The GSU chapter of the ACM presents Apache Maven Workshop Bismita S. Jena Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Computer Science, Georgia State University Big Data Engineer, Anthem, Inc. Apache Maven is a tool that is widely used in industry for software project management. In this workshop, Bismita will give an overview of Maven and walk participants through the basic steps of building a Maven project from scratch. Participants should bring a laptop with Eclipse (Oxygen release) already installed. The workshop will also include a brief overview of Spark DataFrames and a discussion of how to build a Spark/Scala-based application. At the end, participants will learn how to launch an AWS cluster and deploy/run the Spark application using Amazon EMR. NOTE: Seating is limited; please register at https://tinyurl.com/MavenACM<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Ftinyurl.com%2FMavenACM&data=02%7C01%7Cjhayes14%40gsu.edu%7Cd9e22a6e787b4c1e51db08d68aec6864%7C515ad73d8d5e4169895c9789dc742a70%7C0%7C0%7C636849145306759826&sdata=Ht0bGj0k%2Fa1deTjtn9TyD%2Fw8HCaXnh40QdhHoQBI1KU%3D&reserved=0> About the Speaker: Ms. Bismita Jena is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computer Science, graduating in May 2019. Her research focus is on finding frequent subgraphs/patterns from transactional datasets. She also works as a big data engineer at Anthem, Inc., where her job includes designing technical solutions for big data projects and managing projects end-to-end. This involves understanding the business model, gathering industry best practices, choosing the right-fit technology stack, building the framework, etc. In this workshop, her goal is to make students aware of some common industry practices as well as introduce them to a few current big data techniques. Win a valuable door prize! An Amazon Fire 7 Tablet and a Tile Slim Bluetooth tracker will be given away. Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Room 216, Student Center East Everyone welcome! Free refreshments! For more information about the GSU ACM chapter, please visit our website: acm.cs.gsu.edu<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Facm.cs.gsu.edu&data=02%7C01%7Cjhayes14%40gsu.edu%7Cd9e22a6e787b4c1e51db08d68aec6864%7C515ad73d8d5e4169895c9789dc742a70%7C0%7C0%7C636849145306769835&sdata=L8LW7utJ1iZFf%2FOmf1ZjTBZhsok6JKpSsByoYVi0CaA%3D&reserved=0>. ________________________________ The chapter welcomes the following new members: Hama Earvin Bako, Emma Bourne, Terrence Gaines, and Kevin Nguyen. We also thank Aqsa Sohail for renewing her membership.