Join Our Unconference or camp and use the day to talk about data mining. Registration is required to allow our sponsor to provide refreshements.
Attendees: WIFI is available for your electronics.
WHAT is an UNCONFERENCE or CAMP?
An unconference is an event where users suggest topics, get together and discuss them in detail. This camp is focused on Data Mining, Analytics, Cloud Computing, big data analysis and the various applications of these technologies. There is an option to join the SF Bay ACM for $20 per year.
Schedule for Saturday, October 13th, 2012
- 8:45: Registration Opens
- 9:30 Camp Intro
- 9:45 Keynote, Andrew Ng – The Online Revolution: High-Quality Education for Everyone
- 10:45 Sponsor Presentations
- 11:35 Hackathon Award
- 11:45 Propose Session
- 1:00 Lunch, Session Matrix Posted. PMML books donated by Zementis given away.
- 2:00 Session 1
- 3:00 Session 2
- 4:00 Session 3
- 5:00 Session 4
- 6:00 Dinner, Summary, Raffle
- 7:00 Finished
SESSION TOPICS may include one or more focus like:
Algorithms: Forecasting, clustering, text mining, sentiment, network analysis, collaborative filtering, fraud
Verticals: Internet advertising, social networks, targeted marketing, financial services, medical, genetics, green tech, space science, mobile devices, startups
Tools/Processes: Commercial, public domain, libraries, in SQL, in cloud
Help me: I want/am stuck on… I need guidance… How do you…? (suggest topic of general interest)
Participate in Our Data Mining Blog: Find birds of a feather, invite participants in a session, suggest or plan session ideas, update during the session, share in the summary of sessions or add a job posting.
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