Cyrus Shahabi and Seon Ho Kim attended the First USC-HKUST Joint Conference in Big Data Applications held in HKUST on Sep. 27th, 2013. Cyrus presented IMSC's activities on Big Data research and moderated a panel titled "Big Data, the most important new technology trend?" Cyrus and Seon Ho also participated in research meetings with HKUST faculty and students.
This workshop was a joint effort to promote Big Data research between USC and HKUST. More than 170 faculty and students from Hong Kong, China, and USA were registered and attended the workshop. HKUST president Dr. Tony F Chan opened the workshop. Details about the workshop can be found here: https://www.cse.ust.hk/bigdataworkshop/.