BigDataCamp @Strata

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BigDataCamp is a free unconference for users of Hadoop and other Big Data-related technologies with the purpose of exchanging ideas and sharing experiences about this quickly emerging field. This BigDataCamp takes place the evening of Jan 31st, the night before Strata kicks off. Led by CloudCamp’s Dave Nielsen, attendees are encouraged to share thoughts in open discussions with community-proposed topics, including Lightning Talks & Unconference Sessions.

Data engineers, enterprise architects, developers, analysts, data mining and business intelligence professionals are encouraged to attend and mix with other members of the community. Sign up free at

Price: Free

Location: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway
Rooms B4 & B5
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Schedule: Jan 31, 2011

  • 5:30pm – Registration, Finger Food & Networking
  • 6:00pm – Welcome, Thank-you & Introductions – Dave Nielsen
  • 6:15pm – Lightning Talks (5 minutes each) – Facilitated by Pete Warden
  • 7:00pm – Organize Unconference (use OST to determine Breakout Sessions)
  • 7:15pm – Breakout Sessions – Round 1
  • 8:00pm – Breakout Sessions – Round 2
  • 8:45pm – Breakout Sessions – Round 3
  • 9:30pm – Wrap Up (1 minute summary of each session)
  • 9:45pm – Drinks? Where-to next?

Organizer & Facilitator:
Dave Nielsen of Platform D

Pete Warden of OpenHeatMap
To volunteer, contact Dave Nielsen (dave at

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