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2016-2017 CRISP Seminar Series

Big Data: The Power of Large Observational Data Sets

In an effort to address this broad, important topic, each workshop/seminar will highlight a unique aspect of big data uses, applications and challenges.


The workshops are geared toward junior and senior faculty. These applied workshops will involve a mix of lecture and small group discussion, and will be simulcast via web. A tentative schedule is below.


To sign up for the CRISP email list and receive invitations and information about the seminars, contact Chase Cameron:

Seminar Schedule – 2016/2017


September 19th– “An introduction to big data topics”  

     Speaker: Beth McManus 

 - Introduction to Big Data Topics_ccedit.pptxView Slides | View Recording


October 13th – “Secondary Analysis of Large Data Sets." – Large Workshop

     Click here to view Slides and Recordings from this workshop


November 21st – “Causal inference in Big Data Sets.” 


     Speaker: Marcello Perraillon

 - RDD_Big_Data_Perraillon.pdfView Slides | View Recording


December 19th – Cancelled for Holiday


January 23rd – “Data Linkages with PEDSnet.” - (one week late for MLK holiday)

      Speaker: Toan Ong

 - RDD_Big_Data_Perraillon.pdfView Slides | View Recording      


February 27th – “The Rocky Mountain Research Data Center.” 

      (one week late for Presidents' day)  

      Speaker: Jani Little

RMRDC_Flyer.pdfView Slides |   


March 20th – “Big Data for Outcomes Research”

     Speaker: Andy Kittelson

RMRDC_Flyer.pdfView Slides |    


April 24th – “Using Big Data for Dissemination and Implementation Science Research:

     Linking Survey, Claims, and Geospatial Data Analyses  to Study Diabetes

     Screening Implementation in Missouri Medicaid Patients with Mental Illness.


     Speaker: Elaine Morrato/Deb Thomas