Agenda At-a-Glance
Monday, April 18

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Monday, 4/18/2016
Morning Tutorials 08:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
AM1: Developing a Modern Enterprise Data Strategy Edd Dumbill, Silicon Valley Data Science
Colette Glaeser, Silicon Valley Data Science
Business/Strategic
Big Data
Data Strategy
AM2: Thrivent Financial: Data Management With a Mission David Marco, EWSolutions
Harold Hegg, Thrivent Financial
Business/Strategic
Business Intelligence and Analytics
AM3: Conducting a Data / Information Maturity Assessment Sue Geuens, INFOSYS Limited
Business/Strategic
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
AM4: Turning the Ship - Establishing Data Governance in a Decentralized Organization Dan Paolini, Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
AM5: Creating a Data Governance Operating Model: Roles and Responsibilities for Effective Governance and Stewardship Kelle O'Neal, First San Francisco Partners
Business/Strategic
Introductory
Governance & Stewardship
AM6: Modernizing Your Data Architecture in the World of Big Data David Loshin, Knowledge Integrity
Introductory
Data Strategy
AM7: Successful Reference Data Governance and Management Malcolm D. Chisholm, First San Francisco Partners
Intermediate
Master Data Management
AM8: Real World Agile Analytics: How to Superpower your Data Engineers, Analysts and Data Scientists without a Civil War! Christopher Bergh, DataKitchen
Gil Benghiat, DataKitchen
Intermediate
Agile Data
Data Science
AM9: Data Modeling in a Big Data World Dave Wells, Eckerson Group
Intermediate
Big Data
Modeling
NoSQL
AM10: Evaluating NoSQL and SQL Databases - Part 1 Mike Bowers, LDS Church
Introductory
NoSQL
In Perspectives 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Introduction to Amazon DynamoDB – The Serverless NoSQL Service on AWS Johann Lau, Amazon Web Services
Introductory
NoSQL
A Better Process to Eliminate Your Data Silos Stan Christ, MarkLogic
Business/Strategic
Data Strategy
Modeling
NoSQL
Agile Data Warehousing Douglas J Barrett, WhereScape
Introductory
Agile Data
Enterprise Analytics at Scale using Graph Database Barry Zane, Cambridge Semantics
Business/Strategic
Business Intelligence and Analytics
FinchDB: Better Analytics Derived from Better Questions Scott Lightner, Finch Computing
Intermediate
New Ideas and Technologies
NoSQL
Lunch 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Afternoon Tutorials 01:30 PM - 04:45 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
PM1: Architecting A Big Data Platform John Akred, Silicon Valley Data Science
Gary Dusbabek, Silicon Valley Data Science
Stephen O'Sullivan, Silicon Valley Data Science
Technical (may include code)
Big Data
Data Architecture
NoSQL
PM2: Climbing the Data Quality Maturity Curve Danette McGilvray, Granite Falls
Business/Strategic
Data & Information Quality
PM3: Measuring the Success and Value of Data Governance and Management John Ladley, First San Francisco Partners
Introductory
Governance & Stewardship
PM4: Operationalizing an End-to-End Data Governance Program Using Software Tools Sunil Soares, Information Asset
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
PM5: Discovering and Understanding Production Data Assets Malcolm D. Chisholm, First San Francisco Partners
Intermediate
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Metadata
PM6: Advanced MDM: Enterprise Integration to Move MDM to the Next Level David Loshin, Knowledge Integrity
Advanced
Master Data Management
PM7: Beyond Reports, OLAP and Dashboards: Emerging Practices, Analytics, and Technologies Stephen Dine, Datasource Consulting, LLC
Mark Madsen, Third Nature, Inc.
Advanced
Big Data
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Cloud Computing
PM8: Introduction to Enterprise Semantics and Ontologies Dave McComb, Semantic Arts
Introductory
NoSQL
Semantics for Enterprise Data
PM9: Evaluating NoSQL and SQL Databases - Part 2 Mike Bowers, LDS Church
Introductory
NoSQL
PM10: ALL NEW! Advanced Data Modeling Challenges Workshop Steve Hoberman, Steve Hoberman & Associates
Advanced
Modeling
Lightning Talks (5 minutes each) 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
The Princess Bride Effect Katherine O'Keefe, Castlebridge Associates
Introductory
Governance & Stewardship
Confessions of an Unlikely Big Data Skeptic Tim Berglund, DataStax
Introductory
Big Data
NoSQL
Discovering Economic Signals in Telematics Data Tom Tierney, Fleetmatics USA
Business/Strategic
Big Data
Faceted Browsing of Semantic Graphs Evren Sirin, Complexible Inc
Introductory
NoSQL
Semantics for Enterprise Data
Abstraction vs. Generalization – What’s the Difference? Gordon C Everest, University of Minnesota
Introductory
Modeling
Investing in Semantics: Making the Business Case (An ROI-based Argument) Robert T. Kasenchak, Access Innovations, Inc.
Business/Strategic
Metadata
Semantics for Enterprise Data
How to Explain Data Management to Senior Management in Less Than 5 Minutes Ray J McGlew, Fulton Financial Corporation
Business/Strategic
Management & Methods
Diagramming Crimes Glen Bell, Visual Explanations Pty Ltd
Introductory
Management & Methods
IT Shops Need Librarians Susan Earley, Sears Holdings
Business/Strategic
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Business Data Architecture & Fear of Commitment Mark Ouska, Thought Magic, LLC
Business/Strategic
Data Architecture
DAMA Meeting - All Attendees are Invited! 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Special Interest Groups 06:15 PM - 07:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
ERwin Modeling, SIG: Introducing ERwin, Inc. Kathy Meara, ERwin, Inc
Product/Service Offering
Modeling
ER/Studio and Data Modeling Special Interest Group Ron Huizenga, IDERA
Intermediate
Modeling
Band Jam - Starring Give Me Back My Wig 07:30 PM - 12:00 AM