Big Data and Analytics EdCon 2013

Big Data and Analytics EdCon 2013, November 2nd & 3rd, Mandalay Bay: Las Vegas, Nevada

The Big Data & Analytics Curricula Conference

IBM, Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool), and the University of Ottawa Telfer School of Management join forces to create an action-oriented and participant-driven peer review workshop to discuss the future of Big Data and Analytics and revolutionize the availability of Big Data and Analytics skills for businesses to leverage.

Participants will:

  • Be part of the future of Big Data and Analytics and how it can be leveraged to create value in business and academia;
  • Get a broad view of the newest trends and perspectives;
  • Gain deep insight into opportunities and challenges;
  • Join a collaborative network of subject matter experts.
Register Soon! EdCon has limited capacity so register now before it fills up.

Conference Goals

  • Identify and expound upon the potential of Big Data and Analytics to transform business and academia.
  • Outline projects and plans for developing K-12, undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate curricula including:
    • taking advantage of big data in high school education
    • new & revised degree programs for emerging job roles such as the Data Scientist
    • professional & executive education programs
  • Conference papers to be published in academia and IBM Data magazine.
  • Develop a professional network of scholars, researchers, and practitioners.
  • Share best practices between faculty and attendees.

Meet with your peers

Extremely valuable insights from the discussions we had in the Academics Track. The comments and recommendations we received helped us to give a final update to our Enterprise Information and Analytics specialization curricula.

- Professor José Alberto Incera Diéguez, ITAM Mexico, Attendee Information On Demand 2012

Big Data and Analytics Book

All accepted papers will receive a presentation slot and will be published as online proceedings on the Syracuse University iSchool, and the University of Ottawa Telfer School of Management websites.

The co-chairs will invite select authors to submit extended papers as chapters of a book to be published after the completion of BDA EdCon.

IBM Data Magazine Publication

A conference summary report and select whitepapers created as a result of the workshop will be published in IBM Data magazine. More details will be announced at the workshop Nov 2&3.


Important Dates:

Information on the 2014 dates will be posted soon. 

Information On Demand 2013