2016 PARTNERS Conference

Teradata PARTNERS Conference - Sept. 11 - 15, Atlanta GA

If you dream about, work with, or are inspired by data, and you want to be a part of the community that is using data to transform the world for the better, you need to attend the Teradata PARTNERS Conference. Teradata PARTNERS is the premier, customer-led global data conference. For five solid days PARTNERS brings together 6,000 of the world’s most advanced data and analytics experts and business leaders. They come from top brands across industries and every role in the enterprise to discuss, share, and discover how to drive more value from data. 

Special academic rates for the entire conference are available for faculty ($600) and students ($350) to attend. In addition, Teradata University Network Student and Faculty Scholarship programs support academics interested in attending the Teradata PARTNERS Conference in Atlanta, GA, September 11-15, 2016. Details on scholarships are below and the application deadline is June 1st!

Teradata University Network Launches 2016 Scholarship Programs and Student Competitions

2016 TUN Scholarships

Professors, instructors and students – if you are interested in expanding your Teradata, big data and analytics knowledge at a conference that brings academia and industry together, we invite you to attend the Teradata PARTNERS Conference.

By attending, you’ll have the opportunity to network with Teradata experts and customers from around the world and the TUN Board, and find out about innovative new approaches for managing the complexities of big data.

The Teradata University Network Student and Faculty Scholarship programs support academics interested in attending the Teradata PARTNERS Conference in Atlanta, GA, September 11-15, 2016.

To apply, please click here:

Student Scholarship Application

Faculty Scholarship Application

“Everything has been a great experience. The exposure alone is monumental. I had an opportunity to go with several of my colleagues, so we can exchange ideas and share the experiences throughout the conference. What I love most is the enthusiasm that everyone brings. I am grateful that I was able to attend this year’s conference. The data competition encourages us to work harder and smarter to solve our planet’s problems in an innovative way. With that, I thank Teradata University Network for providing the experience for us.”
— A. Vo, Cal State Fullerton

“It’s a beneficial platform to meet other intelligent students with slightly different backgrounds to exchange career ideas, to broaden our eyes with other professional elites, and to share knowledge.”
— X. Chen, Carnegie Mellon University
 

TUN Student Competitions

2016 Student Competitions Main

For the past two years, Teradata University Network has offered student competitions and scholarship programs to provide faculty and students an opportunity to attend the Teradata PARTNERS Conference and Expo. Detail on the scholarship programs will be available in February. Below is information on our two student competitions for 2016, the Analytics Challenge and the Data Challenge.

Analytics

Teradata University Network is excited to announce our third annual Analytics Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to provide students with an opportunity to present their business analytics research or application cases to professionals in the business analytics community. Student projects can range from Business Analytics or Marketing Analytics to Big Data and Data Science.

Data

Teradata University Network is excited to announce our second annual Data Challenge competition. In this competition, we will provide all student teams with the same data set and questions from a nonprofit. The teams will examine, analyze, and visualize the data and present their findings and results. The details on the data and the business questions are available on TeradataUniversityNetwork.com, for which you must be registered on the site to access.

Finalist Awards

Each team selected as a finalist team will be awarded with both a TUN PARTNERS Student Scholarship and a TUN PARTNERS Faculty Scholarship, which will cover the conference registration fee, conference meals, and gala events for both individuals ($2395 value each). Students and faculty will be responsible for their own travel costs. Special discounted academic rates are available for additional students and faculty to attend the conference. 

Faculty Scholarship Application

Student Scholarship Application

Students and faculty will be responsible for their own travel costs. Special discounted academic rates are available for additional students and faculty to attend the conference. 

Competition Submission Deadline: April 29

Finalists Announced: June 1

Final Presentations: September 11 - 12, Atlanta GA

Eligibility:

Open to undergraduate and graduate students who will be current students in the Fall of 2016.

Requirements:

If selected as a finalist, students must be available to travel to Atlanta from Sept. 10–14. All finalists will demonstrate their data analytics and visualization skills through both a formal presentation and a poster/demo session during the 2016 Teradata PARTNERS Conference.