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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.

Conference Pricing
Professional/Academic: $200
Student: $75

Conference Site

SHARP 2014 will take place at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown. Accommodations at the Chattanooga Marriott may be reserved for a conference rate of $109 per night.

  • Center for Professional Education Units (CEUs) are available for SHARP Conference attendees. Please click the option for CEUs when you fill out your conference registration.
  • SHARP 2014 also provides an opportunity for CPAs and CISAs to increase their understanding of the latest data analytics tools and research and earn CPE credits. The two-day conference provides a total of 15 CPE Credits and the one-day pre-conference is recommended for an additional 7.5 CPE Credits.  Please click the option for CPEs when you fill out your conference registration.

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