Big Data Forum: Friday 24 Oct. Canberra

This Canberra big data forum will consist of a few talks, that will cover areas including:

  • The world fastest supercomputer Tianhe-2 and its applications in analytics
  • Strategies, policies and regulations from the government on big data economy and industralization
  • Best practices of government data analytics
  • Snapshots of latest advancement in advanced analytics and big data science



Venue: Hotel Realm 18 National Circuit, Canberra ACT 2600
Friday 24 October 2014
Big Data Forum
8:45am – 9:00am Registration
9:00am – 9:10am
Prof Glenn Wightwick
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), UTS
Forum Welcome
9:10am – 9:25am
The Hon. Philip Ruddock MP
Chief Government Whip
Opening Address
9:25am – 10:05am
Prof Kai Lu
Vice Dean, NUDT China
World Fastest Supercomputer and Its Future for Big Data Analytics
10:05am – 10:45am
Thomas Ryan
Assistant Commissioner, ATO
Strategic Debt Analytics and Management
10:45am – 11:00am Morning Tea
11:00am – 11:30am
Dhinakar Gunasekar
Head Australia & New Zealand – Business Solutions Unit, Alliances & Technology Excellence, TCS
Innovation and Global Trends in Digital Era
11:30am – 12:00pm
Prof Longbing Cao
Director, UTS:AAi
Advanced Analytics: Innovation and Enterprise
12:00pm – 12.30pm
Steven Smith,
Director, KPMG
The Future for Digital Government Service Delivery and Engagement
12:30pm – 12.40pm
Prof Longbing Cao
Director, UTS:AAi
Forum Wrap Up : UTS FEIT and AAi Advanced Analytics
12:40pm – 1:30pm Lunch