VP Infosys, InnovaHiEd
  • Susan Renoe - Director, University of Missouri’s Broader Impacts Network, Member, National Alliance for Broader Impacts
  • NSF Broader Impacts: An Integrated Approach
  • Data Science at NIH
  • Research Impacts and Data Science at UPRM and Beyond
  • Interdisciplinary Research in a Data Driven Society
  • Panel Discussions