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IBM Chief Data Officer Summit, San Francisco

10th Anniversary Edition

June 24-25, 2019

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Day One - June 24th
12:00

Registration, Lunch & Networking

Registration, Lunch & Networking

June 24 | 12:00 - 13:00

Speaking:

1:00

IBM Welcome Address & Kick-Off

IBM Welcome Address & Kick-Off

June 24 | 13:00 - 13:15

Speaking:

1:15

Keynote Presentation: Aligning your Data Strategy to Drive AI Transformation & Achieve Impact

Speaking:

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Martin Schroeter

Senior Vice President Global Markets, IBM CHQ, Executive Offices, IBM

Keynote Presentation: Aligning your Data Strategy to Drive AI Transformation & Achieve Impact

June 24 | 13:15 - 14:15

Speaking:

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Martin Schroeter

IBM

2:15

Keynote Panel: Prepare for Impact! Delivering Business Value from Data & Analytics

  • What are the common ways that Chief Data Officers can leverage their data to have meaningful impact on the wider organization, and how best should these successes be communicated to other areas of the business?
  • Changing perceptions – Shifting the data function from a perceived cost-center to an essential profit-center
  • Generating re-investment funds and reaping the financial benefits of successfully delivered projects
  • From data to dollars – How should CDOs approach the monetization of their data assets?

Keynote Panel: Prepare for Impact! Delivering Business Value from Data & Analytics

June 24 | 14:15 - 15:00

  • What are the common ways that Chief Data Officers can leverage their data to have meaningful impact on the wider organization, and how best should these successes be communicated to other areas of the business?
  • Changing perceptions – Shifting the data function from a perceived cost-center to an essential profit-center
  • Generating re-investment funds and reaping the financial benefits of successfully delivered projects
  • From data to dollars – How should CDOs approach the monetization of their data assets?

Speaking:

3:00

Afternoon Tea & Speed Networking – Get to Know Your Peers

Break the ice during the first networking break by opting to take part in a series of lightning one-to-one meetings with your peers. A great opportunity to quickly meet several other data leaders, and identify those with whom you share common interests and challenges to continue the conversations over the next two days!

Afternoon Tea & Speed Networking – Get to Know Your Peers

June 24 | 15:00 - 15:30

Break the ice during the first networking break by opting to take part in a series of lightning one-to-one meetings with your peers. A great opportunity to quickly meet several other data leaders, and identify those with whom you share common interests and challenges to continue the conversations over the next two days!

Speaking:

3:30

Keynote Panel: Ensuring Success in a Brave New World - Meeting the Artificial Intelligence Challenge

  • Defining the state of the possible – how mature are AI technologies currently, and what should we expect in the years ahead?
  • What opportunities does AI present to modern businesses ready to exploit them? What are the challenges, and how can these be best overcome?
  • Getting beyond the buzzword – where should we be applying AI, and where shouldn’t we?
  • How can we as data leaders best ensure that we are fit to make the most of these and avoid getting left behind?

Keynote Panel: Ensuring Success in a Brave New World - Meeting the Artificial Intelligence Challenge

June 24 | 15:30 - 16:15

  • Defining the state of the possible – how mature are AI technologies currently, and what should we expect in the years ahead?
  • What opportunities does AI present to modern businesses ready to exploit them? What are the challenges, and how can these be best overcome?
  • Getting beyond the buzzword – where should we be applying AI, and where shouldn’t we?
  • How can we as data leaders best ensure that we are fit to make the most of these and avoid getting left behind?

Speaking:

3:30

Keynote Panel: Big Data, not Big Brother - Respecting Privacy and Securing Public Trust

  • As public awareness of data grows, how can companies maintain public trust in their use of personal data and avoid the risk of reputational damage?
  • What steps should we take to ensure that our data collection and usage is transparent, easy to understand, and acceptable to our customers?
  • Regulation beyond GDPR - Exploring the impact of CCPA and the future regulatory landscape
  • How can we reduce potential biases not only to ensure accuracy, but also ethical use of data?

Keynote Panel: Big Data, not Big Brother - Respecting Privacy and Securing Public Trust

June 25 | 15:30 - 16:15

  • As public awareness of data grows, how can companies maintain public trust in their use of personal data and avoid the risk of reputational damage?
  • What steps should we take to ensure that our data collection and usage is transparent, easy to understand, and acceptable to our customers?
  • Regulation beyond GDPR - Exploring the impact of CCPA and the future regulatory landscape
  • How can we reduce potential biases not only to ensure accuracy, but also ethical use of data?

Speaking:

5:00

IBM Wrap-Up

IBM Wrap-Up

June 24 | 17:00 - 17:15

Speaking:

5:15

IBM CDO Summit 10th Anniversary Drinks Reception & Networking

IBM CDO Summit 10th Anniversary Drinks Reception & Networking

June 24 | 17:15 - 18:15

Speaking:

6:15

End of Day One

End of Day One

June 24 | 18:15

Speaking:

Day Two - June 25th
07.45

Registration, Coffee & Networking

Registration, Coffee & Networking

June 25 | 07.45 - 08.30

Speaking:

07.45

Networking Breakfast: Diversity in Data

This open networking session is available for all delegates to come together to discuss the importance of diversity in data. This session is first come, first served and has a limited capacity - it will begin promptly at 8am, so please register and grab refreshments beforehand.

Networking Breakfast: Diversity in Data

June 25 | 07.45 - 08.30

This open networking session is available for all delegates to come together to discuss the importance of diversity in data. This session is first come, first served and has a limited capacity - it will begin promptly at 8am, so please register and grab refreshments beforehand.

Speaking:

08:30

IBM Welcome & Kick-Off

IBM Welcome & Kick-Off

June 25 | 08:30 - 08:45

Speaking:

08:45

Keynote Presentation: Accelerating your Organization’s Journey to ‘Cognitive Enterprise’ as a Chief Data Officer

Speaking:

Keynote Presentation: Accelerating your Organization’s Journey to ‘Cognitive Enterprise’ as a Chief Data Officer

May 21 | 08:45 - 09:45

Speaking:

09:45

Keynote Panel: Investing in People – Building & Balancing Skills to Allow your Team to Impact the Whole Organization

Keynote Panel: Investing in People – Building & Balancing Skills to Allow your Team to Impact the Whole Organization

June 25 | 09:45 - 10:30

Speaking:

10:30

Morning Coffee & Networking

Morning Coffee & Networking

June 25 | 10:30 - 11:00

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 1

11:00

Discussion Group 1A: Driving Profitability for your Enterprise – Cutting Costs and Boosting Revenue

Discussion Group 1A: Driving Profitability for your Enterprise – Cutting Costs and Boosting Revenue

June 25 | 11:00 - 11:45

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 1

11:00

Discussion Group 1B: Data Lake or Data Swamp? Ensuring Strong Data Architecture

Discussion Group 1B: Data Lake or Data Swamp? Ensuring Strong Data Architecture

June 25 | 11:00 - 11:45

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 1

11:00

Discussion Group 1D: Improving Product Offerings and Accelerating Product Roadmaps

Discussion Group 1D: Improving Product Offerings and Accelerating Product Roadmaps

June 25 | 11:00 - 11:45

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 1

11:00

Discussion Group 1C: Breaking Open the Black Box – Bringing Transparency to Machine Learning & Deep Learning

Discussion Group 1C: Breaking Open the Black Box – Bringing Transparency to Machine Learning & Deep Learning

June 25 | 11:00 - 11:45

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 2

11:45

Discussion Group 2C: Seeing Clearly on Cloud Technologies – Operating across On-Prem, Hybrid, and Multi Cloud

Discussion Group 2C: Seeing Clearly on Cloud Technologies – Operating across On-Prem, Hybrid, and Multi Cloud

June 25 | 11:45 - 12:30

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 2

11:45

Discussion Group 2D: Delivering Insights to Increase the Impact of Marketing

Discussion Group 2D: Delivering Insights to Increase the Impact of Marketing

June 25 | 11:45 - 12:30

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 2

11:45

Discussion Group 2A: Building Your Data Dream Team – Succeeding in Recruitment & Retention

Discussion Group 2A: Building Your Data Dream Team – Succeeding in Recruitment & Retention

June 25 | 11:45 - 12:30

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 2

11:45

Discussion Group 2B: Automating Meta Data to Unlock Better Data!

Discussion Group 2B: Automating Meta Data to Unlock Better Data!

June 25 | 11:45 - 12:30

Speaking:

12:30

Working Industry Lunch & Networking

An opportunity for conversations with data leaders from your own industry. There will be a choice of tables dedicated to selected industries for sector-specific discussions, as well as open tables for cross-sector networking. Grab your lunch and take your pick of table!

Working Industry Lunch & Networking

June 25 | 12:30 - 13:30

An opportunity for conversations with data leaders from your own industry. There will be a choice of tables dedicated to selected industries for sector-specific discussions, as well as open tables for cross-sector networking. Grab your lunch and take your pick of table!

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 3

1:30

Discussion Group 3B: Ensuring High Quality Data Through Data Governance Best Practice

Discussion Group 3B: Ensuring High Quality Data Through Data Governance Best Practice

June 25 | 13:30 - 14:15

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 3

1:30

Discussion Group 3D: Data Meets Digital – How can we best partner with Digital Transformation projects?

Discussion Group 3D: Data Meets Digital – How can we best partner with Digital Transformation projects?

June 25 | 13:30 - 14:15

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 3

1:30

Discussion Group 3A: Size Doesn’t Matter - How Can Large Enterprises Learn from Startup Approaches?

Discussion Group 3A: Size Doesn’t Matter - How Can Large Enterprises Learn from Startup Approaches?

June 25 | 13:30 - 14:15

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 3

1:30

Discussion Group 3C: Breaking Down Barriers – Overcoming Data Siloes and the Data Challenges of Mergers & Acquisitions

Discussion Group 3C: Breaking Down Barriers – Overcoming Data Siloes and the Data Challenges of Mergers & Acquisitions

June 25 | 13:30 - 14:15

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 4

2:15

Discussion Group 4C: Battling with Blockchain? Evaluating the potential of Distributed Ledger Technology

Discussion Group 4C: Battling with Blockchain? Evaluating the potential of Distributed Ledger Technology

June 25 | 14:15 - 15:00

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 4

2:15

Discussion Group 4D: Data-Driven Innovation - Identifying New Business Models Through Data

Discussion Group 4D: Data-Driven Innovation - Identifying New Business Models Through Data

June 25 | 14:15 - 15:00

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 4

2:15

Discussion Group 4A: Lost in Translation? Step in the Data Translators!

Discussion Group 4A: Lost in Translation? Step in the Data Translators!

June 25 | 14:15 - 15:00

Speaking:

Discussion Group Session 4

2:15

Discussion Group 4B: Making Data Talk - Telling Stories Through Visualization

Discussion Group 4B: Making Data Talk - Telling Stories Through Visualization

June 25 | 14:15 - 15:00

Speaking:

3:00

Afternoon Tea & Networking

Afternoon Tea & Networking

June 25 | 15:00 - 15:30

Speaking:

4:15

Keynote Panel: The Chief Data Officer as an Enabler – Empowering Stakeholders in the Business Units

  • What steps can a CDO take to ensure that all areas of the organization are data-driven?
  • How can we best combine data expertize, with specialized domain knowledge? Should we lead from a centralized team, embed data resource in the business units, adopt a Centre of Excellence model, or something else?
  • Educating & training non data-focused colleagues to allow them to self-service their reporting, analytics & insights needs
  • Trust the data, not your gut - Securing the cross organizational buy-in needed for success

Keynote Panel: The Chief Data Officer as an Enabler – Empowering Stakeholders in the Business Units

June 24 | 16:15 - 17:00

  • What steps can a CDO take to ensure that all areas of the organization are data-driven?
  • How can we best combine data expertize, with specialized domain knowledge? Should we lead from a centralized team, embed data resource in the business units, adopt a Centre of Excellence model, or something else?
  • Educating & training non data-focused colleagues to allow them to self-service their reporting, analytics & insights needs
  • Trust the data, not your gut - Securing the cross organizational buy-in needed for success

Speaking:

4:15

Keynote Panel: Customers are King – Delivering ‘WOW!’ Customer Experiences through Data & Analytics

  • How can Chief Data Officers best partner with other departments to turbo-charge the delivery of outstanding service for all customers?
  • Bringing together disparate, siloed data to gain a holistic, 360-degree view of your customers
  • Using data & analytics to improve retention and reduce churn to increase customer lifetime value
  • Underpinning personalization – in what ways do customers want their service to be tailored to their needs, and how can we best deliver that?

Keynote Panel: Customers are King – Delivering ‘WOW!’ Customer Experiences through Data & Analytics

June 25 | 16:15 - 17:00

  • How can Chief Data Officers best partner with other departments to turbo-charge the delivery of outstanding service for all customers?
  • Bringing together disparate, siloed data to gain a holistic, 360-degree view of your customers
  • Using data & analytics to improve retention and reduce churn to increase customer lifetime value
  • Underpinning personalization – in what ways do customers want their service to be tailored to their needs, and how can we best deliver that?

Speaking:

5:00

IBM Wrap-Up

IBM Wrap-Up

June 25 | 17:00 - 17:15

Speaking:

5:15

End of Conference

End of Conference

June 25 | 17:15

Speaking: