Workshop on Role and Opportunities in Big Data and Analytics

A substantial share of today’s industry and research requires skills over Big Data and Analytical tools and techniques. Considering the significance of the topic The University of Lahore and Nationals ICT R&D Fund is organizing a 3-Day workshop for Big Data and Analytics. This workshop will provide hands-on training sessions for the tools and techniques used for Big Data and Analytics. It will include machine learning algorithms, Data extraction over web/cloud, Big Data processing using Python, Spark and Hadoop.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this workshop the participants will be able to

· Understand the role of big data and analytics to address the challenges of current socio-technical world.
· Effectively use the latest tools/ techniques in the respective research area.
· Map their learning outcome for better analysis of their research results.

Proposed Location:

The Department of CS and IT, The University of Lahore.

Proposed Dates:

September 30, 2016 to October 02, 2016 (3 Working days)
For every school we plan each day as:

Day – I

09:00 – 09:15 Opening, Introduction to Participants and day plan briefing
09:15 – 09:45 Opening Speech by Mr. Awais Rauf, Chairman B.O.G., The University of Lahore
09:45 – 10:45 Key note Speech by the Chief Guest
10:45 – 11:15 Tea-break
11:15 – 12:45 Lecture I: Data Extraction over Web/Cloud Tools & Techniques (xPath, xQuery) by Dr. Abdul Shahid, Kohat University of Science and Technology
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch/Namaz Break
14:00 – 15:30 Lecture II: Indexing, Similarity Measures and Data Classification (Apache Lucene, Weka) by Dr. Abdul Shahid, Kohat University of Science and Technology

Day – II

09:00 – 09:15 Opening and day plan briefing
09:15 – 10:45 Lecture III: “Big Data Analytics using Hadoop (HBase)” by Dr. Javed Ferzund, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
10:45 – 11:15 Tea-break
11:15 – 12:45 Lecture IV: “Big Data Analytics using Hadoop (Hive)” by Dr. Javed Ferzund, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch/Namaz Break
14:00 – 15:30 Lecture V: “Big Data Analytics using Hadoop (pig)” by Dr. Javed Ferzund, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
18:00 – 22:00 Social Event + Dinner

Day – III

09:00 – 09:15 Opening and day plan briefing
09:15 – 10:45 Lecture VI: “Machine Learning with Python” by Dr. Muhammad Shahzad Cheema, Senior Expert DHL, Cologne, Germany
10:45 – 11:15 Tea-break
11:15 – 12:45 Lecture – VIII: “Spark for Big Data” by Dr. Muhammad Shahzad Cheema, Senior Expert DHL, Cologne, Germany
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch/Namaz Break
14:00 – 15:30 Lecture – IX: “Real Time Big Data Security Challenges in Cloud” by Dr. Syed Nasir Mehmood, Dr. A. Q. Khan Institute of CS & IT Kahuta

Resource Persons will design and execute the contents for this Workshop according to necessity of MPhil and PhD students.

Number and Selection of Participants

Sixty (60) to eighty (80) numbers of participants are expected for this workshop. Applications will be invited from all over Pakistan. The targeted audience includes:

1:- University teachers
2:- MPhil/PhD student
3:- Industry Professionals

Available Resources:

• One Computing Lab
• Auditorium

Required Resources:

· Hostel/guest houses for participants participating from other cities

Remuneration for Resource Persons
Remuneration for Support Staff
Entertainment
Transport facility

Time Line:

Date

Activity

Sep 05, 2016

Sponsors confirmation

Sept 15, 2016

Call for participation and speakers

Sep 01, 2016

Preparation of banners and brochures

Sep 15, 2016

Registration start

Sep 25, 2016

Registration deadline

Sep 28, 2016

Final list of participants

Sep 25, 2016

Printing required material for Workshop execution

Sep 30, 2016

Workshop



Registration Fee

· Professionals: 8000 PKR
· Students: 5000 PKR
· UOL Students: 4000 PKR

Financial Assistance Required:

Financial Support is required to execute this Workshop .Hostel/guest houses for boarding/lodging of participants, participating from other cities are required. University guest house can be used for the stay of speakers.

Item

Rate (Rs.)

Subtotal for per session

Total Amount (Rs.)

Remuneration for Resource Person

(@ of Rs.10,000 per day per speaker)

10,000

10000 * 3 persons

30000 per single track * 3 tracks = 90,000

Travelling Allowances

(Subject to availability of resource persons)

5000 (Out of city)

1000 (Within city)

150000 (Out of country)

4 out of city * 5000

3 out of city * 3000

2 out of country * 150000

 

20000 + 3000 + 300000= 323000

Entertainment

(Lunch @ Rs. 350 and Tea @ Rs. 70 per person)

Lunch 350 per head

Tea 70 per head

Lunch 20 persons per track * 350

Tea 20 persons per track x 35

350 x 20 x 3 = 21000

70 x 20 x 3 = 4200

Publication

(Including cost of bags, publishing the manual, banners, brochures, certificates, shields etc.)

1500 per bag

12000 for banners and flexes

15000

1500 * 60 + 12000 +15000

117000

Stationery (Only consumable items)

150

150 * 60

9,000

Transportation

10,000

Social Event

1000 per person

1000 * 100

100000

Total

6,74 200



Possible Coordination:

We will try our best to get full or partial funding from

1. ICT R &D,
2. Others (according to guidelines of administration)

Name of Manager: Dr. Nadeem Ahmad Ch

Name of Coordinator: Dr. Muhammad Atif

Complete Address:The University of Lahore, 1-km, Defence Road, (off Raidwind Road) Bhobatian Chowk, Lahore Pakistan.

E-mail Address:nadeem.ahmad@cs.uol.edu.pk ; muhammad.atif@cs.uol.edu.pk

Telephone Number:+92-(0)42 111-865-865