Business Network and Board of Trustees Annual Symposium: Big Data Meets Big Theory - Agenda

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Symposium Program:

Thursday, October 31

Bishop's Lodge Tesuque Pavillion

Evening Opening Reception, Keynote Presentation

6:00 pm Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm Keynote Presentation: Who Owns the Future? Jaron Lanier, author of You Are Not a Gadget and Who Owns the Future?

Friday, November 1

All-day symposium, Bishop's Lodge, Tesuque Pavillion

Evening Reception at Santa Fe Institute

7:30 am Breakfast and Registration
8:45 am Welcome, Chris Wood, Santa Fe Institute
9:00 am The Manifest Destiny of Big Data Kenneth Cukier, The Economist, co-author of Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think
10:00 am Break
10:30 am From Genes to Stars: The Fourth Paradigm of Science Alexander Szalay, Professor, John Hopkins University
11:30 am Big Data Need Big Algorithms Cris Moore, Santa Fe Institute
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Big Data, from Galileo to Gödel Simon DeDeo, Indiana University and Santa Fe Institute
2:30 pm Open Source & The Big Data Revolution Doug Cutting, Chief Architect, Cloudera
3:30 pm Break
4:00 pm Big Data Needs Big Theory; Paradigm 4.0 or Just 3.1? Geoffrey West, Santa Fe Institute
5:00 pm Adjourn
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception, Santa Fe Institute

Saturday, November 2

Final Day of Symposium, Bishop's Lodge, Tesuque Pavillion

8:00 am Breakfast and Registration
9:00 am Big Data in Electoral Politics Dan Wagner, Civis Analytics
10:00 am Break
10:30 am Big Data, Reciprocity & Global Development Nathan Eagle, CEO, Jana
11:30 am Augmented Intelligence: Designing a Human Interface to Big Data Sean Gourley, Quid, Inc.
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Messy Data, Messy Theories Graham Spencer, Google Ventures and Santa Fe Institute
2:30 pm Dangerous Duo: When Big Brother and Big Data Come Together James Bamford, Author of, among others, "The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America"
3:30 pm Break/Adjourn General Audience
4:00 pm Business Network General Meeting
5:00 pm Adjourn

Please enjoy your exploration of fine Santa Fe restaurants on your own for dinner this evening.