Schedule: Real World sessions

Data successes and case studies from industry and the enterprise. Discover how others are applying big data and analytics, and see how it can work for your business.

Location: Mission City B1
Andrew Odewahn (O'Reilly Media), Carol McCall (Tenzing Health), David Van Sickle (Asthmapolis), Jim Golden (Accenture), Indu Subaiya (Health 2.0) Moderated by: Andrew Odewahn
Average rating: **...
(2.91, 11 ratings)
Information is changing healthcare forever. From the study of epidemics, to machine learning that can improve diagnosis, to the sequencing of the human genome, we're doing the math of life itself. This panel of practitioners will show us what they're doing in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and genomics, and how it will change the way we discover, treat, and eliminate disease. Read more.
Location: Mission City B1
Samy Bengio (Google), Jonathan Seidman (Orbitz Worldwide), Robert Lancaster (Orbitz Worldwide), Alasdair Allan (Babilim Light Industries)
Average rating: ***..
(3.12, 8 ratings)
Can machines help us make better decisions? In this panel, real-world practitioners from the travel, finance, and energy industry give us an inside look at how they're applying machine learning to their industries, oprimizing the use of resources and helping with decision support. Read more.
Location: Mission City B1
Kenneth Cukier (The Economist), Adam Hurwitz (Happtique), Jinesh Varia (Amazon Web Services), Mario Veiga Pereira (PSR)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 4 ratings)
Join practitioners from a range of industries to learn how they're putting new tools and massive data sets to work. We'll hear how music, geophysics, and the legal system are all changing by putting huge, rich information into the hands of business. Read more.
Location: Mission City B5
Alexander Howard (O'Reilly Media), Peter Clark (Minnesota Population Center, U of Mn), Steve Midgley (US Department of Education)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 3 ratings)
Open access to information promises to connect citizens to their representatives, improving government transparency and helping educators transform the classroom. In this real-world panel, practitioners in government and the public sector will give us a glimpse into how data and new interfaces are transforming how we teach and govern. Read more.
Location: Mission City B1
Virginia Carlson (Metro Chicago Information Center (MCIC))
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 8 ratings)
Data integration and viz technology have given rise to an appetite for government data–the Gov 2.0 movement. Do government agencies have good data? Sort of: I believe that an understanding of data limitations has gotten short shrift in the drive to develop the next app. I'll discuss why a knowledge of the complexities of government data is crucial to building quality decision-making tools. Read more.
Location: Mission City B1
Jon Bruner (O'Reilly Media)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
In a first, Forbes presented all federal campaign contributions by America’s wealthiest people in our September 2010 online edition of the Forbes 400. We combined human effort and homegrown database code to sort through 6 million political donations and find the 20,000 that came from America’s richest people. Read more.
Location: Mission City B1
Brian Wilson (Thomson Reuters)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 3 ratings)
New technologies are driving a new era of global collaboration among scientists and researchers. Digital scholarship, the ability to create, collect, publish and collaborate in new digital mediums, is driving the exponential growth of data related to scholarly research. This talk will highlight evolving strategies used to appraise and predict success of institutions and researchers. Read more.

Sponsors

  • Thomson Reuters
  • EMC Data Computing Division
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Microsoft
  • Gnip
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • IBM
  • Windows Azure MarketPlace DataMarket
  • Amazon Mechanical Turk
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Aster Data
  • Cloudera
  • Clustrix
  • DataStax, Inc. (formerly Riptano, Inc.)
  • Digital Reasoning Systems
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Impetus
  • Jaspersoft
  • Karmasphere
  • LinkedIn
  • MarkLogic
  • Pentaho
  • Pervasive
  • Revolution Analytics
  • Splunk
  • Urban Mapping
  • Wolfram|Alpha
  • Esri
  • ParAccel
  • Tableau Software

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Susan Young at syoung@oreilly.com

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