Symposium on “Big Data for Government” slated for June 17-18 in Arlington, VA


Big Data ConferenceTechnology Training Corporation, in association with the American Institute of Engineers, has announced the 4th Symposium on Federal Big Data R&D, which will take place in Arlington, VA, June 17-18, 2014.

This symposium will bring together the key government and industry experts who are shaping the direction of big data research and development across the federal government. They will offer an in-depth understanding of federal agency strategy and plans, the status and forecast for key big data initiatives, and the latest tools and technologies being developed to exploit the massive amounts of information being collected.

  •  What applications are being developed for homeland security and intelligence analysis?
  • How are large-scale analytics being applied to ease information overload for our warfighters?
  • What is the promise of health data analytics for developing new approaches to population health management, generating informatics-based treatments to major diseases, and coordinating response to public health crises?
  • How will big data analytics be used to manage electric grid interoperability and intelligent utilities?
  • What role are new tools, techniques and technologies – predictive analytics, cloud computing, etc. – playing in making big data analytics a reality?

These and many other critical questions will be examined during this two-day event. The symposium will feature more than 20 leading expert speakers from U.S. Government and industry organizations, including: Dr. Robert Wah, President-elect, American Medical Association; Dr. George Strawn, Director, National Coordination Office, NITRD, Executive Office of the President; Mr. John Marshall, former Deputy Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence System, NGA; Mr. Mark Krzysko, Deputy Director, Acquisition Resource Analysis, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics; Mr. Shawn Kingsberry, Chief Technology Officer, RATB; Mr. Damon Davis, Director, Health Data Initiative, DHHS; Mr. Robert Bectel, Senior Policy Advisor and CTO, Office of Energy Efficiency, DOE; and many more.