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2015 Business Analytics and Big Data Conference

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Friday, March 20



Scheller College of Business

800 West Peachtree St, NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
LeCraw Auditorium


Join us at this 2015 Forum hosted by the Business Analytics Center.

2015 Georgia Tech Business Analytics and Big Data Forum Schedule (PDF)

Speaker bios and full session schedule (PDF)

Time Schedule

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.


  • Dr. Steve Cross
    Executive Vice President of Research at Georgia Tech

  • Dr. Maryam Alavi
    Dean, Scheller College of Business

  • Dr. Jeffrey Hu and Sri Narasimhan
    BAC Co-Directors, Scheller College of Business

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Keynote Speaker

Tom Davenport

Tom Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor of IT and Management at Babson College, Fellow of the MIT Center for Digital Business, Senior Adviser to Deloitte Analytics, Co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics.

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m

Parallel Sessions

  • Pricing Analytics: Contemporary Challenges and Solutions
    (Chair:  Necati Tereyagoglu, Scheller College of Business)

  • Sports Analytics
    (Chair: Joel Sokol, School of Industrial & Systems Engineering)

  • Privacy & Security Issues in Big Data
    (Chair: Peter Swire, Scheller College of Business)

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Lunch provided at the Georgia Tech Hotel.

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m

Parallel Sessions

  • Visual Analytics
    (Chairs: Rahul Basole and Polo Chau, College of Computing)

  • Financial Analytics
    (Chair: Sudheer Chava, Scheller College of Business)

  • HealthCare Analytics
    (Chair: Mark Braunstein, Institute for People and Technology)

2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m

Parallel Sessions

  • Social Analytics
    (Chair: Jeffrey Hu, Scheller College of Business)

  • Analytics in the Automotive Industry
    (Chair: Eric Overby, Scheller College of Business)

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Student Poster

Student Poster Session
(Organizer: Jeffrey Hu, Scheller College of Business)