2022 Data Science Research Bazaar

Call for Proposals - Due 11/30/2021

UW-Madison’s Data Science Hub seeks submissions for its third annual Data Science Research Bazaar, focused on the theme of Data and Communities: Sharing and Protecting Data, with in-person and virtual options throughout February 2022. The conference will feature lightning talks, posters, interactive discussions, workshops, and an art meets science exhibit. We welcome presentations from researchers and data scientists from all disciplines, industries, and career stages, including students. With the exception of art submissions (due January 3rd, 2022), proposals are due November 30th, 2021. See below to find the submission forms for each presentation type.

Lightning Talks

Poster Sessions

Interactive Discussions


Art Meets Science


Schedule will be finalized after submissions are reviewed.
All times are in US Central Time.
Some events will be held virtually in zoom, others will be in the Discovery Building or McArdle Building.

  • Nov. 30, 2021 – CFP Submissions Due
  • Jan 3, 2022 – Art Exhibit Submissions Due
  • Throughout Feb 2022 in Hub Central, Discovery Building – Art Exhibit
  • Feb 2, 2022 – Opening Session (including a feature on the art exhibit), Lightning Talks, and Poster Session
    • 13:00-13:45 – Opening Session
    • 14:00-16:30 – Lightning talks and Lightning Discussions (last discussion session concurrent with Poster Session)
    • 16:00-18:00 – Poster session
  • Feb 9, 2022 – Workshops & Interactive Discussions
    • 13:00-14:30 – Interactive Discussions
    • 15:00-16:30 – Workshops
  • Feb 16, 2022 – Workshops & Interactive Discussions
    • 13:00-14:30 – Interactive Discussions
    • 15:00-16:30 – Workshops
  • Feb 23, 2022 – Career Session and Closing Session
    • 13:00-14:30 – Career Session
    • 15:00-16:00 – Closing Session


Check back in January to register for the 2022 Research Bazaar.

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We are seeking to partner with UW-Madison departments, other educational institutions, non-profits organizations, and industry to sponsor the Research Bazaar.

If you are interested in sponsoring as an industry partner, please view this document. If you are interested in sponsoring as an educational institution or non-profit organization, please view this document.

Please email facilitator@datascience.wisc.edu if you’re interested in partnering with us to make the 2022 Research Bazaar happen, and with any questions you have about this opportunity.

Code of Conduct

The Data Science Research Bazaar is a learning environment that welcomes everyone: it’s a diverse community from a wide range of backgrounds and interests. To ensure that everyone has an enjoyable and enriching experience, please bring a spirit of respect and friendly inquiry to all of your interactions at the Research Bazaar.

Be friendly and polite.

Be welcoming. The Research Bazaar strives to be a community that welcomes and supports people of all backgrounds and identities. People from all disciplines and stages of their careers are welcome.

Be respectful. Participants come from a huge range of backgrounds and experience levels. Everyone should feel comfortable to ask for the help they need to understand the discussion. Listen and support others to learn. Remember that everyone here has their own field of expertise.

Be kind to others. Be careful in the words that you choose. Do not insult or put down other participants.

Read the full code of conduct and policies on media and harassment here.

Previous Data Science Research Bazaars

The Data Science Research Bazaar is an annually occurring event, hosted by the Data Science Hub, with the mission of connecting researchers and data science professionals around diverse data science topics. The websites for previous Data Science Research Bazaars are linked below.

2021 Data Science Research Bazaar: Data Science for the Social Good

2020 Data Science Research Bazaar: What’s the Data Science in Your Science?