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REGISTER for Big Data & Business Analytics Symposium


March 25 (5:30PM - 9:00PM) and March 26 (8:30AM - 6:30PM)

This symposium will focus on pragmatic issues faced while deploying Big Data strategies to drive business success. It will have special focus on managing and analyzing the data captured through marketing, product development, manufacturing, distribution, sales, and service in a global setting.

Symposium attendees will gain keen insights and learn tips on identifying Big Data opportunities, developing business cases, and using analytics to drive business success. The symposium also seeks to provide a clear distinction between legacy analytics that are pervasive in industry and the emerging next generation tools, technologies, and processes that will form the foundation for a new wave of innovation and growth.

Join us as we hear from leading experts who have put analytics to action and charted out a new course of competitive advantage and growth for their companies.

March 25 (5:30PM - 9:00PM) - Tutorials
5:00pm - Registration opens
5:30 – 7:00pm – Tutorial 1: Fundamentals of Big Data Engineering
7:00 – 7:30pm – Break (light refreshments)
7:30 – 9:00pm - Tutorial 2: Fundamentals of Big Data Analytics

March 26 Events (8:30AM - 6:30PM) - Symposium and Networking Reception

Visit the symposium website for full program details.

Registration: Early bird registration closes on March 14, 2014.  The registration fee schedule is as follows:


Early Bird
(on or before 3/14/14)

Regular Fee
(starting 3/15/14)

Symposium Fee



Tutorial Fee (Each)



Symposium + 1 Tutorial



Symposium + 2 Tutorials



Student Registration for Symposium ONLY



Cancellation / Refund Policy
Cancellation requests received before February 28, 2014 will receive full refund.
Cancellation requests received between February 28, 2014 and March 15, 2014 will receive 90% refund.
Cancellation requests received after March 15, 2014 will only receive 50% refund.

Visit the Big Data & Business Analytics Group website for more information.

Submissions for this form have closed on March 25, 2014.