The Program


Monday, May 18th, 2015


8:45 - 9:00

Opening and Introductions

Jimmy Lin (University of Maryland)


9:00 -  9:45

"Big Data" Management, Apache Flink, and the Berlin Big Data Center at TU Berlin

Volker Markl (TU Berlin)


9:45 - 10:30

Impala: A Modern, Open-Source SQL Engine for Hadoop

Marcel Kornacker (Cloudera)


10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break


11:00 - 11:45

Fast, Cheap and Deep - Scaling Machine Learning in the Cloud

Alex Smola (Carnegie Mellon University)


11:45 - 12:30

Big Data Ecosystem at LinkedIn - Applications, Challenges and Opportunities

Mitul Tiwari (LinkedIn)


12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break


14:00 - 15:30

The Algorithm and System Interface of Distributed Machine Learning

Eric Xing (Carnegie Mellon University)


15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break


16:00 - 17:30

The Importance of Visualization to Understanding Big Data

James Klosowski (AT&T Research)



Tuesday, May 19th, 2015


9:00 - 10:00

Practical Usage of Machine Learning in Cloud Based Malware Detection

Marian Radu (Microsoft Research)


10:00 - 10:30

The BIG Anti-Malware Prediction Challenge: Announcement of Winners


10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break


11:00 - 12:30

The BIG Anti-Malware Prediction Challenge: Winning Solutions


12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break


14:00 - 14:45

Large-scale graph mining: Theory and Practice

Vahab Mirrokni (Google)


14:45 - 15:30

Empower API Economics with Big data

Ying Xu (AsianInfo)


15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break


16:00 - 16:45

News Publishing Today and the Big Data Challenge

Sean McMahon (The Sacramento Bee)

Giovanni Giuffrida (Neodata Group)


16:45 - 17:30

Challenges and Experiences to Derive Big Value from Big Data

Junlan Feng (ChinaMobile)

 
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