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Modern Data Leader’s Summit: Data Governance

San Diego | Aug. 5–7

A comprehensive, 2.5-day Summit designed for data and business leaders focusing on modernizing data governance to fit the age of AI, data democratization, and data-driven decision-making.

Data and Business Leaders Will Gain

  • Experience-driven insights for establishing a sustainable data governance framework with rules and policies that reduce compliance risks, improve data quality, and streamline practices for business users, data scientists, and developers
  • Thought leadership and technology trends for tackling data governance challenges in modern data environments that often have on-premises and multicloud data systems, numerous data pipelines and ETL/ELT processes, data fabrics, data mesh—and data-hungry AI apps and self-service users
  • Trends and best practices for adapting data governance in the age of AI—including generative AI—and ensuring data management support for responsible and ethical AI development, testing, and model deployment
  • Change management insights to ensure that people buy into data governance and that business and IT leaders, stakeholders, data stewards, and users collaborate to keep policies and practices current
  • How to organize to execute so you can successfully implement data governance and increase business value by protecting sensitive data assets, solving data quality challenges, and future-proofing compliance practices
  • Opportunities to learn through case studies detailing how data governance leaders overcame challenges, met objectives, and delivered business value
  • A unique workshop designed to help you get past roadblocks, improve data governance organizationally, and create metrics for assessing progress
  • Technology solutions for automating data governance and integrating rules and policies into data access, integration, management, analytics, and AI model development
  • Connect directly with industry experts and peers who are delivering business value with data governance
  • Share your perspectives and experiences in valuable roundtable luncheon discussions
  • Network and enjoy hosted receptions and dinners throughout the two-and-a-half day program

Featured Sessions

Your Successful Data Governance Journey Starts Here

Join industry peers, thought leaders, and TDWI analysts for an immersive and interactive experience through a structured 5-step journey over 2.5 days. All the summit sessions align to a step along the journey and each session builds upon the last, ensuring that you develop a robust, adaptable, and forward-looking data governance strategy.

Who Should Attend

  • CIOs, CDOs, CAOs, VPs of data and analytics
  • Directors of analytics, BI, data science, AI, data warehousing, data management, cloud data infrastructure
  • Business executives and line-of-business managers
  • Managers of enterprise data and analytics teams

Earn a CertificateModern Data Leadership Certificate:
Data Governance

This certificate for data and business leaders validates participation in the summit and conceptual knowledge of:

  • Takeaways that enable you to build a data governance framework that fits your organization’s requirements
  • Strategies for effective data governance in diverse, heterogeneous data management environments
  • Practical insights for ensuring that data governance supports goals for responsible AI development, testing, and deployment
  • Metrics for evaluating the effectiveness of data governance rules, policies, and practices
  • Industry expertise to guide adoption of data governance technologies and to integrate them with self-service BI, analytics, and AI development

Why TDWI Events Are Different

  • All Things AI

    What you need to be thinking about now as a data or business leader.

  • Immediate Impact

    The knowledge and insights you gain can be immediately applied.

  • Quality, Vetted Speakers

    Our speakers have real-world experience and theoretical knowledge, and each session will deliver actionable takeaways. Guaranteed.

  • No Hype, No Fluff, No Bias

    Elevated above the noise, we focus on what matters, what is achievable now, and what you should be planning for in the future.

  • Community of Learning

    A world-class community of practitioners, analysts, educators, and solution providers who provide a credible and independent source of knowledge.

  • 25 Years of Research & Insights

    For more than 25 years, our research analysts and education directors have tracked technologies and trends to bring you the most comprehensive, timely education available.

  • Networking with Thought Leaders

    Connect and grow relationships with 100+ expert practitioners who have already moved to the next level. Attendees come from industry-leading companies such as 3M, CapitalOne, Amazon, and USAA.

Don't Just Take Our Word For It!

  • "I value the program design and focus on insights that are immediately actionable. Very productive time spent out of the office."

    M. Smolinski, Seattle Children’s Hospital Attendee TDWI Las Vegas
  • "I really appreciate the technology-agnostic approach so that every course is oriented around industry best practices, regardless of any software platform."

    Karen Bourne, Grant Thornton Attendee TDWI Las Vegas
  • "The information and vendors far exceeded other conferences I have been to in the past."

    Victoria Hodgens, Bluegrass Cellular Attendee TDWI Las Vegas
  • "It gave me a jump start on learning new skills that it would have taken a lot more time to learn on my own."

    Lisa Dasinger, Zenith Insurance Company Attendee TDWI Las Vegas
  • "This is the third time I’ve attended the conference, I always learn something new which will benefit my organization. Having top trainers and best topics always keeps TDWI on top."

    Gihan Khalil, Western Sydney University Attendee TDWI Las Vegas
  • "The longer classroom-style sessions allowed for more in-depth learning and were more applicable to items specific to my business."

    Attendee TDWI Las Vegas
  • "The leadership event was very valuable as this provided the opportunity to network with fellow leaders and learn about analytics trends."

    Ravi Nath, Creighton University Attendee TDWI Las Vegas Strategy Summit
  • "I had definite actionable items from each event that I could take home with me."

    Attendee TDWI Las Vegas Strategy Summit
  • "I feel like I received a semester's worth of content in 4 days, very useful for my position and organization."

    Attendee TDWI Chicago
  • "I'm new to the data science field and felt like this conference was the perfect way to start. I got a great general overview with the bootcamp, then some hands-on Python experience."

    Attendee TDWI Chicago
  • "It was a great opportunity to listen to lectures delivered by experts in the technology industry and more importantly have an opportunity to ask and get their view on an approach to solve a problem. Also a great opportunity to meet and network with peers working in the same technical field, but an entirely different domain."

    SreeKanth Ganta, Kemper Insurance Attendee TDWI Chicago
  • "Put us on the right track for starting a data science team and producing worthwhile results with our first data science project."

    Jessica Smith, Marriott International Attendee TDWI Chicago Strategy Summit

Explore the Latest Data Governance Technologies

Although Summit Expert sessions are vendor neutral, TDWI carefully designs each event to give you valuable access to the latest data governance tools and technologies.

  • Summit Tech-in-Action Demos
  • Live Exhibit Hall Demos
  • Exhibit Hall Vendor Booths

If you want to go far, then go together

TDWI is an expert in team training and offers compelling discounts that make it cost-effective for your team to attend. Train together, or divide and conquer.

We would be happy to help you design the ideal agenda and find fun activities for team building inside and outside of the event. Contact us at [email protected].

Transform Your Network

Travel that is Rewarding

TDWI San Diego will have lots of opportunities for you to engage with one another and safely make the most of the experience! Take advantage of opportunities to validate analytics plans and get to know fellow data leaders during social sessions throughout the event.

TDWI Modern Data Leader's Summit San Diego: Data Governance

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
August 4–9