Welcome to the Twin Cities ACM Professional Chapter.  Faculty and professionals around Minnesota have come together to launch this first professional chapter to benefit dissemination of original research and insights into computing disciplines here and across the Upper Midwest region.

The Twin Cities ACM Professional Chapter has partnered with the Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence to sponsor the first research Colloquium on Analytics, Data Science and Computing (CADSCOM 2018).  The Colloquium is scheduled for October 26-27, 2018 at the Minnesota State University Mankato facility in Edina, Minnesota (a Minneapolis suburb).  There will be an industry panel presentation and networking dinner starting at 5:00 PM Friday.  Keynotes and presentations are scheduled from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM on Saturday.

Participation in the Colloquium is free for all attendees.  The call for paper abstracts is now open through September 15.  To learn more, respond to the call for papers, and register, please visit the following website:  http://CADSCOM.conferencespot.org.

A list of presentation topics includes (see the flyer for additional topic details):

  • Big Data Applications
  • Business Management and Strategy
  • Emerging Tech
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Ethics
  • Data Infrastructure and Computing
  • Data Management
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Security

Special Opportunity for ACM Chapters – Regional Meeting at CADSCOM: In addition to having a research avenue for students and faculty, this Colloquium will host a regional chapters meeting to plan for future events and to truly build a strong regional presence for ACM.  Chapter leaders will be supported the Twin Cities ACM Professional Chapter as desired.  If you are an ACM leader, please contact Dr. Firasat Khan (firasat.khan@metrostate.edu) to join in planning efforts.

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