Agenda At-a-Glance

Full Schedule Sun, Apr 22 Mon, Apr 23 Tue, Apr 24 Wed, Apr 25 Thu, Apr 26 Fri, Apr 27

Sunday, 4/22/2018

DAMA International Council Meeting

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sun, Apr 22

CDMP Exam Preparation Workshop

10:30 AM - 02:00 PM Sun, Apr 22

Sunday Workshops

02:30 PM - 05:45 PM Sun, Apr 22
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Data Strategy and Architecture Bootcamp
Speakers
Donna Burbank, Global Data Strategy, Ltd
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Strategy
Title
Leveraging Integrated Thinking to Make Data People Happier, Faster, and More Productive
Speakers
Ken Kring, PGTIT
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Strategy
Title
"Making It Real" - Establishing the Interdependence of Data Governance and Your Data Models
Speakers
Christopher M Bradley, Data Management Advisors
George McGeachie, Metadata Matters
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Governance
Title
Whiteboarding Your Way to GDPR, Privacy, and Data Governance Success
Speakers
Gwen Thomas, International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank Group
Audience
Introductory
Track
Management & Methods
Title
Metadata: Defining and Sustaining This Mandatory Component of Enterprise Architecture
Speakers
John Ladley, First San Francisco Partners
Audience
Introductory
Track
Metadata
Title
Designing a Self-Service BI Environment That Avoids Data Anarchy & Enables Analytics
Speakers
Richard Sherman, Athena IT Solutions
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Business Analytics
Title
Data Modeling for Document and Graph NoSQL Databases: Part 1 - Introduction
Speakers
Mike Bowers, LDS Church
Joshua Bowers, AutoLiv
Audience
Intermediate
Track
NoSQL
Title
Getting Apache Hadoop out of the Sandbox
Speakers
Pete Stiglich, CenturyLink
Audience
Advanced
Track
Big Data
Title
Modern AI, Cognitive Computing and Machine Learning for Smarter Enterprise Data
Speakers
Adrian Bowles, STORM Insights, Inc.
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Science
New Data Management Technologies

Monday, 4/23/2018

Morning Tutorials

08:30 AM - 11:45 AM Mon, Apr 23
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Build Your Roadmap for Cloud Data and Analytics
Speakers
John O'Brien, Radiant Advisors
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Strategy
Title
Organization Change Management for Emerging Trends in Data
Speakers
Len Silverston, Universal Data Models, LLC
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Industry Trends
Title
Providing Enterprise Business Glossaries and Data Dictionaries: Clearing the Roadblocks to Efficiency
Speakers
Dirk Garner, Garner Consulting
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Governance
Metadata
Title
GDPR Intensive: Key Skills for the Data Protection Officer
Speakers
Daragh O Brien, Castlebridge
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Security, Privacy and Protection
Title
Data Quality Assessment and Measurement
Speakers
Laura Sebastian-Coleman, Cigna
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data & Information Quality
Title
MDM Technology: A 360-Degree View
Speakers
Frank Cerwin, Data Mastery Inc.
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Master Data Management
Title
Components of an Effective Data Lake Architecture
Speakers
April Reeve, Celgene
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Big Data
Business Analytics
Title
The Data-Centric Architecture
Speakers
Dave McComb, Semantic Arts Inc.
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Architecture
Title
ALL NEW! Advanced Data Modeling Challenges Workshop
Speakers
Steve Hoberman, Steve Hoberman & Associates
Audience
Advanced
Track
Modeling
Title
Introduction to Machine Learning
Speakers
Greg Werner, 3Blades
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Science

CDMP Exams

08:30 AM - 06:00 PM Mon, Apr 23

In Perspectives

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Mon, Apr 23

Lunch

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Mon, Apr 23

Afternoon Tutorials

01:30 PM - 04:45 PM Mon, Apr 23
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
The Class on Data Leadership
Speakers
Anthony J Algmin, Uturn Data Solutions
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Strategy
Management & Methods
Title
The Nuts and Bolts of Communicating the Value of EIM to a Diverse Audience, Stakeholders and Interested Parties
Speakers
Andrea T Gibbons, Data Blueprint
Molly McMorrow, ASRC Federal
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Title
Building and Using Data Governance Maturity Models
Speakers
Robert S. Seiner, KIK Consulting / TDAN.com
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Grooming Data Stewards
Speakers
Sue Geuens, DAMA International
Audience
Advanced
Track
Data Governance
Title
Data Curation: A Coordinated Practice for Data Management
Speakers
David Loshin, Knowledge Integrity
Audience
Introductory
Track
New Data Management Technologies
Title
Deriving the Enterprise Data Model from Your Business Architecture
Speakers
Howard Diesel, Modelware Systems
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Architecture
Title
Semantics for Metadata Management
Speakers
Dan Carey, Semantic Arts
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Metadata
Title
Designing a Data Architecture for Modern Business Intelligence & Analytics
Speakers
Richard Sherman, Athena IT Solutions
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Architecture
Title
Data Modeling for Document and Graph NoSQL Databases: Part 2 - Hands-On
Speakers
Mike Bowers, LDS Church
Joshua Bowers, AutoLiv
Audience
Advanced
Track
Modeling
NoSQL
Title
How to Deliver Your Data Warehouse and Analytics at Amazon Speed with #DataOps
Speakers
Gil Benghiat, DataKitchen
Christopher Bergh, DataKitchen
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Agile Data

Lightning Talks (5 Minutes Each)

05:15 PM - 06:00 PM Mon, Apr 23
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Let's Get Rid of Hope and Heroism
Speakers
Gil Benghiat, DataKitchen
Audience
Introductory
Track
Agile Data
Title
What Every Data Worker Should Know About Access Management
Speakers
Gwen Thomas, International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank Group
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Security, Privacy and Protection
Title
Data Mindfulness (Or Why Ethics Isn't Just About Privacy)
Speakers
Kathy Rondon, R2C
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Governance
Title
Five Things That Data Modelers "Should" Do, but Rarely Do
Speakers
Barry Doyle, National General
Audience
Introductory
Track
Modeling
Title
Is Steward the Right Word?
Speakers
Susan Earley, Sears Holdings
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Governance
Title
How to Build a $Million System for a $Billion
Speakers
Dave McComb, Semantic Arts Inc.
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Architecture
Title
Data Management's Dirty Little Secret
Speakers
Steven M Green, IT WORKS Inc.
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Governance
Title
The Allegory of the Cave: Selling Data Quality, Privacy, and Ethics in the Modern Age
Speakers
Daragh O Brien, Castlebridge
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Strategy

Special Interest Groups

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Mon, Apr 23
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
DAMA Chapter Therapy 2017
Speakers
Missy Wittmann, DAMA International
Audience
Product/Service Offering
Track
Industry Trends

DAMA International - 30th Birthday Celebration

06:30 PM - 09:00 PM Mon, Apr 23

Homemade Jam

09:00 PM - 12:00 AM Mon, Apr 23

Tuesday, 4/24/2018

Special Interest Groups

07:30 AM - 08:15 AM Tue, Apr 24

CDMP Exams

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM Tue, Apr 24

Opening Keynote and Awards

08:30 AM - 09:45 AM Tue, Apr 24

Opening Keynote

09:15 AM - 09:45 AM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
The Data Interpreter - How to Become THE Trusted Advisor for Your C-Suite
Speakers
Claudia Imhoff, Founder, Boulder Bl Brain Trust
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Business Analytics

Coffee Break

09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Tue, Apr 24

Conference Sessions

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Here comes the Messiah - the CDO!
Speakers
CJ NAKAMURA, Syntelli
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Strategy
Organizational Structure and Roles
Title
Starting Data Governance from Scratch, Again
Speakers
Mark R Horseman, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Governance
Title
The Culture-Centric Approach to Data Governance
Speakers
Mary Levins, Sierra Creek Consulting LLC
Cassie Elder, DataCraft Partners
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Making Metadata Valuable – ExxonMobil’s Journey Collecting and Cataloging Metadata
Speakers
Cathy S Normand, ExxonMobil
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Metadata
Title
DAMA DMBOK 2 In Action
Speakers
Missy Wittmann, DAMA International
Audience
Introductory
Track
DMBOK
Title
Case Study: How to Orchestrate / Integrate Enterprise Transactional Data Using Data Hub
Speakers
Taisei Yoshimura, JGC Corporation
Karl Kolk, JGC Corporation
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data & Application Integration
Title
Adopting an Enterprise-Wide Shared Data Lake to Accelerate Business Insights
Speakers
Carlos Matos, AIG
Ben Sharma, Zaloni
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Management & Methods
Title
Get Your Data Teams Ready for Data Science: Beating the Odds
Speakers
Susan M. Meyer, Monsanto
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Science
Title
Why Enterprise Organizations Use AI as a Strategic Capability and Competitive Advantage
Speakers
Steve Ardire, Advisor to AI startups
Mico Yuk, BI Brainz
Mina Lux, Meelo Logic
Sindu Joseph, CogniCor
Audience
Introductory
Track
Industry Trends

Conference Sessions

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Why MDM and Graph
Speakers
Salah Kamel, Semarchy
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Master Data Management
Title
How to Effectively Launch Concurrent Analytics, Data Governance & Information Architecture Initiatives
Speakers
George Yuhasz, Keystone Foods
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data Strategy
Title
Building a Big-Data Platform from Scratch: A Global Insurance Company’s Journey
Speakers
Srinath Reddy Busireddy, Aon Corporation
Mohammed Owais Nasir, Aon Corporation
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Big Data
Title
Data First Development: Building Real-World Apps in Minutes
Speakers
Mike Bowers, LDS Church
Joshua Bowers, AutoLiv
Audience
Technical (may include code)
Track
NoSQL
Title
Data Migration in a Fast and Furious Data Landscape
Speakers
Lisa Harrison, JLL
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Governance
Title
Divergent Approaches to Metadata Management: Lessons Learned
Speakers
Lori Hurley, Allstate
Denise Janci, Allstate
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Metadata
Title
Build a Data Warehouse for Your Key Performance Indicators
Speakers
Christopher Anderson, California Employment Development Department
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Architecture

Lunch

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Tue, Apr 24

Conference Sessions

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Challenges Facing the "First" State CDO (Not Initially Different from the Private Sector)
Speakers
Peter Haynes Aiken, Data Blueprint
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Strategy
Title
Greenfield Master Data Management – Back to Basics
Speakers
Sherine Anis, QuintilesIMS
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Master Data Management
Title
Data Architecture for Machine Learning
Speakers
Terry Lynn Moon, McCormick & Company, Inc.
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data Architecture
Title
Data Mapping Versus Data Models: Two Unfriendly Concepts
Speakers
William Stallings, CNO Financial Group
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Architecture
Modeling
Title
SHACL (Shapes Constraint Language) – An Introduction
Speakers
Irene Polikoff, TopQuadrant
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Modeling
Title
Tear Down This Data Wall: Leveraging FINRA’s Open-Source Data Management Platform
Speakers
Terri-Lynn Torrez, FINRA
Nathan Weisz, FINRA
Audience
Intermediate
Track
New Data Management Technologies
Title
The Future (of Data Governance) Ain't What It Used to Be - A Practitioner’s Perspective on the Future of Data Governance
Speakers
Michael Nicosia, TIAA
Carrie Fawcett, TIAA
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Governance
Title
Deriving New Business Terms from Technical Metadata
Speakers
Ron Klein, Klein Admonition
Audience
Advanced
Track
Metadata

Coffee Break

02:30 PM - 02:45 PM Tue, Apr 24

Sponsored Sessions - In Perspectives

02:45 PM - 03:15 PM Tue, Apr 24

Coffee Break

03:15 PM - 03:30 PM Tue, Apr 24

Conference Sessions

03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
How Prescribing "Data Glasses" to Eye Surgeons Is Transforming How They See Their Industry
Speakers
JG Cowper, Healthbridge
Audience
Case Study
Track
Business Analytics
Data Strategy
Title
Driving Business Value with Information - Not Technology
Speakers
Paul Kautza, StarSoft Solutions, Inc.
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Management & Methods
Title
The Mr. Miyagi Approach to Data Quality
Speakers
Zeena Wright, First American Financial Corporation
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data & Information Quality
Title
Not the Return on Investment: Alternatives to Measuring Your Data Integration Strategy
Speakers
Bradley A. Rhine, Fulton Financial Corporation
Kristin M. Love, GSK
Audience
Case Study
Track
Management & Methods
Title
Making Metadata a "Business Critical" Deliverable at Lytx
Speakers
Sharon L Allen, Lytx
Audience
Case Study
Track
Metadata
Title
The Future of Data Governance: Data Governance in the Data Lake
Speakers
Michael Davis, Voya Financial
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Adopting NoSQL: The Success Factor
Speakers
Danny Sandwell, erwin, Inc.
Audience
Intermediate
Track
NoSQL
Title
The Imperative of Identifying Critical Data Elements in Your DG Journey
Speakers
Brent Preator, Corporate Solutions Data Governance
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data Governance
Title
Taking Graphs to the Next Level with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Speakers
Jans Aasman, Franz Inc.
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Science

Exhibits & Reception

04:30 PM - 07:30 PM Tue, Apr 24

Wednesday, 4/25/2018

Special Interest Groups

07:30 AM - 08:15 AM Wed, Apr 25

Conference Sessions

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Building the Corporate Knowledge Map
Speakers
John Singer, SingerLinks Consulting
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
New Data Management Technologies
Title
Using Process Robotics to Help Increase the Value of Organizational Data – NOW!
Speakers
Stacy Sawin, Deloitte
Chris Huff, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Audience
Product/Service Offering
Track
Management & Methods
Title
Embedding Data Governance into a Development Project
Speakers
John Ladley, First San Francisco Partners
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Anatomy of a Data Request
Speakers
Gene Boomer, Protective Insurance
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data & Information Quality
Title
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: From Hype to Customer Value
Speakers
Christoph Kögler, T-Systems Multimedia Solutions GmbH
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Case Study
Track
Data Strategy
New Data Management Technologies
Title
Good Data; Bad Information. Why the Disconnect?
Speakers
Michael Scofield, Loma Linda University
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Business Analytics
Title
Agile Data Modeling for NoSQL
Speakers
Pascal Desmarets, Hackolade
Audience
Intermediate
Track
NoSQL
Title
Big Data Governance
Speakers
Jan Henderyckx, Inpuls
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
A Quick Data Management Maturity Assessment Using the DMBOK2
Speakers
Deborah Henderson, DA Henderson Consulting
Audience
Intermediate
Track
DMBOK

CDMP Exams

08:30 AM - 06:00 PM Wed, Apr 25

Sponsored Sessions - In Perspectives

09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Critical Success Factors for Data Governance Initiatives
Speakers
Danny Sandwell, erwin, Inc.
Audience
Track
Data Governance
Title
ER/Studio: The Foundation for Successful Enterprise Architecture
Speakers
Ron Huizenga, IDERA
Audience
Product/Service Offering
Track
Modeling

Coffee Break & Exhibits Open

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Wed, Apr 25

Conference Sessions

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Data for Everyone: A Changing Data World
Speakers
Ian Rowlands, ASG Technologies
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Title
Case Study: Webank (Tencent) Data Governance Practice
Speakers
Allen Wang, Datablau
Kirk Wei, Webank (Tencent)
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data Governance
Title
Management of Change for Data Transformation
Speakers
James Short, San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Business Analytics
Title
A Data Architect’s Perspective on the NY Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies
Speakers
Dawn M Michels, Old Republic Title Insurance Company
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Security, Privacy and Protection
Title
Semantic Metadata Management Leveraging Intuitive Ontologies Developed with Best Practices
Speakers
Liju Fan, OFR
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Metadata
Title
Reversing the Data Flow of a 150-Year-Old Bank
Speakers
Marc-Antoine Auger, National Bank of Canada
Audience
Advanced
Track
Master Data Management
Title
Improved Data Quality Implications with Blockchain
Speakers
Dan Myers, DQMatters
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Industry Trends

Conference Sessions

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Resolution Management Data Science: Site Inspection Analytic Map
Speakers
Harvey Johnson, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data Science
Title
Staying No. 1 in the Industry by Using Well-Governed Data
Speakers
Lena Lindroth, AB Volvo Penta
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data Governance
Title
DMBOK 2: Big Data & Data Science
Speakers
Robert J Abate, Smart Data Architects, LLC
Audience
Introductory
Track
DMBOK
Data Science
Title
Fake News – Using Text Analytics to Tag Fakes
Speakers
Tom Reamy, KAPS Group
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Business Analytics
Title
Metadata Quality: Ignore at Your Own Risk!
Speakers
David N Plotkin, MUFG
Audience
Introductory
Track
Metadata
Title
Reference Data Management - Practical Considerations for Designing Your Enterprise Program
Speakers
Eyal Almog, MetLife
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Master Data Management
Title
Cultivating an Analytics-Driven Culture to Ensure Successful Insight Generation
Speakers
Doug Pontious, Amerisure
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Management & Methods
Organizational Structure and Roles
Title
Data Modeling and Data Architecture on the Blockchain
Speakers
Ashton M Thorogood, AlphaPoint Corp.
Audience
Intermediate
Track
New Data Management Technologies
Title
Leveraging Data Governance to Jumpstart an Access Management Program
Speakers
Jennifer Trotsko, International Finance Corporation
Gwen Thomas, International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank Group
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Security, Privacy and Protection

Lunch

01:00 PM - 01:45 PM Wed, Apr 25

Coffee, Dessert and Conversations on the Exhibit Floor

01:45 PM - 02:30 PM Wed, Apr 25

Exhibits

01:45 PM - 04:00 PM Wed, Apr 25

Conference Sessions (Professional Development Focus)

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Sometimes the Best Project Is the One You Don’t Do
Speakers
Mike W. McKee, Software AG
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Management & Methods
Title
Global Data Workforce 2030: Managing the Humans Behind the Machines!
Speakers
Arun Baharani, Arun Baharani Consulting, LLC
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Management & Methods
Title
Internal Networking - The Importance of Connecting in Data Governance
Speakers
Jenna Throne, California Department of Education
Elizabeth L Wisnia, California Department of Education
Audience
Introductory
Track
Organizational Structure and Roles

Ice Cream Social & Prize Drawings

03:30 PM - 04:15 PM Wed, Apr 25

Keynote Presentations

04:15 PM - 05:30 PM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Change the World with Data Science
Speakers
Amy Gershkoff, Ancestry
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Science

Thursday, 4/26/2018

CDMP Exams

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM Thu, Apr 26

Conference Sessions

08:15 AM - 09:15 AM Thu, Apr 26
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Search Relevance Organizational Maturity Model
Speakers
Eric Pugh, OpenSource Connections
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Title
"What's My Data Worth?" How to Monetize Enterprise Data Exhaust
Speakers
Jacob Ablowitz, dmi.io
William Hickson, dmi.io
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Strategy
Title
Driving the Train While Laying the Tracks
Speakers
Mindy Connor, TIAA
Charla Hoppins, TIAA
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Governance
Title
Building a Business Case for Data Management
Speakers
Susan Earley, Sears Holdings
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Strategy
Title
10 Things I Learned When We Moved Data to Cloud
Speakers
Shiboo Varughese, Daugherty Business Solutions
Audience
Introductory
Track
Big Data
Title
Building Data Services to Bring Education to Millions
Speakers
Ronak Shah, Coursera
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Strategy
Title
Why I Ignored Ontology and Graph DB and Why You Shouldn't
Speakers
Mark Ouska, Semantic Arts
Audience
Intermediate
Track
New Data Management Technologies
Title
Freddie Mac Single Family Business: A Case Study in How to Operationalize a Data Stewardship Model
Speakers
Stephanie L. Grimes, Freddie Mac
Jenny Schultz, Freddie Mac
Van Lin, Freddie Mac
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Governance

Coffee Break

09:15 AM - 09:30 AM Thu, Apr 26

Conference Sessions

09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Thu, Apr 26
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Getting “Social” with Enterprise Data to Expedite and Improve Analytics Outcomes
Speakers
Jon Pilkington, Datawatch
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Business Analytics
Title
From Top-Down to Collaborative: Banco Itau’s Data Governance & Data Stewardship Program New Approach
Speakers
Nelson Chieh, Banco Itau-Unibanco
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Governance
Title
Making Sense of Schema-On-Read
Speakers
Kent Graziano, Snowflake Computing
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Big Data
Title
Industrial Strength GDPR: A CDO and Lawyer Combine Lemons to Make Lemonade
Speakers
William Tanenbaum, Arent Fox LLP
Anthony J Algmin, Uturn Data Solutions
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Building Cloud Self-Service Analytical Solutions
Speakers
Dmitry Anoshin, AbeBooks (Subsidiary of Amazon)
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Architecture
Title
Engineering a Successful Move from Domain Data Governance to Enterprise Data Governance
Speakers
Gary B Jordan, Red Hat
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Stronger Together: Hybrid Knowledge Modeling Using Machine Learning + Ontologies
Speakers
Tony Sarris, N2Semantics
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Science
Title
Implementing a Statewide Data Management Program - Tips & Traps
Speakers
Jeff Wolkove, Arizona Department of Administration
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)

Coffee Break

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Thu, Apr 26

Conference Sessions

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Thu, Apr 26
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Using an Agile Approach to Data Governance for Implementing Enterprise Master Data Change Control
Speakers
Sara Willovit, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Master Data Management
Title
Getting Managerial Attention for Data Governance and Data Quality – Show Me the Benefits
Speakers
Håkan Edvinsson, Informed Decisions Consulting AB
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Governance
Title
Communicating Up: Creating Visualizations for C Suites
Speakers
Anandhi J Sutti, MITRE
Keli A Hosaka, MITRE
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Strategy
Title
Leveraging the Enterprise Metadata Repository for Data Governance Oversight and Data Quality Monitoring
Speakers
Susan Swanson, HCSC
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Metadata
Title
Intelligent Extraction & Process Automation
Speakers
Geoff Harkness, MorganFranklin Consulting
Brian Carothers, MorganFranklin Consulting
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Science
Title
A Master Patient Index Journey: How Far One Organization Has Come to Embrace Patient Safety and Quality
Speakers
Tommie L Lawrence, Sharp Healthcare
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data & Information Quality

Coffee Break

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM Thu, Apr 26

Closing Keynote Panel (Simulcast with DM Radio)

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Thu, Apr 26
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Closing the Loop: Embedding Analytics for Business Value
Speakers
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Business Analytics
Industry Trends

Break for Lunch - Note that Lunch will NOT be served this day

01:00 PM - 02:15 PM Thu, Apr 26

In-Depth Seminars (continue to Friday morning)

02:15 PM - 05:30 PM Thu, Apr 26
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
The Data Provocateurs Bootcamp
Speakers
Thomas Redman, Data Quality Solutions
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Business Analytics
Title
The Role of Politics, Authority, and Culture in Governing Data
Speakers
Danette McGilvray, Granite Falls
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Governance
Title
The Value-Driven Modern Data Architecture
Speakers
Mike Ferguson, Intelligent Business Strategies Ltd
Audience
Intermediate
Track
New Data Management Technologies
Title
World-Class Metadata Management: Full Life-Cycle Roadmap
Speakers
David Marco, EWSolutions
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Metadata
Title
Data Modeling for NoSQL and SQL
Speakers
Theodore S Hills, Concepts and Objects LLC
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Modeling
Title
Getting Hands-On with Machine Learning
Speakers
Charlie Vollmer, Colorado State University
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Science

Friday, 4/27/2018

CDMP Exams

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fri, Apr 27

In-Depth Seminars (continuing from Thursday)

08:30 AM - 11:45 AM Fri, Apr 27
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
The Data Provocateurs Bootcamp
Speakers
Thomas Redman, Data Quality Solutions
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Business Analytics
Title
The Role of Politics, Authority, and Culture in Governing Data
Speakers
Danette McGilvray, Granite Falls
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Governance
Title
The Value-Driven Modern Data Architecture
Speakers
Mike Ferguson, Intelligent Business Strategies Ltd
Audience
Intermediate
Track
New Data Management Technologies
Title
World-Class Metadata Management: Full Life-Cycle Roadmap
Speakers
David Marco, EWSolutions
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Metadata
Title
Data Modeling for NoSQL and SQL
Speakers
Theodore S Hills, Concepts and Objects LLC
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Modeling
Title
Getting Hands-On with Machine Learning
Speakers
Charlie Vollmer, Colorado State University
Audience
Intermediate
Technical (may include code)
Track
Data Science

Coffee Break

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Fri, Apr 27