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Events

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REGISTER for 2015 Big Data & Business Analytics Symposium
March 10 2015 at 8:00 AM
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
March 10 Tutorials (9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) and March 11 Symposium (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) This symposium will focus on pragmatic issues faced while deploying Big Data strategies to drive business success.  It will have special focus on managing and analyzing the data captured through marketing, product development, manufacturing, distribution, sales, and service in a global setting. Symposium attendees will gain keen insights and learn tips on identifying Big Data opportunities, developing business cases, and using analytics to drive business success.  The symposium also seeks to provide a clear distinction between legacy analytics that are pervasive in industry and the emerging next generation tools, technologies, and processes that will form the foundation for a new wave of innovation and growth. Join us as we hear from leading experts who have put analytics to action and charted out a new course of competitive advantage and growth for their companies. EVENT SCHEDULE March 10 Tutorials (8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Tutorial Registration 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Tutorial [CHOOSE ONE TO ATTEND]Tutorial 1: Hadoop in the Enterprise - This full-day tutorial introduces Hadoop Stack and its evolution over the years.  All basic components of Hadoop will be covered.  The tutorial will also cover how enterprises are deploying Hadoop while protecting their investments in data warehousing and MDM infrastructures. Tutorial 2: Spark for Data Science - This is a full-day tutorial on the distributed programming framework Apache Spark and its use in doing scalable data science.  The tutorial will provide an overview of the key features of Spark and explain these with hands-on exercises.  We expect the attendee to have some programming experience in Python, Java, or Scala and basic appreciation of data science concepts.March 11 Symposium (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)Symposium and Networking ReceptionVisit the symposium website for full program details.Registration: Early bird registration closes on February 25, 2015.  There are no tutorial discounts for students.  If you need to register for more than one person at a time, contact the WSU Office of Special Events and Services at (313) 577-0300.  The registration fee schedule is as follows: Registration Options Conference Fee   March 10 - Tutorial 1: Hadoop in the Enterprise ONLY $149   March 10 – Tutorial 2: Spark for Data Science ONLY $149   March 11 – Symposium ONLY $149   March 11 – Symposium ONLY (STUDENT RATE) $45   March 10 Tutorial 1 + March 11 Symposium $249   March 10 Tutorial 2 + March 11 Symposium $249   March 10 Tutorial 1 + March 11 Symposium (STUDENT RATE) $165   March 10 Tutorial 2 + March 11 Symposium (STUDENT RATE) $165   Visit the Big Data & Business Analytics Group website for more information.  Cancellation/Refund PolicyCancellation requests received before February 13, 2015 will receive full refund.Cancellation requests received during February 14 - 28, 2015 will receive 90% refund.Cancellation requests received during February 29, 2015 - March 7, 2015  will only receive 50% refund.We will not entertain any cancellation requests after March 8th. 
Winter Career Fair Prep Workshop (All business majors welcome)
March 10 2015 at 12:30 PM
Prentis Building
Learn what you need to get ready for the School of Business Winter Career Fair. Registration is required. To register, visit www.waynebizcareers.com, select "Events" then "Workshops" and click RSVP.
School of Business Undergraduate Advising at Oakland Center
March 11 2015 at 1:00 PM
Oakland Center - Educational Outreach
The School of Business advises current and prospective students every Wednesday at the Oakland Center located in Farmington Hills. Advisors can assist with all types of areas including, but not limited to, those listed below: Admission Policies & Procedures Discuss admission procedures for undergraduate programs Process Plan of Work for admitted undergraduate students Meet with current students throughout their academic career Meet with prospective students to  analyze and explain transfer credit Advising in the School of Business Advise prospective and current students interested in majoring or minoring in the School of Business Explain and interpret School of Business and University policies and procedures Assist students with the Student Academic Progress appeal process through financial aid Registration Assist in processing registration requests Handle School of Business hold release Process override requests  Call 313-577-4510 for an appointment!
School of Business Winter Career Fair
March 11 2015 at 3:00 PM
Student Center
Network with professionals at the 2015 Winter Career Fair.  Registration is required. To register, visit www.waynebizcareers.com, select “Events” then “Workshops” and click RSVP.
School of Business Undergraduate Advising at Schoolcraft
March 12 2015 at 1:00 PM
Schoolcraft Center - Educational Outreach
The School of Business advises current and prospective students every second Thursday of the month at the Schoolcraft Center located in Livonia. Advisors can assist with all types of areas including, but not limited to, those listed below: Admission Policies & Procedures Discuss admission procedures for undergraduate programs Process Plan of Work for admitted undergraduate students Meet with current students throughout their academic career Meet with prospective students to  analyze and explain transfer credit Advising in the School of Business Advise prospective and current students interested in majoring or minoring in the School of Business Explain and interpret School of Business and University policies and procedures Assist students with the Student Academic Progress appeal process through financial aid Registration Assist in processing registration requests Handle School of Business hold release Process override requests  Call 313-577-4510 for an appointment!
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