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What |  “Big Data Demystified”

Learn from a panel of distinguished industry and academia representatives about one of the most talked about terms today: Big Data. What is it? Who uses it and why? Why is it so important for the future of training and education? This informed group of big data researchers and practitioners will answer your questions and provide insight into the future of this topic from the defense, commercial and academic perspectives. 

Where |   Interservice/Industry Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) – Orange County Convention Center – Orlando, FL  | Room S210C

The Interservice/ Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) is the world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training conference. Held November 27 – December 1 in Orlando, Florida. I/ITSEC consists of peer-reviewed paper presentations, tutorials, special events, professional workshops, a commercial exhibit hall, a serious games competition, and STEM events for teachers and secondary students.

When |  Thursday, November 30, 2017 – 11:30AM – 1:00PM

11:30A – 12:00P              Enjoy networking and lunch during the first half hour of the event

12:00P – 12:05P               Announcements and introductions

12:05P – 12:45P               Panel Discussion

12:45P – 12:55P               Q&A

1:00P                                 Event concludes  

Who |  Women In Defense Central Florida

The hosts for “Big Data Demystified” is the Women In Defense Central Florida Chapter.  WID’s mission is to cultivate and support the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security and provide women with a formal environment for professional growth through networking, education, and career development.


Sae Schatz – ADL Initiative, Office of the Secretary of Defense

Liz Gehr  – The Boeing Company

Cali Fidopiastis – Design Interactive

Denise Nicholson – SOAR Technology Inc.

Lauren Reinerman – IST (UCF) 

How | RSVP


Corporate Sponsorship

WID CFL is seeking corporate sponsorships to underwrite the program expenses for Big Data Demystified. The organization relies on corporate support for programming and STEM scholarships.

If your company would like to secure one of four $250 Big Data 2017 Signature Sponsorships, please contact Amanda Corrao (Amanda.m.corrao@lmco.com)

A $250 Sponsorship entitles your company to:

–          Onsite signage logo recognition

–          Corporate recognition and link on the WID CFL website

–          Verbal recognition during opening announcements and at the conclusion of the event

–          Inclusion in posts on all WID CFL social media outlets (LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram)