5th SCoCISS

5th Student Conference on Computer Information Systems and Statistics

Institute of Statistics and Computer Information Systems
Association of Statistics and Computer Information Systems Students

Description

The Institute of Statistics and Computer Information Systems (the Institute) and the Association of Statistics and Computer Information Systems Students (AEESCI) is sponsoring the 5th Student Conference on Computer Information Systems and Statistics, to be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.  The objectives of the conference are:

  1. Develop undergraduate students’ skills in problem solving and research.
  2. Develop undergraduate students’ skills for presentation of their problem solving and research projects (oral and poster presentations).
  3. Give recognition to students for their projects.
  4. Enrich formal education with special topics presented by Information Systems practitioners.

The duration of the conference will be one full day, Wednesday April 20, 2016, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:0p.m.  It will consist of presentations in special topics by IS practitioners and selected project presentations by  Computer Information Systems (CIS) and Statistics undergraduate students, as well as a poster display of the selected student projects.

The student projects will be selected upon recommendation by the CIS and Statistics professors.  Students will prepare the posters after attending a workshop on poster preparation.  Certificates of recognition will be awarded to students whose projects are selected for presentation.

This activity is aligned with the Campus and Faculty mission statements that place emphasis in research at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Prepared by:   María del Rosario Rodríguez Orellana, M.S., J.D. Area Coordinator
Carmen A. Figueroa Jiménez, Conference Coordinator