Florida Polytechnic University President to Speak at Data4Decisions Conference

Mar 19, 2015

LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Polytechnic University President Dr. Randy K. Avent will be a featured speaker next week at the annual Data4Decisions Conference and Exposition in Raleigh, North Carolina. The event brings together decision makers, IT leaders and data science professionals to discuss emerging issues and solutions in the knowledge-based economy.

Dr. Avent will be among the panelists at the Raleigh Convention Center on March 25 to discuss “Building the Future Workforce,” which will examine the education and skills needed for the future data workforce. Dr. Avent will offer the experience of Florida Polytechnic University, which prepares 21st century learners for the global marketplace by emphasizing hands-on learning, real-world problem-solving, applied research and partnerships with industry leaders. Florida Poly’s cutting-edge concentrations include Big Data Analytics, which also is the theme of Data4Decisions.

The Data4Decisions Conference and Exposition, which runs from March 24-26, focuses on the applications of data science and growth of big data analytics across multiple industries, including health care, advanced manufacturing, security, financial services and smart energy.

To learn more about the Data4Decisions Conference and Exposition, go to data4decisions2015.com.

To read more about Florida Poly’s degree programs in advanced technology and engineering, visit the University’s Academics Page.