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Data & Analytics Insight Summit:
Creating data-driven organisations

20 - 22nd September 2022, Europe 09:00 - 12:55 GMT

Data & Analytics Summit

A recurring theme among analytics and data science leaders is the concern of not being able to keep up with all of the rapid change taking place – both individually and as a team.

Sense check your approach with like-minded industry experts, sharing insight on business-critical challenges and disruptive technology and drive your industry forward collaboratively.

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Why Attend

Connect with 70+ senior leaders for a curated agenda focused on tackling your current business critical challenges and driving industry forward. Our summits are designed to help you.

New connections

Build new connections with likeminded senior leaders

Business trends

Stay current with emerging business trends

Key takeaways

Downloadable and actionable takeaways

New partnerships

Accelerate key projects through meaningful new partnerships

Insights

De-risk new projects by gaining a broad range of insights

New technologies

Understand the impact new technology can make

"I was blown away by the great logistics, diversity of attendees and incredible networking opportunities. I can honestly say I’ve never had so many new relationships and key opportunities from a single meeting."
Bill Sheahan, Vice President
"Congratulations to you all for pulling off a Hybrid Summit with Augmented Reality features that are truly unparalleled in the Industry! Collaborative, Interactive & showcasing leading edge technology ... GDS Summits really set the bar so high that a return to physical conferences might be re-evaluated in the Industry."
Christina Alexander Alexandropoulou, Director Of Security, Four Seasons
"I connected with peers that I know I’ll stay in touch with, including suppliers which have presented a fantastic opportunity for 7-Eleven Global in the future. It may well be the most valuable summit I’ve attended in many years."
Cynthia Richardson, Senior Director, Global Logistics & Merchandising
"The meetings and presentations added value, and needless to say, but that the venue for the Summit was exceptional."
Edward M Shubert, CPA Senior Director, McKesson Corporation
"I made quite a few contacts that will be beneficial to me."
Margaret Bond, Director of Cyber Security, Numotion
"It was one of the best events I have been to, particularly because of the format and topics. Really well done and to all of the team."
Lauren Goodwin, CIO

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Event Agenda

Day one
Day two
Day three

09:00 - 09:15

09:00 - 09:15

Opening Remarks

Intro & Diamond Commentary

09:15 - 09:45

09:15 - 09:45

Keynote

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

Data Driven Leadership - Is There a Crisis?

10:25 - 10:35

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: Emerging Tech and Delivering at Scale

Track 2: Making Data driven decisions, talent and culture - The importance of how they work hand in hand.

Track 3: Data & Analytics Strategies driving the future

11:25 - 11:30

11:25 - 11:30

Short Break

11:30 - 12:10

11:30 - 12:10

Masterclass Breakouts

12:11 - 12:41

12:11 - 12:41

Headline Keynote

How Healthcare has Progressed through Better Application of Data

Rich Corbridge Chief Information Officer, Boots

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

How Love Island learned to swipe right to accelerate digital transformation

Sanjeevan Bala Group Chief Data & AI Officer, ITV

09:42 - 10:22

09:42 - 10:22

Panel Discussion

Big Data & AI in Customer Centricity

Ben Auffarth Head of Data Science, Loveholidays
Cristina Rutgers- Astolfi Global Head of Analytics IKEA Customer Support, IKEA

10:22 - 10:32

10:22 - 10:32

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: Emerging Tech and Delivering at Scale

Track 2: Making Data driven decisions, talent and culture - The importance of how they work hand in hand

Track 3: Data & Analytics Strategies driving the future

11:26 - 11:56

11:26 - 11:56

Innovation Exchange Keynote

11:58 - 12:30

11:58 - 12:30

Closing Prime Keynote

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Mark Sibson CTO, Data & Messaging, HSBC

09:41 - 10:21

09:41 - 10:21

Panel Discussion

Data Management vs Data Governance

Rohit Anand Director of Data & Engineering, Hellofresh
Louise Blais Director of Global Data Governance, Pladis Global

10:22 - 10:32

10:22 - 10:32

Insight Break

10:32 - 11:22

10:32 - 11:22

Roundtable Leaders Panel

11:22 - 11:30

11:22 - 11:30

Short Break

11:30 - 12:00

11:30 - 12:00

Innovation Exchange Keynote

12:01 - 12:31

12:01 - 12:31

Closing Keynote

12:31 - 12:41

12:31 - 12:41

Insight Break -Closing Comments

Speakers Include

Rich Corbridge

Chief Information Officer

Sanjeevan Bala

Group Chief Data & AI Officer

Ben Auffarth

Head of Data Science

Louise Blais

Director of Global Data Governance

Cristina Rutgers- Astolfi

Global Head of Analytics IKEA Customer Support

Mark Sibson

CTO, Data & Messaging

Rohit Anand

Director of Data & Engineering

An immersive
event experience

Experience the new way to network with peers with
interactive features including:

Audience Interaction

Engage with a virtual live audience just as you would at a physical event and create meaningful conversations.

Interactive Live Polling

Keep engaged through interactive live polling and gamification tools.

Direct connections

Ask your questions face-to-face with the speakers via our leading stage technology.

Relationship building

Build stronger connections with leading executives that you will take with you through your career

Thought Leadership

Content and insight from industry experts when it matters most

Intelligent interaction

Interactive quizzes gamify your experience

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