2015 Schedule


1.       Breakfast [7:30—8:15am]

2.       Introduction and Welcome Remarks: Dr. Hillol Kargupta, President, Agnik [8:15—8:30am]

3.       Business of Data Analytics for Connected Cars and IoT: Challenges and Opportunities [8:30—10:10am]
 Session Chair: Valerie Shuman, Connected Vehicle Trade Association

a.     Mastering the Big Data Avalanche,  Mr. Andreas Mai, Director, Smart Connected Vehicles, Cisco Systems [8:30—8:50am]

b.     Monetizing Big Data Applications - Looking at the Car and Truck Industry, Mr. Praveen Chandrasekar, Director and Research Manager for Frost & Sullivan [8:50—9:10am]

c.      The Smart Tire, Mr. Eric Chaniot, CEO of Tire Intelligence [9:10—9:30am]

d.       Accelerating Innovation Ecosystems of Big Data, IoT, and Connected Vehicles, Dr. Ramasamy Uthurusamy  (IEEE Fellow), General Motors (Ret.)  [9:30—9:50am]

e.        Group Discussion [9:50—10:10am]

4.       10:10—10:30am Coffee

5.       Data Analytics in Action for Connected Cars and M2M [10:30—12:20pm]
Session Chair: Dr. Shashi Shekhar (IEEE Fellow), Professor, Computer Science Department, University of Minnesota

a.       Smartphones, Connected Vehicles, and Distributed Data Mining: Challenges and Some Analytics Driven Solutions. Dr. Hillol Kargupta (IEEE Fellow), President, Agnik [10:30—10:50am]

b.     Data Driven: Connecting Cars for Smarter Cities. Mr. Rafay Khan, Chief Revenue Officer, Inrix [10:50--11:10am]

c.     Industrial Data Analytics and the Internet of Things, Michael May, Head of the Technology Field Business Analytics & Monitoring, Siemens Research [11:10--11:30am]

d.     The Promise and Problems of Connected Vehicle Data,  Dr. Michael Cavaretta, Manager of Connected Vehicle Analytics for Ford Motor Company [11:30—11:50]

e.       Big Data and The Convergence of Information Technology and Operations Technology (IT X OT), Dr. Chetan Gupta, Principal Scientist and Architect, Big Data Lab, Hitachi [11:50--12:10pm]

f.      Group Discussion [12:10—12:30pm]

6.       12:30—1:45pm Lunch (Served)

8.      Transportation, Control, and Autonomy: What's Coming  [1:45—3:45pm]
Session Chair: Dr. Hillol Kargupta, President, Agnik  

a.       From Anomaly Detection to Autonomy: Data Mining in Aviation, Dr. Nikunj Oza, Leader, Data Sciences Group, NASA Ames Research Center [1:45-2:05am]

b.    System-Wide Optimal Control for Connected Vehicles, Dr. Andreas Malikopoulos, Deputy Director of Urban Dynamics Institute, Oak Ridge National Laboratory [2:05—2:25pm]

c.      Transportation Big Data Analytics for Network-wide Performance Analysis and Decision Support,   Dr. Yinhai Wang, Professor, University of Washington and Director, Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium [2:25—2:45pm]

d.       Beyond the Connected Car – how to capitalize on the service centric view,  Mr. Martin Rosell, Managing Director of Wireless Car Complex sales unit [2:45—3:05pm]

e.      Big data analytics in OEM use cases, Alan Chakra, General Manager, Wipro [3:05—3:25pm]

f.        Group Discussion [3:25—3:45pm]

9.       3:45—4:00 Coffee

10.   Insurance Telematics, Value Creation, and Infrastructure Resources Issues: Why Analytics Matter?  [4:00—5:45pm]
Session Chair: Mark Licht, President, Licht & Associates

            a.       Mr. Jim Weiss (CAS Fellow), Director of Analytic Solutions, Insurance Services Office (ISO), a Verisk Analytics Company [4:00—4:20pm]

            b.      Impacts of Smartphones on Insurance Telematics, Mr. Curt Davies, Director, Business Development for Insurance, Agnik [4:20—4:40pm]

            c.       Creating Data Driven Value for Connected Cars, Mr. Steve Millstein, Managing Director, Automotive, Aeris Communications (Ret.) [4:40—5:00pm]

            d.      Tools and Resources for Development Activities with the USDOT Connected Vehicle Program, Mr. Greg Krueger, Connected Vehicle Program Manager, Leidos [5:00—5:20pm]

               e.    Group Discussion [5:20—5:40pm]

12.   Closing Remarks. Dr. Hillol Kargupta, President, Agnik [5:40—5:45pm]