Under the Hood (5/21)

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Registration, Breakfast, and Networking

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Jeffrey Burk, SVP Engineering, Collibra

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Collibra Roadmap
Dieter Wachters, VP Engineering, Collibra

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM


11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Lightning Demos
Select Partners and Customers

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Designing Critical Data Process (Collibra Workflows)

Begin with the basics and move on the most advanced concepts around workflows. Get started by creating a workflow from scratch containing a form. Fill it and save the information on an asset. Then, update the workflow to get the form pre-filled and execute some complex tasks using the Collibra APIs. Finally, learn how to deploy your workflow and have it triggered automatically against your specified events.

Building Integrations (Collibra Connect Basic)

Learn how to get started with Collibra Connect and build your own API quickly. Get started with the basics and build a new connect flow from scratch. Discover cool tips and tricks to design your flow and use variables to ease the configuration step. Finally, see how the Transform Message (aka Dataweave capabilities of MuleSoft) can be used to deploy your flow anywhere.

Building a Tailored Collibra Experience (Collibra Plugins)

Get your hands on the future of the Collibra integration! Learn how to create your first Collibra plugin. Explore all the possibilities, from REST endpoints to UI interfaces, and start envisioning how you can define a brand new experience for your data citizens.

⚠ Concepts and technologies presented in this session are experimental and may differ from the public release.
⚠ Basic understanding of development concepts is strongly recommended.

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM


4:00 PM – 5:15 PM

Designing Critical Data Process – Collibra Workflows (cont…)

Building Integrations – Collibra Connect Basic (cont…)

Building a Tailored Collibra Experience – Collibra Plugins (cont…)

5:15 PM – 5:30 PM

Wrap Up session

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Networking Reception

6:30 PM

END of Under the Hood

Day One (5/22)

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Registration, Breakfast, and Networking
Collibra City Open

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Collibra Welcome
Felix Van de Maele, CEO & Co-founder, Collibra

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM

Fueling Strategic Transformation with Data and Analytics
Creativity requires inspiration, and today organizations are finding that their next big product or service idea could be gleaned from the Big Data their activities generate. Find out how companies are using Big Data to make key strategic choices that grow revenues.

Moderator: Stijn (Stan) Christiaens, Chief Technology Officer


  • Luca de Ioanna, Metadata Management Lead, GIC Enterprise Information Management, Merck
  • Martijn Spaan, Head of Data Management & Head of Offshore Operations, NN Investment Partners

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Collibra Product Roadmap
Jim Cushman, Chief Product Officer, Collibra

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Morning Break
Collibra City Open

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Data in the Cloud? – Understanding the real options for data assets
Deciding where an organization’s data should live – on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid of those two options – requires consideration of multiple dynamics. Learn what organizational factors should be weighed up when exploring this aspect of a data strategy.

Moderator: Jeff Burk, SVP Engineering, Collibra


  • Peter Williams, Global Head, Financial Services Partner Technology, Amazon Web Services

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Keynote panel – Building a Data-Centric Culture
To fully capitalize on data, organizations need employees at all levels to understand how data can be used to drive new and existing business – not simply operational efficiency. This requires a strong data-centric culture that includes wide access to trusted, high-quality data, data literacy, value and belief systems, and leadership. Hear how today’s Chief Data Officers bring senior stakeholders along on the data governance journey and marshal their support to drive organizational change.

Moderator: Felix Van De Maele, CEO and Co-Founder, Collibra

12:45 PM – 2:15 PM


Track Sessions

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM

Syncsort Session

Compact Solutions Session

Sponsor Track Session

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Roadmap to a data enabled organization

Defining, planning and building an internal capability to support your organization to become data enabled.

Building advanced reporting for fresh insights
Naïma Zerrouki, Manager, Enterprise Data Governance System, PMI

Building Relationships with the Business Through Metadata

Learn how Cigna uses Collibra to capture metadata for the insurance company’s Customer Master Data Management (MDM) program to increase collaboration around critical master data and improve the overall operational efficiency of the MDM program. The approach enabled the business and technical teams to understand in detail the data, its quality, its owners, and in what processes it is utilized. From this, the two teams were able to directly connect data policies to a set of business rules – driving even deeper collaboration.

Sherri Adame, Chief Customer Data Governance Officer, Cigna

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM


4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Customer Excellence Awards

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks
Philip Carty, SVP Worldwide Field Operations, Collibra

5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Data Citizens ’19 Cocktail Reception

7:30 PM

END of Day 1

Day Two (5/23)

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Registration, Breakfast, and Networking
Collibra City Open

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM

Felix Van de Maele, CEO & Co-Founder, Collibra

9:10 AM – 10:10 AM

Collibra in Action – Hearing from our Excellence Award winners
Philip Carty, SVP Worldwide Field Operations, Collibra

10:10 AM – 10:55 AM

Getting Data Ethics Right for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
The Cambridge Analytica scandal of 2018 has reinvigorated the debate about data ethics, particularly when engaging with machine learning and artificial intelligence. Discover best practices around data ethics policies, governance, and transparency from companies who consider data ethics to be an important and developing discipline.

10:55 AM – 11:15 AM


11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Quantifying the value of data enablement

Understanding the key value drivers of data enablement and how to quantify and track the benefits realized.

Technical Session 2

Developing a data strategy aligned to business needs

Develop a deeper understanding of the journey that the Freddie Mac Single-Family Data (SFD) team has taken to implement a data governance program within the organization. Established in 2014, the team built a data governance program from the ground up, and they continue to learn and evolve every day. Challenges that will be explored include:

  • Communicating business value across Freddie Mac
  • Approaching the design and implementation of the data governance program
  • Linking the data strategy and business needs · Building a strategy for the metadata program
  • Understanding keys to success (people, processes and technology)


  • Vikram Chopra, Manager, Enterprise Data Strategy and Governance Function, Freddie Mac
  • Jennifer Schultz, Enterprise Data Strategy & Governance Director, Freddie Mac

12:00 PM – 1:15 PM


1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

Data use case prioritization

Approach to identifying and prioritizing data use cases with the business and planning the supporting delivery.

Data privacy – Managing regulatory change effectively

Over the next decade, most countries are expected to adopt or significantly enhance their data privacy rules – GDPR is just the beginning. Join us for an overview of the rapidly evolving landscape and best practices for managing regulatory change.


  • Christophe Hallard, Partner, Deloitte
  • Erik Luysterborg , EMEA Data Protection & Privacy Leader, Deloitte
  • Bart Vandekerckhove, FRM, Product Manager Data Privacy, Risk & Value, Collibra

Collibra in Action Session 3

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Sponsor Session 2

Sponsor Session 2

Sponsor Session 2

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM


3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

Women In Data – Collaborating Effectively with the Business about Data
When embedding a data governance culture within an organization, it’s very important to bring the front-line business along on the journey. Yet, this often proves to be one of the most challenging aspects of any large data project. This panel of women who work in data-related roles will discuss common challenges in collaborating with the business and how they can be overcome.

Moderator: Angela Losacco, Vice President of Sales, West and Canada, Collibra


  • Amanda Eastman, Finance Data Strategy Senior Manager, General Motors
  • Namrata Kripalani, VP, Information Quality & Governance, Dell
  • Susan Leroy, Sr. Manager, Business Technology, American Airlines
  • Gina Morris, Data Discovery and Governance Architect, Lockheed Martin
  • Susan Twadell, AVP, Enterprise Data Management & Enablement, Cox Automotive

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM


4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks
Felix Van de Maele, CEO & Co-Founder, Collibra

5:00 PM

End of Day 2