ORC IAP Seminar 2014
"Analytics and Big Data"
Date: Wednesday, January 29th
Description: The "big data revolution" is in full swing, and as we move into 2014 the true power of big data is revealing itself in a variety of areas. The MIT Operations Research Center has organized a day-long seminar on the uses of big data in analytics - the scientific process of transforming data into insight for making better decisions. Four speakers will present their experiences in using big data for decision making, with applications in finance, retail, the use of social graph data to improve services, and more.
9:30am - 10:00am - Intro and Continental Breakfast
10:00am - 11:00am - Talk #1 - Speaker TBC
11:00am - 12:00pm - Talk #2 - Speaker TBC
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch (please RSVP by 1/24/14)
1:00pm - 2:00pm - Talk #3 - Speaker TBC
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Talk #4 - Speaker TBC
Student Coordinators: Iain Dunning, Christina Epstein, Jonathan Paynter
Faculty Coordinator: Dimitris Bertsimas
RSVP to Jon Paynter (jpaynter "at" mit.edu) by 1/24/14.
If you have any questions, please contact Jon Paynter <email@example.com>, Christina Epstein <firstname.lastname@example.org>, or Iain Dunning <email@example.com> by email.