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Tippie College of Business is dedicated to sharing our research with the world. Our multiple seminar series brings together esteemed scholars, faculty, and researchers from across the campus and across the globe to share their work in all of our disciplines.

Join us to discuss some of the most important topics in business research.

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Past seminars

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Thought Leaders, Business Analytics - Robert Nowak

Friday, April 14, 2023 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Topic: Active Machine Learning: Combining Human and Artificial Intelligence for Improved Learning Efficiency and Accuracy Active machine learning combines the power of artificial intelligence with human intelligence to improve the efficiency and accuracy of machine learning algorithms. The fundamental idea behind active learning is to actively engage the human user in the learning process by selecting the most informative data points for labeling, thus reducing the amount of labeled data required to achieve a given level of accuracy. In this talk, we will discuss the theory and applications of active machine learning, including various sampling strategies, query selection methods, and active learning algorithms.
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Thought Leaders Seminar, Business Analytics: Sam Burer

Friday, April 7, 2023 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Topic: Two Decades of Low-Rank Optimization Big data matrices are often low rank, and so modern optimization algorithms often require the use of low-rank decision variables. Such variables also arise naturally in certain optimization problems, irrespective of the input data. As a result, over the past two decades, low-rank optimization has grown as a critical area of research in optimization and machine learning. However, enforcing low-rank structure on a variable gives rise to severe...

Facing the Future: Economic and Fiscal Challenges in the U.S.

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 12:00pm
Pappajohn Business Building
The Concord Coalition and the Economics Department at the Tippie College of Business are hosting a panel discussion focused on the growing federal debt crisis, the future of Social Security, how to lower the cost of healthcare and how to stimulate long-term growth in the economy.

Tow Seminar, Economics: Cameron Ellis, University of Iowa

Monday, February 27, 2023 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pappajohn Business Building
The Clarence Tow Lectures in Economics presents Cameron Ellis, University of Iowa. This event is sponsored by the Clarence Tow Lecture Fund.

Clarence Tow Lectures in Economics

Scholars from both the private and public sectors present to economics faculty and students roughly once a week during the academic year.

Clarence Tow Lectures in Finance

Top finance researchers present at Tippie to faculty, PhD students, and researchers from the University of Iowa.

Thought Leaders Seminar Series

This series brings together the brightest minds from multiple business research disciplines to present their discoveries and insights to the larger academic community.

Business Analytics Guest Lecturer Seminar Series

Join us to hear from high-profile business analytics researchers.