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Transforming Washington’s Industries Through Big Data: A day-long event co-presented by the Technology Alliance and UW CSE

Ed LazowskaUW CSE’s Ed Lazowska and Carlos Guestrin will be featured speakers at an event next month that will examine the impact of big data in Washington State. “Insight to Impact: Transforming Washington’s Industries Through Big Data” will provide a comprehensive look at ground-breaking developments in big data and explore how this rapidly growing field will shape Washington’s industries and economy.

Ed, the Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering at UW CSE, will provide the audience with a comprehensive overview of the big data opportunity for Washington – examining our current assets and a looking ahead to what big data might enable in the future.

Carlos GuestrinCarlos, the Amazon Professor of Machine Learning at UW CSE and co-founder and CEO of big data startup Dato (formerly known as GraphLab), will participate in a panel discussion alongside Bloomberg News correspondent Dina Bass; Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President of Machine Learning at Microsoft; and Madrona Venture Group’s Matt McIlwain.

In addition, the event will feature a keynote address by Inrix CEO Bryan Mistele and a showcase of big data-driven innovations and companies that are helping to transform health care, government, retail and other industries.

Big-Data-Event“Insight to Impact,” which is co-presented by the Technology Alliance, will take place on Tuesday, March 3rd, 7:30 am to 6:00 pm at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel. An early-bird registration rate is available until February 20th. Find more information and register to attend here.