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University Days 2021

Virtually from August 30 - September 2, 2021

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University Days

August 30, 2021 - September 2, 2021


At Advanced Studies 2021 University Days, IBM key stakeholders will be virtually presenting their product challenges and research opportunities. This is an invaluable event for brainstorming and discussing research topics & interests amongst IBM key stakeholders and top-tier professors from universities across Canada for research project proposal creation.

Advanced Studies 2021 University Days is an IBM Confidential event and is by invitation only, presentations will take place Monday to Thursday from 1pm to 2:30pm EDT over WebEx.

We want to hear about your experience at University Days, and what we can do to improve it. Please complete this anonymous feedback survey " + to share your thoughts.

Time Monday
August 30
Tuesday
August 31
Wednesday
September 1
Thursday
September 2
1:00PM to 1:30PM (EDT) Welcome + Funding Cycle 2021

by Vio Onut
Principal R&D Strategist, Master Inventor, Centre for Advanced Studies, IBM Canada Lab

and Marcellus Mindel
Head, Centre for Advanced Studies, IBM Canada Lab
Research opportunities in Application Lifecycle Management

by Kuan Feng
STSM, Application Lifecycle Management, IBM CloudPak for Watson AIOps
Data Migration

by Dariusz Jania
Software Engineer, HDM Center of Excellence, IBM Data and AI
Research opportunities in Digital Business Automation

by Allen Chan
Distinguished Engineer & CTO, Digital Business Automation
1:30PM to 2:00PM (EDT) The Challenges of Executing Machine Learning Pipelines Inside a DBMS

by Shaikh Quader

AI Architect, IBM Db2
Research opportunities in Runtimes

by Daryl Maier

Open Compiler Development and Performance
Research opportunities in Application Platform (WebSphere & Liberty)

by Yee-Kang Chang

Chief Developer Advocate for Application Platform, Developer Experience Architect for Open Liberty
Research opportunities in Data and AI

by Gandhi Sivakumar

Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor, VP for AoT (Data&AI)
2:00PM to 2:30PM (EDT) Research opportunities in Security

by Jason Jk Keirstead

Distinguished Engineer & CTO IBM Security Threat Management, OASIS Board of Directors member
Research opportunities in Data and AI

by Trent Gray-Donald

Distinguished Engineer, IBM Data and AI
Research opportunities in Security

by Sridhar Muppidi

IBM Fellow, VP & CTO IBM Security
Research opportunities in DB2

by Peter Mierzejewski

Director Development Db2 Distributed, Db2 Big Sql and Data
2:30PM to 3:00PM (EDT) Wrap-up / Discussion / Feedback

by Vio Onut

Principal R&D Strategist, Master Inventor, Centre for Advanced Studies, IBM Canada Lab

and Jennifer Collins
Community Strategist, Centre for Advanced Studies

We want to hear about your experience at University Days, and what we can do to improve it. Please complete this anonymous feedback survey " + to share your thoughts.