Register for a Symposium on Scientific Computing, Data Analytics and AI
Research Solutions, GSU's Technology unit, invite you to attend Georgia State's 2-day
Scientific Computing Day Symposium. Join us for this year's SCD and learn about scientific computing from a data analytics perspective. Participate in training sessions on cutting-edge data analytics techniques, attend
expert-led presentations and discussions on technology, submit your research poster presentation and/or cloud computing seed grant proposal. Get involved and hear speakers from across Georgia State, Dell EMC, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, NVIDIA, Emory
University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Chicago and more. With a support from our sponsors and Georgia State, registration for SCD is
Registration Information: Day 1 - Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. SOLD OUT
2 - Friday, October 6, 2017 - 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
College of Law, Conference Center
What to expect? Day 1 – October 5: Tutorials/labs led by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft experts. Modules and hands-on labs will provide overview and practice in data analytics with a focus on
dashboards and training deep learning models. Day 2 – October 6: Technical program features: presentations by renowned and leading experts on topics such as data analytics, artificial intelligence, and advanced cyber-infrastructure.
There will also be a panel discussion, opportunities for student networking, and a poster reception.
Program Highlights 9 a.m. - Conference Opening and Welcome
9:15 a.m. - Letting Your Data Build Your System with Amazon Web Services Artificial Intelligence Bill Richmond, Senior Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services
10 a.m. - The Transformation of Science with HPC, Big Data, and AI Dr. Jay Boisseau, HPC and AI Strategist at DELL EMC
11 a.m. - Panel Discussion How data analytics impacts decision making at organizations, and opportunities for addressing workforce development in data analytics and advanced cyber-infrastructure
Dan Stanzione, TACC, Dr. Rob Gardner, University of Chicago; Dr. Mehmet Belgin, Georgia Tech; Gregori Faroux, Georgia State University; Sanjay Mistry, Mölnlycke, Dr. Renata Rawlings-Goss, South Big Data Hub, Dr. Andy Rindos, IBM Moderator:Semir Sarajlic, SCD Chair, Georgia State University
1 p.m. - Feature Guest Speaker - Training-Based Workforce Development in Data Analytics and Augmented Intelligence Dr. Mahmoud Ghavi, Professor and Director of the Center for Nuclear Studies at Kennesaw State University and Chair of Consort Institute at Emory University
2:00 p.m. - Accelerating Research with Open Science Grid Dr. Rob Gardner, Research Professor of Physics, Enrico Fermi Institute Senior Fellow, Computation Institute at University of Chicago
3:00 p.m. - Unlocking Digital Transformation with Cortana Intelligence Suite Dustin Ryan, Data Platform Solutions Architect at Microsoft
3:45 p.m. - Accelerating Artificial Intelligence with GPUs Dr. Jeff Layton, Solutions Architect at NVIDIA
4:30 p.m. - Poster Reception Over 30 accepted posters from College of Arts, Robinson College of Business, Neuroscience Institute, Center for Nano Optics and many more (including contributions from Kennesaw State University among others).
This year's submissions represent contributions from more than 85 authors.
5:30 p.m. - Best Poster Awarded, Closing Remarks, Post-Conference Networking Gregori Faroux, Assistant Vice President, Georgia State University Semir Sarajlic, SCD Chair, Georgia State University