#InfoLitSeries Event: Lightning Talks About Big Data

Please join us on Wednesday, October 23, for the fourth event in the Bentley Library Information Literacy Series, “Lightning Talks About Big Data: Making Sense Out of Massive Amounts of Information.” Bentley faculty and alumni will present focused talks of 5-7 minutes on how they make sense out of big data in their disciplines.

Join us in the library’s Art Gallery during the following times.

big data visualization
Image by Dominique Haughton and Mark-David McLaughlin

3:00-3:35: Lightning Talks Round 1:

  • Mark Frydenberg, CIS
  • Ryan Norris ‘03
  • M. Lynne Markus, IPM
  • Jay Cooprider, CIS
  • Ian Cross, Marketing

3:35-4:00: Reception outside Art Gallery with refreshments

4:00-4:35: Lightning Talks Round 2:

  • Fred Ledley, NAS
  • Nathaniel Lin, Mathematics
  • David Oury, Mathematics
  • Mark-David McLaughlin, Mathematics
  • Dominique Haughton, Mathematics

This event is presented in conjunction with the library-produced exhibit “Making Visible the Invisible: Library Data Transformed,” which begins October 21.

About the Bentley Library Information Literacy Series:

Founded in 2011, the Bentley Library Information Literacy Series is a series of lectures, panel discussions, and other events featuring experts in the field of information literacy. The series is designed to bring together librarians and experts from other fields inside and outside academia in order to bridge gaps in knowledge and understanding, and to expand awareness and critical thinking about information literacy. The events in the series are aimed at undergraduate and graduate students, faculty members, librarians, and anyone with an interest in teaching and learning in an era of rapid change in information delivery and discovery.