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Upcoming Fall Events at MapD

Fall is just around the corner. Come find MapD at these upcoming events. Hope to see you there!

Check out events in the months of:

Questions? Drop us a line at community@mapd.com or marketing@mapd.com. We’re always open to collaboration -- speaking at events or hosting technical workshops is our forte.

 

September 2018 


Strata Data Conference New York

Date: 9/11/2018 - 9/13/2018
Location:  Javits Center
655 W 34th Street
New York, NY
Booth: #1132

MapD Cloud is a finalist for the “Most Innovative Product” for the Strata Data Awards. Make sure you stop by our booth to vote for us, catch a live demo of MapD and get some free swag!

 

Happy Hour After Strata Data Conference Welcome Reception

Date: Tuesday, 9/11/2018
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm EST
Location: 

Dream Downtown
355 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011

Don’t miss us at the Dream Downtown for an enjoyable rooftop party. You can register here to join us and network with your peers.

 

AMA OC Marketing Tech Summit

Date: Saturday, 9/15/2018
Time:

10:30 - 11:15 AM PST 

Location: 

The Paul Merage School of Business 
4293 Pereira Drive
Irvine, CA 92697 

MapD Senior Developer Advocate, Veda Shankar, talks GPU-accelerated interactive exploratory data analysis and how it can benefit those in marketing.  

 

GPU-Accelerated Visualization Workshop by MapD

Date: Monday, 9/17/2018
Time:

6:30-8:30 PM PST

Location: 

General Assembly Santa Monica
1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401

 

Hardware Accelerated Database Lectures

Date: Thursday, 9/20/2018
Time:

10:30 - 11:15 AM PST 

Location: 

Carnegie Mellon University
500 Forbes Avenue
CIC, 4th floor (ISTC Panther Hollow Room)
Pittsburgh, PA 15213      

In this talk, Todd Mostak, Founder and CEO of MapD Technologies, will speak about the technical underpinnings of MapD, an open-source GPU-accelerated SQL engine and visual analytics platform that enables querying and visualization of large datasets (tens of billions of records) in milliseconds.

 

DB tech showcase Tokyo

Date: Thursday, 9/20/2018
Time:

1:30-2:15 PM (GMT +9) 

Location: 

Akihabara UDX Conference
4-14-1 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Toky      

MapD goes international to Tokyo! Aaron Williams, VP of Global Community, will be showcasing the MapD data analytics platform for its ability to leverage the massive parallelism and memory bandwidth of multiple GPUs. If interested in meeting him in Tokyo, email him at aaron@mapd.com.

 

ApacheCon 2018

Date: Wednesday, 9/26/2018
Time:

2:30-3:20 PM PST 

Location: 

Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain
1050 Rue de la Gauchetière O  (Terrasse room) 
Montréal, QC H3B 4C9, Canada      

Aaron Williams, VP of Global Community at MapD, and Ben Lewis, Geospatial Technology Manager, will demonstrate how Harvard CGA is using the open-source, GPU-powered database MapD and Apache Kafka to provide real-time, interactive access to NWM predictions for stream flow and ground saturation.

 

October 2018


Artificial Intelligence Workshop: Foundations and Applications for AI and Analytics

Date: Thursday, 10/4/18
Time:

10:00 AM -12:00 PM EST 

Location: 

Top of the Bay
30 Plumb Point Loop,
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
Chesapeake Mezzanine Room      

Join us for a highly informative two hour workshop covering many aspects of artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics, and related topics. Presented by industry leaders NVIDIA, HPE, and MapD, the session will provide a practical, educational guide to applying this ground breaking technology to applications and systems.

 

Intro to GPU Enhanced Parallel Computing for Big Data

Date: Thursday, 10/4/18
Time:

5:30-8:30 PM CDT 

Location: 

Optum HQ
11000 Optum Circle
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Join us for a highly informative two hour workshop covering many aspects of artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics, and related topics. Presented by industry leaders NVIDIA, HPE, and MapD, the session will provide a practical, educational guide to applying this ground breaking technology to applications and systems.

Budapest Big Data Meetup

Date: Monday, 10/8/2018
Time:

6:00 - 9:00 PM CET 

Location: 

EPAM Meetup Room
Futó utca 47, Budapest, 1082

 

Rice Data Science Conference

Date: Tuesday, 10/9/2018
Time:

6:00 - 9:00 PM CET 

Location: 

BioScience Research Collaborative Building
6500 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030 

 

GPU Technology Conference EU 2018 - Booth E.24

Date: 10/9/2018 - 10/11/2018
Location: 

International Congress Munich
Messe Munchen GmbH, Messegelande
Munchen, Germany 81823 

Learn how the automotive industry manages data challenges, specifically with hundreds of billions of location-intelligent data points. Aaron Williams, VP of Global Community, will use a real-world example to share best practices for analyzing driving behavior data. Join him at his talk E8348 - Driving Telematics Analytics to Extreme Scale and Interactive Speed.

 

GIS-PRO & CalGIS Conference

Date: Thursday, 10/11/2018
Time:

2:10-2:30 PM in the 1:30-3:00 PM LiDAR Track

Location: 

Renaissance Palm Springs & Palm Springs Convention Center 
888 Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Veda Shankar, Senior Developer Advocate at MapD, and Michael Flaxman, Founder of Geodesign Technologies, shows us how to tame billions of LiDAR points with MapD’s GPU Database.

 

PyData NYC 2018

Date: Thursday, 10/18/2018
Time: 

10:00-10:40 AM EST 

Location: 

Microsoft Conference Center
11 Times Square
New York, New York 10036

Using JupyterLab, Ibis and the MapD kernel for Jupyter, MapD Senior Developer Advocate Randy Zwitch will show an end-to-end data science workflow using only the GPU.

ReactJS & MapD Meetup

Date: Thursday, 10/18/2018
Time: 

6:30-9:00 PM PST 

Location: 

App Academy 
825 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111 

 

GIS Education Workshop Series

Date: Thursday, 10/18/2018
Time: 

6:30-9:00 PM PST 

Location: 

City College of San Francisco - Mission Campus 
1125 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

In collaboration with BayGeo’s GIS Education Center, Senior Developer Advocate Veda Shankar is hosting an immersive workshop.  Experience firsthand the power of the GPU in scaling geospatial analysis, including rendering fully interactive geospatial charts and plots.

 

GPU Technology Conference D.C. 2018  - Booth #206

Date: 10/22/2018 - 10/24/2018
Location: 

The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, D.C. 20004 

Come meet our US Federal team and learn more about how MapD is supporting Federal Agencies.

 

Fighting the Opioid Crisis through Extreme Analytics

Date: Wednesday, 10/24/2019
Time: 

11:30 AM - 12:20 PM EST

MapD CEO and Founder, Todd Mostak, will demonstrate how analytics at extreme speed and scale can help data scientists and analysts rapidly extract fresh insights from open and publicly available datasets related to the opioid health crisis.

 

November 2018


Cal Hacks 5.0

Date: 11/2/2018 - 11/4/2018
Location: 

UC Berkeley California Memorial Stadium 
2227 Piedmont Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94720 

This year MapD joins Cal Hacks 5.0, the world’s largest collegiate hackathon. As a technology sponsor, MapD brings along a pre-hackathon  workshop, a technology challenge, and a team of seasoned engineers.

 

PASS Summit 2018

Date: Friday, 11/9/2018
Time: 

2:00 - 3:15 PM PST 

Location: 

Washington State Convention Center
705 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101 

MapD VP of Engineering, David Besemer, will discuss how GPUs are fundamentally changing the analytics space, by demonstrating the use of GPUs for performing fast analytics at scale including: SQL queries, interactive data visualization, and integration with typical data science and machine learning workflows.

 

EARL Boston Conference

Date: Tuesday, 11/13/2018
Time: 

2:00 - 2:30 PM EST

Location: 

The Charles Hotel
1 Bennett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Randy Zwitch, Senior Developer Advocate, will demonstrate methods and packages for connecting to GPU databases from within R, and show how MapD's open source GPU database and Immerse visualization platform can leverage the massive parallelism and memory bandwidth of multiple GPUs.

 

GIS Education Workshop Series

Date: Tuesday, 11/13/2018
Time: 

6:30 - 9:30 PM PST

Location: 

City College of San Francisco - Mission Campus
1125 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

In collaboration with BayGeo’s GIS Education Center, Senior Developer Advocate Veda Shankar is hosting an immersive workshop. Experience the power of the GPU in scaling geospatial analysis, including rendering fully interactive geospatial charts and plots. You will also learn how to write SQL queries for geospatial data.

 

Big Data Bellevue Meetup

Date: Wednesday, 11/14/2018
Time: 

6:30 - 9:30 PM PST

Location: 

One Bellevue Center - Chinook conference room
411 108 AV NE
Bellevue, WA 

 

Telco Data Analytics & AI

Date: 11/28/2018 - 11/29/2018
Location: 

Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport
1177 Airport Boulevard
Burlingame, CA 94010 

 

Dallas CDO Executive Summit

Date: Thursday, 11/29/2018
Time: 

7:00 AM -5:00 PM CDT

Location: 

Renaissance Dallas Hotel
2222 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207

 

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OmniSci is the Extreme Analytics Platform™, used in business and government to find insights in big data beyond the limits of mainstream analytics tools. Originating from research at MIT, MapD is a technology breakthrough, harnessing the massive parallel computing of GPUs for data analytics.