An Affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
May30

BHS: Big Data and Why It Matters

Anheuser-Busch Briefing Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

1615 H St NW, Washington, D.C. 

Registration and Breakfast:  8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

Program:  8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is proud to host on May 30, 2013, its latest Business Horizon Series on “Big Data and Why It Matters.” As the fastest growing commodity in today’s business world, Big Data is quickly becoming an integral part of every sector in the global economy. By gathering business and thought leaders, the Chamber Foundation will examine the rewards, risks, implications and opportunities Big Data has and advance a larger dialogue about its economic impact and social implications for the future.

Follow the Conversation on Twitter: #BHSBigData

Read the #BHSBigData Event Summary. 

 

Agenda: 
8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks

Al Martinez-Fonts, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

8:45 a.m. Introduction of Keynote Speaker

David Chavern, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce 

8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Keynote: Big Data, Big Opportunities

Present state and future possibilities in the world of data.

Stephen Gold, Vice President WW Marketing and Sales Operations, Watson Solutions, IBM Software Group  

Watch on YouTube: http://youtu.be/ZitoQFZPPds

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Panel: The Business of Big Data
How leading companies are making the most of data innovation.
  • Katharine Frase, Vice President & CTO, Global Public Sector, IBM Smarter Cities 
  • Rachel Nyswander Thomas, Vice President, Government Affairs, Direct Marketing Association
  • Marc L. Berger, M.D., Vice President, Real World Data and Analytics, Pfizer

Moderator: Leslie Bradshaw, Chief Operating Officer, Guide  

Watch on YouTube: http://youtu.be/NMfXtwYVK10

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Panel: The Privacy Element & Other Challenges

Advancing a dialogue on the risks and rewards of Big Data.

  • Mark A. Johnson, Director, Engineered Systems & Big Data Programs, Oracle Corporation
  • Cheri F. McGuire, Vice President, Global Government Affairs & Cybersecurity Policy, Symantec Corporation

Moderator: Robert Holleyman, Founder & Chairman, Cloud4Growth 
 
View this panel on YouTube: http://youtu.be/s5TJrg-iv_A
11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Al Martinez-Fonts, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

11:10 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. - Keynote: Data Innovation in America

Technological breakthroughs in Big Data and data analytics.

Dr. John F. Elder IV, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Elder Research, Inc.

Watch on YouTube: http://youtu.be/fPzmnRj671Y

11:55 a.m. Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Al Martinez-Fonts, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Keynote: Baseball and Big Data

Big Data and ticketing at Nationals Park

Andrew Feffer, Chief Operating Officer, Washington Nationals Baseball Club

12:45 p.m. Closing Remarks

Al Martinez-Fonts, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation