Big Data Track

Day -1 ( April 8 Friday 7:30AM-8:00PM )

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Introduction to Big Data & Spark (Srini Penchikala, Lead Editor, InfoQ)
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM RDD, DAG, Spark Core, Spark SQL, Data Frames, MLib & Spark ML
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Scala Workshop
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 1:30 PM Accordion's Healthcare Predictive Analytics Applications (Yubin Park, CTO & Founder, Accordion Health
1:30PM - 2:30PM Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (Jonathan Mugan, CEO, Deep Grammar)
2:30PM - 3:00PM Driving Customer Experience Through Testing and Personalization (Vab Dwivedi, Director, Dell)
3:00PM - 3:05PM Break
3:05PM - 3:45PM More “Edge”-y Big Data with Graph Databases (Josh Perryman, Technical Architect, Expero)
3:45PM - 8:00PM Advanced Spark Workshop (Spark Streaming, Kafka, Zookeeper)

Day -2 ( April 9 Saturday 8AM - 7:40PM )

8:00AM - 8:15AM Introduction to NoSQL Databases for Developers & Polyglot Persistence
8:15 AM - 11:15 AM Cassandra Workshop ( Srini Penchikala, Lead Editor, InfoQ)
11:15 AM - 12:00PM

IoT & Analytics - Industry Use Cases (Ajay Bhargava, CEO, Analytics Advisory Group)

12:00 PM -- 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 1:40PM

Connecting People & Events in Real-Time at Scale. Cassandra, Solr, and a Big Data Platform Makes the Difference (Aaron Benz, CEO, Zync Up)

1:40 PM - 4:00PM

Native Python on Hadoop Vs PySpark (Peter Wang, CTO, Continuum Analytics)

4:00 PM - 4:40 PM Big Data, Big Analytics for Pricing and Revenue Optimization: A Use Case in Car Rental Industry (Ezgi Eren, Data Scientist, PROS)
4:40 PM - 5:20 PM Programming Yourself Out of a Job: Machine Learning at Datafiniti (Shion Deysarkar, CEO, Datafiniti)
5:20 PM - 6:00PM

Driving product decisions with data (Niranjan Sivaraman, Staff Software Engineer, Visa)

6:00 PM - 6:40PM

The Indispensable Enabler: Cyber Security for IoT (Keith Moore, Product Management, SparkCognition)

6:40 PM - 7:40PM

Introduction to Querying Hadoop with Hive (Louis Salin, Software Engineer, SparkCognition)

Day - 3 ( April 10 Sun 8AM - 6PM )


8:00AM - 8:15AM Introduction to Data Science & Predictive Analytics
8:15 AM - 11:15AM

Predictive Analytics with R & Python Workshop (Anusua Trivedi, Data Scientist, Microsoft)

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Big Data + Human Data (Aliza Gold, Vice President, Projekt202)
12:30 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Microservices Workshop (Srini Penchikala, Lead Editor, InfoQ)
4:00 PM - 6:00PM

Containers and Docker Tutorial (Srini Penchikala, Lead Editor, InfoQ)

NOTE: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice