Forum & Alumni Reunion Agenda
Tuesday, Oct. 10 Holiday Inn
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Student Social Event
Meet the Melton Scholars and the board members of our analytics clubs: Business Analytics Society, WOMBAT, Sports Analytics Club, MSBA Club.
Wednesday, Oct. 11 Knoxville Convention Center
11 am - Noon
Noon - 12:15 pm
12:15 - 1:30 pm
Sam Ransbotham, PhD
Boston College – Associate Professor
Sloan Management Review – Data and Analytics Initiative Guest Editor
1:30 – 2 pm
2 – 4 pm
During the breakout sessions, students will be working on a business analytics case. You will have the opportunity to watch the students solve the problems and even jump in to help them out.
Alumni Breakout Sessions
Hear presentations from graduates of our Business Analytics, Statistics and Management Science program.
Company Breakout Sessions
Hear presentations from current and potential forum member companies.
4:15 - 5:30 pm
Hackathon Presentations and Judging
Strictly timed group presentations with forum members judging each group.
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Mingle with students and alumni from all our programs as we wait for the announcement of the winning Hackathon team.
Thursday, Oct. 12 Knoxville Convention Center
8 - 9:15 am
Breakfast and State of the Department
Introduction of new faculty and initiatives: Melton Scholars, Center for Customer Analytics and the Department Advisory Board. Updates on corporate partnership projects, degree programs and research output.
9:30 - 10:30 am
10:30 - 10:45 am
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Haslam Chair of Supply Chain Analytics
12:15 - 1:15 pm
Each table will have at least one faculty member and three students.
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Our MSBA students work in small teams with a faculty coach on real-life business problems in the last semester of the program. A company representative, student and faculty coach from two of our previous capstone projects will review each project.
2:30 - 2:45 pm
2:45 - 4:15 pm
Get a chance to briefly meet one on one with a large number of our students.
4:15 - 4:30 pm
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Closing and Job Fair Reception
Friday, Oct. 13 Haslam Business Building
8am - Noon
For more information contact Christine Vossler.
Saturday, Oct. 14 Holiday Inn
9:00 – 9:30 am
Alumni reunion Check In
9:30 – 9:50 am
Alumni Reunion Breakfast & Department Update
Charles Noon PhD
10:00 – 10:30 am
Sports is Life with the Volume Turned Up – Lessons Learned That Apply to Business and Life
The University of Tennessee Women’s Athletic Director 1983-2012
10:30 - 11 am
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