The Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute (NMDSI) is hosting our second annual symposium on Wednesday, April 24. The event will take place at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Student Union). Event details and tickets are available via Eventbrite.

The event will end with a poster session/networking event highlighting AI/data science experts — students, faculty, researchers, and professionals — from NMDSI partners (Marquette University, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Northwestern Mutual), who will create and share posters to showcase their research projects. Participants will present to attendees and should be willing to answer questions and discuss their work.  Attendees will be encouraged to vote for their favorite poster, with the top three "People's Choice" awards being announced through the post-event newsletter.

The expected time commitment for poster session presenters is 1.5 hours during the Poster Session and Networking Reception time slot of the symposium (4:30pm - 6pm). There will be two time slots to set up your poster: 8 - 9 a.m. before the event or noon - 1 pm during lunch. We encourage you to attend the entire symposium, but that is of course optional.

Submissions are welcomed and encouraged by all members of the NMDSI community (Marquette, UWM, and NM). This event is to showcase our regional expertise in AI, data science, and is currently open to students, alumni, postdocs/researchers, faculty, and staff.

Application Requirements:
  • Completed application, including a .pdf file upload of your poster
  • A short abstract highlighting your poster’s research topic
  • Names/Titles/Affiliation for all authors
  • Foam board size (see below)

Application Timeline:
  • Application Deadline: Sunday, April 14, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. (CT)
  • Notice of Acceptance: Wednesday, April 17, 2024
  • Event Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at the UWM Student Union (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
If selected to participate, at least one person from your team should expect to attend between the hours of 4:30 - 6 p.m. (CT).

Relevant Details:
  • Selectees are required to print and supply their own poster; please plan accordingly to have your poster printed ahead of the event date
  • NMDSI will provide easels, thumbtacks, and foam boards in the 20x30, 30x40, 36x48, and 40x60 inch sizes; sizes outside this range will require you to bring your own foam board/mounts.

Question Title

* 1. Research Team Lead (First/Primary Author)