ISTC for Big Data | Events

Come meet some of our people (as well as some guest speakers) and hear them speak at these upcoming industry events. You can also download select papers and presentations from past events below.  Please check back frequently for new events.

Upcoming Events

Big Data Lecture Series, April 23, 2014, MIT CSAIL, Stata Center, Cambridge, Mass.

CHI 2014, April 26-May 1, 2014, Toronto, Canada

  • “End-Users Publishing Structured Information on the Web: An Observational Study of What, Why, and How.”  Ted Benson, David Karger

Big Data Lecture Series, May 15, 2014, MIT CSAIL, Stata Center, Cambridge, Mass.

28th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2014), May 19-23, 2014, Phoenix, Arizona

2014 ACM SIGMOD/PODS, June 22-27, 2014, Snowbird, Utah

18th Annual IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC ’14), September 9-11, 2014, Waltham, Mass.

Past Events/Papers & Presentations

(Click on the links to download slide presentations and papers.)

Stonebraker at 70 Event, April 12, 2014, MIT CSAIL, Cambridge, Mass. Replay link.

Big Data Privacy Workshop: Advancing the State of the Art in Technology and Practice, March 3, 2014, MIT Wong Auditorium, Cambridge, Mass. Replay link.

22nd ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA 2014), February 26-28, 2014, Monterey, Calif.

Big Data Lecture Series, February 6, 2014, MIT CSAIL, Stata Center, Cambridge, Mass.

24th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP ’13), November 3-6, 2013, Farmington, Pennsylvania

7th Extremely Large Databases Conference 2013 (XLDB 2013), September 9 -12, 2013, Stanford University, California

10th Annual Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics (PPAM 2013), September 8-11, 2013, Warsaw, Poland

Annual Conference on Very Large Data Bases 2013 (VLDB 2013), August 26-30, 2013, Riva del Garda, Italy

2013 ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference, June 22-27, 2013, New York City

EuroVis 2013, June 17-21, 2013, Leipzig, Germany

2013 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering,  Feb .25 – March 1, 2013, Boston 

iConference 2013,  Feb. 12-15, 2013, Fort Worth, Texas

6th Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR), Asilomar, Calif,  January 6-9, 2013

ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2012 Conference, November 6-9, 2012, Redondo Beach, Calif.

Big Data Seminar Series, October 24, 2012

“What Makes Big Visual Data Hard?” Alyosha Efros,  Finmeccanica Associate Professor in the The Robotics Institute and Computer Science Department, School of Computer Science, at Carnegie Mellon University (Part II, “What Makes Paris Look Like Paris?”)

Big Data Seminar Series, October 11, 2012

“Using Big Data to Shape Empirical Decision Making in Insurance,” Murli Buluswar, Chief Science Officer, AIG-Property & Casualty

OSDI 2012, October 8-10, 2012,  Hollywood, Calif.

  • “GraphChi: Large-Scale Graph Computation on Just a PC”:  Aapo Kyrola, Guy Blelloch, Carlos Guestrin, all of Carnegie Mellon University (paper)
  • “PowerGraph: Distributed Graph-Parallel Computation on Natural  Graphs”:  Joseph E. Gonzalez,  Yucheng Low, Haijie Gu, Danny Bickson, Carlos Guestrin, all of Carnegie Mellon University (paper)

Big Data Seminar Series, September 26, 2012

“Programming and Debugging Large-Scale Data Processing Workflows,” Christopher Olston, Google (formerly Yahoo! Research)

Big Data Seminar Series, September 12, 2012

“Living with Big Data:  Challenges and Opportunities,” Jeffrey Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat, Google

IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference, September 10-12, 2012, Waltham, Mass.

38th Annual Conference on Very Large Databases, August 27 – 31, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey