Binghamton University Innovation Day: Big Data

The Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships, in conjunction with the Center of Excellence in Small Scale Systems Integration and Packaging at Binghamton University will be hosting the annual Innovation Day event on April 24, 2014. This year’s topic is “Big Data”.As new sources of data become more available, more businesses, both large and small, and government agencies are embracing the possibilities of analyzing the unprecedented volume of data for improved efficiency and effectiveness of products and services. Innovation Day 2014 – Big Data, Making Sense of our World, will host discussions and creative and critical thinking about what this process means for consumers, businesses and government. Subject matter experts will facilitate the exploration that includes panels, a student poster session, a hackathon and facility tours of media labs and the data center.

These experts include Katharine Frase, Vice President and CTO, Global Public Sector at IBM; Scott Zeger, Vice Provost for Research at Johns Hopkins University; and Hao Wang, Chief Information Officer and Vice President for Information Services for the Research Foundation for the State University of New York. Panel discussions will include the variety of application areas such as human resources, advertising and marketing, medical treatments and public health programs, bank loans, asset pricing and more.

Registration will be opening soon.