2017 Pre-ICIS SIGDSA Symposium

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Sunday, December 10, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea

Room: COEX 308B (Click here for the map of COEX-3rd_floor)


8:00-9:00 am Registration, Check-in, Breakfast & Informal Networking
8:45-9:00 am Symposium Opening & Welcome Note by Pre-ICIS 2017 SIGDSA Chair,

Ashish Gupta, Lakshmi Iyer, Amit Deokar

Introduction to the Symposium Committee Members & Recognition of Symposium Reviewers


9:00-10:00 am Keynote Talk: Hyoju Chung, Leader of Data Science at Naver Corp.

Title: Analytics & Data Leadership

(Keynote Introduction by Jongwook Woo)

10:00-10:15 am Coffee Break
10:15-11:30 am Industry Panel: Big Data & Analytics Innovation

Moderator: Jongwook Woo, California State University Los Angeles


JiHoon Kim, Director of Big Data Business, Nielsen Korea

Henry Park, Chief Technology Officer, Wiken B&I

Young-Eun Park, Founder and co-CEO of Data Incubator Korea

Sung-Yup Han, Country General Manager for Elasticsearch Korea


11:30-12:30 pm Keynote Talk: William Watts, Sr. Director, Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center

Title: Block chain and Food Safety

(Keynote Introduction by David Douglas)


12:30-1:45 pm Lunch and awards ceremony
1:45-2:45 pm Academic Panel: Big Data and Location Analytics: Synergies and Resources for Teaching and Research

Moderator: Lakshmi Iyer, Appalachian State University


Ramesh Sharda, Oklahoma State University

Ashish Gupta, Auburn University

James Pick, University of Redlands

Dan Farkas, Pace University


2:45-3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:00-3:45 pm Research Track Session 1

Session Chair: Leo Vijayasarathy

A Study on the Structural Relationship between Social Capital and Organizational Performance in Customer Service Organizations

Seonjin Shin, Liguo Lou, and Joon Koh

Reinforcement Learning for Profit Maximization of Recommender Systems

Il Young Choi, Jae Kyeong Kim, Hyun Sil Moon

How Does Brand Momentum in the Context of Online Platforms Impact Sales?

Haya Ajjan, Amit Deokar, and Uday Kulkarni


3:00-3:45 pm Teaching Track Session 2

Session Chair: Aleš Popovič

Room: COEX 314 (Click here for the map of COEX-3rd_floor)

Teaching Data Analytics from Natural Law

Anil K Maheshwari


Data Analytics Curriculum with Dynamic Data Collection Platforms

Tingting (Rachel) Chung and Stephanie Rosenthal


Teaching Big Data Management – An Active Learning Approach for Higher Education

Barbara Dinter, Tobias Jäkel, Christoph Kollwitz, Hendrik Wache


3:45-4:30 pm Research Track Session 3

Session Chair: Uday Kulkarni


Rumor Clarification, Credibility, and Stock Volatility

Jun Wang, Rong Xing, Jinghua Tan, Qing Li


The Timing of Feature Updates and Price Discounts in Mobile App Marketplaces

Gun-woong Lee


Quality of Life Explorer Prototype to Address Socio-economic Problems: A Design Science Approach

Rudolph Bedeley, Lakshmi Iyer


3:45-4:30 pm Teaching Track Session 4

Session Chair: Haya Ajjan

Room: COEX 314 (Click here for the map of COEX-3rd_floor)

Big Data Analysis of World Development Indicators using Apache Spark

Kunal Pritwani, Knox Wasley, Jongwook Woo


Learning Business Analytics by Doing

Padmal Vitharana


Visual Analytics – Drilldown Dashboards

James Morgan and Sury Ravindran


4:30-6:00 pm Meeting wrap up and future directions

SIGDSA Business Meeting

Reception (Hors d’oeuvres & drinks)



Naver Corporation Tour and Lunch

  • When: Monday, December 11, 2017, 10:30 am.
  • Tour Details

          10:30: Bus to leave in front of COEX *.

(Please arrive 15 min before departure)

          11:30 – 12:10: Naver Tour

          12:10 – 1:30: Lunch at Naver meeting room

          1:30 – 2:30: To other places in the old Seoul

          2:30 – 6:00 Tour to Palace, Nam Dae Moon Market, Antique Street

         * See the location for bus leaving here

















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