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Big Data Science Conference, 2018

Office Depot Center, Florida Atlantic University

Saturday, October 13, 2018  

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Introduction

The purpose of the workshop is to bring together the research interests of Florida Atlantic University faculty and local industrial leaders to stimulate collaboration between the two parties in the area of data science and analytics. We hope to build cohesiveness among all of the varied and differing groups engaged in such work among the local community and beyond.

   *** Registration is free! ***

Continental breakfast and lunch will be served,
and hot and cold beverages will be available all day!

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Big Data Science Conference Date and time

Saturday, October 13, 2018

8:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Conference Agenda 

Big Data and Data Science Workshop
Saturday, October 13, 2018

Tentative Schedule:   

8:30  -  8:50 AM

 

Check in and pick up registration packet

8:50  -  9:00 AM

 

Reception by the Dean of Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

9:00  -  9:30 AM

 

Securing Data in the Quantum Era, Rainer Steinwandt, FAU

9:30  -  10:00 AM

 

AI for Renewable Energy, Theodore Jr. Stadnik, FPL

10:10 - 10:20 AM

 

Coffee/tea break 1

10:20 - 10:50 AM 

 

Machine Learning, Data Mining, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, Taghi Koshgoftaar, FAU

10:50 - 11:20 AM

 

The Journey from Data to Knowledge to Market, Luis Pintado, Sivotec Analytics

11:20 - 12:00 AM

 

Brain storming session 1

12:00 - 1:10 PM

 

Lunch

1:10 -  1:40 PM

 

From Big Data to Big Meaning: Deep Learning Neural Networks on GPU, William Hahn, FAU

1:40 - 2:10 PM

 

Local partner speaker TBA

2:10 – 2:20 PM

 

Coffee break 2

2:20 -  2:50 PM

 

Fast Data and Automating Data Science, Lianfen Qian, FAU

2:50 – 3:20 PM

 

Local partner speaker TBA

3:20 – 4:20 PM

 

Brain storming session 2

 

Conference Location

The conference will take place at the Office Depot Center located in the College of Business on the Boca Raton campus of Florida Atlantic University.  The Office Depot Center for Executive Education is an unrivaled, dedicated executive education and training facility specifically designed to create the most comfortable and conducive environment for advanced learning.

Florida Atlantic University 
College of Business 
777 Glades Rd. 
BU 86, Ste. 203 
Boca Raton, FL 33431 

Directions to Florida Atlantic University

To get to Florida Atlantic University:

From the North Palm Beach County area:

  1. Merge onto I-95 S toward Miami.

  2. Take the FL-808/Glades Rd exit (Exit 45).

  3. Keep left to take the ramp toward Florida Atlantic Univ/Palm Beach Comm College/Boca Raton.

  4. Turn left onto FL-808/Glades Rd.

  5. Head east on Glades Road.

  6. Turn left (Northbound) into the main entrance of the FAU campus.

  7. Continue heading Northbound on N. University Drive.

  8. N. University Drive will veer to the right.

  9. Turn right at the first traffic light.

  10. Park in the lot(s) either to your left or to your right.

From the South Broward County area:

  1. Merge onto I-95 S toward West Palm Beach.

  2. Take the FL-808/Glades Rd exit (Exit 45).

  3. Keep right to take the ramp toward Florida Atlantic Univ/Palm Beach Comm College/Boca Raton.

  4. Turn right onto FL-808/Glades Rd.

  5. Head east on Glades Road.

  6. Turn left (Northbound) into the main entrance of the FAU campus

  7. Continue heading Northbound on N. University Drive.

  8. N. University Drive will veer to the right.

  9. Turn right at the first traffic light.

  10. Park in the lot(s) either to your left or to your right.

 

For general inquiries please contact:

Maria Provost

Ata Saradejini

mprovost@fau.edu 

asarajedini@fau.edu

 

Florida Atlantic University, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, 777 Glades Road, Science and Engineering Building (SE43) Boca Raton, Florida  33431


Last modified: 2018.08.03