Mon, Aug 22, 2016 from 9:15am - 1:30pm

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Hello Big Data / Data Science enthusiasts! The inaugural BigDataWisconsin Conference is almost here. Speakers in the half-day event cover both technical context and powerful business case perspectives from this exciting industry. We have lined up an all-star cast of big data experts, mostly from right here in Wisconsin! Check out the Conference website ( for more details on speakers, presentation topics, and the schedule. You can register from this page so if you want to find out how Big Data works for industries in our state, please join us for a fantastic event.

Here is the presentation lineup:

Keynote: How to NOT miss the big picture in new big data initiatives – Dr. Jignesh Patel, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Data Science in the Wild Wild Midwest – Bo Peng, Datascope Analutics
Data-Driven Application Architectures for Containers – Will Benton, RedHat
Using Natural Language Processing to Analyze Electronic Health Records – Philip K. F. Poon, UnityPoint Health
Rocket: Robust Knowledge and Concept Extraction from Text – Glenn Fung, American Family
Decoupling Decisions with Apache Kafka – Grant Henke, Cloudera

Food and beverages from The Chocolaterian are provided free of charge courtesy of the conference sponsors (Cloudera, Hortonworks, Microsoft, RedHat, ZoomData, AtScale,, Direct Supply, Earthling Interactive and the Madison Public Library)

Central Public Library

201 West Mifflin St.
Rooms 301 and 302

Madison, WI 53703