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Civic Luncheon Lecture

Bring your own lunch or visit the cafeteria and join K-State Salina to learn about and participate in various current events impacting local issues.  The cafeteria opens at 11 a.m.

Next Lunch and Lecture

April 9 | Noon to 1:00 p.m. | College Center Conference Room

Topic: "Big Data: Implications and Applications" 

In today's technological era, data is all around – in every digital process, social media exchange and mobile device transmit. Big data, the term used to refer to the large volume of generated information, has meaningful value to industries because they can analyze trends and patterns from it that is related to human behavior. Businesses then integrate those findings into their practices and decision-making hoping it will enhance the customer experience. Joseph will highlight the varying potential of big data for businesses and beyond.


  • Kissan Joseph, University of Kansas professor and co-director of the Center for Integrated Customer Experience


  • Les Kinsler, professor in K-State Salina's computer systems technology program