FYI: Public Comment: Two Draft NIST in the IoT Area

To help organizations address the cybersecurity and privacy threats against Internet of Things (IoT) devices, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released draft NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8228: Considerations for Managing IoT Cybersecurity and Privacy Risks for public comment. The document – developed in collaboration with a broad range of stakeholder groups – is intended to help federal agencies and other organizations better understand and manage the cybersec...
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Data Science Summit: Smart Cities of the Future

The University of Central Florida, in collaboration with the South Big Data Hub and Southern Data Science Conference, will host the first annual Data Science Summit at the UCF Fairwinds Alumni Center. Panels will focus on smart cities, transportation, financial technology, recruiting data scientists, and more. This event will be held on October 19, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. For more information click here.
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Paper Submission Deadline Extended for SGSMA 2019

The IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Synchronized Measurements and Analytics 2019 (IEEE SGSMA 2019) will be held at College Station, Texas on May 20-23, 2019. The deadline for submitting papers has been extended to October 15, 2018. For the IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Synchronized Measurements and Analytics 2019 (IEEE SGSMA 2019), registration is available here Submission is open for technical papers here For more information, go here
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Southern Data Science Conference

Southern Data Conference is hosting their conference in Orlando, FL from October 17-18. There will be speakers from IBM Watson, LinkedIn, Allen Institute of AI, City of Orlando and more will speak about their recent innovations and views on the future of technology. Presentations include AI, Blockchain, Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Sustainability, Analytics, and How To Drive A Car With Machine Learning, among others. Workshops include Deep Learning, Tableau, and Apache Spark. For more inform...
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Submission Deadline Approaching for SGSMA 2019

The IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Synchronized Measurements and Analytics 2019 (IEEE SGSMA 2019) will be held at College Station, Texas on May 20-23, 2019. The deadline is approaching for submitting technical papers, proposals for panels, tutorials and workshops. For the IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Synchronized Measurements and Analytics 2019 (IEEE SGSMA 2019), registration is available here Submission is open for technical papers here For more information,...
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Travel Grant to NSF-funded Spoke Workshop

Received in 2018, the second travel grant for workshop participants was a supplemental funding to the Smart Grids Big Data Spoke project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant in the amount of $49,975 was given to reduce expenses of recipients, such as registration fee, airfare, and meals. The goal was to attract more participants from underrepresented groups, such as women, persons with disabilities, and divers racial/ethnic groups. Moreover, attracting young faculty with in...
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