The BI & Data Analytics Summit
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    The BI & Data Analytics Summit

    First Belgian Summit on all Aspects of Business Intelligence, Analytics, Data Warehousing and Data Science



    Full Programme:

    The day before the Summit, we organise 2 pre-conference workshops (9h30-17h30):

     
    8h00
    Foyer
    Registration with Coffee/Tea and Croissants, Networking and Exhibition
    9h00
    Rooms A+B
    A Word of Welcome by Conference Chairman Rick van der Lans, followed by Session Pitches
    9h30
    Rooms A+B
    Opening Keynote: AI and Machine Learning: What's New, What's Not, and Why Care?
    (Keith McCormick - data mining consultant, trainer, speaker, and author)
    10h30
    Foyer
    Coffee/Tea, Networking and Exhibitions
    11h00
    Room A
    Cluster 1A: Making Data Actionable with Data Visualisation
    The Rise of Data Stories in the Enterprise (Erik Laurijssen, Datylon)
    One of the answers to facilitate action from insights is using explanatory dataviz techniques such as data stories. Erik shows you how.
    Find and Seek: How to Leverage Visual and Functional Best Practices for Efficient, Actionable Data Visualizations (Kurt Buhler, Ordina)
    When a user looks at a dashboard or report, they should be able to quickly find the information they need from the data being used. This means you should focus on an efficient and logical user experience, and Kurt shows you how.
    How STIB-MIVB Uses Data to Improve the Brussels Public Transport Experience (Rob Roemers, STIB-MIVB)
    Rob is responsible for data & analytics at the Brussels Public Transport Company, and he explains how STIB-MIVB uses data to improve the customer experience.
    11h00
    Room B
    Cluster1B: Modern Data Architectures, including Data Virtualisation
    Breaking Limits - A data virtualisation case in asset management (Vincent Boucheron, CIO Advisor, BNP Paribas Asset Management)
    Vincent explains how BNP Paribas Asset Management uses Denodo's data virtualisation tool, the use cases, the lessons learned and the future of data virtualisation.
    A Modern Data Architecture in Azure (Armand van Oijen, Kadenza)
    Based on customer cases, Armand shows how data can be stored and connected in Azure to achieve a flexible and scalable data platform.
    Data Virtualization at UMC Utrecht: Don't Collect, Connect! (Erik Fransen, connecteddatagroup)
    Erik mentions 7 reasons why Data Virtualisation is the answer for professionals who are concerned with improving and renewing the organisation. He also shows how University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht merges (Big) Data that is spread inside and outside the organization, and uses it in real-time through Data Virtualisation.
    12h45
    Foyer
    Lunch, Exhibitions and Sponsor Presentations
    14h15
    Room A
    Cluster 2A: Analytics for the Data-Driven Organisation
    How to become data-driven & get started with AI: local success stories and use-cases (Peter Depypere, element61)
    Peter will take you through a number of real-life examples of how Machine Learning and AI were embedded within local Belgian organizations discussing the business case, challenges and how they were tackled.
    Improve passenger experience at Brussels Airport through (real-time) analytics on a 24/7 cloud architecture (Stefan Kennis, Head of Data & Analytics, Brussels Airport)
    Brussels Airport has a leading role as European Project Lead of the Airport Operations Program (AOP). The goal of the AOP is to bring real-time and predictive insights to the people running operational processes, in order to improve the end-to-end journey of the passengers from home to take-off.
    Latexco: How to get the data that drives your business! (Pieter Beyne, i.deeds)
    This real-life story sets the spotlight on the real added value that BI and data analytics has brought to Latexco, a Flemish rooted SME and a world-wide player in the bedding industry.
    14h15
    Room B
    Cluster 2B: New BI Solution Approaches
    Data Warehouse Automation : Data Vault 2.0 Advantages and best practices (Dirk Vermeiren, The Agile Automation Factory)
    This presentation talks about data warehouse automation based on Data Vault 2.0. Dirk will elaborate over the advantages, the concept, their automation tool and their experience in multiple customer cases.
    Comparing the main cloud DWH vendors (Google, Amazon, Azure, Snowflake) (Rogier Werschkull, Cloud Analytics Now)
    Content abstract to be announced
    The Ensemble Logical model and the path to get there (Remco Broekmans, VP International Programs at Genesee Academy, LLC)
    Ensemble modeling is quickly becoming the standard approach for modeling the data warehouse. Remco explains why, but also how to make sure we get the right information to start our data model.
    16h00
    Foyer
    Coffee/Tea, Networking and Room Switch
    16h30
    Rooms A+B
    Closing Keynote: Modern BI and Data Architectures
    (Rick van der Lans, independent analyst, consultant, author, and lecturer)
    17h30
    Rooms A+B
    End of the Summit + Networking Drink
    • You can register at the low early-bird registration price of 350 EUR (excl. VAT), final price is 450 EUR (excl. VAT)
    • Companies who are interested in sponsoring, should take a look at our sponsoring information page
    • We expect to welcome 125 participants at this Summit.

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