ABDC – Day 3 Keynote: Chris Moore, City of Edmonton

Chris Moore

Day 3. Discovery

 Chris Moore from the City of Edmonton presents as the closing keynote.

“Big Data and its Role in transforming Organizations”

Chris Moore is the Chief Information Officer at the City of Edmonton. Recognized by Venture Magazine as one of Alberta’s 50 most influential people in 2010 and a founding member of the WeGo(World E-government) Executive Committee

Analytics, Big Data, and The Cloud conference 2012 co-hosted by the Alberta Council of Technologies, Athabasca University, and the University of Alberta’s School of Business.

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ABDC – Day 3 Keynote: Jurij Paraszczak – IBM

Jurij Paraszczak

Day 3. DiscoveryJurij Paraszczak from IBM Keynote – April 25

“The Beauty of Data Models Managing Smarter Cities”Jurij is Director of IBM Research Industry Solutions and the leader of the Research Smarter Cities program focusing on helping cities manage the complex set of demands placed on their infrastructure by their constituents and on the optimization of flows of energy, people and water through this infrastructure.

Analytics, Big Data, and The Cloud conference 2012 co-hosted by the Alberta Council of Technologies, Athabasca University, and the University of Alberta’s School of Business.
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ABDC – Day 3 Keynote: Rick Huijbregts, CISCO

Rick Huijbregts

Day 3. Discovery

Rick Huijbregts of CISCO Keynote from April 25th“Value Creation in Connected Communities with Data and Analytics”

Rick Huijbregts is the Vice-president, Industry and Business Transformation,Cisco since 2009. Also the general manager for smart and connected communities since 2008.

Analytics, Big Data, and The Cloud conference 2012 co-hosted by the Alberta Council of Technologies, Athabasca University, and the University of Alberta’s School of Business.

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ABDC – Day 2 Keynote: Marshall Presser – EMC

Marshall Presser

Day 2. Connecting CommunitiesMarshall Presser, from EMC Presents at the noon April 24th Keynote“Beyond SQL: Hybrid Techniques in Big Data Analytics”

Marshall Presser, Field Chief Technology Officer for Greenplum, a division of EMC and is based in McLean VA where he leads Greenplum’sHadoop Virtual Team.Prior to coming to EMC, he spent 12 years at Oracle, specializing in High Availability, Business Continuity, Clustering, Disaster Recovery and Large Scale Database Systems.

Analytics, Big Data, and The Cloud conference 2012 co-hosted by the Alberta Council of Technologies, Athabasca University, and the University of Alberta’s School of Business.

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ABDC – Day 2 Keynote: Bill Wong – Microsoft

Bill Wong

 Day 2. Connecting Communities

Bill Wong, Microsoft On April 24th Morning

“Business Analytics- Trends and Directions”

Bill Wong, Data Warehousing Principal for Microsoft Canada, responsible for assisting organizations  leverage analytical technologies such as business intelligence tools, databases, massively parallel systems, cloud computing and Big Data.

 

Analytics, Big Data, and The Cloud conference 2012 co-hosted by the Alberta Council of Technologies, Athabasca University, and the University of Alberta’s School of Business.

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ABDC – Day 1 Keynote: Michel Levy, Yissum INC

Michel LevyDay 1: Global Reach

Michel Levy, from Yissum INC speaking on April 23rd Conference Opening Evening

“Leading Innovation in Agriculture – The Story ofIsrael and Hebrew University”

Michal Levy is Director of Business Development – Agri-Tech & Veterinary for Yissum Inc., the tech transfer agency for Hebrew University.  Dr. Levy joined Yissum in 2011 and focuses on licensing agriculture and veterinary technologies.Currently Dr. Levy serves as the Deputy Mayor of Oranit (voluntarily).  She is also a board member of the Oranit Municipal Financial Corporation.

Analytics, Big Data, and The Cloud conference 2012 co-hosted by the Alberta Council of Technologies, Athabasca University, and the University of Alberta’s School of Business.

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ABDC – Day 1 Keynote: Gautam Shroff, Tata Consultancy Services (pre-conference)

Dr.  Gautam Shroff

Day 1: Global ReachGautam Shroff, Tata Consultancy Services Speaks on April 23 Pre-Conference Noon

“Beyond Big-Data: Web-Scale Artificial Intelligence & Applications”


Dr. Gautam Shroff, Vice President – Tata Consultancy ServicesHead, TCS Technology Innovation Lab, Member, TCS Corporate Technology Board. Dr. Shroff heads TCS’ Innovation Lab in Delhi that conducts applied research in software architecture, search, information mining, multimedia, and virtual reality.

Analytics, Big Data, and The Cloud conference 2012 co-hosted by the Alberta Council of Technologies, Athabasca University, and the University of Alberta’s School of Business.

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ABDC-DAY 1 Keynote: David Steier, Deloitte (pre-conference)

 

David SteierDay 1: Global Reach

Keynote by David Steier, Deloitte — USA, on April 23rd  Pre-Conference Opening Keynote

“Big Data Goes to Work”

David Steieris a Director for Deloitte Consulting LLP’s U.S. Technology Practice in the Deloitte’s Analytics Institute and is Deloitte’s Technology Black Belt for Unstructured Analytics. David leads the Deloitte Analytics Solutions Group, whose goal is to build tools that accelerate the sales and delivery of business analytics engagements.

Analytics, Big Data, and The Cloud conference 2012 co-hosted by the Alberta Council of Technologies, Athabasca University, and the University of Alberta’s School of Business.

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