MEMBERSHIP

Connecting people, not just data!

Collaborate with the NJBDA as a member and join the effort to provide access, expertise, education, networking and engagement across disciplines, industry sectors and domains of data and computing sciences.

Join New Jersey’s first and only legislatively-designated consortium of universities in advanced computing!

To qualify as an academic member, your institution must:

  • Be a four-year institution of higher education in New Jersey;
  • Include the presence of a program that teaches courses and/or conducts research in the area of Big Data and/or Advanced Computing; and
  • Appoint a representative (s) who is willing and able to participate in monthly conference calls and volunteer to work on one or more NJBDA initiatives.

Benefits of Academic Membership:

  • Provide input and guidance on academic course development, topics for training and workshops, research needs and the strategic direction of the NJBDA.
  • Participate in monthly NJBDA phone calls and semi-annual meetings
  • Contribute to the organization of the NJBDA symposium.
  • Only academic members have voting rights.

Join the NJBDA and together we can accelerate New Jersey’s big data transformation!

Benefits of Industry Membership: 

Access to university tech/talent

  • Easy access to the skills and talents of NJBDA member students and  technological capabilities
  • Easy access to scientists conducting cutting-edge research at member universities
  • Provide advice on the development of academic programs, curriculum, research projects, and other NJBDA initiatives

Training and Education

  • Provide strategic guidance in the development of executive education curriculum and relevant computing and analytics workshops
  • NJBDA academic members can provide customized training for industry partners

Networking

  • Opportunity to meet and engage with peers at NJBDA meetings and events

Marketing

Marketing opportunities include:

  • Advertising (logos or otherwise) on website, print materials, and at NJBDA events
  • Company spotlight on NJBDA website
  • Speaking opportunities at NJBDA events

Leadership 

  • Members are given the opportunity to shape and participate in NJBDA initiatives
  • Non-Profit members can provide input and guidance on academic course development, topics for training and workshops, research needs, and the strategic direction of the NJBDA.
  • Access to scientists conducting cutting-edge research at member universities.

Government agencies are welcome to join the NJBDA as ad hoc members.

  • Provide input and guidance on academic course development, topics for training and workshops, research needs and the strategic direction of the NJBDA that address government needs.
  • Access to scientists conducting cutting-edge research at member universities.

There is no membership fee for government agencies who wish to be ad-hoc members of the NJBDA.

Interested in Joining NJBDA?

Please complete the form below. Thank you!