Conference Schedule

Please note: All times below are tentative. A detailed list of session topics and speakers will be available at a later date. A link to a digital program will be provided before the conference with only a limited number of printed copies on hand during the event to conserve resources.

April 27: Open Problems and Discussions with Invited Speakers

8 - 8:45 am: Registration


8:45 - 9:45 am: Plenary talk shared with ICIEV & IVPR


10 - 11 am: Sessions 1, 2, and 3

Each session will feature three 10-minute talks on an open problem, followed by 30 minutes of group discussion.


11:15 am - Noon: Breakout Sessions 1a, 1b, 1c, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 3b, and 3c

Each breakout session will consist of a 45-minute breakout session on one of the open problems in the first three sessions above.


Noon-1:30 pm: Lunch Break

Attendees may purchase a ticket during registration to have lunch with the ICIEV & IVPR guests, or make their own lunch plans.


1:30 - 2:30 pm: Sessions 4, 5, and 6

Each session will feature three 10-minute talks on an open problem, followed by 30 minutes of group discussion.


2:45 - 3:30 pm: Breakout Sessions 4a, 4b, 4c, 5a, 5b, 5c, 6a, 6b, and 6c

Each breakout session will consist of a 45-minute breakout session on one of the open problems in the three sessions above.


3:45 - 4:45 pm: Sessions 7, 8, and 9

Each session will feature three 10-minute talks on an open problem, followed by 30 minutes of group discussion.


5 - 5:45 pm: Breakout Sessions 7a, 7b, 7c, 8a, 8b, 8c, 9a, 9b, and 9c

Each breakout session will consist of a 45-minute breakout session on one of the open problems in the three sessions above.


7 pm: Banquet in Spokane. Location/Menu TBA.

All attendees from DSIACPN and ICIEV & IVPR are invited to attend. Tickets will be available on the registration page soon.


April 28: Student/Early Career Presentations, Workshops, Panels, Recruiters*

8 - 8:45 am: Registration


8:45 - 10:15 am: Workshops

Please sign up at registration; limited space available.

1) Intro to Research in Data Science and Image Analysis

Facilitator: Matt Sottile from noddle.io and Marissa Mourer from EWU Library

2) What is data science?

Facilitator: TBA


10:30 am - 12:30 pm: Student/Early Career Presentations

Talks may be research or exposition on any topic in data science or image analysis, broadly interpreted. Senior participants will provide survey feedback for presenters. Please see the "Student Proposals" tab above for submitting a proposal for a talk.


12:30 - 2:00 pm: Lunch Provided by the WSU Math Department


2:00 - 3:30 pm: Panel Discussions

1) Internships in Data Science & Image Analysis

2) Career Skills & Job Search Documents

3) Pros and Cons of Industry and Academia

Panelists: TBA


*Recruiters from industry/government will be present throughout the day to speak with students/early career researchers.


Please contact the organizers at datascienceconference@gmail.com with any questions.

Inclusion Statement

In an effort to make the conference accessible to all attendees, we ask for your cooperation in being fragrance-free. Please refrain from using fragranced personal care products–such as perfumes, colognes, perfumed lotions, etc.–on the day of the event. We thank you in advance for your efforts to support your colleagues. If we can support your inclusion at the conference in any way, please contact us at datascienceconference@gmail.com with any questions or requests for disability-related accommodations. We are committed to doing all that we can to support your full participation.