Agenda At-a-Glance
Full Schedule

Full Schedule Sun, Mar 29 Mon, Mar 30 Tue, Mar 31 Wed, Apr 1 Thu, Apr 2 Fri, Apr 3
Sunday, 3/29/2015
CDMP Preparation 10:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
The Road to the Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) Patricia Cupoli, Edmonds Community College
Introductory
DAMA
Sunday Workshops (Free to Conference attendees) 02:30 PM - 05:45 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
W1: Data Strategy 2.0: Focus on the Roadmap and Implementation Lewis Broome, Data Blueprint
Brian Cassel, Massey Cancer Center
Business/Strategic
Data Strategy
W2: Business Analysis Techniques for Data Professionals – Getting Involved in Business Processes and Applications Alec Sharp, Clariteq Systems Consulting
Introductory
Management & Methods
W3: 8 Steps to a Successful Data Governance Program Anne Marie Smith, Alabama Yankee Systems
Introductory
Governance & Stewardship
W4: How to Effectively Sell Data and Yourself to the Business Lee Edwards, Ford Motor Company
Sue Geuens, DAMA International
Introductory
DAMA
W5: An Introduction to Big Data and New Data: The Cloud, NoSQL, In-Memory and Hadoop April Reeve, Reeve Consulting LLC
Introductory
Big Data
Data Architecture
NoSQL
W6: Data Science: A Practical, Guided Survey Brian Sletten, Bosatsu Consulting, Inc.
Introductory
Data Science
CDMP Exam 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
CDMP Exam Business/Strategic
DAMA
 
Monday, 3/30/2015
Morning Tutorials 08:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
AM1: Developing a Modern Enterprise Data Strategy John Akred, Silicon Valley Data Science
Edd Dumbill, Silicon Valley Data Science
Business/Strategic
Data Strategy
AM2: Developing and Implementing Policies and Standards to Manage Data as an Enterprise Asset Janet Lichtenberger, Walgreens Boots Alliance
Nancy Makos, Walgreens
Intermediate
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
AM3: Managing Change to Ensure Data Governance Success Kelle O'Neal, First San Francisco Partners
Pam Thomas, IMCue Solutions
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
AM4: Industry Standard Dimensions of Data Quality Dan Myers, DQMatters
Intermediate
Data & Information Quality
AM5: World-Class Metadata Management: Full Life-Cycle Roadmap David Marco, EWSolutions
Introductory
Metadata
AM6: Architecting for Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing - Integrating the Structured and Unstructured Worlds William H. Inmon, Forest Rim Technology.
Intermediate
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Data Architecture
Unstructured Data
AM7: Hadoop Essentials for Architects Sujee Maniyam, Elephant Scale
Introductory
Big Data
Data Architecture
NoSQL
AM8: Architecting and Modeling Columnar Data Stores Karen Lopez, InfoAdvisors
Joey D'Antoni, Anexinet
Intermediate
NoSQL
AM9: Requirements Discovery Using a Conceptual Data Model Christopher M Bradley, FromHereOn
Donna L Burbank, FromHereOn
Business/Strategic
Modeling
AM10: Building An Enterprise Data Reservoir and Data Refinery Mike Ferguson, Intelligent Business Strategies Ltd.
Advanced
Big Data
Business Intelligence and Analytics
NoSQL
In Perspectives 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Cloud-Delivered Data Quality – Delivering Business Value with Requisite Speed Keith Kohl, Trillium Software
Business/Strategic
Data & Information Quality
Citizen Integrators: Enabling Self-service Integration by Business Users with a Live Demo Deepak Singh, Adeptia Inc.
Business/Strategic
New Data Management Technologies
Schema on Read Doesn’t Mean Governance on Read Brian Cox, CapTech Consulting
Intermediate
Hadoop
Lunch 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Afternoon Tutorials 01:30 PM - 04:45 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
PM1: Addressing Data Challenges using the Data Management Maturity Model Melanie A. Mecca, CMMI Institute
Nancy Petersons, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Peter Aiken, Data Blueprint
Business/Strategic
Data Strategy
PM2: EIM and DG Metrics – A Primer John Ladley, IMCue Solutions
Intermediate
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
PM3: Progressive Topics in Data Governance: Big Data, Agile and IoT Robert S. Seiner, KIK Consulting/TDAN.com
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
PM4: Data Quality Assessment and Measurement Laura Sebastian-Coleman, Cigna
Intermediate
Data & Information Quality
PM5: Enterprise Content Architecture to Organize and Manage Your Unstructured Data Stephanie Lemieux, Dovecot Studio
Introductory
Data Architecture
Unstructured Data
PM6: Designing & Implementing an Analytical Data Architecture Richard Sherman, Athena IT Solutions
Intermediate
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Data Architecture
PM7: Bringing Big Data into Your Enterprise Data Management Program Anne Marie Smith, EWSolutions, Inc.
Michael F. Jennings, Walgreens Boots Alliance
Intermediate
Big Data
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
PM8: Hyper-Modeled Databases: A Crucial Technique for Truly Agile Data Warehousing Ralph G Hughes, Ceregenics, Inc.
Intermediate
Agile Data
PM9: ALL NEW! Advanced Data Modeling Challenges Workshop Steve Hoberman, Steve Hoberman & Associates
Advanced
Modeling
PM10: Master Data Management - The Impact of Big Data Mike Ferguson, Intelligent Business Strategies Ltd.
Advanced
Big Data
Master Data Management
NoSQL
Lightning Talks 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Making Big Data Smart by Using Business Friendly, Graph Based Semantic Models Marty Loughlin, Cambridge Semantics
Introductory
Smart Data (Cognitive, Deep Learning, Machine Learning)
Words in Context: A Language Ontology that Extracts Word Meaning John Reid, Expert System USA, inc.
Business/Strategic
Unstructured Data
How to Run an Agile Data Architecture Sprint Mark Ouska, Thought Magic, LLC
Introductory
Agile Data
Justifying Technology Investment (in 5 Minutes or Less) April Reeve, Reeve Consulting LLC
Business/Strategic
New Data Management Technologies
Diagramming Crimes Glen Bell, Visual Explanations Pty Ltd
Introductory
New Data Management Technologies
Is There a Greater GUD (Grand Unified theory of Data)? Daragh O'Brien, Castlebridge
Business/Strategic
Governance & Stewardship
The Big Picture Glen Bell, Visual Explanations Pty Ltd
Business/Strategic
Management & Methods
Adding Your Car to the Internet of Things Daniel B. Austin, GRIN Technologies, Inc.
Introductory
Management & Methods
Leveraging LinkedIn for your Knowledge Network, Marketing and Impact Janie Ho, Janie Ho Photography and Consulting
Introductory
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
CA ERwin® Modeling SIG Tom Bilcze, Westfield Insurance
Introductory
Modeling
ER/Studio and Data Modeling Special Interest Group Ron Huizenga, Embarcadero
Karen Lopez, InfoAdvisors
Intermediate
Data Architecture
 
Tuesday, 3/31/2015
Special Interest Groups 07:30 AM - 08:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Using Data Profiling to Help Producing Metadata for the Creation of Data Models Saad A Husain, Canton Data Experts
Intermediate
Modeling
Making Big Data Smart with Business Friendly, Graph Based Semantic Models Marty Loughlin, Cambridge Semantics
Business/Strategic
Smart Data (Cognitive, Deep Learning, Machine Learning)
Fifteen Minutes Might Save Us $15,000.00 Mark Paetz, Raytheon Missile Systems, Information Technology
Homa Atabakhsh, Raytheon Missile Systems
Intermediate
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Opening Keynote and Awards 08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Managing the Data for Decisions that Affect the World Micheline Casey, Federal Reserve Board
Business/Strategic
Big Data
Data Strategy
Governance & Stewardship
Coffee Break 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Conference Sessions 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
American Airlines: Managing Reference Data in the Real World Craig Cargile, American Airlines
Yashodhan Joshi, American Airlines
The Data Centric Manifesto Dave McComb, Semantic Arts Inc.
Business/Strategic
Data Architecture
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
NoSQL Influence to Enterprise Data Modeling Donovan Hsieh, eBay Inc.
Advanced
Modeling
NoSQL
Enterprise Data Sharing: Architecture Approach and Its Evolution with Big Data Gene Boomer, CNO Financial Group, Inc.
Intermediate
Data Architecture
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Data Governance and Data Management: Together Like a Horse and Carriage; Or Data Governance and Data Management: the Great Mix Up Mona Pomraning, Accenture Digital
Business/Strategic
Governance & Stewardship
Master Data Management on a Budget Jose Solera, Railinc
Introductory
Master Data Management
Federal Government Open Data Policy – Variations on a Theme for Bureau Implementation Christine Hawkinson, Bureau of Land Management
James Nagode, Bureau of Reclamation
Intermediate
Data Strategy
Big Data: Setting Up the Big Data Lake Joe Caserta, Caserta Concepts
Business/Strategic
Big Data
A Reference Data Infrastructure for Internet of Things (IoT) Sujee Maniyam, Elephant Scale
Introductory
Data Architecture
The Data Quality Startup: Launching and Sustaining an Enterprise Data Quality Program Eyal Almog, MetLife
Business/Strategic
Data & Information Quality
Conference Sessions 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Techniques and Algorithms in Data Science for Big Data Laila Moretto, University of Maryland University College
Intermediate
Data Science
Flexible Master Data in Dynamic Environments Dave Duggal, EnterpriseWeb
Master Data Management
Data Governance at Deutsche Telekom: How We Learned Our Lessons Christoph Kögler, T-Systems Multimedia Solutions GmbH
Business/Strategic
Governance & Stewardship
New Emerging Technologies in Data Management: It's Not Just about Big Data Maria C Villar, SAP America, Inc.
Intermediate
Data Strategy
A Simplified Approach to Data Management and Organizational Data Maturity Sanjay Shirude, Accel BI
Intermediate
Data & Application Integration
The Five Track Approach for Agile Enterprise Information Projects Bonnie K. O'Neil, Westridge Consulting
Eric Hartung, Signal Drum
Introductory
Agile Data
Cassandra Data Modeling - Best Practices and Case Study Dipali Trivedi, Constant Contact
Technical (may include code)
Modeling
NoSQL
Making the DMBOK Your Own - Framework for Information Management / Maturity Assessment Dawn M Michels, NMDP - National Marrow Donor Program
Business/Strategic
DAMA
Risk Reduction for MDM Implementations: A Bank Central Asia Case Study Michael M. Ott, Innovative Systems, Inc.
Business/Strategic
Master Data Management
Lunch 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM
Lunch & Learn 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Smart Data Interoperability and Integration at Scale Dave Duggal, EnterpriseWeb
Conference Sessions 01:15 PM - 02:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
WestJet's Model Driven BI Thomas Clark, Independent Consultant
Intermediate
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Using a Decision-Making Model to Improve Decision Quality David Loshin, Knowledge Integrity
Introductory
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Leveraging Information & Analytics to Support Evolving Healthcare Models Michael Jennings, Walgreens Boots Alliance
Advanced
Unstructured Data
Reference Data Operationalization Saad Yacu, Allstate Insurance
Technical (may include code)
Metadata
Building a Data-centric Culture in the Government - Enterprise Data Management Office, Year One Ray Keller, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
Building the Integrated and Searchable Metadata Hub Mialy Andriamananjara, Securities and Exchange Commission
Intermediate
New Data Management Technologies
Using Graphs for Next-Gen Master Data Management at Pitney Bowes Aaron Wallace, Pitney Bowes
Intermediate
Master Data Management
NoSQL
How We Hadoop, Inmar’s Transformation from a Business Services Outsourcing Company to a Data-driven Enterprise Kevin Goode, Inmar
Business/Strategic
Big Data
Data Science
NoSQL
ES=EDM+RDR: Enterprise Semantics Captured in the Enterprise Data Model and Reference Data Repository John O. Biderman, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Introductory
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Proactive Data Support for Agile Development John Sharp, Sharp Informatics LLC
John Jones, Wise Design
Intermediate
Agile Data
Room Change 02:00 PM - 02:15 PM
In Perspectives 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Why Doing the Data Dirty Work is Key to Predictive Analytics Success Lisa C Dodson, SAS
Introductory
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Data & Information Quality
Data Science
Using Business Friendly Company or Industry Models for Smart Data Integration Marty Loughlin, Cambridge Semantics
Business/Strategic
Smart Data (Cognitive, Deep Learning, Machine Learning)
Overcoming Today’s Customer Master Data Management (MDM) Challenges in Weeks, Not Years Michael M. Ott, Innovative Systems, Inc.
Business/Strategic
Master Data Management
The Business Value of Data Modeling Ron Huizenga, Embarcadero
Intermediate
Agile Data
Master, Meta, and Muddy Data - Panning for Enterprise Information Gold Glen Hilford, Access Sciences
Mike Grosvenor, Access Sciences
Business/Strategic
New Data Management Technologies
Coffee Break 02:45 PM - 03:00 PM
In Perspectives 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Big Data Analytics - Are You Creating a Data Swamp? James Cerrato, Adaptive, Inc.
Business/Strategic
Big Data
Data Governance and Data Modeling Casey Gwozdz, CA Technologies
Intermediate
Modeling
Data Governance for Today’s Enterprise Architectures Christian Bremeau, Meta Integration Technology, Inc.
John Friedrich, Meta Integration Technology, Inc.
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
Intro on Drill: Self-Service Data Exploration and Nested Data Analytics on Hadoop Keys Botzum, MapR Technologies
Intermediate
Hadoop
The State of Data Today, Driving the Data Technology of Tomorrow John Park, IBM
Intermediate
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Room Change 03:30 PM - 03:45 PM
Conference Sessions 03:45 PM - 04:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Successful Data Governance Through Best Practices Michele V Koch, Data Governance Professionals Organization
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
Legacy and Enterprise Modeling in an Agile Environment Alain Knechtli, Gap Inc.
Intermediate
Modeling
The Rise of Big Metadata Malcolm D. Chisholm, First San Francisco Partners
Introductory
Big Data
Event Data Modeling at Scale Mark Herschberg, Madison Logic
Intermediate
Big Data
Data Architecture
NoSQL
Clear Sight - Reengineering Your Data Management Program: A Case Study with Freddie Mac Peter Presland-Byrne, Freddie Mac
Jodi Morton, Freddie Mac
Melanie Mecca, CMMI Institute
Business/Strategic
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
The Role of Data Governance in Identity Resolution David N Plotkin,
Intermediate
Master Data Management
Financial Information Architecture for Regulatory Reporting Leon Bernal, Waterford Advisory Group, Inc.
Business/Strategic
Data Architecture
Data Strategy
Business Answers and Insight Systems: An Open Source Perspective Dan Andreescu, Wikimedia Foundation
Dorin Andreescu, GPMSS
Advanced
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Smarter Data Dave McComb, Semantic Arts
Dave Duggal, EnterpriseWeb
Idriss Mekrez, MarkLogic
Sean Martin, Cambridge Semantics
Intermediate
New Data Management Technologies
Smart Data (Cognitive, Deep Learning, Machine Learning)
Exhibits & Reception 04:30 PM - 07:30 PM
CDMP Exam 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
CDMP Exam 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
 
Wednesday, 4/1/2015
Special Interest Groups 07:30 AM - 08:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Understanding the DMBOK through Modeling Jeffrey Giles, Sandhill Consultants
Introductory
DAMA
Modeling
Fuzzy Hierarchical Tree Structure for Personnel Management Decision Support with Using Z-score Normalization Faruk Gozoglu, Turkish Naval War College
Intermediate
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Data Science
Evaluating Quality of Clinical Data for Use in Healthcare Research Christiana Boehmer, HealthCore, Inc.
Business/Strategic
Data & Information Quality
Conference Sessions 08:30 AM - 09:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
The Changing Governance Landscape Ian Rowlands, ASG Technologies
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
Strategic Data Quality - Your Best Alternative to Failing at Perfection Anthony J. Algmin, Uturn Data Solutions
Introductory
Data & Information Quality
Growing the Elephant: Tales from an Enterprise Data Model Jeremy Posner, Synechron
Intermediate
Modeling
Realizing an Enterprise Data Management Strategy & Architecture at Unum Edwinna Bice, Unum
David Fenton, Unum
Business/Strategic
Data Architecture
Data Strategy
Open Data Fundamentals Deborah Henderson, DA Henderson Consulting
Introductory
Data & Application Integration
Data as a Service - Concepts, Technology and Design Principles Pushpak Sarkar, Knowledgent
Introductory
New Data Management Technologies
So You've Inherited Some MDM. What Now? William Brooks, Mercer
Business/Strategic
Master Data Management
Follow the Logical Brick Road to the Intelligent Enterprise! A Brick by Brick Roadmap Traditional to Logical DW and Intelligent Enterprise Luminita Vollmer, Thrivent Financial
Advanced
New Data Management Technologies
Hadoop versus NoSQL Use Cases - A Customer Focused Perspective Randy Secrist, Basho Technologies
Intermediate
Hadoop
New Data Management Technologies
NoSQL
Data Operations - Operations Excellence Model Darren Skott, Standard and Poor's
Intermediate
Management & Methods
Semantics in Financial and Business Systems 08:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
The Road to Data Providence in the Financial World Michael Atkin, EDM Council
Business/Strategic
Semantic Technology
Semantics and Data Harmonization in Financial Services Malcolm D. Chisholm, First San Francisco Partners
Business/Strategic
Semantic Technology
Semantics in Action at Wiley Peter Marney, Wiley
Business/Strategic
Semantic Technology
The Finance Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) Dennis Wisnosky, EDM Council
Introductory
Semantic Technology
Conference Sessions 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Using a Smart Data Platform at Intesa Sanpaolo Bank for Improved Operations, Customer Loyalty, and Risk Management Massimo Ruffolo, Altilia
Gian Marco Salcioli, Banca IMI, the Investment Bank of Intesa Sanpaolo Group
Intermediate
Big Data
Powerful Machine Learning Anyone Can Do Charlie Vollmer, ML Engineering
Advanced
Data Science
NoSQL
Smart Data (Cognitive, Deep Learning, Machine Learning)
Implementing a Data Quality Strategy within Enterprise Data Management Dennis Manieri, AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies
Business/Strategic
Data Strategy
Doing the Metadata Mind Meld: Strategies for Cross-Functional Operationalization Joy L. Medved, Paradata Consulting, LLC
Intermediate
Metadata
Finding Value in Big Data Kenneth Viciana, Equifax
Business/Strategic
Data Strategy
Current State of Distributed Data Computing Platforms Srini Penchikala, InfoQ
Intermediate
Big Data
NoSQL
Data Governance 2.0 - Moving from Tactical Data Governance to Strategic Data Governance for Competitive Advantage Michael G Miller, HSBC
Business/Strategic
Governance & Stewardship
National Instrument's Digital Transformation with Product MDM Margie Eddy, National Instruments
Kyle Klufa, National Instruments
Business/Strategic
Master Data Management
Designing For Performance or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love My DBA Thomas LaRock, Solarwinds
Technical (may include code)
Modeling
Coffee Break 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Conference Sessions 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Modeling with Document Databases: 5 Key Patterns Dan Sullivan, DS Applied Technologies LLC
Technical (may include code)
Modeling
NoSQL
How Leading Firms Govern Data-In-Motion To Help Win The Digital Enterprise Race Mike Gilpin, Siteworx
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
Applying Data Status and the Danger of Overloading – A Lesson Learned Lisa Cutler-Farwig, Schlumberger
Introductory
Data & Information Quality
Evaluating Data Modelling Tools? Helping You to Decide Christopher Bradley, FromHereOn
Intermediate
Modeling
Visualize This: The Art of Data Storytelling Kimberly Nevala, SAS Best Practices
Bree Baich, SAS
Business/Strategic
Business Intelligence and Analytics
How to Build and Deploy a Successful Enterprise Information Management Strategy Lori T DeNoble, Thrivent Financial
Business/Strategic
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Business-led Prioritization - Right First Time Olwyn R Crutchley, Ministry for Primary Industries
Introductory
Governance & Stewardship
Protecting Your Personal Data From Theft Ashley Marie Wilson, Independent
Introductory
Management & Methods
Creating Requirements for Master Data Management Projects Luda Shuster, Independent
Intermediate
Master Data Management
Transforming the Logical Model to a Physical Database Design Christine S Kress, Lowe's Companies
Intermediate
Modeling
Semantics in Financial and Business Systems (continued) 10:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Should Semantics Be Part of Your Data Strategy? David Kowalski, MIDAS Advisory Services
Introductory
Semantic Technology
Agile Enterprise Ontology Dave McComb, Semantic Arts Inc.
Intermediate
Semantic Technology
Making Reference Data More Meaningful: Benefits of a Semantic Standards-based Approach Scott Henninger, TopQuadrant, Inc
Intermediate
Governance & Stewardship
Semantic Technology
Conference Sessions 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
DevOps Practices for the Database Team Pramod Sadalage, Thoughtworks Inc
Technical (may include code)
Agile Data
Data Virtualization: A Game Changer for Intel Stacie Hall, Intel Corporation
Atul Borkar, Intel Coporation
Intermediate
Data & Application Integration
Data Privacy through the Data Governance & Information Quality Lens Daragh O'Brien, Castlebridge
Business/Strategic
Governance & Stewardship
Understanding the New World of Cognitive Computing Steve Ardire, Startup Advisor
Adrian Bowles, STORM Insights
James Kobielus, IBM
Matt Sanchez, CognitiveScale
Introductory
Data Science
New Data Management Technologies
Smart Data (Cognitive, Deep Learning, Machine Learning)
Near-Real-Time Analytics and Big Data Mark Uksusman, eBay, Inc
Intermediate
Big Data
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Data Architecture
DMBOK2 2015: An Overview Deborah Henderson, DA Consulting LTD
Patricia Cupoli, Edmonds Community College
Sanjay Shirude, Accel BI
Introductory
DAMA
Unlocking the Value and ROI of Data Governance Initiatives in Finance Organizations Fred Hargrove, MorganFranklin Consulting
Geoffrey Harkness, MorganFranklin Consulting
Business/Strategic
Governance & Stewardship
Case Study: Using Agile Data Architecture to Build the INC Research Enterprise Data Model Mark Ouska, Thought Magic, LLC
Business/Strategic
Agile Data
Data Architecture
The Master Data Marketplace: A Model for MDM Success Frank Cerwin, McDonald's
Intermediate
Master Data Management
Lunch 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
Coffee, Dessert and Conversations on the Exhibit Floor 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
Exhibits 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Professional Growth Sessions 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
9 Drawings Every Data Worker Should Be Able to Whiteboard Gwen Thomas, IFC, part of the World Bank Group
Intermediate
Management & Methods
A Data Governance Exercise: An Individual Effort vs a Team Effort Mark R Horseman, Vecima Networks
Introductory
Governance & Stewardship
Sleeping While the Wind Blows: Lessons from Real-Life Disasters for IT Professionals Adrian Porter, 1-800 CONTACTS
Introductory
Management & Methods
Data Careers: Where are We Now, Where are We Headed? Steven Miller, IBM
Harlan Harris, The Education Advisory Board
Marc Teerlink, IBM Watson Group
Peter Aiken, Data Blueprint
Business/Strategic
DAMA
Semantics in Financial and Business Systems (continued) 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Utilizing Semantic-Based Technologies for the DoD Information Network (DoDIN) Big Data Eric Riutort, Defense Information Systems Agency
Intermediate
Semantic Technology
LEI Resolver and Global LEI URI Identifier POC Randall Coleman, Wizdom Systems Inc.
Intermediate
Semantic Technology
How the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is Using Data Linda Powell, Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
Business/Strategic
Semantic Technology
CDMP Exam 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Ice Cream Social & Prize Drawings 02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Keynote 04:15 PM - 05:15 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
You CAN Take It With You Graeme C. Simsion, International Best-selling Novelist (and former data modeler)
Business/Strategic
Management & Methods
 
Thursday, 4/2/2015
Conference Sessions 08:30 AM - 09:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Why You Care About Relational Algebra (Even Though You Didn't Know It) Julian Hyde, Hortonworks
Technical (may include code)
New Data Management Technologies
NoSQL
The Practicalities of Building and Implementing an EDW in Data Vault Gabrielle Harrison, RMIT University
Intermediate
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Guidelines for Developing Data Governance in the World of Big Data Wayne R Applebaum, Avalon Consulting, LLC
Business/Strategic
Governance & Stewardship
Graph Databases for Enterprise Metadata Jeremy Posner, Synechron
Intermediate
Metadata
NoSQL
Systems of Engagement and Integrated Insights: How CRM, MDM, and BI Solutions are Coming Together Mehmet Orun, Salesforce
Alan S. Dray, Salesforce.com
Intermediate
Master Data Management
The Semi-Structural Model – A Missing Effort of 'Data Modeling' in Its Broader Sense Ben Hu, DAMA China
Yuvaraj Raghuvir, SAP
Advanced
New Data Management Technologies
IQScoring: How to Assess and Advance Information Quality in Your Organization Rodney Schackmann, Intel
Business/Strategic
Data & Information Quality
From Master Data Management to Model and Knowledge Management Igor Ikonnikov, Manulife Financial
Business/Strategic
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Data Modeling and Design Throwdown (Double Session) Karen Lopez, InfoAdvisors
Thomas LaRock, Solarwinds
Intermediate
Modeling
Coffee Break 09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
Conference Sessions 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Case Study of the DMM: Protecting Your Economy with Data Management Kenneth Lamar, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Melanie Mecca, CMMI Institute
Intermediate
Data & Information Quality
Registry Platform – a New Category of Information Management System Ron Thomas Lake, Galdos Systems Inc.
Business/Strategic
New Data Management Technologies
Enterprise Data Integration Based on an Enterprise Logical Data Model and Service Oriented Architecture Xinhua Deng, Freddie Mac
Jeff Huang, Freddie Mac
Intermediate
Data & Application Integration
Master Data Management Design Patterns Daniel Paolini, Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and disABILITY Services
Advanced
Master Data Management
Data Quality for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Yoko Myers, County of Los Angeles
Dan Myers, DQMatters
Introductory
New Data Management Technologies
Design Thinking for Data Governance Marcel Jemio, Treasury/Fiscal Service
Business/Strategic
Governance & Stewardship
Reference Data - A Case Study Diane Rollinson, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
Business/Strategic
Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
Out of the Stoned Ages - Using Analytics for Cannabis Rob Rusher, On3 Software
Business/Strategic
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Data Modeling and Design Throwdown (Double session continued) Karen Lopez, InfoAdvisors
Thomas LaRock, Solarwinds
Intermediate
Modeling
Room Change 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Closing Keynote 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Data Security Strategy Justin Lindsey, FBI and Department of Justice
Business/Strategic
Data Strategy
Governance & Stewardship
Break for Lunch - Note that Lunch will NOT be served this day 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Advanced Seminars (continue to Friday morning) 01:15 PM - 04:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
S1: Building a Modern Analytics Platform with Hadoop and Spark Vladimir Bacvanski, SciSpike
Intermediate
Big Data
NoSQL
S2: Evaluating and Modeling NoSQL and SQL Databases Mike Bowers, LDS Church
Advanced
Modeling
NoSQL
S3: Advanced MDM: Enterprise Integration to Move MDM to the Next Level David Loshin, Knowledge Integrity
Advanced
Master Data Management
S4: Increasing Project Success Through Data Quality and Governance Danette McGilvray, Granite Falls Consulting Inc.
Intermediate
Data & Information Quality
Governance & Stewardship
Management & Methods
 
Friday, 4/3/2015
Seminars and Workshops (continuing from Thursday) 08:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM