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Florence D. Hudson
Executive Director of Northeast Big Data Innovation

Research Abstract

The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub is a community convener, collaboration hub, and catalyst for data science innovation in the Northeast Region of the U.S. Our mission is to build and strengthen partnerships across industry, academia, nonprofits, and government to address societal and scientific challenges, spur economic development, and accelerate innovation in the national big data ecosystem. Join us ( to learn about the exciting initiatives you can participate in across our four focus areas of Health, Responsible Data Science including security + privacy + ethics, Education and Data Literacy, and Urban to Rural Communities. We will present projects such as the COVID Information Commons (, the Connected Healthcare Cybersecurity Workshop in collaboration with IEEE and Underwriters Laboratories, the Northeast Student Data Corps, and more, inviting you to join in the efforts and share your data science related insights and projects so together we may transform the world through data science for good.