Conference for Business by Business

Learn big data & analytics best practices from top practitioners 

Big Data & Analytics Summit Panelists
Learn from leading Businesses

The Big Data & Analytics Summit, launched in 2012, provides an ideal venue for leaders from around the region to share ideas, insights, and best practices that will help organization’s approach to big data & business analytics.

So if you want to create a more robust big data practice or implement new equipment, platforms, and software then you need to be in Detroit for the region’s premier Big Data & Analytics Summer.

Who you will see

Our primary audience is industry, with over 75% of our attendees coming from the business community. Other attendees include faculty members and students who are actively conducting research in the big data and analytics space.

  • C-Level IT Executives
  • IT, PD, MFG, Supply Chain, Marketing Directors
  • IT, PD, MFG, Supply Chain, Marketing Managers
  • IT Decision-Makers
  • Business Executives
  • Anybody interested in knowing more about Big Data & Analytics
Big Data & Analytics Summit - Chart of Attendees
Big Data & Analytics Summit - Presentation Session
Keynotes, Panels, and Case Studies, not Sales Pitches

The features at each summit change year to year. We are still finalizing the 2019 event, but you can check out some of the past features which include:

  • Tutorials on Big Data Processing, Enterprise Analytics, Developing a Cloud Strategy, and Platforms for Health and Life Sciences
  • Discussion from executives and directors from a broad range of industries sharing their insights, case studies, and ROI
  • Keynote addresses from experts who understand the potential for big data to improve their operations and the business case that they made in implementation
  • Panel discussions on getting your organization’s big data and business analytics initiatives right

SPEAKERS

ATTENDEES

COMPANIES PARTICIPATING

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

See past presenters

Meet our most valued speakers

Schedule

All events take place on the 2nd Floor of the Student Center Building

8:00AM
Event Registration & Breakfast

Attendees can check-in at the registration table located on the 2nd Floor of the Student Center Building at the north end of the building. Continental Breakfast will be available to all registered attendees located near the main ballroom.

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tutorial 1
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Tutorial 2
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Tutorial Luncheon
12:00PM - 3:00PM
Tutorial 3
12:00PM - 3:00PM
Tutorial 4
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Coffee Break / Vendor Showcase / Networking

Ratna Babu Chinnam, Co-Director, Big Data & Business Analytics Group, Wayne State University
Keith Whitfield, Provost, Wayne State University

4:00PM - 5:00PM
Keynote Speaker
5:00PM - 5:30PM
Coffee Break / Vendor Showcase / Networking
5:30PM-6:30PM
Case Study Presentations
6:30PM - 8:00PM
Networking Reception
8:00AM - 9:30AM
Event Registration & Breakfast

Attendees can check-in at the registration table located on the 2nd Floor of the Student Center Building at the north end of the building. Continental Breakfast will be available to all registered attendees located near the main ballroom.

  • Patrick Gossman, Deputy CIO for Research, Wayne State University
  • Farshad Fotouhi, Dean, College of Engineering, Wayne State University
  • Stephen Lanier, Vice President for Research, Wayne State University
9:30am - 10:30am
Panel Discussion:
10:30AM-11:30AM
Coffee Break / Vendor Displays / Networking / Poster Session
11:30AM-12:30PM
Case Study Presentations
12:30PM - 1:45PM
Vendor Lunch & Learn / Networking
1:45PM - 2:45PM
Case Study Presentations
2:45PM - 3:15PM
Coffee Break / Vendor Displays / Networking
3:15PM - 4:15PM
Panel Discussion:
4:15PM - 5:15PM
Keynote Speaker:
5:15PM - 8:00PM
Closing Remarks / Raffle Drawings / Networking Reception

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TESTIMONIALS

what people are saying about the Big Data & Analytics Summit

What makes this event is the interaction of people, the sharing of ideas, and being able to bring a community together to have a good dialog around big data.
NICK CURCURUVP @ Mastercard
The topics at this event can be useful and span across a range of companies from startups to large corporations and throughout various vertical markets.
FLAVIO VILLANUSTREVP @ HPCC Systems
Wayne State is one of the leaders in this space and provides a great opportunity to speak with students and industry at the same time.
TOM FISHERCTO @ MapR

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WSU Student Center Building
  • 5221 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI
  • bigdata@wayne.edu
  • (313) 577-5683
  • March 21-22, 2019