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Big Data Conference – May 23, 2013

UAB Alumni Society House

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Agenda

7:30 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Dr. Tony Skjellum, Chair for UAB Computer and Information Sciences
Director of the Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research

8:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker

Jean-Luc Chatelain, EVP Strategy & Technology for DataDirect Networks Inc.
Jean-Luc Chatelain joined DDN in February 2011 with several decades of experience as a technology industry leader. Most recently, Chatelain was as a distinguished Hewlett-Packard Fellow responsible for successfully leading HP’s Information Optimization strategy, steering the entry of HP into the ILM space. Chatelain also founded Persist Technologies Inc., a leader in reference information storage software which was acquired by HP. Prior to that, Chatelain co-invented the SmartCell™, the world’s first application-centric enterprise storage technology, and created a breakthrough medical imaging workflow technology for Cemax-Icon, which experienced significant growth as a result of this innovation before being acquired by Imation/Eastman Kodak.

9:15 a.m. BREAK

9:30 a.m. Elliot Lefkowitz – Biology, Bioinformatics, and Big Data: Trying to survive in the trenches

Associate Professor in Microbiology at UAB

10:15 a.m. Dr. Andrew Lumsdaine

Director for Research in Extreme Scale Technologies at Indiana University

11:00 a.m. Lunch

Center Video

12:00 p.m. Jose Alvarez

Global Director for Life Sciences at DataDirect Networks

12:45 p.m. Dr. Carlos Sosa

Chemistry and Life Sciences Section Manager at Cray, Inc.

1:30 p.m. Dr. Eta Berner – Big Data Challenges in Sharing and Utilizing Clinical Data

Professor in Health Informatics at UAB

2:15 p.m. Break

2:30 p.m. Joe Popinski – Splunk

3:15 p.m. Dr. Puri Bangalore – Infrastructure to support Big Data

Associate Professor in Computer and Information Sciences at UAB

4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion – All Guest Speakers

4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks, Dr. Tony Skjellum

5:00 p.m. End of Event

Cocktail reception and networking opportunity

 

 

Thank you to this year’s sponsors

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Hotels

We did not set up room blocks but you should ask for the UAB rate.

DoubleTree by Hilton, Birmingham
808 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205
205-933-9000

Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown
820 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205
205-731-9595

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