Mining Big Data Camp


Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 8:30am - 7:00pm


eBay Town Hall

eBay Town Hall
2161 North 1st Street
San Jose, CA 95131

Event Details

Join Our Unconference or camp and use the day to talk about data mining. Registration is required to allow our sponsor to provide refreshements.


Registrations as of 10/10: Workshop 67, Camp 317

Attendees: WIFI is available for your electronics.a


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.

Please join our planning discussion:

Schedule for Saturday, October 12th, 2013

  • 8:30 Pick up name tag, coffee, network
  • 9:15 - 11:30 Hands-On Workshop for Predictive Modeling and Enterprise Data Workflows with PMML and Cascading
  • 11:40 - 07:00pm FREE Data Mining Camp (beverages & snacks provided) 
    • 11:50 Sponsor Presentations:  ACM SIGKDD, eBAY, UCSC
    • 12:00 Propose Sessions, Vote on Sessions, Assign Sessions to Rooms
    • 1:00 Lunch, Session Matrix Posted (4 time slots x rooms, with session title and leader per cell)
    • 2:00 Session 1
    • 3:00 Session 2
    • 4:00 Session 3
    • 5:00 Session 4
    • 6:00 Summary of Sessions (thank you note takers and session leaders for your notes and summary!)
    • 7:00 Finished

Annual Sponsor

UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley

UCSC Extension

We offer an accredited, convenient, and attractively priced alternative to degree programs, serving the advanced professional education needs of Silicon Valley and beyond. Each year, more than 10,000 adults who live and work in the greater South Bay area study here to earn University of California certified credentials that are widely recognized in a range of industries. We are the region's leading educator of professionals in more than 40 areas of expertise that are in high demand among Silicon Valley employers.

Annual Sponors support all ~25 SF Bay ACM events per year, are thanked at all events and marketing communications. Ask Greg Makowski how you can become an annual sponor of this non-profit, volunteer run, professional society. There are options for specific types of underwriting, such as video and video editing.

Platinum Sponsor



Founded in 1995, eBay Inc. is the worldwide leader in shopping and payments on the web. Every day, we connect hundreds of millions of buyers and sellers — and we continue to find new ways to help people do business around the world.

eBay is looking to hire data miners and others... US eBay Jobs

Gold Sponsor


KDD provides the premier forum for advancement and adoption of the "science" of knowledge discovery and data mining. KDD encourages:

Silver Sponsors

Revolution Analytics

Revolution Analytics

Revolution Analytics (formerly Revolution Computing) is the leading commercial provider of software & support or the popular open source R statistics language. Revolution R products help make predictive analytics accessible to every type of user & budget.

LEARN: FREE Enterprise Software for Academics

WORK: Production-Grade Analytics with Revolution R Enterprise

Check out the Bay Area useR Group (R Programming)


Zementis – Empowering Big Data Insights

Zementis, Inc. is a leading software company focused on the operational deployment and integration of predictive analytics and data mining solutions. Its products include ADAPA® for real-time scoring of predictive models and UPPI®, the Universal PMML Plug-in, an engine tailored for Big Data analytics, Hadoop and in-database scoring. ADAPA and UPPI are designed from the ground up to benefit from open standards and to significantly shorten the time-to-market for predictive analytics in any industry.

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Greg Makowski
Greg Makowski's picture Greg is the overall organizer, sponsor contact, co-marketing contact
Ash Antal
Ash is co-organizer and  handling event publicity.


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