June 15, 2021 Newsletter

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Take a look at our June 15, 2021, Newsletter with updates from the Ken Kennedy Institute.

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  • News Highlight: NAM Perspectives by Dr. Kavraki
  • Call for Participation - Ken Kennedy AI and DS Conf.
  • DS Coast to Coast Seminar 6/16

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News Highlight

Read the newest National Academy of Medicine Perspectives, written by Rae S. Rokosh, W. Cannon Lewis II, Elliot L. Chaikof, and Lydia E. Kavraki
In the newest NAM Perspectives, Lydia Kavraki and others discuss how the widespread adoption of telemedicine clinic visits has revolutionized health care and improved accessibility, but privacy, security, and ethical concerns remain. They discuss how telemedicine has improved aspects of access to care, but has impaired the ability to address the health care needs of racial and ethnic minorities and underserved communities.

They suggest that the benefits derived from the rapid advancement of telehealth and digital technologies throughout 2020 have been balanced by a greater understanding of real-world limitations and deficiencies.
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Ken Kennedy AI and Data Science Conference - Call for Participation

October 25-27, 2021
Data science is rapidly evolving as an essential interdisciplinary field, where advances often result from combinations of ideas from several disciplines. This annual conference is for professionals and practitioners working in machine learning, deep learning, data mining, artificial intelligence, or big data problems broadly. The conference will take place in-person at the Bioscience Research Collaborative Building (BRC) on Rice University's campus.

Interested in being a speaker at the 5th Annual Ken Kennedy AI and Data Science Conference? The Ken Kennedy Institute invites you to submit an abstract in consideration for giving a talk in the technical program during the conference on October 25-27, 2021. Visit ai-datascience.rice.edu for more updates!
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Data Science Coast to Coast Seminar Series: Ocean Dynamics
June 16, 2021 at 2 PM CST

Join us for the final Data Science Coast to Coast Seminar, hosted jointly by seven academic data science institutes! The seminar provides a unique opportunity to foster a broad-reaching data science community.
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ARL Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships

Due: June 15, 2021 at 5 PM EST

The Army Research Laboratory invites exceptional young researchers to participate in this excitement as ARL Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellows.

Webinar - Energy Perspectives 2021: An Uncertain Future

Date: June 22, 2021 at 9:00 AM CST

As the world begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the scale and pace of energy transitions are a subject of intense deliberation and study. Click here for more info.

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