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2019 Culverhouse Business Analytics Symposium

  • 1.  2019 Culverhouse Business Analytics Symposium

    Posted 09-10-2019 17:38

    The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Business will host the 2019 Culverhouse Business Analytics Symposium on October 4 at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa. The Business Analytics Symposium is a data-filled day exploring the diverse landscape of analytics in business and features an agenda full of data-oriented thought leaders from major companies across the U.S. Topics include statistics, data-mining, and forecasting to predictive modeling and operations research. Our featured speakers are:

    • Darlene Bohm, Manager, Business Operations Analytics, Lockheed Martin – Rotary and Mission Systems
    • Gregg Chapman, Director, Resorts Revenue Management, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
    • Kevin Cooper, Director, Smart Mobility Analytics, Ford Motor Company
    • Giulio Girardi, Supervisory Financial Economist, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
    • Sarah Kalicin, Data Scientist, Intel Corporation
    • Rob King, Senior Vice President, Original Content, ESPN
    • Piyush Mehrotra, Chief, NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) Division, NASA Ames Research Center
    • Kjersten Moody, Vice President & Chief Data and Analytics Officer, State Farm

    Join us and interact and network with the speakers and other participants including practitioners, faculty, and University of Alabama students pursuing graduate degrees in Statistics, Business Analytics, Operations Management, Business, Economics.

    For more information and to register, please go to or call me at (205) 348-8914. Seating for the 2019 Culverhouse Business Analytics Symposium is limited, so register early to ensure your place at this special data science event.

    James J. Cochran
    Associate Dean for Research
    The University of Alabama
    Tuscaloosa AL