SIBM Bengaluru is all set to host the National Level Student Conference

SIBM Bengaluru is all set to host the National Level Student Conference
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Bengaluru (SIBM-B) is all set to host its 1st National Level Student Conference “Symposio 2014” on 1st March, 2014. The Students’ Research Committee of the institute is organizing the same. Symposio 2014 aims to provide a platform for the students to showcase their intellectual insights on current management scenarios. The theme for “Symposio 2014” is “Big Data Analytics: Transforming Businesses from Reactive to Proactive”
About Symposio 2014:
“Numbers have an important story to tell;they rely on you to give them a voice”-Stephen Rew
The volume, variety and velocity of data coming into an organization continue to reach unprecedented levels. The facts one needs are likely buried within a jumble of legacy systems, hidden in plain sight. Big data is the next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity. The management world in recent times is buzzing with big data analytics to transform data to knowledge and information to drive their business to success. 
The spotlight for “Symposio 2014” is on “Big Data Analytics: Transforming Businesses from Reactive to Proactive”. “Symposio 2014” attempts to capture the spirit of big data and analytics through stimulating discussions to scrutinize application of analytics in the four pillars of management vis-à-vis Finance, Marketing, HR and Operations through white paper presentations and seminars by eminent speakers in the domain. 
Event Schedule:
Date : March 01, 2014 (Saturday)
Venue : #95/1, SIBM College, Electronic City Phase-1, Hosur Road, Bangalore-560100.
Inauguration of event 10:00am
Lighting of the Lamp 10:05am
Director's Address 10:26am - 10:35am
Opening of the event by Dr. MadhviSethi, Faculty Mentor, Research Committee 10:36am - 10:40am
Address by Chief Guest
10:41am - 11:30am
Dr. K. Raghava Rau, Cofounder & CEO, Bigdata Analytics India Pvt. Ltd
Address by Guest of Honour
11:30am - 12:20pm
Dr. RajaramKudli, Business Analytics Consultant
Vote of Thanks 12:20pm - 12:30pm
Lunch 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Presentations of Papers 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Announcements of Results 3:30pm - 3:45pm
Distribution of Certificates 3:45pm - 4:15pm

Tracks for Symposio-2014:
Track I:  Big Data Analytics & the Financial Environment 
Track II:  Big Data Analytics & Advances in HR practices 
Track III:  Implications of Big Data Analytics on Sales and Marketing Decisions 
Track IV:  Applications of Big Data Analytics to increase Operational Efficiency 
Dr. MadhviSethi, the faculty coordinator of Student Research Committee says, “Symposio 2014 is an excellent platform for students nationwide to come together and exchange thoughts on their areas of interest. Writing a research paper and presenting it requires intellectual skill and SIBM Bengaluru is proud to be providing such a unique opportunity to the students. I strongly believe that such events help students to build on their knowledge and give them the right direction in terms of their professional career.”
Speakers for Symposio-2014:
Dr. K. Raghava Rau: Dr.  K. Raghava Rau is the co-founder and CEO of Bigdata analytics India Pvt. Ltd. with 18 years of rich experience in developing innovative solutions for large scale business problems (sales and marketing, supply chain and pricing areas) using Advanced Analytics and Operations Research. Recently, he and his team received a nomination for the Edelman Laureate award for their contributions to Dell’s channel transformation story (with $140 million ROI). His experience includes working with multiple stakeholders and business partners from conceptualizing to operationalizing analytics solutions that help businesses maximize margins.He holds a PhD in Operations Research from IIT, Madras.
Dr. RajaramKudli: Dr. RajaramKudli is a PhD in computational Intelligence & Appliances from IIT, Kharagpur. He is an M.Techin Production Science & Technology from IIT, Kharagpur; BE in Industrial & Production Engineering, University of Mysore.He has more than 20 years of experience in teaching, consulting, research and development.He has an expertise in Analytic Process Automation, Data Mining Solutions, Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic and Genetic Algorithms for modelling, control and optimization of engineering and business processes in industry, CAD/CAM, visualization. 
About Student Research Committee, SIBM Bengaluru:
The aim of this committee is to encourage people to come out in the open and express their opinion and help the students gain recognition for the same. “SymSpeak” is a blogging contest wherein students write on any topic related to management and the best articles get published in the college magazine “Symbeat”. It is also the official quizmaster of SIBM Bengaluru wherein regular quizzes and debates like “Big Fight” are organized to keep students abreast with the current happenings. “Symposio” is the flagship event of Students Research Committee which invites students for a national level paper presentation conference. 
The research committee provides a platform to the students of SIBM Bengaluru to come forth and enhance their knowledge. The committee’s agenda is to motivate students to write research papers and provide them with the necessary assistance in getting them published/presented in a conference. “Orion” is an annual research journal of SIBM Bengaluru, which helps students gain a good grasp on the core subjects and build their resumes. As future managers, it is this clarity that will give the students an edge over others and gain a place for themselves in the corporate world. 
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