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
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
CDMP® Exam Preparation Workshop
Speakers
Katherine O'Keefe, Castlebridge
Audience
Intermediate
Track
DMBOK

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 Architecture
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 and 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
Modeling
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

Coffee Break

04:00 PM - 04:15 PM Sun, Apr 22

Monday, 4/23/2018

Continental Breakfast

07:00 AM - 08:30 AM Mon, Apr 23

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
Sunil Soares, Information Asset
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, Aetna
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
FIBO Conference
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 - 04:30 PM Mon, Apr 23

Coffee Break - Sponsored by Texas A&M University

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Mon, Apr 23

In Perspectives

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Mon, Apr 23
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Modern Asset Catalogs - The Stepping Stone to AI
Speakers
Susanna Tai, IBM
Audience
Track
Title
Architecting a Modern Solution to a Modern Problem: Increasing Speed to Value for Big Data
Speakers
Devin Weller, Deloitte
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Big Data
Title
Crowdsourced Information Governance
Speakers
Tyler Warden, BackOffice Associates
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Shutting Down the Data Center for Good
Speakers
Joe Caserta, Caserta
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Architecture

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, Insignia Technology
Molly McMorrow, DAMA-National Capital Region
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
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
Designing a Data Architecture for Modern Business Intelligence and Analytics
Speakers
Richard Sherman, Athena IT Solutions
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Architecture
Title
Semantics for Metadata Management
Speakers
Dan Carey, Semantic Arts
Audience
Intermediate
Track
FIBO Conference
Metadata
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, Lake, and Analytics at Amazon Speed with #DataOps
Speakers
Gil Benghiat, DataKitchen
Christopher Bergh, DataKitchen
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Agile Data

Coffee Break

03:00 PM - 03:15 PM Mon, Apr 23

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
erwin Special Interest Group (SIG)
Speakers
Danny Sandwell, erwin, Inc.
Audience
Product/Service Offering
Track
Modeling

DAMA International - 30th Birthday Celebration

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

Tuesday, 4/24/2018

Continental Breakfast - Sponsored by FairCom

07:00 AM - 08:30 AM Tue, Apr 24

Special Interest Groups

07:30 AM - 08:15 AM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
How to Go from 0-60 mph in 60 Seconds Using the Conformed Dimensions of Data Quality
Speakers
Dan Myers, DQMatters
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data & Information Quality
Title
ER/Studio Special Interest Group (SIG)
Speakers
Ron Huizenga, IDERA
Audience
Product/Service Offering
Track
Modeling

CDMP Exams

08:30 AM - 04:30 PM Tue, Apr 24

Conference Opening Welcome and Awards

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

Opening Keynote

08:45 AM - 09:15 AM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Smart Data Management – Reducing Time to Value in an Increasingly Complex Data Landscape
Speakers
Mike Ferguson, Intelligent Business Strategies Ltd
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Strategy
Industry Trends

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, IBM
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, American Family Insurance
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
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
Audience
Introductory
Track
Industry Trends

FIBO Conference (two talks run consecutively)

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
FIBO Knowledge Graph and AI - The Future of Data for Finance
Speakers
David S. Newman, Wells Fargo
Audience
Introductory
Track
FIBO Conference
Title
Speed Dating FIBO Products
Speakers
Dennis Wisnosky, EDM Council
Audience
Introductory
Track
FIBO Conference

Conference Sessions

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
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
Why MDM and Graph?
Speakers
Salah Kamel, Semarchy
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Master Data Management
Title
How to Effectively Launch Concurrent Analytics, Data Governance, and Information Architecture Initiatives
Speakers
George Yuhasz, Johnson & Johnson
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data Strategy
Title
The Business View of Data and Data Quality: The Six Dimensions of Semantic Quality
Speakers
Ronald G. Ross, Business Rule Solutions, LLC
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data & Information Quality
Industry Trends
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
Rick Hudson, Jones Lang LaSalle
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 Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Architecture
Title
Data Products
Speakers
Jason Dolatshahi, Bonobos
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Science

FIBO Conference (two 30-minute talks run consecutively)

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Semantics in Financial Services: 5 Case Studies with FIBO’s Role
Speakers
Dave McComb, Semantic Arts Inc.
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
FIBO Conference
Title
Extending FIBO for Use in Retail Standards and Applications
Speakers
Elisa Kendall, Thematix Partners LLC
John Glaubitz, Vertex Inc.
Audience
Introductory
Track
FIBO Conference

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
Data and AI: The Enablers of Smarter Business
Speakers
Bill Lobig, IBM
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Big Data
Title
Challenges Facing the "First" State CDO (Not Initially Different from the Private Sector)
Speakers
Peter Haynes Aiken, Data Blueprint
Ed Kelly, State of Texas
Jeffrey Kriseman, State of Tennessee
Michael Leahy, State of Maryland
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Strategy
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
How to Monetize Data Through Data Science: A Case Study Approach
Speakers
Abhishek Goel, Citigroup
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data Science
Title
Greenfield Master Data Management – Back to Basics
Speakers
Sherine Anis, QuintilesIMS
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Master Data Management
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
Data Architecture for Machine Learning
Speakers
Terry Lynn Moon, McCormick & Company, Inc.
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data Architecture

FIBO Conference (two 30-minute talks run consecutively)

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
LI*MI: Knowledge Analytics with Augmented Intelligence
Speakers
Mani Keeran, Franklin Templeton Investments
Gi Ryoong Kim, Franklin Templeton Investments
Preeti Sharma, Franklin Templeton Investments
Audience
Intermediate
Track
FIBO Conference
Title
IBM Industry Models as Infrastructure for FIBO
Speakers
Elaine Hanley, IBM
Audience
Intermediate
Track
FIBO Conference

Sponsored Sessions - In Perspectives

02:45 PM - 03:15 PM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
T-Mobile Case Study: Measuring and Delivering Prescriptive Data Quality in a Complex Enterprise Data Management Environment
Speakers
Jason Wright, T-Mobile US, Inc.
Audience
Case Study
Track
Big Data
Data & Information Quality
Title
Data Offense or Data Defense: Why Not Both?
Speakers
Stan Christiaens, Collibra
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Governance
Title
Building Organizational Advantage Through Streaming Data Automation
Speakers
Neil Barton, WhereScape USA, Inc.
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
New Data Management Technologies
Title
Better, More Accurate Analytics - Get a Single View of Your Data in Just 30 Days
Speakers
Michael M. Ott, Innovative Systems, Inc.
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data & Information Quality
Title
Fake News, Stylized Facts, and the Enterprise: The Data Trust Gap Holding Back Self-Service Analytics
Speakers
Stephanie McReynolds, Alation
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Governance

Coffee Break - Sponsored by IBM

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
Symmetry in Modeling Approaches: Taking Advantage of Parallel Structures Across Entity-Relationship, Data Vault, JSON, the Data Lake, and API Design
Speakers
William C Brooks, Hortonworks
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Modeling
Title
The Future of Data Governance: Data Governance in the Data Lake
Speakers
Michael Davis, Voya Financial
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Deriving New Business Terms from Technical Metadata
Speakers
Ron Klein, Royal Bank of Canada
Audience
Advanced
Track
Metadata
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, JLL, 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

FIBO Conference (two 30-minute talks run consecutively)

03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Tue, Apr 24
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Derivatives Risk Management Using Semantic Blockchain
Speakers
Narasimha Kodihalli, OpenRisk Technologies
Audience
Case Study
Track
FIBO Conference
Title
FIBO Proof of Concept for Blockchain Applications
Speakers
Mike Bennett, EDM Council Inc.
Audience
Case Study
Track
FIBO Conference

Exhibits & Reception

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

Wednesday, 4/25/2018

Continental Breakfast

07:00 AM - 08:30 AM Wed, Apr 25

Special Interest Groups

07:30 AM - 08:15 AM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
7 Key GDPR Requirements and the Role of Data Governance
Speakers
Jonathan Adams, DATUM LLC
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Governance

Conference Sessions

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Embedding Data Governance into a Development Project
Speakers
John Ladley, First San Francisco Partners
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
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
Big Data Governance
Speakers
Jan Henderyckx, Inpuls
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Anatomy of a Data Request
Speakers
Gene Boomer, Protective Insurance
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data & Information Quality
Title
Good Data, Bad Information - Why the Disconnect?
Speakers
Michael Scofield, Loma Linda University
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Business Analytics
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
IoT Analytics: How to Build End-to-End IoT Solutions
Speakers
Patricia A Klauer, Fathym
Audience
Case Study
Track
New Data Management Technologies
Title
Agile Data Modeling for NoSQL
Speakers
Pascal Desmarets, Hackolade
Audience
Intermediate
Track
NoSQL
Title
Healthcare Data Special Interest Group
Speakers
Wen Dombrowski MD MBA, Catalaize
Nardo Manaloto, Catalaize
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Industry Trends

CDMP Exams

08:30 AM - 04:30 PM Wed, Apr 25

FIBO Conference (two 30-minute talks run consecutively)

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Implementing FIBO - Open Source Semantic Integration
Speakers
Cory B Casanave, Model Driven Solutions
Audience
Intermediate
Track
FIBO Conference
Title
Democratizing Access to FIBO with data.world
Speakers
Bryon K Jacob, data.world
Dean Allemang, Working Ontologist, LLC
Audience
Technical (may include code)
Track
FIBO Conference

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
Title
Confessions of a CDO: Inside the Evolving Role of the Chief Data Officer
Speakers
Sean Coombs, Experian
Audience
Introductory
Track
Organizational Structure and Roles
Title
Data Science in Practice: Deep Dive into Building and Running a Customer Lifetime Value Predictive Data Flow
Speakers
Sean Hanlon, Dataiku
Audience
Track
Data Science
Title
Business Transformation Requires Data Transformation
Speakers
Mick Collins, BackOffice Associates
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Strategy

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
Jinbao Zhu, Webank
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data Governance
Title
Management of Change for Data Transformation
Speakers
James Short, San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego
Barbara Latulippe, CoreLogic
Chris Mann, Decision Science
Joe Rohner, Booz Allen Hamilton
Kevin Fleet, Informatica Professional Services
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Business Analytics
Title
Achieving Data Maturity - An Organizational Balancing Act
Speakers
Ron Huizenga, IDERA
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Architecture
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 Architecture
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
Data Monetization at GM
Speakers
Aaron Wolf, General Motors
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Science
Title
Reversing the Data Flow of a 150-Year-Old Bank
Speakers
Marc-Antoine Auger, National Bank of Canada
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Master Data Management
Title
Improved Data Quality Implications with Blockchain
Speakers
Dan Myers, DQMatters
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Industry Trends

FIBO Conference (two 30-minute talks run consecutively)

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
FIBO Supports and Complements a Functional Perspective of Financial Services
Speakers
Avinash Patil, Tata Consultancy Services
Audience
Introductory
Track
FIBO Conference
Title
Information Supply Chain – Approach to Providing More Transparency and Value Than Traditional Data Lineage
Speakers
Thadi Murali, Capco
Rishi Sanghavi, Capco
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
FIBO Conference

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, Volvo Penta
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data Governance
Title
DMBOK 2: Big Data and Data Science
Speakers
Robert J Abate, Global IDs
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
Data Architecture
Modeling
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

FIBO Conference (two 30-minute talks run consecutively)

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
FIBO Implementation Experience for Regulatory Reporting in the Irish Funds Industry
Speakers
Oliver Browne, University College Cork
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
FIBO Conference
Title
FIBO in SHACL: The Next Step in Data Validation and Interoperability
Speakers
Irene Polikoff, TopQuadrant
Audience
Intermediate
Track
FIBO Conference

Lunch

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

Coffee, Dessert and Conversations on the Exhibit Floor

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

Exhibits

01:45 PM - 04:15 PM Wed, Apr 25

Sponsored Sessions - In Perspectives

02:00 PM - 02:30 PM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Metadata: A Strategic Imperative for Data Management
Speakers
Amnon Drori, Octopai
Audience
Product/Service Offering
Track
Metadata
Title
Graph Analytics and Applications in the Age of Connections
Speakers
Jeff Morris, Neo4j
Audience
Track
Business Analytics
NoSQL
Title
Data Governance and Data Quality: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Speakers
Steven Shissler, Syncsort
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data & Information Quality
Title
Why Data Virtualization Matters in Your Portfolio
Speakers
Lakshmi Randall, Denodo
Audience
Product/Service Offering
Track
Data & Application Integration

FIBO Conference

02:00 PM - 02:30 PM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
FIBO Select: A Foundation for Intelligent Interactive Regulatory Compliance Assistants
Speakers
Tom Dybala, Exprentis, Inc.
Audience
Advanced
Track
FIBO Conference

Conference Sessions (Professional Development Focus)

02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Master Your Own Healthcare Journey!
Speakers
Lori Moore, Sharp Healthcare
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Industry Trends
Title
The Leader's Data Manifesto - Making It Work for You
Speakers
Danette McGilvray, Granite Falls
John Ladley, First San Francisco Partners
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Strategy
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

FIBO Conference (two 30-minute talks run consecutively)

02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Going Meta with Ontologies: Adopting FIBO Without Remastering All Your Data and Going Mad in the Process!
Speakers
Geoffrey Horrell, Thomson Reuters
Audience
Intermediate
Track
FIBO Conference
Title
Panel Discussion: Knowledge Graphs Go Mainstream
Speakers
Michael Atkin, EDM Council
David S. Newman, Wells Fargo
Michael Pool, BNY Mellon
Tim Baker, Thomson Reuters
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
FIBO Conference

Ice Cream Social, Coffee Break & Prize Drawings

03:45 PM - 04:15 PM Wed, Apr 25

Keynote Presentation

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
The Dance of The Possible: Lessons from Great Stories of Ideas, Data, and Creativity
Speakers
Scott Berkun, Author
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Management & Methods

FIBO Conference

05:45 PM - 07:00 PM Wed, Apr 25
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
FIBO Users Group Open Table Discussion
Speakers
Dennis Wisnosky, EDM Council
David S. Newman, Wells Fargo
Michael Atkin, EDM Council
Audience
Track
FIBO Conference

Thursday, 4/26/2018

Continental Breakfast

07:00 AM - 08:30 AM Thu, Apr 26

Conference Sessions

08:15 AM - 09:15 AM Thu, Apr 26
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
"What's My Data Worth?" How to Commercialize 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
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
Search Relevance Organizational Maturity Model
Speakers
Eric Pugh, OpenSource Connections
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Title
Building Data Services to Bring Education to Millions
Speakers
Ronak Shah, Coursera
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Strategy
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
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
Understanding Products Driven by Machine Learning and AI: A Data Scientist Perspective
Speakers
Amanda Casari, SAP Concur
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Science

FIBO Conference (two 30-minute talks run consecutively)

08:15 AM - 09:15 AM Thu, Apr 26
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Semantic Compliance: Dodd Frank and the Investment Adviser Act (IAA) in FIBO
Speakers
Jurgen Ziemer, Jayzed Data Models Inc.
Audience
Intermediate
Track
FIBO Conference
Title
Options for Options - A Pragmatic Case Study
Speakers
Pete Rivett, Adaptive
Audience
Intermediate
Track
FIBO Conference

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
Wipers, Windshields, and Water: Innovation in Data Quality!
Speakers
Wes Beaton, London Life Insurance Company
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data & Information Quality
Title
More Trust, More Data, and More Minds – How Team-Driven Analytics Can Make Self-Service, Governance, and Collaboration a Reality!
Speakers
Jon Pilkington, Datawatch
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Business Analytics
Title
From Top-Down to Collaborative: Banco Itau’s Data Governance and Data Stewardship Program's 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, Polsinelli Law Firm
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 and Traps
Speakers
Jeff Wolkove, Arizona Department of Administration
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)

FIBO Conference

09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Thu, Apr 26
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
FIBO Vendors Panel Discussion
Speakers
Peter Ku, Informatica
A.J. Cook, Stardog Union
Arthur Keen, Cambridge Semantics
Jim Logan, No Magic
Mike Pickart, Informatica
Audience
Product/Service Offering
Track
FIBO Conference

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 Data Quality to Launch Enterprise Data Governance and Stewardship: A Real Roadmap
Speakers
Sara Willovit, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Audience
Intermediate
Introductory
Track
Data Governance
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 and 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

FIBO Conference

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Thu, Apr 26
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
FIBO Future and Wrap-up
Speakers
Dennis Wisnosky, EDM Council
David S. Newman, Wells Fargo
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
FIBO Conference

Closing Keynote Panel (Simulcast with DM Radio)

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Thu, Apr 26
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
A Framework for Regulating AI
Speakers
Amy Gershkoff, Ancestry
Audience
Business / Non-Technical
Track
Data Science

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
Enterprise Ontology: A Hot Knife Through Complexity
Speakers
Michael F. Uschold, Semantic Arts
Mark Ouska, Semantic Arts
Audience
Intermediate
Track
FIBO Conference
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, ML Engineering
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Science

Coffee Break

03:45 PM - 04:00 PM Thu, Apr 26

Friday, 4/27/2018

Continental Breakfast

07:00 AM - 08:30 AM 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
Enterprise Ontology: A Hot Knife Through Complexity
Speakers
Michael F. Uschold, Semantic Arts
Mark Ouska, Semantic Arts
Audience
Intermediate
Track
FIBO Conference
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, ML Engineering
Audience
Intermediate
Technical (may include code)
Track
Data Science

Coffee Break

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