Data for Public Good Symposium

Thursday - Friday
Mar 24 - Mar 25, 2022
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Data for Public Good

As both consumers and purveyors of information, how we interact with data is ever evolving. Now, more than ever, data for good represents a diverse and interdisciplinary effort to engage, educate, and empower the world around us. Statistics in the Community (STATCOM), the Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER), and the Ginsberg Center's Community Technical Assistance Collaborative (CTAC) invite you to attend the 5th annual Data for Public Good Symposium hosted by the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS). The symposium will launch virtually on Thursday, March 24, 2022 and will showcase the many research efforts and university/community partnerships that focus on improving humanity by using data for the public good.


STATCOM is a community outreach organization offering the expertise of statistics graduate students – free of charge – to nonprofit governmental and community organizations. CTAC is a community-university partnership convened to serve a universal need identified by community partners around data and evaluation. CEDER is a School of Education center devoted exclusively to offering high-quality designs, evaluations, and research on teaching, learning, leadership, and policy at multiple levels of education. MIDAS collaborates with community partners and supports the application of data science into impactful products, services, and policies, towards a better data-enabled society through their Data Science for Social Good initiative. This symposium is part of our effort to bring together university organizations that promote similar ideals and individuals whose research provides a service for the greater good.