Oct. 16 and 17 at the Chattanooga Marriott
Pre-conference event Oct. 15, hosted by IBM at BCBST
The Symposium on Healthcare and Analytics in Research and Practice (SHARP) 2014 brings together academic professionals and industry representatives who share a common passion for application, research and educational innovation in the field of big data and analytics.
This multidisciplinary conference offers attendees the opportunity to develop hands-on analytics and big data skills needed to drive their company to the next frontiers of innovation and productivity. Participants will also learn from, contribute knowledge to, and brainstorm with the data analytics industry’s key thought leaders.
SHARP 2014 will focus on the application of analytics to healthcare, the smart grid and other cutting-edge areas.
Continuing Education Units are available for SHARP Conference attendees
CPAs and CISAs can also earn Continuing Professional Education Credits:
A total of 15 CPE Credits for the two-day conference
An additional 7.5 CPE Credits for the pre-conference session
Key Conference Features and Updates
The SHARP Conference will feature four national/international keynote speakers. In addition, the conference offers:
> A full day, pre-conference Big Data & Analytics Developer Day hosted by the IBM Big Data Team and MarketStreet Solutions. This event is offered at no charge and will be the first Big Data Development Day hosted by IBM in Tennessee. This hands-on training is suitable for students, faculty and working professionals and will take place at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.
> A training session on SAS Visual Analytics
> A Fraud Analytics training session by Decosimo Certified Public Accountants
> Three invited panels on Healthcare Analytics, an Executive’s Panel on the Frontiers of Analytics and Analytics Powering Smart Cities
> Invited speakers and panelists from Mayo Clinic, US Ignite, UNUM, Siskin Rehabilitation, Covenant Transport, BlueCross Blue Shield of Tennessee, IBM, the Company Lab, and EPB
> Multiple research presentations
> An evening social for networking opportunities
Please visit the conference website for more details: www.utc.edu/sharp
16 (Thursday) 8:00 am - 17 (Friday) 5:00 pm
Chattanooga Marriott Downtown