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IBM Chief Data Officer Summit, Spring

Parc 55, San Francisco, May 1-2, 2018

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Main Conference Day 1
1 May
08:00

Conference Registration & Networking

Conference Registration & Networking

May 1 | 08:00 - 09:00

Speaking:

09:00

IBM Welcome Address & Kick-Off

Speaking:

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty

Global Insights Manager, Greenpeace International

IBM Welcome Address & Kick-Off

May 1 | 09:00 - 09:15

Speaking:

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty

Greenpeace International

09:15

Keynote Presentation: Identifying the Opportunities of Emerging Technology & Applying Them to Your Enterprise

Speaking:

Beth Smith, IBM

Beth Smith

Global Insights Manager, Greenpeace International

Keynote Presentation: Identifying the Opportunities of Emerging Technology & Applying Them to Your Enterprise

May 1 | 09:15 - 10:15

Speaking:

Beth Smith, IBM

Beth Smith

Greenpeace International

10:15

Keynote Panel: Succeeding in the Cognitive Age - Exploiting the Potential of Artificial Intelligence & Beyond

  • What does a ‘Cognitive Enterprise’ look like in the real world, and what are the steps to becoming one?
  • How mature are Artificial Intelligence solutions currently, what can they achieve within the...

Speaking:

Steven Eliuk, IBM

Steven Eliuk

Global Insights Manager, Greenpeace International

Asim Tewary, Verizon

Asim Tewary

Head of Enterprise Data Science & Advanced Analytics, Verizon

Ferd Scheepers, ING

Ferd Scheepers

Chief Information Architect, ING

Marc Lipman, AIG Canada

Marc Lipman

Global Insights Manager, Greenpeace International

Hakan Kardes, Cambia Health Solutions

Hakan Kardes

Vice President, Data Science and Analytics, Big Fish Games

Keynote Panel: Succeeding in the Cognitive Age - Exploiting the Potential of Artificial Intelligence & Beyond

May 1 | 10:15 - 11:00

  • What does a ‘Cognitive Enterprise’ look like in the real world, and what are the steps to becoming one?
  • How mature are Artificial Intelligence solutions currently, what can they achieve within the business context, and what should we prepare for in the coming years?
  • Where to begin - Approaches to acquiring the right skills to accelerate your cognitive journey.
  • Blockchain? Deep Learning? Quantum Computing? Which technologies will be the next big thing, and what we should do now to best prepare?

Speaking:

Asim Tewary, Verizon

Asim Tewary

Verizon

Steven Eliuk, IBM

Steven Eliuk

Greenpeace International

Hakan Kardes, Cambia Health Solutions

Hakan Kardes

Big Fish Games

Marc Lipman, AIG Canada

Marc Lipman

Greenpeace International

Ferd Scheepers, ING

Ferd Scheepers

ING

11:00

Morning Coffee & Networking

Morning Coffee & Networking

May 1 | 11:00 - 11:30

Speaking:

11:30

Track C: Utilizing Technology To Transform your Business - Discussion Group 1C: Getting the Most Out of Machine Learning

  • What steps can we take to best enable disruptive innovation through the use of Machine Learning?
  • How do you collate and prepare datasets to maximize success of machine learning algorithms?
  • Will the...

Speaking:

Track C: Utilizing Technology To Transform your Business - Discussion Group 1C: Getting the Most Out of Machine Learning

May 1 | 11:30 - 12:15

  • What steps can we take to best enable disruptive innovation through the use of Machine Learning?
  • How do you collate and prepare datasets to maximize success of machine learning algorithms?
  • Will the rise of machine learning lead to a decreased demand for Data Scientists as they are replaced by self-learning algorithms?

Speaking:

11:30

Track D: Applying Your Data to Real-World Business Issues - Discussion Group 1D: Delivering Outstanding Customer Service through Outstanding Analytics

  • Delivering insights to wow the customer and improve retention & profitability
  • Using customer data and cognitive systems to deliver true personalization
  • Avoiding the ‘creepy factor’ - how far are the...

Speaking:

Speaker 2 - CAO Fall (20)

Allen Crane

Assistant Vice President, Applied Analytics, USAA

Track D: Applying Your Data to Real-World Business Issues - Discussion Group 1D: Delivering Outstanding Customer Service through Outstanding Analytics

May 1 | 11:30 - 12:15

  • Delivering insights to wow the customer and improve retention & profitability
  • Using customer data and cognitive systems to deliver true personalization
  • Avoiding the ‘creepy factor’ - how far are the public ready for us to go?

Speaking:

Speaker 2 - CAO Fall (20)

Allen Crane

USAA

11:30

Track A: Designing a Data Roadmap to Achieve Results - Discussion Group 1A: Designing Strong Data Architecture - Building the Foundations for Success

  • Exploring eco-systems - building an effective environment for your enterprise’s data
  • Ensuring that your infrastructure is ready for the future - preparing for AI workloads and more
  • Using cognitive...

Speaking:

Parag Shrivastava, McKesson

Parag Shrivastava

Director, Information Architecture, McKesson

Track A: Designing a Data Roadmap to Achieve Results - Discussion Group 1A: Designing Strong Data Architecture - Building the Foundations for Success

May 1 | 11:30 - 12:15

  • Exploring eco-systems - building an effective environment for your enterprise’s data
  • Ensuring that your infrastructure is ready for the future - preparing for AI workloads and more
  • Using cognitive solutions to accelerate your architecture - automating roles, policies, and consent

Speaking:

Parag Shrivastava, McKesson

Parag Shrivastava

McKesson

11:30

Track B: Honing your Strategy For Success as a CDO - Discussion Group 1B: Making Data Impactful by Delivering Value to your Organization

  • Beyond Volume, Variety, Velocity, and Veracity - Reaching the ‘Fifth V’; Value
  • Data as a source of innovation - utilizing your information to out-compete your rivals
  • How can we move the data function...

Speaking:

Track B: Honing your Strategy For Success as a CDO - Discussion Group 1B: Making Data Impactful by Delivering Value to your Organization

May 1 | 11:30 - 12:15

  • Beyond Volume, Variety, Velocity, and Veracity - Reaching the ‘Fifth V’; Value
  • Data as a source of innovation - utilizing your information to out-compete your rivals
  • How can we move the data function from a perceived cost center to a respected profit center?

Speaking:

12:15

Track C: Utilizing Technology To Transform your Business - Discussion Group 2C: Shining a Light on Cloud Technologies

  • Exploring the benefits and limitations of utilizing Cloud infrastructure
  • Private, Public or Hybrid - which route suits which circumstance?
  • Have security concerns been sufficiently addressed within...

Speaking:

Prakriteswar Santikary, eResearch Technology

Prakriteswar Santikary

Chief Data Officer, eResearchTechnology

Track C: Utilizing Technology To Transform your Business - Discussion Group 2C: Shining a Light on Cloud Technologies

May 1 | 12:15 - 13:00

  • Exploring the benefits and limitations of utilizing Cloud infrastructure
  • Private, Public or Hybrid - which route suits which circumstance?
  • Have security concerns been sufficiently addressed within Cloud technologies for them to be developed in an enterprise setting?

Speaking:

Prakriteswar Santikary, eResearch Technology

Prakriteswar Santikary

eResearchTechnology

12:15

Track A: Designing a Data Roadmap to Achieve Results - Discussion Group 2A: Establishing a Sustainable Approach to Ensure Well Governed Data Long Term

  • Establishing a strong governance framework to ensure high quality, consistent, and actionable data
  • Embedding a culture of responsibility amongst all data users so that governance remains a priority...

Speaking:

Tim Swan, Union Bank

Tim Swan

Global Insights Manager, Greenpeace International

Track A: Designing a Data Roadmap to Achieve Results - Discussion Group 2A: Establishing a Sustainable Approach to Ensure Well Governed Data Long Term

May 1 | 12:15 - 13:00

  • Establishing a strong governance framework to ensure high quality, consistent, and actionable data
  • Embedding a culture of responsibility amongst all data users so that governance remains a priority in coming years
  • Future proofing - what steps can we take now, to maximize the likelihood that today’s procedures will be ready for tomorrows innovations?

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