Wednesday, October 27

Time (CT)Session
12:00–12:15 p.m. CTIntroduction and meeting goals
12:15–1:00 p.m. CTCommunity Development & Engagement (CDE) project opportunities #1—Learn about the projects we incubate through our CDE Program, and how to get involved
1:00–2:00 p.m. CTFederal agencies panel—Learn about data-related opportunities and assistance for underresourced institutions
- Dr. Laura Biven, Data Science Technical Lead, Office of Data Science Strategy (ODSS), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- Dr. Martin Halbert, Science Advisor for Public Access, National Science Foundation (NSF)
- Dr. Ashley Sands, Senior Program Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS)
- Dr. Ann Stapleton, Program Leader, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
2:00–2:15 p.m. CTBreak
2:15–3:00 p.m. CTPriority Area engagement opportunities—Learn about how to get involved in and across the Hub theme areas
3:00–4:00 p.m. CTStudent presentations and Q&A (part 1)—Hear about student research projects
4:00–4:15 p.m. CTBreak
4:15–5:00 p.m. CTTrack a: Speed-networking session

Track b: Student networking/Q&A

Thursday, October 28

Time (CT)Session
12:00–12:45 p.m. CTDay 2 Introduction/National activities engagement opportunities—Hear about opportunities for engagement in data science activities beyond the Midwest region (BD Hubs national activities session)
12:45–1:00 p.m. CTBreak
1:00–1:45 p.m. CTStudent presentations and Q&A (part 2)—Hear about student research projects
1:45–2:00 p.m. CTBreak
2:00–3:00 p.m. CTPanel discussion on Smart & Resilient Communities/Data Science for Social Good research and collaboration opportunities
- Tayo Fabusuyi, Assistant Research Scientist, Transportation Research Institute, University of Michigan
- Valentin Pentchev, Director of Information Technology, Indiana University Network Science Institute
- Kimberly Zarecor, Professor of Architecture, Iowa State University
3:00–3:45 p.m. CTTrack a: Community Development & Engagement (CDE) project opportunities #2—Learn about the projects we incubate through our CDE Program, and how to get involved

Track b: Student mentoring session—Learn about the ways you can add a data science element to your training and career goals
Panelists:
- Paul Hansford, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Sinclair Community College, OH
- Daniel Linzell, Associate Dean for Graduate and International Programs and Leslie D. Martin Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
- Angela Wilkins, Executive Director of the Ken Kennedy Institute, Rice University
3:45–4:00 p.m. CTBreak
4:00–4:30 p.m. CTState of the Hub and future plans
4:30–5:00 p.m. CTOpen community discussion session on future Hub activities & opportunities