TDWI Chicago Conference

Course Agenda

Track Key :
 Keynote CBIP Certification
 TDWI Foundations Data Infrastructure & Technologies
 Modern Data Management Machine Learning & Advanced Analytics
 Data Strategy & Leadership Modern Dimensional Data Modeling
 Hands-on Lab Series Onsite
 Leadership Summit Machine Learning Intensive
 After-Hours Activities Night School
Sunday, May 06, 2018
TIME EVENT
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
S1  TDWI Business Intelligence and Analytics ArchitectureUPDATED

Richard Hines

Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
S2  TDWI Predictive Analytics FundamentalsUPDATED

Deanne Larson, DM, CBIP

Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
S3  TDWI Dimensional Data Modeling Primer: From Requirements to Business Analysis

Chris Adamson, CBIP

Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
S4  Modernizing Your Data Warehouse and Analytic Ecosystem

Stephen Brobst

Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
S5  Practical Techniques for Aligning Business and IT: Navigating Politics and Culture

Len Silverston

Sunday
9:00 am - 12:15 am
Half Day Course
 
S6A  Data Warehousing in the Cloud: Practical Migration Strategies

Dave Wells

Sunday
1:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Half Day Course
 
S6P  Data Engineering 101NEW!

Dave Wells

Sunday
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 
Zen with Len: Zen and the Art of Data Maintenance

Len Silverston

Monday, May 07, 2018
TIME EVENT
Monday
8:00 am - 8:45 am
 
MK  Keynote // Big Mistakes to Avoid and Why You Need a Data Interpreter

Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D.

Stephen Brobst

Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
M1  Dimensional Models: What’s New in the Big Data EraNEW!

Chris Adamson, CBIP

Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
M2  Advanced Analytics: Leveraging Data Science and Machine Learning Techniques to Gain Data Insights

Deanne Larson, DM, CBIP

Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
M3  Innovating and Delivering Analytics with Best Practices to Modernize Architecture and GovernanceNEW!

Stephen Brobst

Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
M4  Big Data Information Architecture: Building an Architecture for Insight with Hadoop

Krish Krishnan

Monday
9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Half Day Course
 
M5A  TDWI Data Governance Fundamentals: Managing Data as an Asset

Richard Hines

Monday
9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Half Day Course
 
M6A  TDWI Data Warehouse Automation: Better, Faster, Cheaper … You Can Have It All

John Myers

Monday
9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Half Day Course
 
MDS1  Modern Data Strategy & Architecture Bootcamp // Modern Data Strategy I: A Corporate Plan for Data

Evan Levy, CBIP

Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 am
 
The Data Renaissance: Innovative Information Management Practices for the Modern Digital Enterprise (Day 1)
Co-Located with TDWI Chicago

Monday
1:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Half Day Course
 
M5P  TDWI Data Governance Innovations: Adapting for Agile, Big Data, and Cloud

Richard Hines

Monday
1:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Half Day Course
 
M6P  TDWI Data Virtualization: Solving Complex Data Integration Challenges

John Myers

Monday
1:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Half Day Course
 
MDS2  Modern Data Strategy & Architecture Bootcamp // Modern Data Strategy II: Developing the Road Map

Evan Levy, CBIP

Monday
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
 
CBIP Exam Testing
Monday
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
 
TDWI Welcome Reception
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
TIME EVENT
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Full Day Course
 
T1  The Logical Data Warehouse as Agile Data Foundation for Analytics, Data Science, and Data Lakes

Rick van der Lans

Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Full Day Course
 
T2  Supervised Machine Learning: Preparing Data & Deploying Analytic Models for Classification & Prediction

Keith McCormick

Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Full Day Course
 
T3  Hands-on: Introduction to Data Mining with R

Deanne Larson, DM, CBIP

Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:15 pm
Half Day Course
 
T4A  Enterprise Data Marketplace: Delivering Data as a Service

Dave Wells

Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:15 pm
Half Day Course
 
T5A  Creating an Analytically Driven Enterprise: Implementing an Analytics Program

Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D.

Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:15 pm
Half Day Course
 
T6A  Tipping the Sacred Cows of Data WarehousingUPDATED

Evan Levy, CBIP

Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:15 am
Half Day Course
 
MDS3  Modern Data Strategy & Architecture Bootcamp // Modern Architectures for Data and Analytics - Organizing the Data Lake NEW!

Mark Madsen

Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 am
 
The Data Renaissance: Innovative Information Management Practices for the Modern Digital Enterprise (Day 2)
Co-Located with TDWI Chicago

Tuesday
11:15 am - 2:15 pm
 
Exhibit Hall Open and Lunch
Tuesday
2:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Half Day Course
 
T4P  Selecting Tools for Your Hybrid Data EcosystemUPDATED

John Myers

Tuesday
2:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Half Day Course
 
T5P  Migrating to a Modern BI and Analytics Architecture - Guidelines for ChangeNEW!

Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D.

Tuesday
2:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Half Day Course
 
T6P  Tipping the Sacred Cows of Emerging TechnologiesUPDATED

Evan Levy, CBIP

Tuesday
2:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Half Day Course
 
MDS4  Modern Data Strategy & Architecture Bootcamp // Best Practices for Modern Data ManagementNEW!

Dave Wells

Tuesday
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 
Exhibit Hall Open and Reception
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
TIME EVENT
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Full Day Course
 
W1  TDWI Data Integration Principles and Practices: Creating Information Unity from Data Disparity

Jonathan G. Geiger, CBIP

Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Full Day Course
 
W2  Unsupervised Machine Learning: Preparing Data & Deploying Analytic Models for Clustering & Association

Keith McCormick

Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Full Day Course
 
W3  Hands-on: Intro to Python for Data Analysis

William Henry

Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Full Day Course
 
W4  Data Modeling in the Age of Big DataUPDATED

Chris Adamson, CBIP

Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Half Day Course
 
W5A  Big Data MBA: Driving Digital Transformation with Big Data and Artificial IntelligenceUPDATED

Bill Schmarzo

Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:15 am
Half Day Course
 
W6A  Designing Modern Data Warehouse Architectures

Rick van der Lans

Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Half Day Course
 
W7A  Delivering Data Faster: Innovations in Integration Tools

Mark Madsen

Wednesday
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
 
Exhibit Hall Open and Lunch
Wednesday
2:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Half Day Course
 
W5P  The Data Interpreter: The Hottest New Role in Analytics!

Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D.

Wednesday
2:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Half Day Course
 
W6P  New Data Storage Technologies: From Hadoop to Graph Databases, and from NoSQL to NewSQL

Rick van der Lans

Wednesday
2:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Half Day Course
 
W7P  Data Discovery, Exploration, and More: The Latest Innovations in Analysis and BI Tools

Mark Madsen

Wednesday
5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
 
Crowdsourcing Data Governance: How to Win Data Stewards and Influence SMEs

Paul Boal

Wednesday
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 
CBIP Exam Testing
Thursday, May 10, 2018
TIME EVENT
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
TH1  TDWI Performance Management: Dashboards, Scorecards, and Metrics for Real Business Impact

Jonathan G. Geiger, CBIP

Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
TH2  TDWI Data Quality Management: Techniques for Data Profiling, Assessment, and Improvement

Nancy Williams, CBIP

Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
TH3  Dimensional Modeling from a Business Perspective: A Model the Business Can Understand

Laura L. Reeves

Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
TH4  Data Management Best Practices for Advanced Analytics

Mike Lampa

Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
TH5  Hands-on Introduction to Machine Learning with Python, Pandas, Matplotlib and Scikit-Learn

Francesco Mosconi, Ph.D.

Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
TH6  BI and Analytics Organizations That Work: Resolving the Conflicts of Centralization and Self-Service

Aaron Fuller, CBIP

Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Full Day Course
 
TH7  Hands-On Hadoop

Krish Krishnan

Thursday
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
 
CBIP Exam Testing
Friday, May 11, 2018
TIME EVENT
Friday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Full Day Course
 
F1  TDWI BI Program Management: A Competency Center Approach to BI Excellence

Nancy Williams, CBIP

Friday
8:00 am - 11:15 am
Half Day Course
 
F2A  Clouds, Lakes and Logic: Choosing an Architecture for Big Data and Advanced Analytics

Donald Farmer

Friday
8:00 am - 11:15 am
Half Day Course
 
F3A  Data Warehousing in the Age of Analytics & Big Data: Hadoop and the Data Warehouse

Krish Krishnan

Friday
8:00 am - 11:15 am
Half Day Course
 
F4A  Information Management Maturity: Data Maturity Correlates to Business SuccessUPDATED

William McKnight

Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
 
CBIP Exam Testing
Friday
12:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Half Day Course
 
F2P  Governance and Compliance in the Age of Self-Service

Donald Farmer

Friday
12:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Half Day Course
 
F3P  Extending NoSQL into Your Data Infrastructure

Krish Krishnan

Friday
12:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Half Day Course
 
F4P  Comparing Data Platforms: Platform Your Workloads for SuccessNEW!

William McKnight

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TDWI Chicago

Hilton Chicago
Chicago, IL
May 6–11

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