Agenda At-a-Glance

Full Schedule Mon, Oct 8 Tue, Oct 9 Wed, Oct 10 Thu, Oct 11

Monday, 10/8/2018

Morning In-Depth Tutorials

08:30 AM - 11:45 AM Mon, Oct 8
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Data Architecture Bootcamp - Part 1 - Defining and Getting Started with Data Architecture
Speakers
Peter Aiken, Data Blueprint
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Strategy
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Title
The Data Architect’s Leadership Guide
Speakers
Anthony J. Algmin, Algmin Consulting
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Management & Methods
Organizational Structure and Roles
Title
Designing a Data Architecture for Modern Business Intelligence and Analytics
Speakers
Richard Sherman, Athena IT Solutions
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Analytics Architecture
Title
Enterprise Data Stewardship & Governance: Full Life Cycle Roadmap
Speakers
David Marco, EWSolutions
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Cloud Data Architecture
Speakers
Pete Stiglich, CenturyLink
Fred Hazboun, CenturyLink
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Cloud Computing
Title
Graph Data Management and Graph Analytics
Speakers
David Loshin, Knowledge Integrity
Audience
Introductory
Track
Graphs

Lunch and Roundtable Discussions

11:45 AM - 01:00 PM Mon, Oct 8

Afternoon In-Depth Tutorials

01:00 PM - 04:15 PM Mon, Oct 8
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Data Architecture Bootcamp - Part 2 - Aligning Data Architecture with Data Strategy
Speakers
Peter Aiken, Data Blueprint
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Data Strategy
Management & Methods
Title
Successful Metadata Management Strategy and Implementation
Speakers
David Marco, EWSolutions
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Metadata
Title
Data Curation: A Coordinated Practice for Managing Data Assets
Speakers
David Loshin, Knowledge Integrity
Audience
Introductory
Track
New Ideas and Technologies
Title
Enterprise Data Lake Architecture
Speakers
Robert Nocera, NEOS, LLC
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Lakes
Title
Data Modeling for NoSQL and SQL
Speakers
Theodore S Hills, Concepts and Objects LLC
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Modeling
Title
Data Engineering Concepts and Principles
Speakers
Dave Wells, Eckerson Group
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Engineering

Conference Sessions

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM Mon, Oct 8

Tuesday, 10/9/2018

Morning In-Depth Tutorials

08:30 AM - 11:45 AM Tue, Oct 9
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
How to Get Started Creating a Data Strategy
Speakers
Donna Burbank, Global Data Strategy, Ltd.
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Data Strategy
Title
How to Architect Data Governance: Models, Templates, and Artifacts for Immediate Use
Speakers
Robert S. Seiner, KIK Consulting/TDAN.com
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Modernizing Data Architecture for the Age of Real-time Analytics
Speakers
Dave Wells, Eckerson Group
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Analytics Architecture
Title
Metrics for Data Architecture Effectiveness
Speakers
John Ladley, First San Francisco Partners
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Management & Methods
Title
Data Architecture for Next Generation Service Management
Speakers
Rajesh Radhakrishnan, CSRA
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Big Data Architecture
Title
The Data-Centric Architecture
Speakers
Dan Carey, Semantic Arts
Mark Wallace, Semantic Arts
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data-Centric Architectures

Sponsored Discussions

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Tue, Oct 9

Lunch

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Tue, Oct 9

Afternoon In-Depth Tutorials

01:30 PM - 04:45 PM Tue, Oct 9
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Aligning Data Architecture and Data Governance
Speakers
John Ladley, First San Francisco Partners
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data Governance
Title
Metadata Governance: Data Catalogs, Glossaries, and Dictionaries
Speakers
Robert S. Seiner, KIK Consulting/TDAN.com
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Designing a Deliberate Architecture for Data Engineering, Data Integration, Application Integration and Data Preparation
Speakers
Richard Sherman, Athena IT Solutions
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data & Application Integration
Data Engineering
Title
Architecting Data Solutions on AWS
Speakers
Anthony J. Algmin, Algmin Consulting
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Cloud Computing
Title
A Gentle Introduction to Blockchain
Speakers
Seth James Nielson, Crimson Vista, Inc.
Audience
Introductory
Track
New Ideas and Technologies
Title
A Data-Centric Pattern Language
Speakers
Dave McComb, Semantic Arts Inc.
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data-Centric Architectures

Exhibits Opening Reception

04:45 PM - 06:30 PM Tue, Oct 9

Wednesday, 10/10/2018

Keynote

08:30 AM - 09:20 AM Wed, Oct 10
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Comparing Data Platforms and Creating a Modern Data Architecture - Finding the Right Platform for Your Workloads
Speakers
William McKnight, McKnight Consulting Group
Audience
Business/Strategic
Introductory
Track
Analytics Architecture
Data Strategy

Coffee Break & Exhibits

09:20 AM - 09:40 AM Wed, Oct 10

Exhibits Open

09:20 AM - 06:30 PM Wed, Oct 10

Conference Sessions

09:40 AM - 10:40 AM Wed, Oct 10
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
A Holistic Approach to Data Management – How Does Fannie Mae Do It?
Speakers
Shanthi Pudota, Fannie Mae
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Title
Notorious B.I.G. Data
Speakers
Andreas Heim, Unacast
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Big Data Architecture
Title
Architecting the Framework for Compliance & Risk Management
Speakers
Jonathan Adams, DATUM LLC
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Governance
Title
Stream Processing: The Secret Sauce for Operationalizing Machine Learning
Speakers
Steve Wilkes, Striim
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Machine Learning
Title
Architecting an Analytics Solution on Amazon Web Services
Speakers
Gabriel Villa, Datalere, LLC
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Cloud Computing
Title
How data-centricity helps to avoid silos
Speakers
Michael F. Uschold, Semantic Arts
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data-Centric Architectures

Conference Sessions

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM Wed, Oct 10
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Data Regions: Modernizing Your Data Architecture
Speakers
Evan J Levy, SAS
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Strategy
Title
Data Architecture’s Role in Data Quality
Speakers
Anthony J. Algmin, Algmin Consulting
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Data Governance
Organizational Structure and Roles
Title
Data Modeling Is Cool Again
Speakers
Gena Nelson, ONE Gas
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Modeling
Title
Case Study: Moving a Retailer from Traditional Stores to Online Supremacy
Speakers
Espen Langbråten, Europris
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data Strategy
Title
The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Master Data Management
Speakers
Dan French, Consider Solutions
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Artificial Intelligence
Title
Transitioning from Application Centric to Data Centric
Speakers
Mark Avallone, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Hamish Brookeman, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data-Centric Architectures

Sponsored Discussions

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Wed, Oct 10

Lunch & Exhibits

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Wed, Oct 10

Conference Sessions

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Wed, Oct 10
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Monetize Your Data Program and Service: Achieve Full Expense Recovery
Speakers
Frank Cerwin, Data Mastery Inc.
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data Strategy
Title
Case Study on Building a Cloud-based Data Strategy and Big Data Foundation
Speakers
Sean Leahy, C4ADS
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Data Strategy
Title
Aligning Data Architecture & Data Governance for Practical Quick Wins
Speakers
Donna Burbank, Global Data Strategy, Ltd.
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Data Governance
Title
Solving the NoSQL Documentation Puzzle – IHG Case Study
Speakers
Venkat R Ryali, Intercontinental Hotels Group
Marcy Cunningham, Intercontinental Hotels Group
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Data Modeling
Title
Eventsourcing to the Cloud
Speakers
Adam Haines, HomeAway
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Cloud Computing

Sponsored Discussions

03:10 PM - 03:40 PM Wed, Oct 10

Coffee Break, Ice Cream & Exhibits

03:40 PM - 04:10 PM Wed, Oct 10

Conference Sessions

04:10 PM - 05:10 PM Wed, Oct 10
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Bringing People and Data Together for Better Data Architecture
Speakers
Harinder Singh, AB InBev
Kevin Schofield, ADRM Software
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data-Centric Architectures
Title
Deconstructing the “House of Data”: Maturing a Foundational Enterprise Data Model While Serving Up Actionable Line-of-Business Views
Speakers
George Yuhasz, Keystone Foods
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Analytics Architecture
Data Governance
Data Strategy
Title
Emotionality & Design in Data Visualization: How We Tell Our Meaningful Story
Speakers
Christa D Williams, ServiceSource International
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Title
Facing the new GIGM paradigm: Garbage In = Garbage Multiplied!
Speakers
Scott Taylor, Dun & Bradstreet
Monica Richter, Dun & Bradstreet
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Data Governance
Title
Big Data Application Architectures using Microservices, Containers and Cloud Computing
Speakers
Srini Penchikala, InfoQ
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Big Data Architecture
Title
RDBMS to GraphDB in Three Steps
Speakers
Mark Ouska, Semantic Arts
Audience
Technical (may include code)
Track
Ontology Design and Engineering

Reception & Exhibits

05:10 PM - 06:30 PM Wed, Oct 10

Thursday, 10/11/2018

Keynote Session

08:30 AM - 09:20 AM Thu, Oct 11
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Innovation Enabled Governance
Speakers
Jennifer A.D. Carr, London Life Insurance Company
Brenda McKenna, Great-West Life Insurance
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Data Governance

Coffee Break

09:20 AM - 09:40 AM Thu, Oct 11

Conference Sessions

09:40 AM - 10:40 AM Thu, Oct 11
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Strategy to Create a Frictionless Analytics Environment
Speakers
Jennifer Lim, Cerner
Audience
Introductory
Track
Analytics Architecture
Title
Data Lake and Modern Data Architecture in Clinical and Healthcare - Applications of Cloud, Big Data and AI to Create Smart Data Products
Speakers
Dr. Prakriteswar Santikary, EResearch Technology (ERT)
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Data Lakes
Title
Unifying Data Creates Knowledge: Data Management for Modern Enterprises
Speakers
Michael Grove, Stardog
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
New Ideas and Technologies
Title
Applying Agile Methodology and Scrum to Term Definition
Speakers
Steven M Green, IT WORKS Inc.
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Agile Data
Title
Benefits of Data Centric Architecture in Business Transformation
Speakers
Alan Morrison, PwC
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Data-Centric Architectures

Conference Sessions

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM Thu, Oct 11
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Reliability Engineering For Your Data
Speakers
Derek Remund, Rackspace
Audience
Introductory
Track
Management & Methods
Title
Agile Data Modeling for NoSQL
Speakers
Pascal Desmarets, Hackolade
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Databases
Title
Building Practical Blockchain Applications for the Enterprise
Speakers
Brian Platz, Fluree
Audience
Introductory
Track
New Ideas and Technologies
Title
Enabling Ontology-Driven Data Discovery on Enterprise Data Lakes - An End-to-End Perspective
Speakers
Satyajeet Raje, IBM
CJ Nakamura, IBM
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Title
A Stream-First Approach to Analytics and Experimentation
Speakers
Shahid Chohan, Yelp
Audience
Technical (may include code)
Track
Analytics Architecture
Title
How to bring legacy systems into the data centric approach
Speakers
Richard Ordowich, STS Associates Inc.
Audience
Introductory
Track
Data-Centric Architectures

Conference Sessions

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Thu, Oct 11
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Metadata Driven Applications
Speakers
Hany S Mohammed, Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
Lowell Vizenor, Securboration
Audience
Business/Strategic
Track
Metadata
Title
RAPID Architecture: Agile Development and Enterprise Integration
Speakers
Bob Conway, Information Engineering Associates
Audience
Intermediate
Track
Data & Application Integration
Title
NoSQL DB Architecture & Configurations – Building Your Shopping List
Speakers
Mike King, Dell
Audience
Technical (may include code)
Track
Big Data Architecture
Title
Modernizing Enterprise Search with AI and Machine Learning
Speakers
Will Johnson, Attivio
Audience
Case Study
Track
Machine Learning
Title
P&G Case Study - How can the corporate environment be changed to encourage the migration from legacy to data-centric
Speakers
Tim Smith, Procter & Gamble
Audience
Case Study
Track
Data-Centric Architectures

Lunch and Roundtable Discussions

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Thu, Oct 11

Conference Sessions

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Thu, Oct 11
Title Speakers Audience Track
Title
Establishing a Logical Data Architecture
Speakers
Gene Boomer, Protective Insurance
Audience
Case Study
Intermediate
Track
Data-Centric Architectures
Title
The true cost of packaged software
Speakers
Theodore S Hills, Concepts and Objects LLC
Audience
Track
Data-Centric Architectures

Coffee Break & Exhibits

03:00 PM - 03:15 PM Thu, Oct 11

General Session

03:15 PM - 04:00 PM Thu, Oct 11