Friday, February 23, 2018 at 8:30am to 4:30pm
The USC Hotel
3540 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089
The 2018 LA Geospatial Summit will feature:
· a keynote address by Jeff Jonas, Founder & Chief Scientist of Senzing;
· panels by industry experts; and
· lightning talks and posters presented by students from USC, Long Beach, Northridge, Rio Hondo College; University of Redlands and Riverside.
Called “the wizard of big data”, Jonas is an acclaimed data scientist who thrives on solving some of the world’s most complex business challenges. His systems extract useful intelligence from tsunamis of data and tackle high-profile challenges, such as identifying potential terrorists, detecting fraudulent behavior in casinos, connecting loved ones after a natural disaster, and earlier detection of surprise asteroids. From 2005–2016, Jonas was IBM Fellow and Chief Scientist for Context Computing and continues to serve on the board of directors of the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation.