7:00 a.m.

Registration and Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

7:45 a.m.


8:15 a.m.

Keynote Remarks

Bill Ruh, CEO, GE Digital and Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, GE

9:00 a.m.

University Challenge

A question, or small set of related questions, relating to a topic or issue of some societal or policy impact will be posed. Student teams representing their respective universities will be challenged to analyze and respond to the question(s) using any combination of data sources and statistical, mathematical modeling, big data and related techniques available to them. The competitors will be judged on the basis of how well they are able to explore their data to provide ideas and approaches for “solving” the issues raised in the challenge questions.

Melvin Greer
, Chief Data Officer, Intel

10:00 a.m.


10:55 a.m.

Break and Exhibits

11:15 a.m.

Keynote Remarks

Mark Ryland, Chief Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Public Sector

12:15 p.m.

Lunch and Exhibits

1:00 p.m.


1:45 p.m.


2:35 p.m.

Big Data In the Government

What is going on with big data in the government? Come hear from our panel of federal, state and local experts what they are doing and looking for towards the future.

Louis Halbert, Chief Data Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Andrew Shatto, Director of the Data Development and Services Group (DDSG), Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA), Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

David Gagliano, CTO, Global Solutions Division, General Dynamics Information Technology

3:20 p.m.

Break and Exhibits

3:40 p.m.


4:25 p.m.

Keynote Closing Remarks

4:30 p.m. 

Closing Reception