If you would like to share your experiences, practices or ideas with a community of data leaders, please review the Mainstage and Track Sessions described below and submit a speaker proposal to begin a conversation about participating in the event. Please be aware that these sessions are not for service and product pitches.
Submissions for speaker tracks and panel sessions are due by December 20, 2019.
The agenda for Data Citizens will be announced in February 2020.
Requirements for speaker submissions
Describe your topic for either a speaking position or a panel discussion. For example, tell us why this topic is important to you and your current role, as well as the specific issues you would like to touch upon. This does not need to be longer than a paragraph or two. If it’s helpful, do feel free to provide links to articles on the topic that you may have come across.
Tell us which session might be the best fit for your topic – which Mainstage or Track Session, as they are described below. Please briefly explain why – such as how it is most relevant for that audience.
Please also provide us with background on your organization and also some professional information on yourself, such as your job title and a bit of context about your role.
Data Citizen Keynote
A case study presentation on how your organization is leveraging data to drive business value.
Panel: The Journey to Data Intelligence
Global organizations are looking to maximize their return on investment from data, quickly take advantage of the latest innovations, launch new products and create efficiencies. In this female-led panel, speakers will discuss how to intelligently shape demand for data-driven projects, how to educate business partners so they can benefit from data-driven decision making, and how to empower individuals and teams with access to trusted data.
Panel: From Compliance to Revenue Generation – building a data-centric organization
The number of CDOs and top data and analytics leaders continues to grow globally. Early adopters were focused on regulation and compliance, but now the CDO is a key position with board visibility, enabling digital innovation and growth. This customer-led discussion will focus on building a data-centric culture, driving innovation and revenue generation and the development of new skills.
Panel: Shaping the Future of Global Privacy
Over the next decade, most countries are expected to adopt or significantly enhance their data privacy rules – GDPR and CCPA are just the beginning. Speakers will explore the global impact of privacy regulations, the scope of personal data and how organizations can leverage privacy by design as a competitive advantage.
Under the Hood
Optimizing technology investment is the foundation for value creation. This track delivers actionable, technical insights into the best practices, tools and methodologies needed to ensure data intelligence implementation success, along with guidance on the pitfalls to avoid when scaling within the enterprise and across the cloud.
Enabling the Business User
Success is not measured based on the technology implemented but rather on its business impact. This track illustrates how data intelligence drives the mission-critical initiatives of the business, as well as how to select and prioritize the right data sets and use cases to optimize value creation and the federation of delivery and consumption.
It’s essential that data leaders realize the power of data and how it can be used to solve problems, implement ideas, and grow businesses. This track is for aspiring CDOs who want to learn about the technology, strategy, culture and ethics needed to transform data across their enterprise.
Business Value for Executives
An invite-only track that requires advance application and qualification, it discusses topics that are agenda priorities for strategically minded leaders: defining the vision and roadmap for data strategy; evangelizing data as a valuable asset in the organization; building a data-centric culture and driving digital transformation across the enterprise.