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Rawls College 2013 Symposium on Big Data

 

 

 

March 1, 2013

Trends, Opportunities, and Strategies in the Era of Big Data
Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration

TTU | Rawls College | CAABI | SWUFE | CAC

Goals:

·          Identify trends driven by big data

·          Conceive strategies to take advantage of opportunities

·          Form collaborations for future efforts across industry and academia

 

Time

Topic

Presenter

Moderator

9:00-9:15

BA 105

Opening comments

Lance Nail

Dean, the Rawls College;

Peter Westfall

CAABI, TTU

 

9:15-9:55

BA 105

Everyday Life and Big Data: Issues in Everyday Sensing as Basis for Smart Society

Matti Hamalainen

Aalto University & TIVIT, Finland

Zhangxi Lin, CAABI, TTU

10:00-10:50

BA 115 (lobby)

 

Tea Reception

 

Short presentation - “Cloud and Autonomic Computing Center at Texas Tech University - Capabilities, Benefits & Opportunities”

 

 

Ravi Vadapalli

HPCC, TTU

Zhangxi Lin, CAABI, TTU

11:00-11:40

BA 105

Big Data at United Supermarkets

Dale Duhan and Mayukh Dass

The Rawls College, TTU;

Chad Smith

United Supermarkets

Peter Westfall, CAABI, TTU

 

11:40-12:20

BA 105

Forecasting with Big Data at Zappos

Mauricio Jaramillo

Zappos

Peter Westfall, CAABI, TTU

12:20-13:20

BA 115 (lobby)

Lunch (boxed food, please RSVP to Siming Li, simi.li@ttu.edu)

 

 

13:20-14:00

BA 289

Big Data - from the Cyberspace, for the Cyberspace 

Charles Feng

Symantec Inc.

Zhangxi Lin, CAABI, TTU

14:00-14:40

BA 289

Challenges of Big Data in Financial Services

Mingqian Qin

CitiMortgage Risk Management

Zhangxi Lin, CAABI, TTU

14:40-15:00

BA 289

Tea Break

 

 

15:00-15:40

BA 289

High Frequency Trading Data and the TAQ Database

Jack Cooney

The Rawls College, TTU

Peter Westfall, TTU

15:40-16:20

BA 289

Big Data: Experiences of the High Performance Computing Center

Phillip Smith

HPCC, TTU

Peter Westfall, TTU

17:00-19:00

Dinner (invited people)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organizers: Peter Westfall, Zhangxi Lin, Xubin Cao (SWUFE)

 

Suggested Hotel (close to Texas Tech University):

Overton Hotel & Conference Center

2322 Mac Davis Lane Lubbock

Texas 79401

(806) 776-7000

 

StayBridge Suites Lubbock

2515 19th Street, Lubbock

Texas 79410

(806) 765-8900

 

 

Contact: Siming Li, (806) 787-6759, simi.li@ttu.edu

 

Secretarial staffs:

     Yingjin Wu, (806) 790-0715; Meiju Cai, (806) 317-0678; Siming Li, (806) 787-6759, simi.li@ttu.edu

 

Special Events:

Concert Band Concert (Free)

February 28, 2013 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Hemmle Recital Hall

 

Grammy Nominated Nachito Herrera Performs ($15)

March 1, 2013, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

TTU Allen Theatre

 

Saxophone Ensemble Monster Concert (Free)

March 2, 2013 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Hemmle Recital Hall

 

Caprock Canyons Day Hike (Carpool)

March 2, 2013, Whole Day, Departure at 8:00a

Caprock Canyons State Park

 

 

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