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Data & Analytics Digital Summit:
Creating data-driven organisations

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

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

"What I enjoyed the most about it was the interactivity, it’s very rare that you get active participation"
Alex Boehme, CTO, H&M Group
"There was a lot of outreach after the event of individuals wanting to connect and I think that was a great by-product of speaking at the event"
Jeffrey Johnson, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Security Officer, Siemens Health Affairs for North America
"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

Alex Piotrowski Global Head, People Analytics & Insights, Brambles

09:15 - 09:45

09:15 - 09:45

Keynote

From data to decision making – how to become a data driven organization?

Cosmin Condurache Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Bauer Media Group

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

Data Driven Leadership - Is There a Crisis?

Di Mayze Global Head of Data and AI, WPP
Sanchit Juneja Director-Product (Data Science & Machine Learning), Booking.com
Marco Andre Global Head of Customer Engagement & Insights, People, Novartis

10:25 - 10:35

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

Data Integration for Modern Data Analytics

Paul Billingham General Manager and VP for EMEA & APAC, StreamSets

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: Emerging Tech and Delivering at Scale

Sergio Alonso Associate Director Technical Program Management- Data, HelloFresh

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

Marco Pinheiro Director of Data Governance, NEWS UK
Louise Parsons Director of People Operations, Technology & Analytics, Telefonica

Track 3: Data & Analytics Strategies driving the future

Margo Swadley SVP of Data & Insights, BBC Studios
John Deahl Vice President of Data Strategy & Governance, Hospitality, Amadeus

11:25 - 11:30

11:25 - 11:30

Short Break

11:30 - 12:10

11:30 - 12:10

Masterclass Breakouts

Anonymisation, Pseudonymisation, Obfuscation, Redaction: What are my choices for GDPR compliance?

Manuel Herranz CEO & Founder, Pangeanic

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
Simon Prinn Director of Data Science, Boots
Elise Walker Data Platform Director, Boots

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

Intro & Diamond Commentary

Pier Martin Director, Global Analytics, Wayfair

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
Robert Barham Director of Data, Gousto

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

Sergio Alonso Associate Director Technical Program Management- Data, HelloFresh

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

Marco Pinheiro Director of Data Governance, NEWS UK
Louise Parsons Director of People Operations, Technology & Analytics, Telefonica

Track 3: Data & Analytics Strategies driving the future

Margo Swadley SVP of Data & Insights, BBC Studios
John Deahl Vice President of Data Strategy & Governance, Hospitality, Amadeus

11:26 - 11:56

11:26 - 11:56

Innovation Exchange Keynote

Embracing AI to drive Innovation: The new runtime of Organizations

Rajat Kotra Group Director- Data & Analytics & AI, Informa

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

Patrick van Kalken Director Data Office, Nutreco

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Rugby and Robots: How to leverage AI to transform your business

Mark Sibson CTO, Data & Messaging, HSBC

09:41 - 10:21

09:41 - 10:21

Panel Discussion

Data governance & Data management

Rohit Anand Director of Data & Engineering, HelloFresh
Louise Blais Director of Global Data Governance, Pladis Global
Andi Cao-McAleer Head of Data Governance, Financial Times

10:22 - 10:32

10:22 - 10:32

Insight Break

10:32 - 11:22

10:32 - 11:22

Roundtable Leaders Panel

Marco Pinheiro Director of Data Governance, NEWS UK
Louise Parsons Director of People Operations, Technology & Analytics, Telefonica
Margo Swadley SVP of Data & Insights, BBC Studios
Sergio Alonso Associate Director Technical Program Management- Data, HelloFresh
John Deahl Vice President of Data Strategy & Governance, Hospitality, Amadeus

11:22 - 11:30

11:22 - 11:30

Short Break

11:30 - 12:00

11:30 - 12:00

Innovation Exchange Keynote

Digital transformation and Innovation: Empowering a Data-driven business culture

Veaceslav Driglov Chief Digital Officer, IFCO Systems

12:01 - 12:31

12:01 - 12:31

Closing Keynote

Data Driven decision making

Morgan Vawter Global VP Data & Analytics, Unilever

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

Marco Andre

Global Head of Customer Engagement & Insights, People

Morgan Vawter

Global VP Data & Analytics

Patrick van Kalken

Director Data Office

Marco Pinheiro

Director of Data Governance

John Deahl

Vice President of Data Strategy & Governance, Hospitality

Margo Swadley

SVP of Data & Insights

Simon Prinn

Director of Data Science

Pier Martin

Director, Global Analytics

Alex Piotrowski

Global Head, People Analytics & Insights

Louise Parsons

Director of People Operations, Technology & Analytics

Elise Walker

Data Platform Director

Rajat Kotra

Group Director- Data & Analytics & AI

Veaceslav Driglov

Chief Digital Officer

Paul Billingham

General Manager and VP for EMEA & APAC

Di Mayze

Global Head of Data and AI

Sanchit Juneja

Director-Product (Data Science & Machine Learning)

Robert Barham

Director of Data

Rohit Anand

Director of Data & Engineering

Cosmin Condurache

Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Andi Cao-McAleer

Head of Data Governance

Manuel Herranz

CEO & Founder

Sergio Alonso

Associate Director Technical Program Management- Data

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Audience Interaction

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Interactive Live Polling

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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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