Bangalore Launch Of Centre Of Excellence For Data Analytics And Business Insights
Launch at Bangalore | March 11, 2016 |Hotel Ritz Carlton, Bangalore | 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
In line with the mission to innovate and integrate especially in the domain of “Big Data”, MYRA is launching a dedicated Center of Excellence for Data Analytics and Business Insights (CEDABI).
A special event — a half day Seminar on Data Analytics and Business Insights and a formal launch —to herald MYRA’s new Centre for Data Analytics and Business Insights will be held at Hotel Ritz Carlton, Bangalore on Friday, March 11, from 3:00-8:00 pm.
This new Centre, CEDABI, led by Dr. Michael Shepherd, CEO, CEDABI and Professor of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Canada is focused on Data-Driven Innovation (DDI) and its contribution to economic growth. Our vision is to create a consortium of government and industry partners that will provide research problems and data, engage with MYRA researchers and students on these problems, and benefit from the ongoing research of the Centre.
The event begins with a Seminar on Data Analytics and Business Intelligence and will be inaugurated by Mr. Amit Dhar, Global Head – Minacs Command Center & Process Excellence, The Minacs Group. The seminar is packed with experts from academia and industry and will begin with a keynote address by Dr. Michael Shepherd CEO, CEDABI and Professor of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Canada. It will have talks by Dr. Shesha Shah, Founder & Director, LeBoom Technologies & eRx Solutions Pvt. Ltd., and Dr. Jayant Haritsa, Senior Professor, Supercomputer Education and Research Centre (SERC) and Department of Computer Science and Automation (CSA), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. A panel discussion moderated by Dr. Abhinanda Sarkar, Associate Dean and Director of Research, MYRA School of Business, Mysore with Mr. Gaurav Vohra, CEO and Co-Founder, Jigsaw Academy; Mr. DebasisBal, Senior Director, Data Science, Fidelity Investments and Mr. Gaurav Bhalotia, Vice President of Engineering, Flipkart.com forming the panelists— are highlights of the event.
The formal launch of the Centre for Excellence in Data Analytics and Business Insights (CEDABI) is by Mr. T R Parasuraman, Deputy Managing Director, & Board Member, Toyota Industries Engine India Pvt. Ltd. Mr. David J Kasik, Senior Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, USA will be delivering the keynote address. Shri. Manoj Rajan, IFS, Additional Secretary, Government of Karnataka, Additional Mission Director, Sakala & Managing Director & CEO, ReMSL will be the Chief Guest, and Dr. K R Murali Mohan, Head, Big Data Initiative, Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India will be the Guest of Honor.