The SHARP 2014 Conference will bring together academic professionals and industry representatives who share
a common passion for application, research and education innovation in the field of
analytics. In that spirit of open innovation, SHARP offers the opportunity to learn
from, contribute your knowledge to and brainstorm with the industry's key movers and
shakers. SHARP 2014 will focus on the application of analytics to healthcare, smart
grid and other cutting-edge areas related to analytics.
The conference is hosted by the UTC College of Business in Chattanooga, Tenn., one of the South’s top travel destinations. Also called the Gig City, Chattanooga has one of the most advanced smart grid systems in the nation and is the first city in the Western Hemisphere to offer one-gigabit-per-second fiber internet service to all residents and businesses. Explore Chattanooga this fall and discover a world of outdoor adventure, amazing restaurants, live events, art and world-class attractions.