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Robots are here!

The Robodawgs of Grandville are here today demonstrating their robots in the area near the registration table.

Give us your feedback

Make next year even better.  Fill out our online survey about the sessions you are attending.  QR codes are in the program and on posters throughout the building.


Tweet to Win!

Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, some of the sessions you attend will give you a chance to win prizes! All you have to do to win is attend the session and Tweet about what you are learning using #BDI2018 and the session hashtag. One of the Tweets will be selected as the winner at the end of the session.

Time Room Sponsor Giveaway Item Hashtag
9:20am Grand Gallery C Service Express Yeti Tumblers and Starbucks Gift Card #ServiceExpress
2:20pm Overlook H Grand Valley State University GVSU Mug and Gifts #GVSUbigdata

Friday program changes

  • The K-12 Student Activities will be a robotics demo by Grandville Robodawgs. They will be in Grand Gallery H 8:30am to 11:10am. Everyone is encouraged to drop by and see what’s going on.
  • Jeremy Pyne’s “Community Activation: Tools to Inform and Engage” session at 2:20 has been moved to Grand Gallery Overlook H.