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Chief Data & Analytics Officers, Government

May 27 - 28 2020, Washington D.C.

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Day 1
29th May 2019
08:00

Registration Opens

Registration Opens

May 29 | 08:00 - 08:45

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08:45

Chairman's Opening Remarks

Chairman's Opening Remarks

May 29 | 08:45 - 09:00

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09:00

Keynote Presentation: Ensuring the Use of Evidence and Fact within the Data-Driven Journey to Harness Your Full Potential

· From taking those first steps, to the final outcomes, Vasil Jaiani will walk you through how he and his team connect data with actions, ensuring that data-decisions are at the forefront of operations.

Speaking:

Vasil Jaiani

Vasil Jaiani

Chief Performance Officer and Chief Data Officer, Department of Public Works

Keynote Presentation: Ensuring the Use of Evidence and Fact within the Data-Driven Journey to Harness Your Full Potential

May 29 | 09:00 - 09:20

· From taking those first steps, to the final outcomes, Vasil Jaiani will walk you through how he and his team connect data with actions, ensuring that data-decisions are at the forefront of operations.

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Vasil Jaiani

Vasil Jaiani

Department of Public Works

09:20

Panel Discussion: Breaking Down Business Barriers and Identifying Your Key Preventers of Success

· Identify what is currently prohibiting your Data-Driven Journey

· Understand what your barriers require: a long term plan or a quick fix?

· Bring together your departments by breaking down archaic silos

· Move beyond wishes, and into actions

· Capitalise on the resources you already have for dealing with the preventers of success

· Panellists will talk through their experiences with dealing with preventers of success and business barriers.

Speaking:

Index Analytics Gina

Gina Wolery

Chief Operating Officer, Index Analytics

Chad Boggan, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Chad Boggan

Chief Data Strategy Section, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Robin Thottungal, National Gallery of Art

Robin Thottungal

Chief Data Scientist & Chief Technology Officer, National Gallery of Art

Carolyn Beins, HHS

Carolyn Beins

Management Analyst and Training Lead, Department of Health and Human Services

Donna Roy, US Department of Homeland Security

Donna Roy

Interim Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Srinivas Bangarbale, Logo

Srinivas Bangarbale

Chief Data Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Panel Discussion: Breaking Down Business Barriers and Identifying Your Key Preventers of Success

May 29 | 09:20 - 09:50

· Identify what is currently prohibiting your Data-Driven Journey

· Understand what your barriers require: a long term plan or a quick fix?

· Bring together your departments by breaking down archaic silos

· Move beyond wishes, and into actions

· Capitalise on the resources you already have for dealing with the preventers of success

· Panellists will talk through their experiences with dealing with preventers of success and business barriers.

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Speaking:

Donna Roy, US Department of Homeland Security

Donna Roy

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Robin Thottungal, National Gallery of Art

Robin Thottungal

National Gallery of Art

Carolyn Beins, HHS

Carolyn Beins

Department of Health and Human Services

Chad Boggan, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Chad Boggan

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Index Analytics Gina

Gina Wolery

Index Analytics

Srinivas Bangarbale, Logo

Srinivas Bangarbale

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

09:50

Fireside Chat: Looking to the future: top trends for data executives to consider in the coming year

· Embrace the latest technical developments, new approaches to old problems, and legislative requirements to prepare for the coming year.

· This interactive session will involve a rapid-fire overview of key areas that every data executive should have at the top of their mind.

Speaking:

Tess Webre, Deloitte

Tess Webre

Senior Consultant, Deloitte

Mark Urbanczyk, Deloitte

Mark Urbanczyk

Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Strategy + Analytics, Deloitte

Fireside Chat: Looking to the future: top trends for data executives to consider in the coming year

May 29 | 09:50 - 10:20

· Embrace the latest technical developments, new approaches to old problems, and legislative requirements to prepare for the coming year.

· This interactive session will involve a rapid-fire overview of key areas that every data executive should have at the top of their mind.

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Speaking:

Mark Urbanczyk, Deloitte

Mark Urbanczyk

Deloitte

Tess Webre, Deloitte

Tess Webre

Deloitte

10:20

Morning Coffee and Networking

Morning Coffee and Networking

May 29 | 10:20 - 10:50

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10:50

Panel Discussion: Unpacking Different Approaches to Creating a Data-Driven Culture – Lessons to be Learnt

· Understanding and creating a data-driven culture is crucial for the public sector · How do you evolve and encourage a company-wide data culture?

· Bring together your employees – ensuring they are all running in the same direction

· This Panel Discussion will give you four unique and differing perspectives for how this can be achieved.

Speaking:

Akshai Prakash, Deloitte

Akshai Prakash

Senior Manager, Deloitte

Robert Whetsel, DOD

Dr Robert Whetsel.

Chief Technical Advisor to the 4th Estate, Department of Defense

Carlos Rivero, Commonwealth of Virginia

Carlos Rivero

Chief Data Officer, Commonwealth Of Virginia

Tammy Tippie, Navy

Tammy Tippie

Chief Data Scientist, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

Chad Tompkins, CFPB

Chad Tompkins

Data Section Chief, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Eric Roche, City of Kansas

Eric Roche

Chief Data Officer, City of Kansas City, MO

Panel Discussion: Unpacking Different Approaches to Creating a Data-Driven Culture – Lessons to be Learnt

May 29 | 10:50 - 11:20

· Understanding and creating a data-driven culture is crucial for the public sector · How do you evolve and encourage a company-wide data culture?

· Bring together your employees – ensuring they are all running in the same direction

· This Panel Discussion will give you four unique and differing perspectives for how this can be achieved.

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Speaking:

Tammy Tippie, Navy

Tammy Tippie

Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

Carlos Rivero, Commonwealth of Virginia

Carlos Rivero

Commonwealth Of Virginia

Robert Whetsel, DOD

Dr Robert Whetsel.

Department of Defense

Akshai Prakash, Deloitte

Akshai Prakash

Deloitte

Chad Tompkins, CFPB

Chad Tompkins

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Eric Roche, City of Kansas

Eric Roche

City of Kansas City, MO

11:20

Insider Session: Moving Beyond the Traditional ROI and into A Public Sector View of Success

· Identify an ROI that is unique for public sector

· Break down what is real bang-for-buck and what just sounds good when it comes to data

· Execute a better demonstration of success with different techniques like data visualization

Speaking:

John Bergin, Army

John Bergin

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Army (Financial Information Management) , United States Army

Insider Session: Moving Beyond the Traditional ROI and into A Public Sector View of Success

May 29 | 11:20 - 11:50

· Identify an ROI that is unique for public sector

· Break down what is real bang-for-buck and what just sounds good when it comes to data

· Execute a better demonstration of success with different techniques like data visualization

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John Bergin, Army

John Bergin

United States Army

11:40

Insider Session: Ensuring the Human Element is Present in Your Data Process: The Rise of Algorithm Bias

· There has been an increasing rise of Algorithm Bias in systems; an issue whereby things like racial prejudice are being identified.

· Some argue there has been a movement away from humans - and this detached nature is causing issues.

· In this Insider session Andrew Nicklin and his team will talk you through the toolkit they have developed to help deal with this.

Speaking:

Andrew Nicklin, GOVEX

Andrew Nicklin

Director of Data Practices, Center for Government Excellence (GovEx) at Johns Hopkins University

Insider Session: Ensuring the Human Element is Present in Your Data Process: The Rise of Algorithm Bias

May 29 | 11:40 - 12:10

· There has been an increasing rise of Algorithm Bias in systems; an issue whereby things like racial prejudice are being identified.

· Some argue there has been a movement away from humans - and this detached nature is causing issues.

· In this Insider session Andrew Nicklin and his team will talk you through the toolkit they have developed to help deal with this.

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Speaking:

Andrew Nicklin, GOVEX

Andrew Nicklin

Center for Government Excellence (GovEx) at Johns Hopkins University

12:20

Lunch

Lunch

May 29 | 12:20 - 13:30

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Talent and People

1:30

Discussion Group 1A: Attracting, Retaining and Developing the highest caliber of Talent.

· Overhaul your current talent acquisition approach by identifying what’s working and what’s not

· Learn lessons from experts in a similar situation to you

· Capitalize on the perks of working in Government

Speaking:

Mika Cross

Mika Cross

Federal Workplace Expert, Senior Executives Association

Robert Whetsel, DOD

Dr Robert Whetsel.

Chief Technical Advisor to the 4th Estate, Department of Defense

Discussion Group 1A: Attracting, Retaining and Developing the highest caliber of Talent.

May 29 | 13:30 - 14:45

· Overhaul your current talent acquisition approach by identifying what’s working and what’s not

· Learn lessons from experts in a similar situation to you

· Capitalize on the perks of working in Government

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Speaking:

Robert Whetsel, DOD

Dr Robert Whetsel.

Department of Defense

Mika Cross

Mika Cross

Senior Executives Association

Concepts and Ideology

1:30

Discussion Group 1B: C-Level: Bringing Together Those Who Hold the Key to Cultural Cohesion

· It can be argued that those who operate in the C-level control the ideology of the entire system.

· How do you ensure you get Executive buy-in for a data-driven Culture?

· How do you make sure as an executive you are pushing for change?

Speaking:

Donna Roy, US Department of Homeland Security

Donna Roy

Interim Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Eric Roche, City of Kansas

Eric Roche

Chief Data Officer, City of Kansas City, MO

Discussion Group 1B: C-Level: Bringing Together Those Who Hold the Key to Cultural Cohesion

May 29 | 13:30 - 14:45

· It can be argued that those who operate in the C-level control the ideology of the entire system.

· How do you ensure you get Executive buy-in for a data-driven Culture?

· How do you make sure as an executive you are pushing for change?

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Speaking:

Donna Roy, US Department of Homeland Security

Donna Roy

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Eric Roche, City of Kansas

Eric Roche

City of Kansas City, MO

Concepts and Ideology

2:15

Discussion Group 2B: Data Sharing and the Opioid Crisis: How we approach Data can Save Lives

Data is a crucial part of tackling the Opioid Crisis, as it provides scope, measurements and trends.

Taking a step back and looking at the impact for: Front-line staff, Policy Makers & Health care providers.

What happens when you create access to data that has never been available previously?

How do you reduce the fear of data sharing, data privacy and policy issues?

Speaking:

Marc Wine, Dept' veteran affairs

Marc Wine

Senior Adviser , U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Information Technology

Jake Bittner, Qlarion

Jake Bittner

CEO, Qlarion

Carlos Rivero, Commonwealth of Virginia

Carlos Rivero

Chief Data Officer, Commonwealth Of Virginia

Discussion Group 2B: Data Sharing and the Opioid Crisis: How we approach Data can Save Lives

May 29 | 14:15 - 15:00

Data is a crucial part of tackling the Opioid Crisis, as it provides scope, measurements and trends.

Taking a step back and looking at the impact for: Front-line staff, Policy Makers & Health care providers.

What happens when you create access to data that has never been available previously?

How do you reduce the fear of data sharing, data privacy and policy issues?

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Speaking:

Carlos Rivero, Commonwealth of Virginia

Carlos Rivero

Commonwealth Of Virginia

Marc Wine, Dept' veteran affairs

Marc Wine

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Information Technology

Jake Bittner, Qlarion

Jake Bittner

Qlarion

Talent and People

2:45

Discussion Group 2A: Utilizing Open Discussions - How to Have an Open Network

· From Data Scientists to Business Intelligence it can be difficult to find who to go to for what.

· How do you build a good quality network of people in a thousand people organisation?

· Can lessons be learnt from smaller agencies, and applied to bigger organisations?

Speaking:

Andrew Nicklin, GOVEX

Andrew Nicklin

Director of Data Practices, Center for Government Excellence (GovEx) at Johns Hopkins University

Discussion Group 2A: Utilizing Open Discussions - How to Have an Open Network

May 29 | 14:45 - 15:00

· From Data Scientists to Business Intelligence it can be difficult to find who to go to for what.

· How do you build a good quality network of people in a thousand people organisation?

· Can lessons be learnt from smaller agencies, and applied to bigger organisations?

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Speaking:

Andrew Nicklin, GOVEX

Andrew Nicklin

Center for Government Excellence (GovEx) at Johns Hopkins University

3:00

Afternoon Coffee & Networking

Afternoon Coffee & Networking

May 29 | 15:00 - 15:30

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Talent and People

3:30

Discussion Group 3A: Making Analytics Useful and Accessible to Every Employee

· Are your analytics within your agency accessible?

· How agency-wide data strategy can support “democratizing analytics”

· What are the steps to making analytics accessible, and who should be involved?

· What are the challenges in sharing data with a wide range of employees, and getting them to use data?

Speaking:

Subhash Kari, REI

Subhash Kari

Chief Technology Officer, REI Systems Inc.

Jeff Myers, REI

Jeff Myers

Senior Director, REI Systems Inc.

Discussion Group 3A: Making Analytics Useful and Accessible to Every Employee

May 29 | 15:30 - 16:15

· Are your analytics within your agency accessible?

· How agency-wide data strategy can support “democratizing analytics”

· What are the steps to making analytics accessible, and who should be involved?

· What are the challenges in sharing data with a wide range of employees, and getting them to use data?

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Speaking:

Subhash Kari, REI

Subhash Kari

REI Systems Inc.

Jeff Myers, REI

Jeff Myers

REI Systems Inc.

Concepts and Ideology

3:30

Discussion Group 3B: Runners, Joggers and Resisters: How to Get Everyone On the Same Page

· Within all organisations, companies and agencies you will have three types of people when it comes to cultural change: those who run with the idea, those who jog with the concept and those who fully resist the change.

· How do we bring these people together and get them moving at the same pace and the same direction? Identify what can happen if you don’t bring these people together

Speaking:

Edwin Krafsur, USPS OIG

Edwin Krafsur

Director, Healthcare and Strategic Operations, USPS OIG

Srinivas Bangarbale, Logo

Srinivas Bangarbale

Chief Data Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Caryl Brzymialkiewicz, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Caryl Brzymialkiewicz

Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General

Jennifer Lambert, U.S. Department of State

Jennifer Lambert

Acting Director, Centre for Analytics, U.S. Department of State

Discussion Group 3B: Runners, Joggers and Resisters: How to Get Everyone On the Same Page

May 29 | 15:30 - 16:15

· Within all organisations, companies and agencies you will have three types of people when it comes to cultural change: those who run with the idea, those who jog with the concept and those who fully resist the change.

· How do we bring these people together and get them moving at the same pace and the same direction? Identify what can happen if you don’t bring these people together

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Speaking:

Jennifer Lambert, U.S. Department of State

Jennifer Lambert

U.S. Department of State

Caryl Brzymialkiewicz, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Caryl Brzymialkiewicz

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General

Edwin Krafsur, USPS OIG

Edwin Krafsur

USPS OIG

Srinivas Bangarbale, Logo

Srinivas Bangarbale

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

4:15

Insider Session: Overhauling Governmental Legacy Systems into the New Digital Age – What Does it Really Take?

· Todd Balazs will walk you through how, in an extremely challenging environment, he and his team are attempting to pull their legacy systems into a digitalised age

· Identifying key challenges around data-driven decisions and culture

· Pairing the present with the future: How to develop whilst still operating

Speaking:

Todd Balazs, Naval Air Systems Command

Todd Balazs

Naval Air Systems Command Digital Integration Officer, Naval Air Systems Command

Insider Session: Overhauling Governmental Legacy Systems into the New Digital Age – What Does it Really Take?

May 29 | 16:15 - 16:45

· Todd Balazs will walk you through how, in an extremely challenging environment, he and his team are attempting to pull their legacy systems into a digitalised age

· Identifying key challenges around data-driven decisions and culture

· Pairing the present with the future: How to develop whilst still operating

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Speaking:

Todd Balazs, Naval Air Systems Command

Todd Balazs

Naval Air Systems Command

Roundtable

4:45

Round Table A: How to Get the Absolute Most from Your Data?

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Round Table A: How to Get the Absolute Most from Your Data?

May 29 | 16:45 - 17:45

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Roundtable

4:45

Round Table B: How to Ensure Politics Doesn’t Take Over the Data

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Round Table B: How to Ensure Politics Doesn’t Take Over the Data

May 29 | 16:45 - 17:45

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Roundtable

4:45

Round Table C: How do we get executive buy-in?

Speaking:

Alaa Moussawi, NYCC

Alaa Moussawi.

Chief Data Scientist and Assistant Director, New York City Council

Round Table C: How do we get executive buy-in?

May 29 | 16:45 - 17:45

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Alaa Moussawi, NYCC

Alaa Moussawi.

New York City Council

Roundtable

4:45

Round Table D: How do we work with the Federal Statues, so they no longer become inhibitors?

Speaking:

Donna Roy, US Department of Homeland Security

Donna Roy

Interim Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Round Table D: How do we work with the Federal Statues, so they no longer become inhibitors?

May 29 | 16:45 - 17:45

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Donna Roy, US Department of Homeland Security

Donna Roy

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Roundtable

4:45

Round Table E: How do we get everyone working on the same page?

Speaking:

Jim Roles, Consumer Product Safety Commission

Jim Rolfes

Chief Information Officer, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Round Table E: How do we get everyone working on the same page?

May 29 | 16:45 - 17:45

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Jim Roles, Consumer Product Safety Commission

Jim Rolfes

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Roundtable

4:45

Round Table F: How do you move Organizations to Data-driven Culture and Results?

Speaking:

Mark Krysko, DoD

Mark Krzysko

Director of Acquisition Data, U.S. Department of Defense, Acquisition Analytics and Policy

Round Table F: How do you move Organizations to Data-driven Culture and Results?

May 29 | 16:45 - 17:45

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Speaking:

Mark Krysko, DoD

Mark Krzysko

U.S. Department of Defense, Acquisition Analytics and Policy

Roundtable

4:45

Round Table G: How do you make the best use of Open Data?

Round Table G: How do you make the best use of Open Data?

May 29 | 16:45 - 17:45

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Roundtable

4:45

Round Table H: How do we effectively measure Data Quality?

Speaking:

Tolani Adeboye, NYC department of Education

Tolani Adeboye

Senior Director, Office of Data Management, NYC Department of Education

Round Table H: How do we effectively measure Data Quality?

May 29 | 16:45 - 17:45

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Tolani Adeboye, NYC department of Education

Tolani Adeboye

NYC Department of Education

Roundtable

4:45

Round Table I: How do you appeal to Millennial's?

Speaking:

Tim Cywinski, Virginia21

Tim Cywinski

Director of Engagement, Virginia21

Round Table I: How do you appeal to Millennial's?

May 29 | 16:45 - 17:45

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Tim Cywinski, Virginia21

Tim Cywinski

Virginia21

5:45

Chairman's Closing Remarks

Chairman's Closing Remarks

May 29 | 17:45 - 18:00

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6:00

Cocktail Reception

Cocktail Reception

May 29 | 18:00 - 19:30

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Day 2
30th May 2019
08:00

Registration Opens

Registration Opens

May 30 | 08:00 - 08:45

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08:45

Chairman's Opening Remarks

Chairman's Opening Remarks

May 30 | 08:45 - 09:00

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09:00

Insider Session: New York City Council: A Case-Study of Data Privacy Challenges and Successes

· Get to grips with agencies growing animosity toward their data being shared

· Identify how well data access is understood within your own organization

· How do we assure other departments that we’re doing the best to improve upon data privacy practices and are using their data in a meaningful way?

· How do we put lessons learnt into actions in a seamless manner?

Speaking:

Alaa Moussawi, NYCC

Alaa Moussawi.

Chief Data Scientist and Assistant Director, New York City Council

Insider Session: New York City Council: A Case-Study of Data Privacy Challenges and Successes

May 30 | 09:00 - 09:30

· Get to grips with agencies growing animosity toward their data being shared

· Identify how well data access is understood within your own organization

· How do we assure other departments that we’re doing the best to improve upon data privacy practices and are using their data in a meaningful way?

· How do we put lessons learnt into actions in a seamless manner?

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Speaking:

Alaa Moussawi, NYCC

Alaa Moussawi.

New York City Council

09:30

Insider Session: Becoming Besties with Your Legal Counsel—Tackling Data Privacy Issues as a Team

· The Role of the Lawyer in the Data Privacy Space

· How Your Lawyer can Help You Achieve Your Data Dreams

· Importance of Bringing in Your Legal Counsel Early on in the Process

· Seeing Your Lawyer as Your Compliance Partner

· What to Do When Bad Stuff Happens!

Speaking:

Lauren Friedland, NYC Department of Social Services

Lauren Friedland

Chief Data Privacy Officer, NYC Department of Social Services

Najma Ali, NYC department of Social Services

Najma Ali

Executive Agency Counsel, NYC Department of Social Services

Insider Session: Becoming Besties with Your Legal Counsel—Tackling Data Privacy Issues as a Team

May 30 | 09:30 - 10:00

· The Role of the Lawyer in the Data Privacy Space

· How Your Lawyer can Help You Achieve Your Data Dreams

· Importance of Bringing in Your Legal Counsel Early on in the Process

· Seeing Your Lawyer as Your Compliance Partner

· What to Do When Bad Stuff Happens!

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Speaking:

Najma Ali, NYC department of Social Services

Najma Ali

NYC Department of Social Services

Lauren Friedland, NYC Department of Social Services

Lauren Friedland

NYC Department of Social Services

10:00

Keynote: Accelerate your journey to AI

· Changing customer expectations, new competitors and increasing regulatory pressure are forcing organizations to accelerate their business and digital transformation journey. This transformational journey involves strategy, people, process, culture and of course, data.

· Every aspect of business, every touch point generates data. Data has the potential to change the trajectory by adding new insights, new relationships between entities & processes and help drive change. Yet it requires Trusted & Business-Ready data. Data that is easy to find, data that is clean, curated, without duplicates, with privacy & governance rules applied and ready to be used by analysts, data scientists to drive decisions at scale. In this state, you will be able to know your data, trust your data so you can use your data.

Speaking:

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty.

Director, AI Accelerator and Client Success, IBM

Keynote: Accelerate your journey to AI

May 30 | 10:00 - 10:30

· Changing customer expectations, new competitors and increasing regulatory pressure are forcing organizations to accelerate their business and digital transformation journey. This transformational journey involves strategy, people, process, culture and of course, data.

· Every aspect of business, every touch point generates data. Data has the potential to change the trajectory by adding new insights, new relationships between entities & processes and help drive change. Yet it requires Trusted & Business-Ready data. Data that is easy to find, data that is clean, curated, without duplicates, with privacy & governance rules applied and ready to be used by analysts, data scientists to drive decisions at scale. In this state, you will be able to know your data, trust your data so you can use your data.

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Speaking:

Caitlin Halferty, IBM

Caitlin Halferty.

IBM