19th Annual Spring Visit Day
May 10, 2017 (Optional Industry Talks - May 9)

INFO & Agenda


MAY 9, 2017

During past Spring Visit Days, we have held an optional afternoon of seminars offered by some of our industry guests. For more information on this seminar series, or if you would like to be a speaker this year, please contact .

MAY 10, 2017

8:45 am - 9:15 am

9:15 am - 9:45 am

9:45 am - 10:30 am

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

5:00 pm
Breakfast Meet and Greet
Join us in the open area outside the CIC DEC to register and have breakfast - see map

Welcome and PDL Overview: Greg Ganger
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201 - see map

Garth Gibson
Overview of Storage Research
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201

Poster Session
NSH Atrium - see map

RMCIC 1301 - see map

Speaker: Greg Ganger
Overview of Big Data Research
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201

Speaker: Andy Pavlo
Overview of Database Research
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201

Poster Session

NSH Atrium

Official End of Day & Dinner
NSH Atrium


Nital Patwa, Broadcom Ltd
Rich Rauschmayer, Broadcom Ltd
Bruce Wilson, Broadcom Ltd
Siying Dong, Facebook
Sam Fineberg, HP Enterprise
Deepak Majeti, HPE Vertica
Nakagoe Hiroshi, Hitachi America, Ltd
Vishakha Gupta-Cledat, Intel Labs
Scott Hahn, Intel Labs
Michael Kaminsky, Intel / ISTC-CC
Michael Kozuch, Intel Labs
Jeff Parkhurst, Intel Labs
Padmanabhan Pillai, Intel / ISTC-CC
Harold Javid, Microsoft
Charlie Swanson, MongoDB
Jeff Heller, NetApp

John Strunk, NetApp
Thomas Baby, Oracle
Shasank Chavan, Oracle
Michael Gleeson, Oracle
Yang Seok Ki, Samsung
Krishna Teja Malladi, Samsung Electronics
Pankaj Mehra, SanDisk
David Palaitis, Two Sigma
Roland Wunderlich, Two Sigma Investments
Wil Yegelwel, Two Sigma
Elie Krevat, Uber
Allen Nuttle, Uber
Kirk Searls, Veritas Technology


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Executive Director, Parallel Data Lab
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