Events

Upcoming Events

September 1, 2015 10 am-11 am PT

Retail Webinar: Generating Big Data Insights for Next Generation Retail and CPG Businesses

Machine learning on Hadoop provides the ability to streamline customer sentiment analysis, optimize pricing, and increase recommendation accuracy. Join Hortonworks’ GM of Consumer Products and Retail, Eric Thorsen, and Skytree’s CTO, Dr. Alex Gray, to learn how Machine Learning combined with Hadoop infrastructure allows you to harness the power of your data center.

September 9, 2015 11 am-noon PT

Forrester Webinar: The Future of Data Science

Data science is no longer a sleepy, backroom nice-to-have. It’s an essential capability for firms that wish to find valuable business and customer insights in big data. Join Forrester analyst Mike Gualtieri and Skytree CTO and co-founder, Alexander Gray, Ph.D., to understand the key trends, challenges, and emerging solutions that signal the future of data science.

September 10, 2015

Open Enterprise Hadoop Roadshow – San Francisco

Join Skytree and Hortonworks on September 10th in San Francisco for a one-day seminar to learn how Hadoop and advanced analytics can help your organization maximize the business value of your big data. With material for both the seasoned Hadoop professional and business leader curious about the potential of machine learning on Hadoop, the Open Enterprise Hadoop Roadshow will be a day well-spent.

September 17, 2015

Open Enterprise Hadoop Roadshow – Seattle

Join Skytree and Hortonworks on September 17th in Seattle for a one-day seminar to learn how Hadoop and advanced analytics can help your organization maximize the business value of your big data. With material for both the seasoned Hadoop professional and business leader curious about the potential of machine learning on Hadoop, the Open Enterprise Hadoop Roadshow will be a day well-spent.

September 29-October 1, 2015

Strata + Hadoop World New York

Strata + Hadoop World is where cutting-edge science and new business fundamentals intersect—and merge. It’s a deep-immersion event where data scientists, analysts, and executives get up to speed on emerging techniques and technologies by dissecting case studies, developing new skills through in-depth tutorials, sharing emerging best practices in data science, and imagining the future.

October 8, 2015 2 PM Eastern | 11 AM Pacific

Dataversity’s SmartData Webinar: Machine Learning Techniques for Analyzing Unstructured Business Data

Machine Learning Techniques for Analyzing Unstructured Business Data by Nick Pendar, Senior Data Scientist at Skytree, focuses on a number of common use cases where machine learning and NLP techniques have delivered valuable results. Some of the most important questions that need to be answered in preparation of a complex analytics solution involving unstructured data will be discussed; and some possible choices will be evaluated. This talk will leave data decision makers such as CIOs better equipped to tap into the wealth of knowledge that is available on their servers.

November 17, 2015

Cloudera Sessions Chicago: Kickstart Your Data Journey

Whether you are trying to increase operational efficiencies, discover and automate analytics, or transform your industry through unique data applications, we will walk you through our first hand experience of helping organizations build a modern architecture in order to make analytics pervasive across their organization. Join Skytree at Cloudera Sessions on Tuesday, November 17th as like-minded data innovators from around Chicago come together for a comprehensive day of exploring the different stages of the data journey.

Past Events

August 19, 2015 10:00 AM PT | 1:00 PM ET

Insurance Webinar: Driving profitability and lowering costs using Machine Learning on Hadoop

Join the Editor-in-Chief from Claims Magazine’s along with experts from Hortonworks and Skytree to learn about the potential and impact of big data analytics on the insurance industry. This webinar will help you to better understand how the use of machine learning on big data is helping institutions understand customer sentiments, detect and manage fraud, and several additional insurance use cases that can benefit from the applicability of big data analytics.

July 21, 2015

Cloudera Sessions New York: Kickstart Your Data Journey

Whether you are trying to increase operational efficiencies, discover and automate analytics, or transform your industry through unique data applications, we will walk you through our first hand experience of helping organizations build a modern architecture in order to make analytics pervasive across their organization. Join Skytree at Cloudera Sessions on Tuesday, July 21st as like-minded data innovators from around New York come together for a comprehensive day of exploring the different stages of the data journey.

June 23, 2015

Big Data Everywhere Boston

Big data innovations meet practical know-how. Big Data Everywhere is an all-day Hadoop event aimed at helping organizations understand the technical, business and practical aspects of Hadoop and related technologies.

June 17-19, 2015

America’s Claims Event 2015 | Austin, TX

The Annual America’s Claims Event is one of the ONLY industry event where senior managers, practitioners and experts involved with claims operations can get the insight they need to implement effective and tactical strategies for their claims handling process. Join Dr. Alexander Gray, Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder, Skytree and Cindy Maike, General Manager of Insurance, Hortonworks to explore Advanced Analytics to avoid “Data Exhaustion” in claims.

June 9-11, 2015

Hadoop Summit San Jose

This event, expanded now to three days, will feature many of the Apache Hadoop thought leaders who will showcase successful Hadoop use cases, share development and administration tips and tricks, and educate organizations about how best to leverage Apache Hadoop as a key component in their enterprise data architecture. It will also be an excellent networking event for developers, architects, administrators, data analysts, data scientists and vendors interested in advancing, extending or implementing Apache Hadoop.

May 12, 2015

Big Data Everywhere

Big data innovations meet practical know-how. Big Data Everywhere is an all-day Hadoop event aimed at helping organizations understand the technical, business and practical aspects of Hadoop and related technologies.

May 11-12, 2015

Analytics for Insurance

Come join the community and explore the new approaches to analytics based-decision making at Analytics for Insurance Canada, taking place on May 11-12th in Toronto. With a wealth of new data from customers, claims, actuarial, financial, risk and marketing, it’s more important than ever to uncover its true value for business critical insights.

May 4-5, 2015

Global Big Data Conference

Join Skytree at the Global Big Data Conference as our principal data scientist, Nitesh Kumar, will discuss Skytree’s new age fraud detection.

April 29, 2015

Skytree and Hortonworks Webinar: Leverage Big Data to Enhance Customer Experience in Telecommunications

Join experts from Hortonworks and Skytree to learn how Communications Service Providers can enhance their customers experience.

April 23, 2015

Cloudera Sessions Los Angeles: Kickstart Your Data Journey

Whether you are trying to increase operational efficiencies, discover and automate analytics, or transform your industry through unique data applications, we will walk you through our first hand experience of helping organizations build a modern architecture in order to make analytics pervasive across their organization. Join Skytree at Cloudera Sessions on Thursday, April 23rd as like-minded data innovators from around Los Angeles come together for a comprehensive day of exploring the different stages of the data journey.

April 15, 2015

Chicago Area Hadoop User Group (CHUG): Fraud or Not Fraud? That is the Question.

Join Skytree in the Chicago Area Hadoop User Group (CHUG) at the Nokia building in Chicago on April 15th 2015. Our principal data scientist, Nitesh Kumar, will discuss Skytree’s new age fraud detection. He will examine credit card fraud and how machine learning on Big Data can flag future fraudulent transactions. He will show how to select the “best models” based on multiple metrics like the associated cost of fraud, area under the ROC curve etc.

March 24, 2015

Hadoop and the Modern Data Architecture

A transformation is occurring in the data center. Enterprises are turning to a modern data architecture in order to derive maximum value from both big and small data across their organization. Apache Hadoop and Advanced Analytics solutions are at the center of this architecture and integrate with the technologies that run your business to augment and extend this new value. Join Skytree and Hortonworks for this one-day seminar and open discussion on how you can start this journey to the modern data architecture and unlock the potential for Machine Learning on Hadoop in your organization.

February 17-20, 2015

Strata + Hadoop World San Jose

Immerse yourself in the world of big data at Strata + Hadoop World. Explore solutions to your most challenging problems, connect with the brightest minds in data, find out what’s new in emerging technologies and Apache Hadoop—and see for yourself what data can do.

January 29, 2015

Skytree & MapR Webinar: Enterprise Fraud Management Solutions – Applying Big Data Analytics to Financial Services

Join experts from MapR & Skytree to learn about the impact of big data on the detection and prevention of fraud for financial institutions. This webinar will help you understand how the use of big data is helping institutions move from fraud analysis to “fraud prevention” with better data and predictive analytic tools for big data in real time.

November 13, 2014

Carahsoft Webcast: Mining Anomalies to Secure Operational Networks with Skytree

Discover the role of machine learning in helping operators manage and secure today’s networks. We will describe past work in applying machine learning to problems in network anomaly detection systems, as well as the potential for machine learning methods to help network operators address a broader range of cybersecurity problems, ranging from insider threat detection to decisions about deployment of limited resources for security functions.

November 2-5, 2014

Money 20/20

Join our co-founder Martin Hack at Money 20/20 to learn from him and other industry experts “How Big Data & Machine Learning is Disrupting Financial Services”.

October 26-30, 2014

IBM Insight

Discover how data has transformed Business Analytics, Information Management and Enterprise Content Management and explore the latest developments in Cloud, Mobile, Security, Social and Watson.

October 15-17, 2014

Strata Conference + Hadoop World 2014, New York City, NY

Strata + Hadoop World is where cutting-edge data science and new business fundamentals intersect—and merge. You’ll get up to speed on emerging techniques and technologies by dissecting case studies, develop new skills through in-depth tutorials, share emerging best practices in data science, and imagine the future.

October 1, 2014

Visualization Fireside Chat: Is Big Data Visualization Possible?

Eric Kavanagh, CEO of The Bloor Group, will moderate this thought provoking panel on whether Big Data Visualization is possible. This panel discussion features Visualization thought leaders Leland Wilkinson, John Stasko and Tamara Munzner.

September 8-12, 2014

Tableau Conference 2014, Seattle, WA

The Tableau Conference is a fun four days of learning how to better see and understand your data. With hundreds of learning opportunities, 5 stellar keynote addresses, and numerous networking opportunities, this is place to come and find out where your data will take you next.

September 15-17, 2014

HPC User Forum, Seattle, WA

Join our co-founder Martin Hack for the IDC Disruptive Technology Panel to discuss High Performance Data Analytics.

August 19-21,2014

Semantic Technology & Business Conference, San Jose, CA

The Semantic Technology & Business Conference (SemTechBiz) brings together today’s industry thought leaders and practitioners to explore the challenges and opportunities jointly impacting both corporate business leaders and technologists. Co-located with NoSQL Now! Conference, SemTechBiz provides an outstanding opportunity for attendees from around the world to gather, share experiences and do business.

August 2-7, 2014

JSM 2014, Boston, MA

JSM (the Joint Statistical Meetings) is the largest gathering of statisticians held in North America. Attended by more than 6,000 people, meeting activities include oral presentations, panel sessions, poster presentations, continuing education courses, an exhibit hall (with state-of-the-art statistical products and opportunities), career placement services, society and section business meetings, committee meetings, social activities and networking opportunities.

June 26th, 2014 8:00am PT | 11:00AM ET

Webinar: Managing Big Data In The Age of Digital Disruption

Join experts from Forrester, Cloudera & Skytree to discuss the impact of big data on insurance institutions.

June 3-5, 2014

2014 Hadoop Summit, San Jose, California

Hortonworks and Yahoo! are pleased to host the 7th Annual Hadoop Summit, the leading conference for the Apache Hadoop community. This event, expanded now to three days, will feature many of the Apache Hadoop thought leaders who will showcase successful Hadoop use cases, share development and administration tips and tricks, and educate organizations about how best to leverage Apache Hadoop as a key component in their enterprise data architecture.