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Big Data: What is it? Security, Privacy, Selected Cases, Challenges and Opportunities

  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Officenters at International Plaza 7900 International Drive, Suite 300 Bloomington, MN 55425




Big Data, Data Science/Analytics, IoT, Smart Cities… are general terms that have found deep and wide-range of interests, with several applications (particularly combined with AI and ML) in business and government.


How to leverage and exploit “big Data” has become increasingly transformative in the context of the internet of things, gaining actionable intelligence for opportunities and markets, and much more – all of these skills are on the critical path for developing insight and foresight that influence directions and decisions.


The disruptive influence of Big Data, IOT and Advanced Analytics on our society, business or technology sector are nearly limitless; Such include a wide range of opportunities and challenges ranging from new product/business introductions and strategic planning for businesses to policy change impact analyses, and much more. All that also come with a cautionary note.


This presentation will focus on some of the key areas, including security and privacy, applications domains, challenges and opportunities, along with several applications noted as case studies.



Dr. Massoud Amin, IEEE and ASME Fellow, is a professor of electrical & computer engineering (ECE) at the University of Minnesota. Known as Father of Smart Grid (, and a cyber-physical security leader, who directed all security-related R&D post 9/11 tragedies for all North American utilities. In summary, Dr. Amin has made transformative contributions in the areas of defense, critical infrastructures, technology, policy, and business. His passion is developing leaders and powering progress. For more information, please see


8:30 Registration & Networking
9:00 Opening Remarks
9:15 - 11:30  Presentation

11:30 - 11:45  Open Q&A



Just east of the Mall of America and just off of American Blvd.


Officenters - Bloomington

 From 494 and 24th Ave, go south on 24th Ave, then east on American Blvd to International Drive




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