The Symposium will highlight the application of analytics to different aspects that make a society smart. This cuts across areas such as banking, transportation, insurance, telecoms, medicine, retail/consumer insights, and social media, to name a few. It is also a topic which has been recognized the world over, as one having enormous potential for research, innovation, and decision/policy making.
The objectives of this Symposium are:
- To bring together researchers from SMU's School of Information Systems and those from local academia and industry to share their knowledge and experiences.
- To learn from SMU's R&D efforts towards Singapore's "Smart Nation" vision.
- To demonstrate to relevant government authorities and industries the potential and the applicability of data analytics in their own domains.
- To strengthen research activities and university/industry collaboration in applied analytics.
A team Resource persons are drawn from SMU, UoM and other local universities/research institutes/industry engaged in related activities.
Singapore Management University's (SMU) School of Information Systems (SIS) has strong multidisciplinary teaching/research programs in Applied Analytics. Exciting research is carried out in their Living Analytics Research Center and the LiveLabs Urban Lifestyle Innovation Platform.
Dates: 31st August and 1st September 2016
Time: 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Venue: OZO, Colombo
Invitees: Please register online at https://goo.gl/1DrjEz by 25th August 2016.
Please register online at https://goo.gl/BXCDtf by 26th August 2016.
Registration fee: Rs. 6500.
Payment method:by cheque drawn in favour of University of Moratuwa.
Cheque to be delivered to: Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa.
|31 August||1 September|
|8.30 - 9.00||Registration, Refreshments||8.30
|9.00 - 9.15||
Welcome:Prof. Dileeka Dias, Dean Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Moratuwa
Opening Remarks:Prof. Ananda Jayawardena, Vice Chancellor, University of Moratuwa
Setting the tone:Prof. Archan Misra, Associate Dean - Research, School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University
|Transportation and Logistics for Future Cities- Prof. Cheng Shih-Fen, SMU|
|Keynote address: Mr. Muhunthan Canagey, CEO, ICTA||
|Vehicular Data Analytics for Smart Driving - Dr. Dilum Bandara, UoM|
|9.45 - 10.45||Singapore's Smart Nation Initiatives and the role
of Analytics - Prof. Steven Miller, Vice-Provost of Research, SMU
|10.30 - 11.00||Tea Break|
|10.45 - 11.15||Tea Break||11.00 - 12.00||Mobile Network Big Data for Urban Planning in Sri Lanka - Dr. Rohan Samarajiva, LIRNEasia|
|11.15 - 12.15||Social Media Sensing & Urban Analytics - Prof. Lim Ee-Peng, SMU||12.00
|Video Content Analytics - Dr. Ranga Rodrigo, UoM|
|12.15 - 1.00||Smart Retail Platform - Mr. Rashan Anushka, Zone 24x7||12.30
|Keynote Address: Digital Health - Healthcare of the future, Prof. Vajira Dissanayake, Director, Human Genetics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.|
|1.00 - 2.15||Lunch||1.00 - 2.15||Lunch|
|2.15 - 3.15||Mobile & Urban Sensing and Analytics - Prof. Archan Misra, Associate Dean - Research, SIS, SMU||2.15 - 3.15||Business Analytics for Telecom and Financial Sectors- Prof. Robert Kauffman, Associate Dean-Faculty, SIS, SMU|
|Big Data Analytics for Forecasting Dengue Propagation - Dr. Shehan Perera, UoM||3.15 - 4.30||Panel discussion on Collaborative (industry/university) Research in Applied Analytics|
|3.45 - 4.30||Analytics in the Real World - Dr. Srinath Perera, WSO2|
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