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The UF Fulbright Lecture Series Committee is pleased to host the following Fulbright Pechakucha Presentations!

Date:              Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time:              5:30 PM
Place:             UF International Center (located in the Hub)

PECHAKUCHA is a presentation format in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each. Presentations are concise and fast-paced!

Networking and refreshments will follow presentations.

Presentations:

"My Fabulous Fulbright and Overcoming Intercultural Barriers" by Dr. Ed Kellerman
A review of my six month Fulbright Core Faculty Grant teaching intercultural communication and collecting data at Universiti Tenaga Nasional in Malaysia. Successful intercultural interaction focuses on appreciating cultural symbols and involving oneself with local residents and their families.
Kellerman is a Master Lecturer in the UF Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication

 "From Big Data to Big Knowledge" by Miguel Rodriguez
An introduction of the widespread excitement around Big Data applications, Data Science, and Knowledge Extraction. Learn why in 2012 Harvard Business Review named data scientist the "sexiest job of the 21st century."
Rodriguez is a PhD Fulbright student in the Data Science Research Lab in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department

"Bicycling Across the World" by Dr. Ruth Steiner
Just as North America and Europe are increasing their attention on encouraging bicycling, cities in China, India and other parts of the world are decreasing the amount of space available for bicyclists.  This talk will explore trends in bicycling from across the world.
Steiner is Professor of Urban and Regional Planning and Director of the Center for Health and the Built Environment

 Seats are limited! Please RSVP by October 18, 2016
at https://goo.gl/u85dZ6
or www.EventBrite.com<http://www.EventBrite.com>  (Search by event title)