NEWARK, March 3, 2017 – The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) will host the 4th Annual New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA) Symposium at the NJIT Ballroom, NJIT Campus Center, 150 Bleeker Street, Newark, March 16, 2017, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Themed “Big Data Connects,” the symposium agenda will include:

Industry Networking Breakfast

– Jay Pedersen:  IBM Security Client Executive

– Nathalie Agosto Filion:  Chief Sustainability officer , City of Newark

– Katherine O’Neill: Executive Director, Jumpstart NJ


Jason Cooper, VP and Chief Analytics Officer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield “Genetics, genomics and proteomics”

 Dirk deRoos IBM’s Product and Competitive Strategy Leader for Big Data technologies “Making the Dream of Self-service Analytics a Reality”


Panel Discussions:

– Smart Policing

– Analytics in Higher Education

– Smart City Sustainability


-Python scikit-learn

Networking Reception/Happy Hour


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The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) is an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state’s science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners. Through its Innovation Labs (iLabs), NJII brings NJIT expertise to key economic sectors, including healthcare delivery systems, bio-pharmaceutical production, civil infrastructure, defense and homeland security, and financial services.