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09:00-17:30, BGU building #92, Big Data Conference 2018

Jul. 04, 2018

BGU building #92

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09:15 - 09:45



Opening: Arnon Sturm

09:45 - 10:15

Welcome: Aviv Zeevi Balasiano - Israel Innovation Authority


Big Data Research @ BGU


Keynote Speaker: Orna Amir (Waze)

10:15 - 11:00

Data Science the Waze Way: Navigating Data Blind Spots


Chair: Arnon Sturm

11:00 - 11:15












SESSION ACT1 | Chair: Ehud Gudes

SESSION SDT1 | Chair: Arnon Sturm





Assaf Schuster (Technion)

Recent Advances in Complex Event Processing

Dalit Naor (IBM)

Function as a Service - Can it simplify the cloud programming experience for Big Data applications?




11:15 - 12:35

Robert Moskovich (BGU)

Eddie Aronovich (GM)


Connecting the dots, Patterns Discovery,


and Outcomes Prediction in Multivariate

Can Big Data generate reliable insights?


Heterogeneous Temporal Data


12:35 - 13:30






Session ACT2 | Chair: Robert Moskovich

SESSION SDT2 | Chair: Yael Shemesh





Edward Bortnikov (Oath)

Moty Fania (Intel)

13:30 - 14:50

Taking Omid to the Clouds: Fast, Scalable

Deep learning inference and visual


Transactions for Real-Time Cloud Analytics

inspection at scale


David Carmel (Amazon)

Idan Halfon and Omer Rudik (RAFAEL)


Product Question Answering Using Customer
Generated Content - Research Challenges

Big Data solutions in RAFAEL’s IT

14:50 - 15:05






Session ACT3 | Chair: Rami Puzis

Session SDT3 | Chair: Shlomit Morad





Nir Makover (Data Strategy Expert)

Maty Zisserman (RAFAEL)

15:05 - 16:25

Prediction optimization made easy

Hkube - Scaling algorithms easily under Kubernetes





Phlip Drebeko and Ehud Gudes (BGU)

Assaf Tamir (IAI)


Challenges and Potential in Big Data initiatives


Towards Concise Bid Data Representations

for the Commercial Aviation Market: A



Maintenance and Repair Perspective

16:25 - 16:40





Keynote Speaker: Jeff Ulman (Stanford University)

16:40 - 17:25

Data Science: Is it Real?


Chair: Shlomi Dolev

17:25 - 17:30

Closing Remarks: Moshe Salem