Data Driven – Teradata PARTNERS Conference

October 19-23, 2014 Gaylord Opryland Nashville

Every year, thousands of professionals in the areas of big data, analytics and data warehousing gather to learn about new technologies and share their unique implementations with each other at the Teradata PARTNERS Conference. This year, we are celebrating the 29th conference in Nashville on October 19th - 23rd, 2014.

Students at PARTNERS Event

Teradata University Network (TUN) is excited to announce NEW PARTNERS programs this year for faculty and students including a special academic rates to attend ($2295 value!):

          $500 for faculty 
          $250 for students

Mark your calendars and start planning now, you won’t want to miss this tremendous educational opportunity to engage with attendees and learn from the brightest executives, business analysts, data scientists and technologists on the innovation and world-class methodologies for data integration, big data analytics, operations, integrated marketing management and more. REGISTER HERE!

PARTNERS 2014 will feature 12 different tracks and students attending PARTNERS will be able to LEARN FROM and NETWORK WITH representatives from the following companies: Capital One, Cisco, CVS, Dell, Delta, DHL, eBay, Ford Motor Company, GE, General Motors, Hertz, Home Depot, Intel, LinkedIn, Mayo Clinic, Netflix, Nike, Nordstrom, Procter & Gamble, Target, Unilever, Wells Fargo and many others. 

In addition, in 2014 we launched a new Student Poster Contest.  Ten finalists have been selected to share their work with the over 3500 conference attendees.  We are excited to announce the finalists of our 1st Annual Student Poster Contest:

Visualizing Invisible Networks of Knowledge - A Social Network Analysis of Scientific Publications
Mohammadmahdi Moqri, Brent Kitchens and Subhajyoti Bandyopadhyay - University of Florida

Felice’s Roman Style Pizza; A Study in Data Consolidation and Analytics
Roderick Dayton
, Madeline Mills, Natalie Perkins and Vasyl Ilchyshyn - Loyola University Chicago

Analysis of Inpatient Medicare Coverage for Top 100 DRGs
Asish Nayak
, Dinesh Nallasasamy, Lanxiazi Liu and Songyue Chen - Oklahoma State University

Analysis of campus WiFi Network
Data Science for Social Good 
project team:
Daniel Sedra
- Cornell, Daniel Ulloa - Emory University and Richard Zheng - Georgia Institute of Technology

Smart Grid & Utilities Analytics: Using Public Data to Investigate Energy Resources & Energy Efficiency
Ashwini Wani
and Derek Moore - UNC Greensboro

Sentiment Analysis of Social Media data to understand E-Cigarette Usage
Madhuri Siddulagari
and Rupinder Kaur - University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Predict Response of Marketing Campaign of a Bank Using Predictive Modeling Techniques
Hephzibah Munnangi
, Rizwan Mohammed and Arshad Nawaz - Oklahoma State University

Big Network Analysis for Influence Identification on Social Networks
Matthew Henricks
- University of Maryland

Analytics for Autism
Emily Edkins
, Naznin Larya, Laura Lebeau, Sarah Mucerino and Matt Soroczak - Loyola University Chicago

Predicting Customer Traffic through Time Series Analysis of Student Transaction Data
Kyle Cooper
- Oklahoma State University

Click Here to read finalists abstracts.

In addition to the poster contest, Teradata University Network also launched a scholarship program offering TUN Student and Faculty Scholarships

Congratulations to our 2014 winners!

2014 TUN Student Scholarship Winners:
Jefferson Alvarez – University of West Florida
Jeremiah Cheek – Nova Southeastern University
Katie Finney – California State University San Marcos
Amirarsalan Pakravan – George Washington University
Dinesh Vaithilingam – University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

2014 TUN Faculty Scholarship Winners:
Anamaria Berea – University of Maryland
Irene Dickey – University of Dayton
Jean French – Coastal Carolina University  
Ashish Gupta – University of Tennessee Chattanooga 
Boris Jukic – Clarkston University
Rachna Kumar – Alliant International University
Jodi Reaves – National University
Martin Sinnott – University of Dayton 

Finally, you won’t want to miss another new component of the conference.  This year, we will host a Data Dive with our partner DataKind, the weekend preceding the conference where data professionals will Do Good with Data! Learn more about a data dive HERE. This is a great opportunity to observe data professionals.

Hope to see you in Nashville!

Teradata University Network 

Additional detail and links below:

Teradata 2014 PARTNERS Conference & Expo

Full Conference PASSES INCLUDE:

Educational sessions
Expo Hall Admission
Breakfast: Sunday – Thursday
Lunch: Sunday – Wednesday
Welcome Reception: Sunday
Gala Event: Wednesday – The Band Perry at the Grand Ole Opry!
Includes (1) virtual pass for the full-conference attendee for online access before and after event
+ 2 virtual 'give-a-way' passes (total of 3 virtual passes)