Technologies of Tomorrow

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Thursday (12 April 2018)

TimeDescriptionLocation
6PM – 8PMOpening Social Activity & Dinner

Dinner Provided. Transportation to Southfork Ranch provided from both Hotels. Buses will depart hotel promptly at 5:15 pm.

Bring your cowboy boots and gear and get ready for some BBQ and line dancing!

RSVP required. Click here to RSVP.

Southfork Ranch

3700 Hogge Dr
Parker, TX 75002

Friday (13 April 2018)

TimeDescriptionLocation
7:30 AMCheck-In Starts, breakfast is servedDavidson-Gundy Alumni Center at the University of Texas at Dallas

800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080

8:00 AMWelcome
Matthew Cocco, Immediate Past President AIS Student Chapter at UT Dallas
Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center (DGAC) 1.102A-B
8:15 AMKeynote Speaker
“The Fourth Industrial Revolution” presented by Russ Finney – Advisor, Researcher, Keynote Speaker, Moderator, & Panelist, itmWEB Group LLC
DGAC 1.102A-B
9:00 AMLocal Industry Site Visits

DataBank: Data Centers, Essilor, Toyota, State Farm

Local Company Sites
Transportation provided
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM“Digital Solutions for Data Sharing across Healthcare Silos”, Collaboration between AT&T and UT Dallas, Udbhab Sahai, Pranav KalyanpurDGAC 1.102 C
10:15 AM – 10:45 AMBreak
10:45 AM – 12 PMAutomation as a Lifestyle: Agile IT Infrastructure Management – Henry Popp, Co Founder at CodedgeDGAC 1.102 C
12:30 PM – 1:30 PMLunch & Learn
Lunch and Student Panel Discussion on Student Chapter Best Practices
DGAC 1.102A-B
1:30 PM Leadership Sessions 1

1.1 “NEMO, Medicine for Guaranteed Success” with Gaurav Shekhar, DTM, Program Manager at the University of Texas at Dallas, Secretary, SIGITProjMgmt, AIS

1.2 “Analytics for Understanding and Making Choices” with Pankaj Setia Founder, the Computational Society, Executive Director of ISYS Ph.D. Program and Associate Professor at the University of Arkansas

1.3 “Project Management: Failure IS an option!” with Gerry Cocco, Co-founder, AUStound Solutions

DGAC 1.102C: 1.1 Lessons in Leadership

JSOM 12.202: 1.2 Analytics for Understanding and Making Choices

JSOM 12.206: 1.3 Project Management: Failure IS an option!

2:15 PMLeadership Sessions 2
2.1 “Landing the Job” with Matthew Cocco, Programmer, Walmart Labs

2.2 “Digital Transformation – Industry trends, challenges and Career opportunities”, Asim Syed, Director of Business and Platform Solutions, Atos

2.3 “Keys to running an effective organization”, Emily Beck, Shashank Rajani at Arizona State University

2.4 “Presentation/Speaking Skills”, Shivam Patel at University of Michigan-Dearborn

JSOM 12.206: 2.1 Landing the Job

JSOM 12.202: 2.2 Digital Transformation – Industry trends, challenges and Career opportunities

JSOM 12.218: 2.3 Keys to running an effective organization

DGAC 1.102C: 2.4 Presentation/Speaking Skills

3:00 PMBreakFood Trucks on the patio – Kung-Fu Tea, Kona Ice
3:00 PMJudges MeetingJSOM 12.506E
3:30 PMCompetition Kickoff DGAC Lobby
4:00 PMCompetition Sessions

While the competition sessions are going on, students not competing are encouraged to go to the DGAC Lobby for some fun team building activities.

Blockchain Hackathon Challenge; DGAC Meeting Room 1.135
Computational Society Case Study Challenge; DGAC Meeting Room 1.131
Software Innovation Challenge; DGAC Meeting Room 1.128
NBC Universal Analytics Challenge: JSOM CMC Seminar Room 12.402
6:00 PMBreak
6:30 PM – 8:30 PMAwards Dinner and Evening Keynote
Charles Haseman, Haseman Associates
Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center Main Hall
(DGAC) 1.102A-B
8:30-10:30 PMFaculty Advisor and Industry ReceptionDGAC 2nd Floor Balcony
9:00 PMEvening Student Social ActivityIf you would like to get together after the conference, here some recommendations for places that are close to campus:

Sweet Hut Bakery & Café ~ Desserts & Drinks
4.2 miles ~ $3-$5 ~ 8 AM – 1 AM

Sharky’s Bar and Grill ~ Billiards, Darts, Karaoke
4.2 miles ~$10 ~11:30 AM – 2AM

AMF Richardson Lanes ~ Bowling
3.4 miles ~$10-$15 ~ 12 PM – 2 AM

Saturday (14 April 2018)

TimeDescriptionLocation
7:30 AMTexas BreakfastDavidson-Gundy Alumni Center (DGAC) 1.102A-B
7:30 AMFaculty Advisor Breakfast sponsored by The Max Labs ProjectDGAC 1.128
9:00 AM – 10:00 AMFaculty Session

Student Success in Teaching Introduction to Management Information Systems, Fred Niederman, Professor Shaughnessy Professor, Saint Louis University

Jindal School of Management (JSOM) 1.517
8:30 AM – 9:45 AMWorkshops, Session 1

1.1 “Data Analytics in the Insurance Industry” with Anil Bariki, Head of Data Mgmt Group at National Life Group

1.2 “Diversity in the Workplace” with Angel Hoang

1.3 “Tableau Workshop”, Prateek Jalan, Jatin Jain, University of Texas at Dallas

1.4 Professional Headshots courtesy of Mai Nguyen

JSOM 2.106: 1.1 Data Analytics

JSOM 2.115: 1.2 Diversity in the Workplace

JSOM 1.211, Computer Lab: 1.3 Tableau Workshop

DGAC: 1.4 Professional Headshots

10:15 AM – 11:15 AMIS Job Index presented by Maria Boggi, Temple University combined Panel Discussion on Job Readiness with Fred Niederman, Professor Shaughnessy Professor, Saint Louis University and Stacie Petter, Associate Professor, Baylor University

JSOM Davidson Auditorium
11:15 AM – 11:30 AMBreak
11:30 AM – 12:45 PMWorkshops, Session 2

2.1 “IT Industry Trends” with Adam Perry, Sr Account Systems Engineer at DELL EMC

2.2 “Strengthsquest” with Sean Owens, Senior Technology Analyst at Gallup Organization

2.3 “Blockchain 101” with Michael Lewellen, President of UTD Blockchain

2.4 “Tableau Workshop”, Prateek Jalan, Jatin Jain, University of Texas at Dallas

2.5 Professional Headshots courtesy of Mai Nguyen

JSOM 2.106: 2.1 IT Industry Trends

JSOM 2.115: 2.2 Strengthsquest

JSOM 1.517: 2.3 Blockchain

JSOM 1.211, Computer Lab: 2.4 Tableau

DGAC: 2.5 Professional Headshots

1 PMLunch Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center (DGAC) 1.102A-B
1:30 PMFuture Conference Leaders – Conference debrief and future conference discussion.JSOM 11.210