Big Data Technologists and Students Invited to Fourth Annual HPCC Systems® Summit Community Day

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ATLANTA, GA –August 24, 2017 – Are you trying to solve big data problems? Don’t do it alone! Attend LexisNexis® Risk Solutions’ HPCC Systems® Summit Community Day on Oct. 3-4 at the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead. This year’s Summit is open to engineers, data scientists, technology professionals and students that want to gain new insights about HPCC Systems, the powerful platform that provides all the functionality to execute a data project, as well an opportunity for open source community members to interact face to face with like-minded people.

“It’s no secret that HPCC Systems is an open-source, enterprise-proven, big data analytics platform that helps businesses of all sizes find the answers they need by making data easier to process, analyze and understand,” said Flavio Villanustre, vice president of technology, HPCC Systems. “This Summit is our opportunity to share the latest information, best practices and future roadmap plans, while gaining insight from the IT industry and academic experts as they present their use cases, research projects and experience leveraging the platform.”

Here’s a snapshot of the agenda:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 3, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm: Mastering Your Big Data with ECL. This pre-event workshop is ideal for those who want to understand the powerful ECL programming language and open source system built for big data analytics and to learn the basics of building robust queries. All skill levels welcome.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 4, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm: Registration and breakfast begins at 7:00am with the agenda kicking off at 8:30am. Throughout the day, there will be segments dedicated to real world use cases, academic insights beyond the classroom, a panel discussion of thought leaders, roadmap plans, machine learning and architecture improvements. Attendees will have the opportunity to see posters from students and other community members, experience robotic displays and other exhibits. Awards will be presented to winners of the technical poster presentation competition.

Pricing and discounts               

The registration fee is $100 for each day. Attendees who select the 2-DAY pass will enjoy a discount off the Community Day registration fee, attending both days for $150.

Special Student Rate:  A 50% discount for both days is also available for students. Please contact from a valid university email address for more information.

“Today’s technologists need superfast, comprehensive, cost-effective ways to manage big data,” said Villanustre. “This HPCC Systems Summit will help give you the practical tools you need to solve big data problems with a leading edge free and open source platform.”

For more information regarding the agenda, training workshop, the poster competition and other Summit Community Day details, visit: 2017 HPCC Systems® Community Day.


About HPCC Systems

HPCC Systems® ( from LexisNexis® Risk Solutions is a proven, open source solution for Big Data insights that can be implemented by businesses of all sizes. With HPCC Systems, developers can design applications with Big Data at their core, enabling businesses to better analyze and understand data at scale, improving business time-to-results and decisions. HPCC Systems offers a consistent data-centric programming language, two processing platforms and a single, complete end-to-end architecture for efficient processing. Read our blog (, or connect with us on Twitter (@hpccsystems), Facebook ( and LinkedIn (


 About LexisNexis Risk Solutions

LexisNexis Risk Solutions ( is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced analytics, LexisNexis Risk Solutions provides products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.


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