Zhengjun Zhang, Keith Levin, Nicolas Garcia Trillos, and Sebastian Raschka were the organizers. Dan Barnish posted the virtual welcome reception information in JSM 2021 program book. The department chair, Yazhen Wang, posted the info via several departmental email lists. Participants came from Duke University, University of Connecticut, University Virginia, and our department, among many others. During the reception, Yazhen shared news and developments of our department and CDIS. Thank you to everyone who attended, and we can’t wait to see you next year.