Annual Meeting of the ORAU Council of Sponsoring Institutions

Past Meeting Archive: 2016

71st Annual Meeting of the ORAU Council of Sponsoring Institutions

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March 9-10, 2016 | Oak Ridge, TN

“Applications of Big Data Analytics”

Annual Meeting Agenda

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Location: ORNL Visitors Center, Rooms Tennessee A, B, and C

8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks – Visitors Center, Tennessee A, B, and C

  • Andy Page, President and CEO, ORAU
  • Arlene Garrison, Vice President, University Partnerships, ORAU

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Special Welcome by Thom Mason, Director, ORNL

9:00 – 9:05 a.m. Introduction of Keynote Speaker

9:05 – 9:45 a.m. Keynote Address:

  • Visualizing Biological Complexity in 3D: Data Analytics Challenges and Relevance to Drug Discovery, Sriram Subramaniam, National Cryo-EM Laboratory, National Cancer Institute; and Senior Investigator, National Institutes of Health 

9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Break

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Panel Session 1: Medical Applications

Purpose: Using data analytics to better understand human health and disease.
Facilitator: David Duncan, Vice President, ORAU

Panel Speakers:

11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Panel Q & A

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

Networking Opportunity


11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pre-Registered Attendees Only

Tour of ORNL Leadership Computing Facility & Visualization Lab

Group 1: Departs at 11:45 a.m.
Group 2: Departs at 12:05 p.m.


1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Panel Session 2: Imaging Applications

Purpose: The integration of advanced data analytics and theory into imaging science.
Facilitator: Hassina Bilheux, Lead Neutron Imaging Scientist, ORNL

Panel Speakers:

2:20 – 2:35 p.m. Panel Q & A

2:35 – 3:45 p.m. Break and ORNL Postdoc Poster Session

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Business Meeting – Doubletree Hotel, Salons A, B, and C (all attendees invited)

6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Reception – Doubletree Hotel

Networking Opportunity

6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner – Doubletree Hotel


Thursday, March 10, 2016

Location: ORNL Visitors Center, Rooms Tennessee A, B, and C

Networking Opportunity

8:30 – 8:35 a.m. Opening Remarks

  • Arlene Garrison, Vice President, University Partnerships, ORAU

8:35 – 9:15 a.m. Comments by Member Institution Representatives

9:15 – 9:20 a.m. Introduction of Keynote Speaker

9:20 – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Address:

  • Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems ProgramFowad Muneer, Program Manager, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Department of Energy

10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Panel Session 3: Cyber Applications

Purpose: Utilizing data analytics techniques for cyber defense
Facilitator: Eric Abelquist, Executive Vice President, ORAU

Panel Speakers:

12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Panel Q & A

12:15 – 12:30 p.m. Wrap-Up

  • Andy Page, President and CEO, ORAU

1:15 – 2:30 p.m. Pre-Registered Attendees Only

Tour of Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) Research Facility 


Contact

ORAU University Partnerships Office