8:00 a.m. Registration and coffee
8:30 a.m. Welcome from Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., Dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
Welcome from Joe Russo, President & CEO, Palm Beach Tech
9:00 a.m.

Keynote speaker: Nicole Darden Ford, Vice President, CISO, United Technologies
                              Kathleen McFetridge, Vice President, Infrastructure, United Technologies

10:00 a.m. Coffee break
10:15 a.m.

Invited "Lightning" talks:

  • S. Raymond Golish, M.D., Ph. D., Chief Quality Officer, Jupiter Medical Center 
  • Michael Smirnov, Ph. D., Neural Data Scientist, Max Plank Florida Institute 
  • Alice Rose, Senior Product Manager, Modernizing Medicine
  • Cheryl Altany, Strategy Executive for Higher Education, Carrier Global Corporation
  • Steve Teachout, Business Development Manager, Carrier Global Corporation
  • Joe Tossing, Automated Logic Corporation
  • Yang Wang, Ph. D., Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Carnegie Mellon University
11:30 a.m.

Speed networking: bring your issues and talk about solutions with local data scientists and leaders 

  • United Tech Corporation
  • Information Technology and Operations Management, (FAU)
  • Machine Perception and Cognitive Robotics (FAU)
  • Cryptography and Block Chain (FAU)
  • Tech Runway (FAU)
  • iSense (FAU)
  • Modernizing Medicine
  • LexisNexis Risk Solutions
  • College of Computer Science and Engineering (FAU)
1:00 p.m. Lunch 
2:15 p.m. Keynote speaker: Felix Hartmann, Partner, Hartmann Capital LLC
3:15 p.m. Break, demos, and poster sessions 
3:45 p.m. Coffee break
4:00 p.m.

Data Demonstration Workshop: "Backstage Pass!"  Learn modern data science and analytics techniques.  Real code. Real data.  Bring Your laptop! 20 minute data demonstrations given by:

Room/Time Speaker
BU 207 (4:00 p.m.) Ken Johnson, Ph. D., Associate Dean and Professor of Finance, Florida Atlantic University
BU 207 (4:20 p.m.) Zdenka Cumano, Graduate Student, Information Technology & Operations Management, Florida Atlantic University
BU 207 (4:40 p.m.) Joe Widen, Solutions Architect, Databricks
BU 208 (4:00 p.m.)  Zhen Ni, Ph. D., Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, Florida Atlantic University
BU 208 (4:20 p.m.) LexisNexis Risk Solutions
BU 208 (4:40 p.m.) TBA
BU 307 (4:00 p.m.) TBA
 BU 307 (4:20 p.m.) TBA  
 BU 307 (4:40 p.m.) TBA
5:30 p.m. Happy Hour - refreshments and drinks at Robot Bar