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April 30–May 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

Monday, April 29
6:00 PM
First Timers Pre-Reception Welcome
6:30 PM
Reception and Dinner (Dinner at 7:00 pm)

Tuesday, April 30
7:30 AM


8:30 AM
Conference Welcome
8:40 AM
Conference Overview
David Reed, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:00 AM
Avoiding the Big-Data Small-Info Syndrome
Roberto Rigobon, Professor of Applied Economics, MIT Sloan School of Management
9:45 AM
Seven "Big Data" Megatrends
Michael Stonebraker, Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer, VoltDB
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
Industrial Internet: The Next Great Hyper-Cycle of Innovation Is Underway
Alok Batra, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Architect, GE Software and Analytics Center
11:45 AM
HPC Meets Big Data: Everything Old Is New Again
Katherine Yelick, Associate Lab Director, Computing Sciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
12:30 PM
Members' Working Lunch
1:30 PM
Data First: The 21st Century Computing Model
Michael Miller, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Cloudant
2:15 PM
The Human Face of Big Data
Rick Smolan, Co-Founder, America 24/7 and Day in the Life photography series
3:00 PM
3:30 PM
Big Data, We Have a Communication Problem
Daniel Tunkelang, Head of Query Understanding, LinkedIn
4:15 PM
Conference Reflections
Eric Haseltine, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
6:30 PM
Reception and Dinner (Dinner at 7:00 pm)

Wednesday, May 1
7:30 AM


8:30 AM
TTI/Vanguard Announcements
8:45 AM
Ginormous Cloud Networks
Andreas Bechtolsheim, Founder, Chief Development Officer, and Chairman, Arista Networks
9:30 AM
Driving Innovation in a Global Enterprise
Bernard Meyerson, IBM Fellow, Vice President, Innovation, IBM
10:15 AM
10:45 AM
Synthetic Computation: Boole to Bits to Bread
William Ditto, Chief Technology Officer, ChaoLogix
11:30 AM
Disruptive Change in Storage Technologies for Big Data
Garth Gibson, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Panasas
12:15 PM
Internet of Things: System of Systems
Vida Ilderem, Vice President, Intel Labs
1:00 PM
Members' Working Lunch
2:00 PM
Verifying Computations in the Cloud (and Elsewhere)
Michael Mitzenmacher, Area Dean for Computer Science, Harvard University
2:45 PM
The Brain Will Remain Contained in Life; The Mind Will Be Mined to Death
Dennis McBride, Associate Vice President, Research, George Mason University
3:30 PM
Conference Reflections
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
4:00 PM
Close of Conference

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