HPCC Systems Community Day 2020

Watch recordings of all presentations made during our Community Day Summit held  during October 2020. Find out more about this event and read our Fly on the Wall blog.

In addition to these presentations, we also held a Technical Poster Competition for students to present work they have completed on projects leveraging HPCC Systems.  See our poster contest wiki to find out more about our 2020 Poster Contest participants and winners.


Plenary Sessions

  1. Welcome
    Flavio Villanustre, VP Technology & CISO, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group

  2. HPCC Systems & the Cloud
    Richard Chapman, VP Head of R&D, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group

  3. Data Lake Overview
    Roger Dev, Sr Architect, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group

  4. Community Recognition & Poster Awards
    Trish McCall & Lorraine Chapman, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group

  5. Machine Learning Advancements
    Lili Xu & Roger Dev, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group

  6. 2021 Platform Vision
    Gavin Halliday, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group

  7. Wrap-up & Adjourn
    Flavio Villanustre, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group

HPCC Systems Breakout Sessions 

  1. Data Lake Deep Dive
    Roger Dev, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group

  2. Optimal Lockdown Control for COVID-19
    Yuting Fu, Researcher, Oxford University, UK

  3. Smart Learning & Market Insight in Hospitality
    David Dasher, CTO, CPL Learning

  4. NLP++ Plugin - David de Hilster, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group

  5. COVID-19 Data Lake
    Arjuna Chala, Lili Xu, & Roger Dev, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group

  6. Managing Data Pipelines
    Adwait Joshi, Chief Seer, DataSeers

  7. Scaling Data Science & Analytics
    Bill Franks, DataSeers Advisor, Chief Analytics Officer, IIA

  8. Leveraging and Evaluating Kubernetes Support on Microsoft Azure
    Yash Mishra, Clemson University

  9. Using the HPCC Systems Generalized Neural Network (GNN) Bundle with TensorFlow to Train a Model to Find Known Faces Leveraging the Robotics API
    American Heritage School of Boca/Delray Robotics Team

  10. Distributed GPU Accelerated Neural Networks with GNN
    Robert Kennedy, Florida Atlantic University

  11. The Making of an Agriculture Data Lake
    Dr Vincent Freeh, Kelly Zering and Gurman Singh, North Carolina State University

  12. Athlete 360: Leveraging HPCC Systems for Player Performance and Return during COVID-19
    Christopher Connelly, North Carolina State University

  13. Virtual CodeDay and the Big Data Challenge – Bringing Students Together to Raise Awareness and Talent in the Big Data Analytics Field
    Tyler Menezes, Executive Director, CodeDay

  14. A HAT Story - HPCC Analytics Tool
    Apaar Sinha, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group

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