DST Systems Announces Big Data Festival

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First ever Big Data Global Festival in Kansas City (BDKC) unites business and technology professionals.

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"Big Data Kansas City will be a great opportunity for individuals from across multiple disciplines to connect, share ideas, and collaborate," says Emily Elmore, Creative Director at Singlewing Creative.

DST Systems, Single Wing Creative, and LaunchKC announce the Big Data Kansas City festival. The first ever Big Data Global Festival in Kansas City (BDKC) unites business and technology professionals to celebrate and learn more about the impact and application of data. BDKC is part of the global crowd-sourced Big Data Festival going on the week of November 18-22, 2013. The Big Data Festival (BDF) unites the data community around the world.

Kansas City has partnered with major cities to create a global platform for big data enthusiasts. With over 25,000 attendees, you can expect a think-tank of our data community including: scientists, visualizers, architects, researchers, engineers, experts, beginners, professors and learners. The Big Data Conference will take place November 20-21.

"Big Data Kansas City will be a great opportunity for individuals from across multiple disciplines to connect, share ideas, and collaborate," says Emily Elmore, Creative Director at Singlewing Creative.

BDKC will provide 2 days of comprehensive content that will revolve around the community to celebrate the global impact and application of data in business and society. Attendees will learn about big data opportunities and how to use big data to shape and determine the future of their businesses and community.

BDKC offers in-depth presentations demonstrations and real-world technology implementations.

Topics addressed at the event include:

  • Tools of the Trade (Hadoop and its attendants)
  • Data Driven Healthcare
  • Visualization Techniques
  • Data Science: Mathletes Unite!
  • Data Warehousing and Mining and Big Data
  • Traditional BI and Big Data: Where do they collide?
  • Startups and Big Data: A showcase
  • Security/Privacy in Big Data
  • Open Data and Data Commons: Where/Why?
  • Predictive analytics

The event also features a Big Data hackathon where companies will use open public data to build projects to help liberate data, create visualizations and publish analysis. Teams will have a chance to win prizes and be judged on creativity, usability and community favorite.

For more information visit http://www.bd-kc.com.

For media, event, sponsorship or speaking opportunities please contact Rachel(at)bd-kc(dot)com.

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