Agenda
Main Hall (Downstairs) Patty Watt Room (Upstairs)
8am Breakfast & Registration
9am Entertainment & Opening Remarks
9:40am Predict, Protect, and Grow: Predictive Analytics and Revenue Forecasting
Rob Turner, VP Big Data and Analytics, with John Yawney, Data Science Practice Lead

Industry focus: Retail, Media

Semantic Analytics – The Art of Analyzing Relationships
Stefan Yordanov, Data Science Lead, Adastra Bulgaria


Industry focus: Insurance, Banking

10:30am The Internet of Things
Zeeshan Saeed, VP, IoT Practice Lead with Vincent Hong, IoT Solution Architect, Microsoft Canada

Industry focus: Retail, Manufacturing, Transport

Data Visualization
Brian Cort, Advanced Visualization Expert

Industry focus: Media, Financial Services, Sport

11:15am Networking & Exhibitor Break
11:45am Standing the Test of Time: Big Data Metadata and Automation
Nelio Lucas, SVP Technology, Chief Architect & Chief Information Security Officer

Industry focus: Banking, Telco

Native Apps for Better Analytics
Standa Dvorak, CEO, Adastra.One

Industry focus: Retail, Media

12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Big Data, A New Hope or the Same Old Menace?
Marcos Da Silva, Big Data Practice Lead

Industry focus: Banking, Universal

Unleashing the Potential of your Unstructured Data
Frantisek Mantlik, Senior Data Scientist with Gordon Gibson, Machine Learning Lead, Ada.Support

Industry focus: Retail, Financial Services, Public Sector

2:20pm Tackle Your Data Lake challenges Using MDM
Michal Klaus, Ataccama CEO

Industry focus: Retail, Financial Services

Going Big Data in the Automotive Industry: Concept, Implementation, Approach and Use Case for a Data Lake
Sergius Neumann, Lead Consultant, with Aliaksei Toustsik, BI & Big Data Solution Architect, Adastra Germany

Industry focus: Automotive, Manufacturing

3:05pm Networking & Exhibitor Break
3:35pm Industry Models on Hadoop
Nikola Raskovic, Lead Consultant Adastra

Industry focus: Banking, Insurance, Retail

Contextual Omni-Channel Marketing
Tomas Synek, Campaign Management Practice Lead, Adastra Slovakia

Industry focus: Telco, Retail

4:20pm Closing Remarks
4:35pm Cocktails & Entertainment