How do you master the data revolution? By taking it one step at a time.

For data to be meaningful, it needs to be easy to find and easy to understand. And that makes it easy to trust. But balancing data innovation with data discipline isn’t always simple.

Join us for Data Citizens ’17 to learn how data governance can help your organization transform its data assets into data insights.

The Collibra Data Citizens conference is fast becoming the go-to event for data leaders, data users, data analysts, data stewards, and data scientists who believe good data governance can help us do more with our data.

Why attend?

  • Enjoy keynotes from experts in the psychology of data (Shankar Vedantam) and data privacy (Dennis Slattery).
  • Learn what today’s global experts are saying about how to make your data more valuable.
  • Hear how Collibra customers—and your fellow data citizens—are using data governance to spark innovation.
  • Network with peers, partners, data experts, and thought leaders who will help you discover just how simple that next step can be.
  • Earn certification in data governance and rock your next performance review.

 

Data Citizens unite! We invite all data citizens to join us at the Hyatt Regency on the Hudson on May 2-3, 2017.

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Keynote Speaker: Shankar Vedantam

In his keynote presentation “Hidden Brain: Data & The Unconscious Mind,” Shankar Vedantam will explore the “psychology of data” – how the brain processes information, the effects of information overload on the way we think, and how managers can drive change within organizations to make data more relevant.

Shankar is NPR’s social science correspondent and the host of the Hidden Brain podcast. His goal is to help people think about the world in new and interesting ways. He is endlessly fascinated by empirical research in fields ranging from psychology and neuroscience to sociology and economics.

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Agenda

Day 1
02 May 2017
Day 2
03 May 2017

Opening Remarks: Data Citizenship One Step at a Time

Data is changing the way modern business works. To thrive – and survive – organizations worldwide need to empower an army of data citizens to use data to spark innovation, improve operations, and gain competitive edge. But many organizations are finding that the road to data citizenship is long. And many are struggling to get started. Read the Full Description
Felix Van de Maele

Opening Keynote: Hidden Brain: Data & The Unconscious Mind

This session will explore the “psychology of data” – how the brain processes information, the effects of information overload on the way we think, and how managers can drive change within organizations to make data more relevant.
Shankar Vedantam
Shankar Vedantam

The First Steps to Becoming a Good Data Citizen

If you use data to do your job, then you are a data citizen. And Collibra offers many resources for you on the road to data citizenship. From Collibra University to Collibra Community, the opportunities to expand your knowledge and connect with your peers are endless. Read the Full Description
Philip Carty

What’s Next: The Collibra Roadmap

See what’s new – and what’s ahead – for the Collibra Data Governance Center. During this session, Collibra co-founder and CTO Stan Christiaens will share a behind-the-scenes look at the latest features and functionality of the platform (and he’ll show a demo, too!) Read the Full Description
Stan Christiaens

Customer Panel: 3 Ways to Drive Data Governance Buy-in & Adoption

You’ve established a data governance process. Implemented Collibra Data Governance Center. And you’re on the path to data governance success. But despite the obvious benefits that data governance provides, getting buy-in and adoption across the organization remains the #1 challenge for many organizations. Read the Full Description
Fawad Butt
John Wills
Kristi Cunningham
Stephen Gatchell

Hands-On: Product Manager for a Day: Catalog (Registration Required)

We want your input! Attend this interactive workshop where you’ll work hand-in-hand with the Collibra product and user experience teams to design a new feature for Collibra Data Governance Center. Bring your ideas. Pre-registration is required. Read the Full Description
Peter Princen

Hands-on: Product Manager for a Day: Adoption Reporting (Registration Required)

We want your input! Attend this interactive workshop where you’ll work hand-in-hand with the Collibra product and user experience teams to design a new feature for Collibra Data Governance Center. Bring your ideas. Pre-registration is required. Read the Full Description
Tom Dejonghe
Ann Wuyts
Ann Wuyts

Gold Partner Lunch Session – Practical Insights for Successful Collibra Adoption

During this session, we will share our experience across: Scoping your implementation for success: Choice of use cases; Leveraging integrations using Collibra Connect to deliver business value; Ensuring successful adoption Read the Full Description
Chris Cooper
Kalyani Jagannathan

Technical Track: Bridging the (Data) Gap with Collibra Connect

Managing your data landscape doesn’t have to be complex. In this session, Andreas Pumberger, Senior Product Specialist, will discuss how Collibra Connect helps you link your data, metadata, reference data, policies, and definitions. Read the Full Description
Andreas Pumberger

Showcase Track: Establishing a Data Governance Practice from the Ground up

Implementing a data governance program is increasingly driven by regulatory agencies demanding higher levels of data management accountability. Collibra accelerates the implementation and automation of data governance constructs. Read the Full Description
Peter Choe
Peter Choe 
Kamaljeet Ghotra
Kamaljeet Ghotra 

Meet the Experts / Partner Village

Have a question? Need some advice? Looking to connect with a peer in your industry? Then head over to Collibra Corner and Partner Village. During this dedicated networking session, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions of a range of Collibra experts, view product demos, connect with Collibra partners, and more. Read the Full Description

Hands-On Track: Expert Panel: Data Governance Best Practices, Revealed

It’s no secret that starting – or restarting – a data governance program is hard work. But the best way to succeed is to take advice from the experts. Join our customer panel as they reveal the secrets to data governance success. Read the Full Description
Deborah Alfaro
Trina Anderson
John Wills

Technical Track: Data Lineage Diagrams

It’s time to rethink the paradigm for data lineage diagrams. Join Tom Dejonghe, Director, Product Management and Erwin Dral, Product Manager, as they share the Collibra vision for moving from big, static, and often tangled lineage spider webs to automated and collaborative ones. Read the Full Description
Tom Dejonghe
Erwin Dral

Business Track: Collibra Catalog & the Amazonification of Data

Are you suffering from “analytics gap,” a common ailment that occurs when your analytics vision doesn’t live up to its promise? If so, you’re not alone. The good news is, there’s hope. And it comes in the form of Collibra Catalog. Because with Collibra Catalog, organizations can address the key challenges holding them back from achieving their analytics goals. Read the Full Description
Daniel Sholler

Data Governance Horror Stories

These frightening tales are sure to send chills down your spine. Our esteemed panel of guests will share ghastly accounts of the mistakes that nearly killed their data governance programs. Read the Full Description
Virginia Opacki
Gidget delos Reyes
Nikki Verhoff
Philip Carty

Around the World with Collibra

Get an insider’s look at the global team that makes up Collibra. Meet our teams from around the world and hear how they help customers succeed on the road to data governance. Read the Full Description
Philip Carty
Stan Christiaens
Mary Tetlow
Felix Van de Maele
Dieter Wachters

Product Manager for a Day: Collaboration & Stewardship (Registration Required)

We want your input! Attend this interactive workshop where you’ll work hand-in-hand with the Collibra product and user experience teams to design a new feature for Collibra Data Governance Center. Bring your ideas. Pre-registration is required. Read the Full Description
Tom Dejonghe
Ann Wuyts
Ann Wuyts

Product Manager for a Day: Catalog

We want your input! Attend this interactive workshop where you’ll work hand-in-hand with the Collibra product and user experience teams to design a new feature for Collibra Data Governance Center. Bring your ideas. Pre-registration is required. Read the Full Description
Peter Princen

Gold Partner Breakfast Session – How Major Corporations Use Data Catalogs to Lift Their Data Out of the Fog

Most enterprise data is obscured. And just like finding something in the fog, you can only see it when you are near it. But proximity only works for small amounts of data. As the volume, variety, and velocity of data continues to grow, major corporations have turned to data catalogs to make sense of it all. Read the Full Description
Alex Gorelik

Day 2 Opening Remarks: 7 Data Predictions for 2017: A Midyear Review

In late 2016, Collibra made seven data predictions for 2017. Now that we’re nearly halfway through the year, let’s see how many of these predictions came true. Read the Full Description
Valerie Kennon
Stan Christiaens
Dr. Pieter De Leenheer
Felix Van de Maele

Day 2 Keynote: Complying with the GDPR: It’s Not About Me, It’s About You

For several years organizations have been flooded with regulations mandating that they assess their risks and improve their management. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is different. GDPR represents a complete overhaul of 30-year-old privacy laws and is designed to reflect the realities of the internet age including cyber-crime that has grown with it. It sees the world from the consumer’s point of view and insists organizations manage risk from the perspective of the consumer.Read the Full Description
Dennis Slattery
Dennis Slattery

Stop Searching: Collibra Catalog Product Overview & Roadmap

Collibra Catalog, the newest addition to the Collibra data governance applications, helps all data citizens find the data they need quickly, share information about the data sets they use, and onboard new data quickly and accurately. Read the Full Description
Stan Christiaens
Peter Princen

Showcase Track: How to Create a Data Citizen Dream Team

The key to any successful project is strong teamwork. But how do you convince the top players in your business to play for your team? Our customer panel shares their techniques for finding – and recruiting – top talent for your data governance team. Read the Full Description
Keith Kohl
Kathleen Warmoth
Kirke B. Lawton, CIPT
John Wills

Technical Track: Using Collibra Operating Models to Accelerate Time to Value

The Collibra Center of Excellence is a team of data governance experts that puts its knowledge and experience to work for you. These experts work closely with customers, industry subject matter experts, Collibra implementation practitioners and Collibra product development to design best-practice, out-of-the-box accelerators which include frameworks, operating models, and reference content for specific industries, organizations, and information management projects so that you can realize the full value of your data investments faster. Read the Full Description
Ram Naresh Pratti

Business Track: The Secrets to Sustainable Regulatory Compliance

The Great Recession caused a major hangover for financial services institutions in the form of BCBS 239, CCAR, DFAST, and more. And data governance can help you comply with regulations. But implementing data governance is about more than checking the regulatory compliance box. It’s about creating sustained value for the business by giving everyone the ability to use the data for decision-making. Read the Full Description
Simon Hankinson

Business Track: Data Governance Leads to Data Quality

Many organizations think data quality leads to data governance. We think it’s the other way around. Join Kash Mehdi, Senior Product Specialist and Instructor, as he shares why talking about data governance as a way to achieve data quality drives greater buy-in and adoption. Read the Full Description
Kash Mehdi

Technical Track: Advanced Workflow Tips & Tricks

The powerful workflows in Collibra Data Governance Center automate everything from data policies to stewardship. Read the Full Description
Kristof Depypere
Mathisse De Strooper

Showcase Track: The CDO Mandate and the Path Forward

The “C” suite has a deeper and growing recognition of the power of leveraging data for timely insights. This is historically based on the use of data to drive finance, risk, and capital decisions (the “Control” agenda). However, increasing pressures to drive growth and improve customer experience Read the full session description
Sunil Warier
Rich Inserro

Gold Partner Lunch: “The Twain Shall Meet:” Operational and Analytical Data Governance for Business Value

When you have one source of truth for business terms and reference data, and can connect that solution to your operational applications such as Salesforce.com® as well as to your analytics platform, you can empower your business community to find, understand, trust and use that information for data-driven decisions.Read the Full Description
Deborah Alfaro
Guarav Arora
Gaurav Arora
James Baker
James Baker
Tamer Chavusholu

CDO Readiness Certification Workshop 1: CDO Powerplay: Engage your Stakeholders and Return Value from your Data

The CDO is the rising star in the data democracy. But as the role of the CDO continues to grow and evolve, so does the need to form partnerships and engage stakeholders across the business. Read the full session description
Michael Vapenik
Michael Vapenik
Dr. Pieter De Leenheer

Data Steward Certification Workshop 1: Day in the Life of a Steward

Stewards are busy people. Their world revolves around data issues. From responding to regulatory queries to answering questions on specific data issues, Stewards spend much of their time logging, and tracking, and managing data issues.Read the full session description
Vasiliki Nikolopoulou
Vasiliki Nikolopoulou
Ashish Haruray
Ashish Haruray

Developer Certification Workshop 1: Bridging the Gap: Collibra Connect from the Business POV (Part 1)

Collibra Connect helps you link your data, metadata, reference data, policies, and definitions. During this session, expert instructors will guide you through hands-on exercises designed to help you implement active data governance controls across your governance landscape. Read the full session description
Miguel Santana
Miguel Santana
Adrian Hsieh
Adrian Hsieh
Sina K. Heshmati
Piotr Boczkowski

Data Steward Certification Workshop 2: Collibra Catalog: Classification, Provisioning and Data Sharing Agreements

Discover the power of Collibra to enable data scientists, business, and data users to classify and access data. Read the full session description
Vasiliki Nikolopoulou
Vasiliki Nikolopoulou
Ram Naresh Pratti

CDO Readiness Certification Workshop 2: Avoiding Failure: How to Create a Successful Data Governance Strategy

A primary role of the CDO is setting data strategy and policy for the organization. And a key element of a successful strategy is the ability to create trust in the data so all data citizens can use it to spark innovation and drive competitive edge. Read the full session description
Lowell Fryman

Developer Certification Workshop 2: Bridging the Gap: Collibra Connect from the Business POV (Part 2)

Collibra Connect helps you link your data, metadata, reference data, policies, and definitions. During this session, expert instructors will guide you through hands-on exercises designed to help you implement active data governance controls across your governance landscape. Read the full session description
Miguel Santana
Miguel Santana
Adrian Hsieh
Adrian Hsieh
Sina K. Heshmati
Piotr Boczkowski

Data Steward Certification Workshop 3: Report Certification and Watermarking

Stewards are busy people. Their world revolves around data, providing timely responses to any data related questions, anytime, anywhere, from data governing processes to full business traceability and data lineage. Read the full session description
Albert Lalaj
Albert Lalaj
Ram Naresh Pratti

CDO Readiness Certification Workshop 3: Show Me the Data: Defining Metrics & Measuring Success

Proving value is a key concern for CDOs. But how do you define success? And what metrics do you need to prove the value of data governance to executive leaders and the board? Read the full session description
John Talburt
John Talburt

Data Steward Certification Workshop 4: Data Steward Certification Exam

During the last 90 minutes of the session, you will take the steward certification exam. Upon successful completion, you will receive your certificate. Read the full session description

Developer Certification Workshop 3: Developer Certification Exam

During the last 90 minutes of the session, you will take the steward certification exam. Upon successful completion, you will receive your certificate. Read the full session description

Collibra University Certification Workshops

Take your data governance knowledge to the next level with a Collibra Data Citizens Certificate Workshop. Our expert Collibra University instructors will share advanced data governance concepts and techniques to help you enhance and expand your data governance programs. Pick the certification workshop that best aligns with your goals:

CDO Readiness Certification: topics include the evolving role of the CDO, data policy, quality, and strategy, and metrics and measurements

Steward Certification: topics include creating good data definitions, the report certification process, data traceability and lineage, and how to shop for data with the new Collibra Catalog

Developer Certification: topics include integration using Collibra Connect

Space is limited, so sign up early.

COLLIBRA DATA CITIZENS CONFERENCE

Hyatt Regency on the Hudson

May 2-3, 2017

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