2017 Big Data Summit

The fifth annual Big Data Summit Will be held on
November 9, 2017 at the iHotel and Conference Center in Champaign.

Registration for the 2017 Big Data Summit is now open.

Please register at go.researchpark.illinois.edu/bigdatasummit

Join us for the University of Illinois Reseach Park's fifth annual Big Data Summit. This interactive conference offers participants the opportunity to learn and share knowledge about key aspects of big data and its business applications through dynamic panels, inspiring keynote presentations, and networking opportunities. 

Register HERE to guarantee your spot. Registration for all-day access will close on Nov. 1. Don't delay, spots are limited. 

Big Data Summit: Presented by CME Group
Thursday, November 9
I-Hotel and Conference Center
1900 S. First Street, Champaign

This event is FREE; thank you to our sponsors, including CME Group, John Deere and Synchrony Financial.

 

Want to get involved? 
Companies are invited to have a formal presence at our networking event at the end of the 2017 Big Data Summit. For more information, please contact Jenny Kim at jskim3@illinois.edu. Some panel speaking slots are still available; please contact Laura Bleill at lwbleill@illinois.edu.

 

Highlights from Big Data 2016:

 

 

Thought leaders from the University of Illinois Research Park, industry, and academia came together for the fourth annual Big Data Summit on November 10, 2016 to learn and share knowledge about key aspects of big data and its business applications through dynamic panels, inspiring keynote presentations, and networking opportunities. 

Our morning keynote speaker was Adam Hecktman, Director of Technology & Civic Innovation for Chicago, Microsoft Corporation.

Our lunch keynote speaker was Jaime Adams, Senior Advisor for International Affairs, Office of the Chief Scientist, Office of the Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture. 

Click here for the Big Data 2016 Agenda.

In addition to the engaging topics, we concluded the Summit with a Big Data Career Networking Event where companies set up booths to showcase the jobs and internships available in the realm of Big Data. 

More than 350 people attended the 2015 and 2016 Big Data Summits, including 70 different companies and 20 University of Illinois departments representing six different colleges. In addition to students from our home university, the Summit drew students from the University of Illinois at Springfield; UIC; and University of Chicago.

View the various slide decks from some of our 2016 presentations:

Civic Data
Data Analytics & Visualizations
D
eep Learning
Natural Language Processing
V
isualization
P
ersonal Data