Big Data Summit

Plans are now underway for the
2019 Big Data Summit on Tuesday, November 12. 

Registration is now open. 

Tuesday, November 12
I-Hotel and Conference Center
1900 S. First Street, Champaign

Join us for the University of Illinois Research Park's seventh 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.

This event is FREE, thanks to our sponsors! Be sure to register today by clicking here.

NETWORKING RECEPTION
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11 

Consider joining us for a reception Monday evening November 11.
Join us as we grow the tech professional community and build relationships to foster growth in Big Data.
Register for the pre-summit reception
here.
 
Monday, November 11
EnterpriseWorks
60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

BIG DATA SUMMIT
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

CULTIVATING A CONNECTED WORLD
Join us for the 2019 big data summit to learn more about how leaders in business and academia are meeting the demands of
the explosive world of big data.

Registration is now open. 

Tuesday, November 12
I-Hotel and Conference Center
1900 S. First Street, Champaign

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 by clicking this link.

For more information about speaking opportunities, sponsorship opportunities, and other ways to collaborate, please contact
Stephanie Faraci, Special Projects Coordinator at the Research Park at shalvors@illinois.edu

Big Data Summit Career FAIR
Tuesday, NOVEMBER 12
 

This is an opportunity for companies to connect with a niche talent pool in the field of Data science and analytics.
No registration is required for job seekers.

Company registration is now open:
go.researchpark.illinois.edu/bigdatacareer_employer

Company participation in this event is FREE for Research Park tenants. Non-Research Park tenants must pay a fee to partcipate.
Please direct questions to Jenny Kim, Assistant Director for Talent, at jskim3@illinois.edu


2019 BIG DATA SUMMIT AGENDA

7:45 am | Check-in & Continental Breakfast

8:15 am | Welcome + Opening Remarks

8:35 am | Morning Keynote: Machine Learning and Health

9:30 am | Break

9:40 am | The Value of Artificial Intelligence

10:35 am | Analytics and Talent: Developing Leaders in Data Science

11:30 am | Lunch

11:55 am | Lunch Kickoff Remarks

12:05 pm | Afternoon Fireside Chat: Using Data for Good

1:00 pm | Robotic Process Automation: Operating in a Human+ World

1:55 pm | Break

2:05 pm | Augmented Reality: Moving  Beyond our Imagination

3:00 pm | Data Governance and Ethics: Enhancing Big Data Responsibly

3:50 pm | Closing Remarks

4:00 pm | Career Networking Reception 

Highlights from Big Data 2017:

Thought leaders from the University of Illinois Research Park, industry, and academia came together for the fifth annual Big Data Summit on November 9, 2017 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 Christiaan Burner, CEO of Quicket Solutions.

Our lunch keynote speaker was Joe Jablonski, CTO of Ocient.

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 450 people register for the 2017 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