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Kirk Borne is a data scientist and an astrophysicist who has used his talents at Booz Allen since 2015. He was professor of astrophysics and computational science at George Mason University (GMU) for 12 years. He served as undergraduate advisor for the GMU data science program and graduate advisor in the computational science and informatics Ph.D. program.
Kirk spent nearly 20 years supporting NASA projects, including NASA's Hubble Space Telescope as data archive project scientist, NASA's Astronomy Data Center, and NASA's Space Science Data Operations Office. He has extensive experience in large scientific databases and information systems, including expertise in scientific data mining. He was a contributor to the design and development of the new Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, for which he contributed in the areas of science data management, informatics and statistical science research, galaxies research, and education and public outreach.
July 24, 2018: at "How to Win With Analytics" event (McLean, VA) (local) - Invited Speaker
Talk: "Demystifying Data Science for more efficient Government DataOps"
July 25, 2018: at Metis Demystifying Data Science Summit - Guest Speaker
Talk: "Think Big, Start Small with Deploying Data Science"
July 31, 2018: at Central Maryland Smart Talks Meetup (Annapolis Junction, MD) - Guest Speaker
Talk: "Data Science and Data Literacy beyond all of the Big Data and AI Hype"
August 4, 2018: at Real Time Data Analytics for the Resilient Electric Grid (Portland, OR) - Conference Keynote Presentation
Talk: "Data Science Strategies for Real-Time Analytics"
August 23, 2018: at Convergence Atlanta conference (Atlanta, GA) - Conference Keynote Presentation
Talk: "Busting Big Data Myths with an Analytics-First Strategy"
August 31, 2018: part of APEX Toolbox Talks - Guest Speaker - Online Webinar
Talk: "Cognitive Analytics -- Beyond Information Mining to Insight Mining from Big Data"
September 14, 2018: part of APEX Toolbox Talks - Guest Speaker - Online Webinar
Talk: "Clustering Techniques and Applications -- From Validation to Value"
September 25, 2018: NASA Goddard Workshop on Artificial Intelligence (Greenbelt, MD) - Conference Keynote Presentation
October 10, 2018: RapidMiner Wisdom Conference (New Orleans, LA) - Conference
October 16, 2018 (invited panelist): 56th Army Operations Research Symposium (Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD) - Invited Panelist
(Panel topic: AI and its implications for the Army)
October 23, 2018: at Dallas Federal Reserve Information Management Conference (Dallas, TX) - Conference Keynote Presentation
October 25, 2018: for The Data Incubator Webinar Series "Data Science in 30 Minutes" - Guest Speaker - Online Webinar
Talk: Using Data Science to Predict the Future
November 1, 2018: at Virginia International University (Fairfax, VA) (local) - Conference Keynote Presentation
Talk: "Data Science for Business Insights"
November 5, 2018: at EU 2018 Clinical Data Science Conference (Frankfurt,
Talk: (title TBD)
November 12, 2018: at Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems Conference (College Park, MD)(local) - Invited Speaker
Talk: "Massive Data Exploration in Astronomy: What Does Cognitive Have To Do With It?"
November 28-29, 2018: at DataSciCon (Atlanta, GA) [website still shows 2017 event] - Invited Speaker and Workshop Presenter
Regular session talk: "Analytics By Design"
Full workshop: "Machine Learning Algorithms to Help You See Around Corners"