MAIN CONFERENCE DAY 1

04/09/2018

08:50- 09:15

Keynote Presentation: Understanding and Defining the Playing Field –  Data Governance in a 21st Century Environment

Disruption in data and analytics, including self-service,  has empowered business users: They run their own analytics, there is a rise of “citizen data scientists” and we have “data to people” trends. What about governance? Is it disrupted? What are the modern approaches to data governance? What kind of data governance model has proved to be successful… Read more.

Speaking
Anwar Mirza
Global Head of Data Governance - TNT (The Netherlands)

09:40- 10:05

New Format – Keynote Data Leaders Fireside Chat: Analysis Paralysis – Avoiding Inertia by Purposefully Leading Data Driven Change

How to develop your team to innovate effectively? Truly understanding your business and its needs. What are the pain points that can hinder the ability of your team and your company to innovate? What is the role of external collaborations on your ability to innovate? Discussing the importance of entrepreneurialism within your team – giving… Read more.

Speaking
Glenda Crisp
Chief Data Officer, EGM Enterprise Data - NAB

10:20- 10:50

Mid-Morning Coffee & Networking in the Exhibition Area

Come to the ‘Meet the Speakers Lounge’ within the Exhibition area

11:15- 11:40

Keynote Presentation: GDPR, Ownership and the Management of Client Information: Developing a Robust Ethical Framework for your Customer Data

Tracing data provenance and ensuring privacy is protected. How do you embed data ethics within the DNA of an organisation? How do you make teams accountable for data when it’s not part of their KRA? How are senior execs going to navigate data privacy in the wake of GDPR? Just because you can doesn’t mean… Read more.

Speaking
Emma Gray
Chief Data Officer - ANZ

11:40- 12:05

International Keynote Presentation: From Science Fiction to Science Fact – Taking Advantage of the Next Tech

AI, Machine learning and Deep learning: How do you look through the hype and get value out of them? Truly understanding the tangible benefits these technologies will deliver to your business. Understanding the latest developments in Natural Language Theory (NLT). Practical methods for integrating machine learning into the BI space. Next evolution for smart BI… Read more.

Speaking
Mario Vinasco
Manager Marketing Analytics and Data Science - Uber (USA)

12:05- 12:40

Keynote Panel Discussion: How Can Data Leaders Fight Algorithmic Bias?

As more and more algorithms are being used to affect decisioning, data leaders need to be constantly vigilant about the inherent bias built into our algorithms. Alongside this, in the wake of fake news, how do we trust where the data is leading us? This session will examine: Why diverse data talent teams are essential… Read more.

Speaking
Ravi Vijayaraghavan
Vice President & Head - Analytics - Flipkart
Bernard Wilson
General Manager Loyalty, Data & Myer Market - Myer

12:40- 13:40

Buffet Lunch & Networking in the Exhibition Area

Come to the ‘Meet the Speakers Lounge’ within the Exhibition area.

12:40- 14:10

VIP Private Luncheon

Hosted by SAS

13:40- 17:05

TRACKED SESSIONS

Delegates registering for the CDAO Forum can attend sessions from any of the four tracks. 


Day 1 Track A – Data Governance, Protection and Privacy

13:40- 14:15

Discussion Group: How do you Embed Data Quality Throughout the Whole Organisation?

Changing the mentality on the non IT facing areas to focus on data quality. Demonstrating the long term implications of data quality to those at the business front line. Showing how important data quality is to the overall functioning of the business. Getting good data quality practices to stick over time.

Chris Butler
Chief Data Officer - Asia Pacific International Markets - HSBC (Hong Kong)
Sameer Ahmed
Senior Data Management Professional - nbn™ Australia

14:15- 14:50

Discussion Group: The Executive Challenges of Building and Structuring your Analytics Team

The challenges at a senior level of delivery across Data Governance, Data Engineering &  Data Analytics. The right mix of deep technical understanding along with strategic visionary and operational aptitude. Growing pains of building a Data Analytics, Insights & Engineering team and the best people to manage this process? Hiring an executive who can deliver… Read more.

14:50- 15:25

Discussion Group: AI and Governance: Putting on the Brakes – What do you Need in Place First?

Most businesses are working with data analytics and machine learning, but how do you trust the data? What quality metrics do you have to get the foundations in place? This session will look at: Assessing whether AI can actually address the problem you need to solve.

Venkata Valluri
Data Value and Insights Manager - Hydro Tasmania
| Chief Data and Analytics Officer Melbourne, Australia
Nader Chmait
Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Data Scientist - Victoria University/Tennis Australia

15:25- 15:55

Afternoon Tea & Networking in the Exhibition Area

Come to the ‘Meet the Speakers Lounge’ within the Exhibition area

15:55- 16:30

Discussion Group: Embedding Big Data and Deep Analytics into an Operation Technology (Asset Intensive) World

Hosted by Velrada

Dan Hookham
Data & AI Solutions Lead - Velrada

16:30- 17:05

Discussion Group: AI and Governance: Putting on the Brakes – What do you Need in Place First?

Most businesses are working with data analytics and machine learning, but how do you trust the data? What quality metrics do you have to get the foundations in place? This session will look at: Assessing whether AI can actually address the problem you need to solve.    

Venkata Valluri
Data Value and Insights Manager - Hydro Tasmania
| Chief Data and Analytics Officer Melbourne, Australia
Nader Chmait
Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Data Scientist - Victoria University/Tennis Australia

Day 1 Track B – Organisational Change

13:40- 14:15

Discussion Group: Managing Silos – A Holistic Approach to Managing Culture

Managing the stakeholders to make data informed decisions. Reducing the cost and security risk of siloed data pools. Minimising opportunity loss by departing from a siloed operating model. How do you break down silos in an enterprise organisation? Building one common platform and metadata framework across company. Agreeing on share standards.

Simone Roberts
Head Of Data & Analytics Hub - Foxtel
Kubra Chambers
Director, Institutional Analytics and Planning - The University of Sydney

14:15- 14:50

Discussion Group: Centralised versus Decentralised Analytics 

Which approach adds more value to the organisation? Engaging different parts of the business to align with it a central analytics strategy Can you have a centralised analytics capability (data, technology, tools etc) while having decentralised analytics teams?

| Chief Data and Analytics Officer Melbourne, Australia
Chris Malcolm
Head of Enterprise Data & Analytics CFO Division - CUA
Hani Koshaji
General Manager Performance & Analytics - NBN Australia
David Short
Head of Analytics, Insights and Measurement, Product, Brand & Reputation - AustralianSuper
Sveta Freidman
Data Analytics and Science Director - carsales.com.au

14:50- 15:25

Discussion Group: Women & Diversity in Data

Overcoming the algorithmic bias created by an all white, male team – How a team diversity can actually produce more balanced results Analysing the traditional the barriers to entry – are these beginning to change? Why aren’t more diverse groups applying? How to encourage more diverse talent beyond just recruitment phase – Keeping diverse groups… Read more.

Louise Barber
Head of Data and Decisioning Platforms - AGL Energy
Glenda Crisp
Chief Data Officer, EGM Enterprise Data - NAB
Florence La Carbona
Senior Manager - Wealth Analytics and Insights - BT Financial Group

15:25- 15:55

Afternoon Tea & Networking in the Exhibition Area

Come to the ‘Meet the Speakers Lounge’ within the Exhibition area

15:55- 16:30

Presentation: Delivering Better Experience and Driving Value in our Core Business with Big Data, AI and Machine Learning

What we are working on to drive value: including a few concrete examples. Pillars of our execution. Team structure and ways of working with the business. An example of applied deep learning research.

Curig Johnston
Director Big Data - Telstra

16:30- 17:05

Presentation: Analytics for Decision Making in Sport

Specific problems faced by most sports organisations and how analytics has helped to improve outcomes. Analytics solutions that are translatable to other disciplines. New technologies for sports analytics – results so far of implementation in professional sports.


Day 1 Track C – Innovation

13:40- 14:15

Presentation: Snowflake Cloud Data Warehouse- All Your Data, All Your Users

Join Snowflake for a discussion about their unique built-for-the-cloud architecture and the business value it enables. Snowflake Director of Sales Engineering APAC, Alan Eldridge, will discuss the Snowflake architecture and showcase real-world use cases with detailed examples of how Snowflake customers are using it to increase and accelerate their analytic workloads, streamline data loading, and… Read more.

Alan Eldridge
Director of Sales Engineering APAC - Snowflake

14:15- 14:50

Presentation: Building a Data Driven Business from Scratch

Domain Group has taken the journey from having a small number of data users to now which 60+% of staff are using self service BI. Data is now is a constant part of everyone’s conversation. This session will examine: How to become an Effective IDO – Insights Driven Organisation? How they managed to make a… Read more.

Pooyan Asgari
Chief Data Officer - Domain Group

14:50- 15:25

A Modern Data Analytics Environment, for Agility and Governance

A modern data analytics environment, for agility and governance. Most of us are familiar with the shortcomings of traditional data warehouse architectures, including long development cycles, a lack of agility, and high cost of ownership. In response, many organisations are moving to “Data Lake” architectures and utilising cloud BI solutions, but is this enough? And… Read more.

George Bassili
Head of Consulting - IM Systems

15:25- 15:55

Afternoon Tea & Networking in the Exhibition Area

Come to the ‘Meet the Speakers Lounge’ within the Exhibition area. 

15:55- 16:30

Presentation: Leveraging the Talend Platform and Google Cloud in the World of IOT

Learn how Google and Talend make real-time, large-scale data processing faster and easier. Together we will reveal how you can leverage the Talend Platform and Google Cloud, to fulfil your Big Data needs and increase productivity and efficiency to develop stronger data pipelines and analysis.

16:30- 16:30

Drinks to be served for the final session of the day.

16:30- 17:05

Presentation: Building Effective Data Teams

Virginia Wheway
Manager Data Analysis & Analytics, Maintenance Centre of Excellence - BHP Billiton

Day 1 Track D – Connects

14:15- 14:50

Let’s Talk  – Financial Services

Driving change in legacy banks to face the challenges from Fintechs. Wind down and network with those who have a common interest, work in a common field and can share their war stories!  

Bala Ayyar
Managing Director, Chief Data Officer - Société Générale (USA)

14:50- 15:25

Discussion Group: Blockchain- Security, Distribution and New Ways of Handling Data

Understanding how the blockchain is a completely new, distributed method of handling data: Tying into single source of truth. An update on latest developments: Where could the block chain affect your organisations in ways you haven’t thought about? How blockchain and the crypto currency space has launched new ICOs? The power of the people to… Read more.

15:25- 15:55

Afternoon Tea & Networking in the Exhibition Area

Come to the ‘Meet the Speakers Lounge’ within the Exhibition area

15:55- 17:05

New format: VIP Think Tank – What’s Next for the Intelligent Enterprise? Trends, Talent & Technology

This closed door conversation will focus on “Too Hot To Touch” topics.   There’s no holding back in our candid discussions held. How better to get to know what your peers really think?

David Thomas
Chief Data & Analytics Officer - Bank of New Zealand