Annual Analytics Day
Friday, April 26, 2019

Welcome

12th Annual Analytics Day | Friday, April 26, 2019 | 3333 Busbee Dr NW Kennesaw, GA 30144

Kennesaw State University’s Analytics and Data Science Institute is pleased to present the twelfth annual Analytics Day to celebrate undergraduate and graduate analytics students’ work. This event will feature poster presentations of students’ analytics research and guest speakers discussing evolving trends in analytics and data science. This year’s event will focus on the issues and challenges related to Ethics in Data Science. Our event is sponsored by Southern Company and Equifax.

KSU Analytics Day will introduce our students to analytics practitioners, allow them to begin building their professional network, and give them a look at real-world careers available to them in analytics. Students will have the opportunity to discuss collaborative projects with local businesses. This event provides organizations with a platform to meet students at all levels who are considering careers in advanced analytics.

This year’s event will be held on Friday, April 26th, 2019 on the Kennesaw Campus at the KSU Center. The KSU Center is located at 3333 Busbee Drive NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. The morning will begin with a continental breakfast at 8:30 am.

Agenda

Ethical Considerations for Evolving Data Science: A Framework For Discussion

8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Student Research Posters
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
Jennifer Priestley, Associate Dean, The Graduate College
10:00 a.m. Introduction of Panels
Dr. Beverly Wright, Partner - Analytics, RelationalAI
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Business Sector Panel
Ebru Evliyaoglu Akyuz, Artificial Intelligence & Advanced Analytics Solution Architect, Microsoft
Dr. Glenn Bailey, Senior Director Data Science, Cox Automotive Inc
Michael Carpenter, Director of Finance – FP&A Decision Analytics, Home Depot
Dr. Wes Chaar, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Catalina
Coty Rosenblath, Director of Data Systems, MailChimp
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Academic Sector Panel
Dr. Ram Chellappa, Associate Dean & Academic Director, Emory University
Dr. Brandeis Marshall, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Spelman College
Dr. Rachel Cummings, Assistant Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech
Dr. Sherrill Hayes, Program Director, Ph.D. in Analytics & Data Science, Kennesaw State University
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Student Research Poster Awards
Presented by Southern Company
12:30 p.m. Women in Data Science Annual Lunch, sponsored by Intercontinental Exchange.
All are welcome

Presenters

We are excited to have the following presenters speak at the 2019 Analytics Day

Program Facilitator

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Dr. Beverly Wright

Partner - Analytics, RelationalAI, Executive Professor, Analytics, Emory Continuing Education, Georgia Institute of Technology

Presenters from Industry

Ebru Evliyaoglu Akyuz

Artificial Intelligence & Advanced Analytics Solution Architect, Microsoft

Dr. Glenn Bailey

Senior Director Data Science, Cox Automotive Inc.

Michael Carpenter

Director of Finance - FP&A Decision Analytics, Home Depot

Dr. Wes Chaar

Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Catalina

Coty Rosenblath

Director of Data Systems at MailChimp

Presenters from Academia

Dr. Ram Chellappa

Associate Dean & Academic Director, Emory University

Dr. Brandeis Marshall

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Spelman College

Dr. Rachel Cummings

Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Sherrill Hayes

Program Director, Ph.D. in Analytics and Data Science, Kennesaw State University

Registration

Please choose your registration type below

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Sponsors

Thanks for your sponsorship


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Directions

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If you are coming from South of Kennesaw (Atlanta, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Macon, etc.)
Take I-75 N toward MARIETTA / CHATTANOOGA.
Take the CHASTAIN RD exit, exit number 271.
Turn RIGHT onto CHASTAIN RD NW.
Turn RIGHT onto BUSBEE DR NW.
Turn RIGHT into the parking lot immediately past the KSU Center sign.

If you are coming from North of Kennesaw (Cartersville, Rome, Jasper, etc.)
Take I-75 South.
Take the CHASTAIN RD exit, exit number 271, toward I-575 N.
Turn LEFT onto CHASTAIN RD NW.
Move to your right hand lane on CHASTAIN RD.
Turn RIGHT onto BUSBEE DR NW.
Turn RIGHT into the parking lot immediately past the KSU Center sign.
OR
Take I-575 South.
Take the CHASTAIN RD exit, exit number 3.
Turn RIGHT onto CHASTAIN RD.
Move to your left hand lane on CHASTAIN RD.
Turn LEFT onto BUSBEE DR.
Turn RIGHT into the parking lot immediately past the KSU Center sign.

 

 

Contact Us

For more information about Analytics Day, please contact:

Cara Misuraco Reeve
cmisurac@kennesaw.edu
470-578-2865

For more information about registration, please contact:
conferences@kennesaw.edu