About 60 cyber and policy experts from academia, business and government will participate in the 15th annual Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Van Munching Hall, Room 1412, University of Maryland, College Park.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – It's an idea that has, at various points, had support from both major political parties. And it's already been done in many major industrialized countries. So what's so difficult about privatizing air traffic control here in the United States? Nearly everything, says Michael Ball, senior associate dean for faculty and Dean's Chair in Management Science for the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Air passengers are poised for improved baggage handling as a result of a broader set of forthcoming rule changes announced by the White House Tuesday night on behalf of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Cybersecurity analytics was the theme of the Fifth Annual Business Analytics Workshop, held in College Park, Md., on Monday, May 18, 2015. Co-sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and IBM, the day-long workshop consisted of topics ranging from calculating cybersecurity investments to applying machine learning to cyber defense. The workshop provided ample time for questions from the audience and speakers delivered real-time solutions to some of the attendees.
Don’t blame bailouts for excessive risk taking, one researcher said May 29, 2014, during a daylong accounting conference at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Research presented at the third annual Journal of Accounting and Public Policy Conference in College Park, Md., shows how the expectation of a safety net — which comes with strings attached — actually reins in shareholders and managers with limited liability.
Risk was the hot topic at the Inaugural Smith School and IBM Business Analytics Workshop held in Van Munching Hall on Friday, March 4, 2011. Co-sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and IBM, the day-long workshop consisted of topics ranging from Department of Homeland Security risk, to aviation safety, to fraud.
Broadcast Dates: Jan. 8, 7:30 p.m. | Jan. 11, 7:30 a.m. | Jan. 12, 4:30 a.m. The Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Transportation were poised to auction landing and take-off time slots at New York’s major airports on January 12 before a last-minute court-ordered stay halted the action. Airport slots have never been auctioned, anywhere in the world, and a group of professors from the University of Maryland was instrumental in designing the process. The auction plan will now become a proposal under the Obama administration, where it may die.
College Park, MD – October 13, 2008 – This year’s annual conference from the Institute for Operations Research and The Management Sciences (INFORMS), the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), is significantly influenced by contributions from University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Smith School Dean G. “Anand” Anandalingam and Professor Michael Ball serve as the program co-chairs. The INFORMS 2008 Annual Meeting, held Oct.