Industry Summit Agenda

Building Industry-University Partnerships in Data Science

May 1-2, 2018, NCSA, 1205 W. Clark Street, Urbana


 

May 1, 2018


 

8:00 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:40 am

Welcome:

Provost Andreas Cangellaris

9:00 am

Introduction to Data Science at Illinois: Past and Future

Robert Brunner

9:30 am

Analytics: Winning with Intelligence

John Thompson: CEO, Marketing Sciences
Author of Analytics: How to Win with Intelligence

10:15 am

Break

10:30 am

Session I: Data Governance

Moderator: Verity Winship, Law

University Lightning Presentations

Scott Althaus, Political Science & Director Cline Center
Jana Diesner, School of Information Science
Bill Mischo, University Library
Utku Pamuksuz, Business Administration
Dan Simons, Psychology
Ram Subramanyam, Business Administration
Verity Winship, Law

Industry Panel

Matt Bain, Deloitte
Owen Doyle, Ameren
Adrian Rantilla, John Deere
Ken Taylor, CapitalOne

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm

Session II: Data Security, Privacy, and Trust

Moderator: Bill Sanders, Electrical & Computer Engineering

University Lightning Presentations

Nikita Borisov, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Randy Butler, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
Yuguo Chen, Statistics
Ujjal Mukherjee, Business Administration
David Nicol, Information Trust Institute
Hari Sundaram, Computer Science
Lav Varshney, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Industry Panel

Matt Ahrens, Oath
Joel Atkins, CNA
Hazem Elmeleegy, Amobee
Patrick MacKay, Runtime Verification, Inc.

2:30 pm

Break

3:00 pm

Session III: Data Driven Architecture & Management

Moderator: Matt Hudson, ACES

University Lightning Presentations

Michelle Butler , National Center for Supercomputing Applications
Kevin Chang, Computer Science
Mikel Hernaez, Institute for Genomic Biology
Heidi Imker, Library
Kenton McHenry, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
Aditya Parameswaran, Computer Science
Matt Turk, School of Information Science
Craig Willis, National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Industry Panel

Beth Ladd, Caterpillar
Andy Lofgreen, Synchrony
Jim Mellon, Syngenta

4:30 pm

Poster Session and Reception


 

May 2, 2018


 

8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30 am

CIO Mark Henderson

8:45 am

Session IV: Data Analytics

Moderator: Paris Smaragdis, Computer Science

University Lightning Presentations

Alexandra Chronopoulou, Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
Kaiyu Guan, ACES
Sanmi Koyejo, Computer Science
Andrew Miller, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alex Schwing, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Chengxiang Zhai, Computer Science
Ruoqing Zhu, Statistics

Industry Panel

Mohan Ayikara, CME Group
Gavin Gilchrist, 84.51°
Chris Lalla, Zurich
Anuj Marfatia, Brunswick

10:15 am

Break

10:30 am

Session V: Industry-University Collaborations

Moderator: Robert Brunner

Data Science Partnerships: University View

Adam Fein, Office of the Provost
Melanie Loots, Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research
Jenny Neef, Career Center
Megan Puzey, Office of Corporate Relations
Svetlana Sowers, Office of Technology Management

11:15 am

Data Science Partnerships: Industry View

Blake Giles, Monsanto
Julia Hart, Country Financial
Todd Hart, Graybar
Troy Kollmann, Brunswick
Ujjval Patel, Synchrony

12:00 pm

Concluding Thoughts

Robert Brunner